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February 2019

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

Friday, February 22, 2019 8:00PM

Starring the fierce fiddling duo, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy command the stage with an explosive celebration of raw energy and passion that infuses their traditional heritage with their taste for the contemporary.  With the Visions show, Natalie and Donnell share their legendary musical traditions of their hometowns of Lakefield, Ontario and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia with an expanded show that highlights the unique talents, influences and stories of this…

The Little Engine that Could

Sunday, February 24, 2019 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM

The little broken-down engine needs your help! Her toys need to be delivered to the children on the other side of the mountain but who can do it? There are many trains who are willing to help, but they all seem to have more important things on their minds. Can you help the little engine get their attention so they will help her deliver the toys?

All shows on…

John McCutcheon

Thursday, February 28, 2019 7:00PM

John McCutcheon is folk music’s renaissance man, master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist, and author.

“The most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard.” — Johnny Cash

“He has an uncanny ability to breathe new life into the familiar. His storytelling has the richness of fine literature.” — Washington Post

Ticket prices are inclusive of all fees and taxes…

Amazing Bubble Man

Saturday, March 2, 2019 11:30AM, 2:00PM

Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. An Edinburgh Fringe favorite, he has sold out there for the last eleven years. Louis explores the breathtaking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy and artistry with audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep everyone mesmerized. From square bubbles to rocket bubbles, tornado bubbles to flying saucer bubbles, the…

Kirkland Community Musical: The Music Man

Saturday, March 9, 2019 2:00PM, 7:00PM
Sunday, March 10, 2019 2:00PM
Friday, March 15, 2019 7:00PM
Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:00PM, 7:00PM

Studio East and Kirkland Performance Center are proud to announce the long-anticipated return of the Kirkland Community Musical. Both organizations are joining forces to present Meredith Willson’s classic The Music Man.

When Harold Hill, a traveling con man, arrives in River City, he convinces the locals to start a band by purchasing the uniforms and instruments from him. His intention is to flee as soon as he receives…

Geoffrey Castle's 14th Annual St. Patrick's Celebration

Sunday, March 17, 2019 8:00PM

Want to come to a real party? Castle’s St. Patrick’s Celebration is guaranteed to get you clapping your hands, singing along, and celebrating all things Irish in an environment that is perfect for all ages (even teenagers). Now in its 15th year, legendary electric violinist Geoffrey Castle brings the party to Kirkland with a “jaw dropping” live show that features the All-Star Celtic Night band, Irish Tenor…

Don Felder, Formerly of The Eagles

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:00PM
Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:00PM

Don Felder is renowned as a former lead guitarist of The Eagles, one of the most popular and influential rock groups of our time. Felder originated the music and co-wrote The Eaglesʼ biggest hit – the iconic, Grammy-studded smash “Hotel California”.

There are a limited number of VIP tickets which include access to The Kirk, KPC’s VIP lounge, and a meet and greet with the artist.



Asleep at the Wheel

Friday, March 22, 2019 8:00PM

Asleep at the Wheel is the winner of 10 Grammy awards and holds 20 singles on the Billboard country charts. Now traveling as an 8-piece band, recent additions Katie Shore (fiddle, vocals), Dennis Ludiker (fiddle, mandolin) Connor Forsyth (keyboard, vocals) and Josh Hoag (Bass) have instilled a newfound energy and their own unique style within the band. Between those Texas Twin Fiddles and Boogie Piano, you can bet you…

Best of the Seattle Comedy Competition starring Ty Barnett

Friday, March 29, 2019 8:00PM

Prepare to laugh yourself silly as we welcome a phenomenal selection of the best touring stand-up comics from Seattle’s internationally-renowned Comedy Underground. Highly accomplished north-westerner, Ty Barnett, with numerous “Tonight Show” appearances and cable TV specials to his credit, will headline the show. He will be supported by several more alumni of the event to assure a special night of laughter to remember…

Seattle Rock Orchestra: Led Zeppelin III & IV

Saturday, March 30, 2019 8:00PM
Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:00PM

Seattle Rock Orchestra performs every blistering riff from Led Zeppelin’s explosive III and IV albums, including songs like “Immigrant Song”, and “Stairway to Heaven.”

Ticket prices are inclusive of all fees and taxes…

Karla Bonoff

Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:00PM

Karla’s legacy as a writer and perseverance as a performer are spoken best in a Billboard Magazine review of Karla’s “All My Life” recording: “Long before Alanis and Jewel, there was a breed of singer/songwriters whose earthly anthems of soul-searching, heartache and joy touched souls in a way few can muster today.”

Ticket prices are inclusive of all fees and taxes…

Hot Club of San Francisco

Friday, April 5, 2019 8:00PM

Imagine yourself in the idyllic French countryside in the 1930’s. Sometime before dark, a gypsy caravan sets up camp in a field outside of town, luring the locals out for an evening’s fun. The wanderers travel with a film projector, pointing it at the side of a barn. As the images flicker to life beneath the stars, gypsy musicians play their guitars and fiddles, matching every movement on…

We Will Rock You

Saturday, April 6, 2019 8:00PM

The KPC All Star House Band will perform the great anthems of rock in a benefit concert to support KPC. “Don’t Stop Believing”, you can climb the “Stairway to Heaven”, yell “Freebird”, and shout “more cowbell”, experiencing the epic and iconic standouts of rock. Proceeds from the night benefit KPC’s 2018-19 presented season and educational programming.

Hailing from Kirkland, Washington, The KPC All Star House Band is…

The Rumba Kings

Sunday, April 7, 2019 7:30PM

The Rumba Kings are very excited to be premiering their new show at The Kirkland Performance Center on Sunday, April 7th, 2019! The band will be performing new songs from their forthcoming album, as well as the ones you already know and love if you’ve seen the group live. Come experience The Rumba Kings’ beautiful music in this state-of-the-art theater, with very comfortable seating, and a…

Double Trouble

Saturday, April 13, 2019 8:00PM

A Nigerian scammer promises Im Hussein and Abou Hussein $1.5 million, with strings attached. The two fall for the swindle and deplete their savings account to comply. Confusion reigns when an African man arrives with a shocking claim. Then the authorities come to investigate.  And yet another African shows up, adding to the carnival of chaos, laced generously with Im Hussein’s signature comedic input.

No children under 6…

SRJO: Cubana Be Cubana Bop with special guest Ignacio

Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:00PM

Ignacio Berroa, world-renowned Latin percussionist, joins SRJO to lead the band in a concert of the music of Cuba along with standards of the New York big band world. A super star of the drums, Berroa came to the United States from Cuba as a youth in the 1980s, and played in all the New York bands that were hungry for Latin grooves to mix with their jazz sounds…

Lá dentro da Mata, a kids play full of adventure!

Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:00PM

Lá dentro da Mata is a play 90% in Brazilian Portuguese full of music and adventure that shows the beauty and the magic of the animals , plants and creatures of the Brazilian Amazon forest.

The story is about a girl (Mel) who is in a school camping trip. In a special night she was the chosen one to tell a story around the camp fire. But there is a problem…

PNW Truthteller Tour

Sunday, April 28, 2019 6:00PM

Women For One’s Truthteller Tour was created from the understanding that, together, we have the power to transform our lives and communities, one story at a time. Join bestselling author and founder of Women For One, Kelly McNelis, alongside powerful Pacific Northwest changemakers and women who have found the strength and resiliency in their stories: stories of triumph, devastating loss, and everything in between.

Through sharing, we all find…

Jim French’s Imagination Theater

Monday, April 29, 2019 7:30PM

The Monday, February 11 show has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The box office will be contacting ticket holders directly.

Mystery, drama, and laughter abound in America’s leading radio drama series regularly featuring Private Detective Harry Nile and tales of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Recorded live at KPC, America’s leading radio drama series is heard from coast to coast on over 50 radio stations…

Twisted Flicks: The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

Saturday, May 4, 2019 8:00PM

Get ready for a Twisted Flicks take on The Golden Voyage of Sinbad! Jet City Improv’s Twisted Flicks is Seattle’s only live movie re-dubbing show that merges improv comedy with classic B movies for a hilarious cinematic experience like none other.

What is Twisted Flicks? As the film plays, the improvisers create all new dialog for the characters, sound effects, and live music – completely improvised using the…

The Princess and the Pea

Saturday, May 4, 2019 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:30PM
Sunday, May 5, 2019 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM
Saturday, May 11, 2019 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM
Sunday, May 12, 2019 11:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM

Will the Queen let her son marry the girl he loves, even if she’s not as pretty as the other princesses? And what defines a real princess? Beauty? Kindness? Courage? Or is it an aversion to little green vegetables? Find out in this not-so-traditional, but oh-so-delightful, story about big beds, pining princesses, and petite peas.

May 4th 3:30pm performance is sensory friendly, and May…

Colin Hay

Thursday, May 9, 2019 8:00PM

FIERCE MERCY is an epic, cinematic step forward from singer-songwriter Colin Hay, most beloved for his intimate, confessional live shows but most widely known for being an influential and celebrated frontman. While Colin Hay’s voice and visage are familiar to millions as front-man, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work (“Down Under”, “Overkill”, “Who Can it Be Now?”), the past ten years have found him…

Janeane Garofalo

Friday, May 10, 2019 8:00PM

In addition to acting in film and television, Janeane is an outspoken activist, spoken word performer, and stand-up comedy entertainer known and respected around the world. She was instrumental in the successful launching of the first liberal radio network, Air America Radio, where she hosted her own talk show, The Majority Report.

Ticket prices are inclusive of all fees and taxes…

SRJO: Ray Charles - I Can’t Stop Lovin’ You

Sunday, June 16, 2019 2:00PM

SRJO is joined by special guests (including a local favorite, vocalist Reggie Goings) to celebrate the music and legacy of the great Ray Charles. Affectionately called “The Genius” and “Brother Ray,” he launched his national career with his own big band, the Ray Charles Orchestra, and toured with the group around the globe. This concert will feature ” Them That Got,” “One Mint Julep,” “I Got News For You,” and of…

Studio East: Les Misérables (School Edition)

Friday, July 26, 2019 7:30PM
Saturday, July 27, 2019 7:30PM
Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:30PM
Friday, August 2, 2019 7:30PM
Saturday, August 3, 2019 7:30PM
Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:30PM

Studio East’s 22nd annual teen summer musical presents Les Misérables. This epic story recounts the struggle against adversity in 19th century France. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread, petty thief Jean Valjean is released from his 19-year term and not only becomes an honest man, but the mayor of a prosperous town and a loving adoptive father – violating his parole in the process. The relentless Inspector…

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