Chamber music at UPS
The harp takes center stage in the first Jacobsen concert of the year at the University of Puget Sound. Harpist Catherine Case plays with Karla Flygare, flute; Alistair McRae, cello; Joyce Ramée, viola; Maria Sampen, violin; and Tanya Stambuk, piano, in a program of French Romantic music by Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Debussy and Ibert.
7:30 p.m. Friday (Sept. 9). $15 general; $10 seniors, students, military and UPS faculty and staff; free for UPS students. Schneebeck Hall, University of Puget Sound, North 15th and Union streets, Tacoma. 253-879-3555, tickets.pugetsound.edu.
Bill Colby at Kittredge Gallery
Longtime Tacoma artist and University of Puget Sound professor emeritus Bill Colby gets a retrospective at Kittredge Gallery with woodcuts, prints and more.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and noon-5 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 24. Free. Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. pugetsound.edu/kittredge.
Comedy ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’ at Lakewood Playhouse
Sherlock Holmes played as a three-person comedy with vaudeville and Python-spoof thrown in? You bet. Lakewood Playhouse opens the season with “Hound of the Baskervilles,” directed by John Munn, with Jacob Tice as Holmes, Kayla Crawford as Watson and Gary Chambers as everyone else.
8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays from Friday (Sept. 9)-Oct. 9, plus pay what you can at 8 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 8), Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 (actors’ benefit). Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd, Lakewood. 253-588-0042, lakewoodplayhouse.org.
‘Moby Dick’ with Assemblage Theater
In a stage adaptation by Ken Conner, “Moby Dick — The Tale Retold” tells the famous Herman Melville story of a man obsessed with killing the whale that cost him a leg. Assemblage Theater, directed by David Domkoski, performs the work in the intimate black-box Tacoma Youth Theater space with Dennis Rolly, Tim Hoban and more.
7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays from Friday(Sept. 9)-Sept. 24, plus 2 p.m. Sept. 18 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22. $15 general; $10 senior, student, military; $5 preview 8 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 8). Tacoma Youth Theater, 924 Broadway, Tacoma. assemblagetheater.com.