In its final week, Moisture Festival continues the revelry with a dozen shows between now and Sunday April 12th. Nine of these shows, including the Closing Night Variete are at Hale’s Palladium. You can find the full calendar here and tickets are available here.
Wait, what is the Moisture Festival?
The Moisture Festival is the world’s largest Comedy/Varietè festival, running for four weeks every spring in Seattle.
The Moisture Festival’s mission is to enrich the community by presenting an affordable annual festival showcasing the art of live comedy/ variete performance.
Produced by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, The Moisture Festival is sponsored by a variety of organizations including numerous Fremont-based sponsors. Read more about how the festival came to be here.
The Moisture Festival presents our 12th year of high energy comedy/varietè shows featuring a rapid succession of acts showcasing comedy alongside awe-inspiring physical and mental dexterity, with poignant moments of strength and delicate beauty to make audiences laugh, wonder, shake their heads in disbelief and truly appreciate how live entertainment can exhilarate and bring real joy. A live show band propels each performance.
Photo: John Cornicello
Tonight, two shows take the stage at Hale’s Palladium and Teatro Zinzanni, need to spice up your Hump Day? Here’s one way!
4301 Leary Way NW (in back behind the brewery)
This show’s artists include: Aileen Wilkie, Fremont Philharmonic Orchestra, Gentile5, Iman Lizarazu, Jason Mejias, Niels Duinker, Pamela Donohoo, Patrick McGuire, Rick Ruskin, Simon Neale
The MC: Simon Neale
Show Band: Fremont Philharmonic Orchestra
Varietè has its roots in the Music Halls of 19th century England, cabaret in Europe and vaudeville in America. Because of the talented artists currently working in this genre, it is still fresh, exciting and tremendous fun for the audience.
MishMash Circus Bash 7:30pm
222 Mercer St
Birds of a feather love to flock together. The clowns are at it again. Following last year’s sold out collaboration, an all-new *MishMash Circus Bash* will play for two nights in 2015 (April 7 and 8) under Teatro ZinZanni’s famous spiegeltent, the Moulin Rouge! This event is co-presented by Moisture Festival and Teatro ZinZanni and features all-star talent from both organizations.
Don’t miss out on Moisture this year! Tickets here.
You can also check out Fremocentrist.com’s “Get Moisture for Trolloween” coverage of the Moisture Festival show benefitting Trolloween 2015.Aviatrix
Photo: Michelle Bates