October 1, 8 p.m., October 2, 2 p.m.
Adults $24, Seniors $15, Youth $15, Groups $15
The Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning musical "Fiorello!" by "Fiddler on the Roof" team Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick is a love story set to the beat of a changing New York City, run by legendary Manhattan mayor, Fiorello LaGuardia. Presented by Showtunes! Theatre.
'Frog and his Friends'
October 8, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Adults $17, Seniors $15, Youth $10, Groups $15
At once realistic and reassuring, musical and magical, The Netherlands' Theater Terra brings this Dutch children's series to life, blending puppets and humans seamlessly in three stories about the fear and excitement of change to which every member of the family can relate.
Recommended for ages 3-9 and the entire family. School matinees available-please contact KPC's client services manager at 828-0422 for details.
Turtle Island String Quartet
October 8, 8 p.m.
Adults $32, Seniors $29, Youth $10, Groups $29
This chamber ensemble / jazz combo quartet plays everything from Bach to Brubeck to bluegrass with its two violins, viola and cello.
Live by George!
October 15, 8 p.m.
Adults $23, Seniors $20, Youth $10, Groups $20
For more than 12 years, George Shangrow hosted Seattle's most popular classical music radio show. After a two-year hiatus, KPC presents the return of "Live by George," a series of chamber music concerts, featuring four of the Northwest's finest ensembles.
Harlem Gospel Choir<
October 16, 7:30 p.m.
Adults $28, Seniors $25, Youth $10, Groups $25
The world-famous Harlem Gospel Choir is a ministry first and a performance ensemble second. This gathering of the finest singers and musicians from various black churches in Harlem are sure to lift your soul and spirit as they lift you to your feet. Program includes World of Arts educational outreach.
Romeo and Juliet
October 20, 7:30 p.m.; October 21, 8 p.m.; October 22, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Adults $24, Seniors $21.50, Youth $10, Groups $21.50
The work of the acclaimed Seattle Shakespeare Company, now going into its 15th season, will captivate Eastside audiences as they present one of the bard's best romances: Romeo and Juliet, the tragic story of the star-crossed lovers who, "with their death, bury their parents' strife." School matinees available. Please contact KPC's client services manager at 828-0422 for details.
Washington Wind Symphony
October 23, 3 p.m.
Adults $9, Seniors $5, Youth $5, Groups $7.50
Join the Washington Wind Symphony, the Northwest's premier wind band, as they celebrate their 20th season by performing a compilation of some of the most beautiful symphonic literature ever written. Conducted by Scott L. Taube, this 45-piece wind ensemble plays classical favorites, contemporary melodies and rousing marches.
The Keith Highlanders Pipe Band
October 27-29, 7:30 p.m.
Adults $18, Seniors $15, Youth $15, Groups $15
After three sold-out concerts last year, the Keith Highlanders Pipe Band returns to KPC, bringing the finest Celtic entertainment available in the Pacific Northwest to Kirkland. Returning guest champion solo piper Jori Chisholm will again amaze the audience with his spectacular solo piping. Highland dancers from the Marian Webb School of Highland Dance will also be featured, including Champion Irish step dancer Erin Pressentin.
All tickets are subject to a $1 service fee. Senior prices apply to adults age 62 and older and youth prices apply to anyone age 25 and younger with valid ID. Group discounts are available to any group of 10 or more. Kirkland Performance Center is located at 350 Kirkland Ave. For more information, visit www.kpcenter.com.