A look ahead to the 2015 Moisture Festival, which runs March 19-April 12 in and around Seattle.
Fremont and Broadway are always a little on the wild side, but they’re going to get even wilder as the Moisture Festival gets under way this Thursday, March 19.
A full month of comedy, varieté and burlesque shows are slated for Hale’s Palladium at Hale’s Brewery and the Broadway Performance Hall. Performers include jugglers, high-wire walkers, aerialists, clowns, novelty music acts and a Bronx-born “cowboy” who does tricks with lassos and bullwhips.
• An all-star MishMash Circus Bash, co-produced by the Moisture Festival and Teatro ZinZanni, features top performers from both outfits, April 7-8, at Teatro ZinZanni, 222 Mercer St., Seattle.
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• Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams — the physician immortalized by Robin Williams in a 1998 film — leads a workshop called “Living a Life of Joy” at noon on Saturday, April 4, at Fred Wildlife Refuge, 128 Belmont Ave. E., Seattle.
The schedule includes evening shows, matinees and late-night shows; many are all ages, but some of the burlesque performances and late-nighters are 18-plus. Tickets generally range from $10-$30, except for the MishMash Circus Bash ($35-$160) and the Patch Adams workshop ($40).
For more information, go to moisturefestival.org.