Toy Boat’s ‘Top Girls’ reading at TLT
Marilyn Bennett of Toy Boat Theatre directs a cast of eight women in a reading of “Top Girls” as part of Tacoma Little Theatre’s Off the Shelf series. Following the journey of women past and present who knock on the glass ceiling, the show (and audience) travels through the theater, beginning with a wine-soaked dinner in the lobby, then into the theater and back again.
7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. $10; free for Little Theater members. Tacoma Little Theatre, 210 N I St., Tacoma. 253-272-2281, tacomalittletheatre.com.
‘ Scarlet Pimpernel’ at Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Vive la France! Tacoma Musical Playhouse opens “The Scarlet Pimpernel,” a swashbuckling tale of the French Revolution based on the novel by Baroness Orczy with music by Frank Wildhorn.
8 p.m. Friday (April 8), Saturday, April 15-16, 22-23 and 29-30; 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 23-24, 30 and May 1. $31 adults; $29 senior, student, military; $22 youth. Tacoma Musical Playhouse, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. 253-565-6867, tmp.org.
Canonici sings Lent, Easter music
Sublime early music vocal group Canonici sings music from Renaissance Europe and colonial America in “Joyful Noise,” a concert of Lent and Easter music.
Locally built boats at History Museum
Washington State History Museum is hosting a temporary display to highlight the work of the Tacoma Community Boat Builders group . Included are two handmade boats, a little free library shaped like a boat, pictures and a screen with rolling montage of the builders in action.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays through April 17. Museum admission $12 adults; $8 senior, student, military; free for 5 and younger. Washington State History Museum ground floor, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 888-BE-THERE, washingtonhistory.org.