This April, the Numerica Performing Arts Center presents two season shows: PIANO BATTLE on April 4 at 7:30pm and the Seattle Shakespeare Company’s MACBETH on April 19 at 6:30pm. Plus, it is the last month for the 2018-2019 Monthly Movies on the Big Screen with THE BREAKFAST CLUB on April 10 at 6:30pm.
The brainchild of internationally acclaimed pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis, Piano Battle sees the duo go head-to-head on stage, charming and enchanting the audience with a variety of classical pieces. The show is divided into several rounds, each featuring a certain musical style. The two artists, with distinctly different performance techniques, will even go so far as to improvise requested tunes. A competition wouldn’t be a competition without a jury and here, all members of the audience are invited to vote on the pianists’ performances to eventually crown the winner. Part serious classical recital, part tongue-in-cheek performance by two classy pianists, Piano Battle is a unique concert that pleases both the ear and the eye.
Tickets to Piano Battle on April 4 at 7:30pm are $27-$31 with student and senior discounts. This show is sponsored by Ford & Marlys Barrett, Mike & Sheila Salmon, Rufus Woods, Angel Donors, James & Barbara Brink, Dave & Sandy Gellatly, In Memory of Dode & May Phillips and Georgette Fuller, and media sponsor Sunny FM.
Seattle Shakespeare Company: Macbeth
This taut, pared-down, bilingual adaptation (English/Spanish) of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth tells a tale of murder and dark ambition. Through chance and murder, Macbeth seizes control with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of other-worldly witches. Urged on by eerie prophesies and ambitious desire, the ruthless soul slices through kinsmen, friend, and foe in a bloody climb to power at any cost. Performed by the Puget Sound region’s year-round, professional, classical theatre troupe, Seattle Shakespeare Company, directed by Ana Maria Campoy.
Tickets to Macbeth on April 19 at 6:30pm are $17-$21 with student and senior discounts. This show is supported by media sponsor 560 KPQ Newsradio.
The Breakfast Club
Five high school students from different walks of life endure a Saturday detention under a power-hungry principal (Paul Gleason) in The Breakfast Club. The disparate group includes rebel John (Judd Nelson), princess Claire (Molly Ringwald), outcast Allison (Ally Sheedy), brainy Brian (Anthony Michael Hall) and Andrew (Emilio Estevez), the jock. Each has a chance to tell his or her story, making the others see them a little differently — and when the day ends, they question whether school will ever be the same. This movie is rated R.
The Breakfast Club is the April Monthly Movie on the Big Screen on April 10 at 6:30pm, sponsored by For The Love Of It with support by media sponsors ALPHA Media, Country 104.7 KKRV, ESPN Radio 900 & 1200, and 94.3 Jack FM. Tickets are only $3.
For tickets and a complete list of events at the Numerica PAC, call 509-663-ARTS, go to www.numericapac.org, or visit the Box Office at the Stanley Civic Center.
The Numerica Performing Arts Center at the Stanley Civic Center is a non-profit organization and naming partner with Numerica Credit Union.