Pierce County Events Calendar

This calendar is the place to find fun events happening throughout Pierce County including Tacoma, Puyallup, , Lakewood and beyond.

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Sep
24
Tue
RENT: 20th Anniversary Tour @ The Pantages Theater
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway…and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohéme, RENT follows and unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hop in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters – love.

Some content may be considered PG-13. The show features mature themes and situations.

Two performances: Tuesday, September 24 & Wednesday September 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM.Tickets are on sale for subscriptions now. Call the Box Office at 253.591.5894. Single tickets on sale for Members July 8 at 11:00 a.m. Public on sale July 11 at 11:00 a.m.

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Sep
25
Wed
RENT: 20th Anniversary Tour @ The Pantages Theater
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway…and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohéme, RENT follows and unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hop in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters – love.

Some content may be considered PG-13. The show features mature themes and situations.

Two performances: Tuesday, September 24 & Wednesday September 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM.Tickets are on sale for subscriptions now. Call the Box Office at 253.591.5894. Single tickets on sale for Members July 8 at 11:00 a.m. Public on sale July 11 at 11:00 a.m.

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Sep
27
Fri
The Addams Family @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Gomez Addams must then do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife,Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

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Sep
28
Sat
The Addams Family @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Gomez Addams must then do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

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The Addams Family @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Gomez Addams must then do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

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Sep
29
Sun
The Addams Family @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Gomez Addams must then do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

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Oct
4
Fri
The Addams Family @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Gomez Addams must then do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

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Oct
5
Sat
The Addams Family @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Gomez Addams must then do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

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Oct
6
Sun
The Addams Family @ Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. If that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Gomez Addams must then do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

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Oct
17
Thu
Shakespeare in Love @ Theater on the Square
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm

Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, the struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block… until he meets the beautiful Viola, daughter of a wealthy merchant. Her fiery passion for poetry and drama leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Viola becomes Will’s muse. Secretly, she disguises herself as a man to become a player in the acting company because women were banned from being actor’s in Queen Elizabeth’s time. Will and Viola’s love blossoms and releases his writer’s block to inspire Romeo and Juliet. But, will this story end in tragedy or a blissful union? Performance schedule:

Preview Night: Thursday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October October 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 27 at 3:00 p.m.
Friday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 2 at 3:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 3 at 3:00 p.m.

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