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‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead’ at the Seattle Public Theater

The Seattle Public Theater (SPT) at the Green Lake Bathhouse (7312 West Green Lake Dr N) invites you to a production of the Tony Award-winning comedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, by Tom Stoppard. Performances are scheduled for January 27- February 19, 2012. Show times are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Zany humor, quicksilver wordplay, gripping tension and a heady swirl of ideas all come together in this story of two minor characters from Hamlet in search of their role in life. This top-notch revival of Stoppard’s 1966 hit, not seen in Seattle for a long time, has its own unique twist by featuring women in the…

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Parody land use sign at former Vitamilk site promises huge ball pit and slide

The following sign was spotted this morning (Friday, August 19, 2011) at the former Vitamilk Dairy site, a three-acre empty lot of land frequently referred to as Green Lake’s “Big Hole”: The sign, a parody of a Seattle Department of Planning and Development land use sign, indicates that the empty lot will be used “to construct one ground level ball pit pond containing 1,200,000 cu. ft. of rainbow plastic balls.” “Parking for for 171 bicycles, 65 unicycles, and 13 tricycles to be provided in 2 levels within the structure,” the sign reads. “Existing ramp to be converted to one 40 ft….

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Sketch comedy “The Habit” coming soon to Green Lake’s Bathhouse Theatre

A new sketch comedy show is coming to Green Lake’s Bathhouse Theatre (7312 West Green Lake Dr N). The show is produced by Mark Siano of Marxiano Productions and written and performed by The Habit, which Time Out New York calls “one of the Emerald City’s top comedy troupes.” The troupe is comprised of John Osebold, Mark Siano, David Swidler, Luke Thayer, Jeff Schell, Ryan Dobosh and Austin Elston. The Habit will be at the Bathhouse Theater on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 10 at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, September 17 at…

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Free performances of American comedy Fuddy Meers at the Seattle Public Theater

The Seattle Public Theater (SPT) at the Green Lake Bathhouse (7312 West Green Lake Dr N) invites you to its Senior Showcase Fuddy Meers.  The show runs July 2nd through July 10th, 2010. Written by American playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, Fuddy Meers is both hysterically funny and deeply heartbreaking. The story revolves around Claire, an amnesiac who wakes up every morning with a blank slate ala Drew Barrymore in 50 First Dates. One morning Claire is abducted and told her husband is trying to kill her. The mayhem which ensues is seen through Claire’s eyes with an ending proving everything is…

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Greenlake Dandelion Farm: Home of Seattle's tallest dandelions

Many thanks to My Green Lake reader Steve for sending this shot of the Greenlake Dandelion Farm, spotted at NE 65th St at 2nd Ave NE: Steve writes: “Not sure whether this is true neighborhood pride, or a neighborly hint about some weeding needed in the yard?!”

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