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Falls Arts Preview: A season full of comedy, dance and theater

Comedy, dance, theater – no matter your interest or age, there is plenty to see in the coming months. Here’s what’s coming to town this fall.

Today-Sept. 29 - Ignite Community Theatre, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley, presents “See How They Run.” $13-$15 through Brown Paper Tickets.

Today-Oct. 13 - Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St., opens its season with Roald Dahl’s “Matilda: The Musical.” $15-$35 through spokanecivictheatre.com.

Today-Sept. 29 - Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene, presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” $23-$25 through lakecityplayhouse.org.

Sunday - The Bing will screen “The Tragedy of King Richard the Second” starring Simon Russel Beale as part of its Stage to Screen series. $6-$12 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Wednesday - Sunset Story Slam, with the theme sibling rivalry, takes over the Lucky You Lounge basement. Free.

Thursday - Are You Afraid of the Dark featuring Evah Destruction and local queens at the Pin, 412 W. Sprague Ave. $15-$30 through Eventbrite.

Sept. 19-21 - The “Full Throttle Comedy Tour” brings Michael Quu to the Spokane Comedy Club, 315 W. Sprague Ave. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Sept. 21 - Spokane Aerial will perform at the Bing with AirAligned and Sherrie Martin. $27 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Sept. 22 - Kings and queens perform food-themed songs at the Pin during “Pig Out at the Pin.” $5/21 and older; $10/ages 20 and younger through Eventbrite.

Sept. 26 - Comedian Demetri Martin brings his “Wandering Mind” tour to the Fox. $39.75 through foxtheaterspokane.org.

Sept. 26-27 - Comedian/actor Mary Lynn Rajskub (“24,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Sept. 27-Oct. 20 - Spokane Civic Theatre will produce “The Book of Will” in the Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre. $25 through spokanecivictheatre.com.

Sept. 28 - The South Asia Cultural Association hosts 25 artists, including an orchestra, who will present a dance-drama in Kuchipudi style at the Bing. $25.15 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Sept. 28 - Celebrate the local arts community at the Spokane Arts Awards at Lucky You Lounge. $30 for the party or $75 for a pre-ceremony dinner, through Eventbrite.

Sept. 28 - Actor/comedian Mark Curry (“Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper”) headlines two shows at the Spokane Comedy Club. $20-$28 through spokanecomedyclub.com.

Sept. 28 - Drag Roulette, at the Pin, features local queens performing a song that’s selected for them right before they take the stage. $10 through Eventbrite.

Sept. 28 - Each first and last Saturday of the month, Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave., holds “After Dark,” a mature audience version of its earlier show “Safari.” Not recommended for ages 15 and younger. $8 at the door.

Sept. 29 - “RuPaul’s Drag Race” brings its “Werq the World” tour, featuring Asia O’Hara, Detox, Kameron Michaels, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls, Plastique, Violet Chachki and Yvie Oddly, to the Fox. $55-$165 through foxtheaterspokane.org.

Oct. 1 - “Wild Kratts Live” brings the fun of the children’s show to the FICA stage. $35-$100 through TicketsWest.

Oct. 3-5 - Actor/comedian Brad Williams (“Fun Size,” “Daddy Issues,” “The Degenerates”) headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Oct. 4 - Comedian Jubal Fresh, co-host of the “Brooke and Jubal” show on 103.1 KCDA, will headline the Bing. $27-$47 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Oct. 5 - Comedian Preacher Lawson brings his “Get to Know Me” tour to the Bing. $25-$29.50 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Oct. 5 - The first Saturday of the month, ages 13-18 can work on their improv skills at Blue Door Theatre. $15; register through bluedoortheatre.com.

Oct. 10-12 - Actor/comedian Tom Arnold will headline the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Oct. 11-13 - The Whitworth University theatre department presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” $12-$15 through www.bingcrosbytheater.com.

Oct. 11 - Frankie Doom and local queens will perform during “Dead and Glam” at the Pin. $15 through Eventbrite.

Oct. 13 - Thrillusionist David DaVinci will perform during a benefit for Green Feet Rescue Booster Club and Wounded Warriors at the Fox. $25-$45 through foxtheaterspokane.org.

Oct. 15 - Comedians Shayne Smith, Jay Whittaker, Steve Soelberg and Alex Velluto will perform at the Spokane Comedy Club as part of Dry Bar Comedy Live. $25 through spokanecomedyclub.com.

Oct. 16 - Sunset Story Slam, with the theme scared to death, takes over the Lucky You Lounge Basement. Free.

Oct. 17-19 - Actor/comedian Craig Robinson (“The Office,” “Hot Tub Time Machine”) will headline the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Oct. 18-Nov. 3 - Stage Left Theater presents “The Threepenny Opera.” $15-$25 through spokanestageleft.org.

Oct. 18-20 - Disney on Ice presents “Mickey’s Search Party” at the Spokane Arena for six shows. $20-$77 through TicketsWest.

Oct. 18-20 - Ignite Community Theatre will present a readers theater production of “Casablanca.” Tickets available soon through Brown Paper Tickets.

Oct. 20 - Keith and Kevin Hodge, better known as the Hodge Twins, will perform at the Spokane Comedy Club. $25-$50 through spokanecomedyclub.com.

Oct. 23 - The Northwest Passages Book Club brings author Rene Denfeld to the Bing. $8 through spokane7tickets.com.

Oct. 23-27 - The touring production of “Miss Saigon” stops by the FICA. $52-$101 through TicketsWest.

Oct. 24 - Spokane’s Harry J. Riley will headline the Spokane Comedy Club. Free for women; $8 for men; $14 premium through spokanecomedyclub.com.

Oct. 25 - Spokane’s Kevin Brown will release his album “Heroes and Sparrows” at the Bartlett. $10 through Eventbrite.

Oct. 25-26 - Seattle’s Ralph Porter headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Oct. 26 - TEDx Spokane takes over the Bing. $50 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Oct. 27-Dec. 17 - The latest eight-week Improv 101 session kicks off at Blue Door Theatre. $175; register at bluedoortheatre.com.

Oct. 28 - Marc Summers hosts “Double Dare Live” at the FICA. $34.50-$64.50 through TicketsWest.

Oct. 28 - Singer, dancer and Broadway actor Todrick Hall brings his “Haus Party” tour to the Bing. $22-$32 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Oct. 31 - Tacoma’s Josh Firestine headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Free for women; $8 for men; $14 premium through spokanecomedyclub.com.

Nov. 1-2 - Actor/comedian Jeremy Piven (“Entourage”) headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Nov. 2 - Comedian DeAnne Smith performs at the Knit’s District Bar. $25 through Ticketweb.

Nov. 2 - Warren Miller Entertainment’s “Timeless” will be screened at 6 and 9 p.m. at the Bing. Tickets on sale Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Nov. 2 - The first Saturday of the month, teens 13-18 can work on their improv skills at Blue Door Theatre. $15; register through bluedoortheatre.com.

Nov. 3 - The Moscow Ballet presents “The Great Russian Nutcracker” at the FICA. $31-$81 through TicketsWest.

Nov. 3 - Comedian Mark Normand (“@Midnight,” “Inside Amy Schumer”) headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. $15-$23 through spokanecomedyclub.com.

Nov. 6 - Silverwood magician Nick Norton presents “Phantasm: An Evening of Magic” at the Fox. $25-$45 through foxtheaterspokane.org.

Nov. 7 - Comedian Paula Poundstone will headline the Bing. $50 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Nov. 7 - Suicide Girls present Blackheart Burlesque at the Knit. $25-$60 through Ticketweb.

Nov. 7-8 - Comedian Gilbert Gottfried headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Nov. 8-24 - Ignite Community Theatre present “The Cemetery Club.” Tickets available soon through Brown Paper Tickets.

Nov. 9 - Actor/comedian Jamie Kennedy (“Ghost Whisperer,” “Malibu’s Most Wanted”) headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Nov. 11 - Author/humorist David Sedaris stops by the Bing. $46-$51 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Nov. 12 - Pretty Vee and B.Simone bring the “Milennial Queens Comedy Tour” to the Spokane Comedy Club. $30-$50 through spokanecomedyclub.com.

Nov. 13 - Sunset Story Slam, with the theme imposter syndrome, takes over Lucky You Lounge. Free.

Nov. 13 - A Night of Grief and Mystery features “part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there” at the Bing. $39 through bingcrosbytheater.com.

Nov. 14 - The Harlem Globetrotters return to the Spokane Arena. $25.50-$103.50 through TicketsWest.

Nov. 14-16 - Comedian Josh Blue (“Last Comic Standing,” “Comedy Central Presents”) headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Nov. 15-17 - The Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to the Bing. Ticket information will be announced soon.

Nov. 15-Dec. 8 - Spokane Civic Theatre will produce “This Is Our Youth” in the Firth J. Chew Studio Theatre. $25 through spokanecivictheatre.com.

Nov. 20-24 - The touring production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” stops by the FICA. $52-$100 through TicketsWest.

Nov. 22-23 - Actor/comedian Roy Wood Jr. (“The Daily Show,” “Sullivan and Sons”) headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

Nov. 22-Dec. 8 - Stage Left Theater will produce “Venus in Fur.” $15-$25 through spokanestageleft.org.

Nov. 23 - Comedian Jason Nash performs at the Knit. $35-$95 through Ticketweb.

Nov. 29-Dec. 22 - Spokane Civic Theatre will produce “It’s a Wonderful Life.” $25-$35 through spokanecivictheatre.com.

Nov. 29 - Cirque Dreams presents “Holidaze” at the FICA. $38-$68 through TicketsWest.

Nov. 29-30 - Actor/comedian Kevin Nealon headlines the Spokane Comedy Club. Prices vary; spokanecomedyclub.com.

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