The Must List: Carrie in Musical Form and the Seattle Opera’s Daughter of the Regiment

A scene from Carrie: The Musical

Must Be Afraid
Get in the Spooky Spirit with Carrie: The Musical

(Through 10/26, times vary) — Check out the Broadway take on Stephen King’s unsettling tale, as interpreted by Seattle’s own Balagan Theatre. Prepare for pig’s blood on prom night!

Must Dine
Have Dinner and Cocktails at Monsoon East

Monday (10/21, 6:30 p.m.) — Wine pairings are a given. But Monsoon’s sibling chefs Sophie and Eric Banh, along with bar manager Jon Christiansen, will prove food tastes great with cocktails, too, at this three-course dinner.

Must Read
Seattle Health
magazine is on Stands Now

The fall/winter issue of Seattle Health magazine is officially on newsstands. Pick up your copy for the latest information on pregnancy and caring for your baby, plus a timely collection of local health care news you can use.

Must Bravo!

A Lighter Take on Opera: Daughter of the Regiment

(10/19 to 11/2, times vary) — It’s not always about horned helmets and blond braids. To wit: Seattle Opera’s production of The Daughter of the Regiment, a funny take on 19th-century composer Donizetti’s tomboy story, set in the 1940s and sung en français.

Must See
Locally Penned One-Woman Play Bo-nita Opens

(10/18 to 11/17, times vary) — Acclaimed Seattle playwright Elizabeth Heffron penned this funny yet harrowing story about a girl forced to grow up way too soon. Young local actress Hannah Mootz stars, channeling seven distinct characters in this tour-de-force role.