City’s Bravo Performing Arts season opens

Comedy, legendary rock music acts to step on September stage

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:50am
  • Life

The city of Auburn’s Bravo Performing Arts season debuts with a blend of music and comedy for the September stage.

Performances are held at either the Auburn Avenue Theater, at 10 Auburn Ave., or the Auburn Performing Arts Center on the campus of Auburn High School, 702 Fourth Street NE.

Upcoming shows are as follows:

• Saturday, Sept. 14 | 7:30 p.m.

WingsNThings – The Music of Paul McCartney

Auburn Avenue Theater | $21/$18

Enjoy the music of Paul McCartney. From Sir Paul’s Beatles classics, to Wings, and solo hits, the group covers all phases of McCartney’s incredible career.

• Friday, Sept. 20 | 7:30 p.m.

Jet City Improv

Auburn Avenue Theater | $18/$15

Every show is a blast of brand new scenes, games and songs – all based on audience suggestions and crafted into pure comedy by seasoned improvisers. Jet City Improv, the theater’s flagship show for 26 years, is Seattle’s own brand of short-form improv comedy.

• Saturday, Sept. 21 | 7:30 p.m.

Piano Conversations

Auburn Avenue Theater | $21/$18

Formerly known as Dueling Pianos x 5. A feast for the ears: boogie woogie, jazz, classical, Cuban, blues, neo-20th century and more. Join five touring pianists, Spencer Brewer, Chris James, Elena Casanova, Ed Reinhart and Elizabeth MacDougal, as they share the stage for a night of music and laughs.

• Friday, Sept. 27 | 7:30 p.m.

Comedy At the Ave

Auburn Avenue Theater | $18/$15

Comedy Night at the Ave will keep you laughing all night long as three comedians work to twist your funny bone. Ages 18 and over only.

• Saturday, Sept. 28 | 2 p.m.

AveKids: Eric Haines

Auburn Avenue Theater | $10

Guitar-slinging comedian Eric Haines’ act is part rock concert, part comedy show and part twisted, bizarre circus. His comedy songs have been featured on the Dr. Demento Radio program, and he was the winner of the Northwest Comedy Competition. Whether it’s stand-up comedy, unforgettable characters, original music, a 6-foot unicycle routine or amazing variety acts, Haines puts on a spectacular show that truly has something for everyone.

• Saturday, Sept. 28 | 7:30 p.m.

The Doors Experience – Alive She Cried

Auburn Avenue Theater | $21/$18

Experience the magic, mystery and dramatic theatrics of Alive She Cried, a Doors tribute band, featuring David Davas as Jim Morrison. A psychedelic light and video show accompanies the concert.

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