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Speed-Shakespeare, Peanuts coming to Bellevue College

Speed-Shakespeare, dance and two views of Peanuts gang will highlight Bellevue College spring performing arts.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) will be performed at 7:30 p.m. April 15-17 at the Carlson Theatre on the college's campus. All 37 of Shakespeare’s play performed in 97 minutes in an irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s work.

Admission is $5 at the door.

More information: Lyneen Patnoe, 425-564-3114 or

The Eastside Moving Company will present its 2009 Spring Concert at 8 p.m. May 6-8, also at the Carlson Theatre.

The dance ensemble presents jazz, ballet and modern choreography by director Betty Ann Platt, students and noted local and national choreographers.

Admission is $8 ($7 students and seniors), available online through or 1-800-838-3006.

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown will be performed May 21-23 and May 27, 29, 30 at the Stop Gap Theatre at BC.

The musical joyfully recounts the wisdom of the Peanuts gang in a show for the whole family. It is based on the comic strip, “Peanuts,” by Charles Schulz

Performances are 7:30 p.m. on May 21, 23, 27, 29, and 2:30 p.m. on May 22, 30, 2:30 p.m.

Admission: $12 ($10 students), available online through or 1-800-838-3006.

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead will be performed at the Stop Gap Theatre.

Charlie Brown and friends are now teens and no longer fit for the Sunday funnies. Facing high school, they are both genuinely sympathetic and unquestionably cruel as they tackle alcohol, sex, love, madness and death. The performance is for mature audiences.

It will be performed at 7:30 p.m. May 22, 26, 28, and at 2:30 p.m. May 23, 29.

Admission: $12 ($10 students available online through or 1-800-838-3006.

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