October’s Don’t-Miss List: ‘Kinky Boots’ at 5th Avenue Theatre and ‘Alien: Isolation’ | The Eastside Scene

Based on the 2005 film of the same name, the Broadway adaptation of Kinky Boots earned 13 Tony nominations and six wins in 2013, including Best Score for Cyndi Lauper.

Jeanna De Waal and Andy Kelso in 'Kinky Boots.'

WATCH | Kinky Boots

Based on the 2005 film of the same name, the Broadway adaptation of Kinky Boots earned 13 Tony nominations and six wins in 2013, including Best Score for Cyndi Lauper. Now the story of a straitlaced shoe factory owner who partners with a drag queen to revitalize his business is coming to rock Seattle.

Where: 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 5th Ave., Seattle, WA 98101

When: Oct. 7-26

PLAY | Alien: Isolation

The past five years haven’t been kind to the Aliens franchise. First, Rebellion’s 2010 Aliens Vs. Predator remake failed to live up to the shining multiplayer system delivered by its predecessors. Then Gearbox’s Colonial Marines arrived with ugly graphics, nonexistent AI and animations that turned fearsome xenomorphs into Miley Cyrus’ backup dancers.

But the audacity of Alien: Isolation is promising. The game eschews straightforward action in favor of the tense survival horror atmosphere of the original Ridley Scott film. Instead of mowing down waves of enemies, players must evade a single unkillable alien that can hunt, learn — and be deceived.

Platform: Windows, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

Release Date: Oct. 7

 

More in Life

Overlake nurse Michele McRae, Katherine Rogers (mom), Alice Rogers (baby), Elisabeth Hall and Emma Hall. Photo courtesy of Overlake Medical Center
‘For it is in giving that we receive’

A local 20-year-old woman celebrated her birthday by giving blankets to babies.

Freestone Capital Management announces new scholarship

The firm committed to providing $100,000 in financial support to 20 college students.

Screenshot of the Kanopy website.
King County brings the silver screen to local libraries

County library members will now have free access to an expansive film streaming service.

Poster courtesy of the Sammamish Valley Alliance
Sammamish Valley Spring Celebration

The celebration and its numerous events will take place from May 4 to 6.

Interlake High Chamber Orchestra earns perfect score

The students’ performance earned landmark evaluation at the World Strides Heritage Festival.

Local students among top 10 at state Geographic Bee

A Bellevue student won first place while a Bothell student won sixth place.

Photo courtesy of Seattle Humane
Seattle Humane to take pets from Kauai Humane Society

The shelter aims to alleviate overcrowding after disastrous flooding on the island of Kauai.

Bellevue Library opens ideaX Makerspace hub

Google.org grant helps KCLS Foundation deliver STEAM programs to under-served youth in King County.

Newport High School presents ‘The Laramie Project’

Newport High School’s Drama Program will perform the production on April 20, 21, 27 and 28.

Most Read