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Upcoming Events & Public Performances

We perform both public and private shows. One of the virtues of the Playback format is its versatility and commitment to bringing Playback to the greatest number of audiences possible.

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Saturday, February 10: 

Honoring Our Black History

Location: Zoom
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playback theater northwest show feb 10 2024 theme honoring our black history

Date and Time: Saturday, February 10, 2024 • 5pm PST
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admission is a donation amount of your choice.


Want to Audition with us?

We rehearse on Zoom on Thursday evenings. For more information, please send an email to: to Harold Costa, Artistic Director.

A Few Previous Performances for 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016:


*Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019! “MLK Quotes & 2019 Resolutions”
*Saturday, Feb. 2  “Valentines, Presidents Day or Any Story”
*Saturday, Mar. 2 “March Storytelling”

*Saturday, Apr. 6 “Anything April”

*Saturday, May 4 “Everything May”
*No Show in June due to a Training*

*Saturday, Jul. 6 “July Improv Show

*Saturday, Aug. 3 “Astounding August”
*Saturday, Sept. 7 “September Sensations & Celebrations”
*Saturday, Oct. 5 “Astonishing Improvisation & Storytelling”
*Saturday, Nov. 2 “November Storytelling”
*Saturday, Dec. 7 “December Delight”


*Saturday, Jan. 6  “January 2018 Resolutions”
*Saturday, Feb. 3  “Making Love Last”
*Saturday, Mar. 3 “Spring Outsider”
*Saturday, Apr. 7 “April Showers”
*Saturday, May 5 “May Day Madness”
*Saturday, Jun. 2 “June Celebrations”
*Saturday, Jul. 7 We’re having a Birthday, U.S.A.”
*No Show in August – Summer Break!
*Saturday, Sept. 1 “What have you learned?”
*Saturday, Oct. 6 “Togetherness, Comfort & Awareness”
*No Show
in November
*Saturday, Dec. 1 “Stories of Gratitude & Giving has Changed Your Life”


*Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Private Fireside Group Show honoring each other and their history.
*Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Luther’s Table in Renton! “Stories of Our Lives”.
*Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center for Public School Educators & Students.

*Saturday, May at 7 pm “Hot Topics”.

*Saturday, June 3 at 7 pm “Dating & Partnering in Our Times”.
*Saturday, July 1 at 7 pm “Honoring Diversity“.

*Wednesday, July 5 at 7 pm “Merging the Wisdom” at the Center for Spiritual Living Seattle

*Saturday, Sept 2 at 7 pm “Bullying”

*Sunday, Oct 29 at 2pm “Dia De Los Muertos” for South Park Information and Resource Center.
*Saturday, Oct 7 at 7 pm “All Things Spooky”.
*Saturday, Nov 4 at 7 pm “The Power of Gratitude”.
*Saturday, Dec 2 at 7 pm “Holiday Stories”


On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 We performed for a worthwhile organization, Adopt-A-Child Photography, who trains photographers how to take photos of children who are in the adoption system. Many of the children do not have photos & that makes it difficult for them to be adopted. Playback helps our community!


On Sunday, October 30, 2016 What a heartfelt show as we shared stories with our Hispanic friends, delving into cultural history, hard work, prejudice and health issues at South Park Information and Resource Center for Dia De Los Muertos Event!


On Saturday, October 29, 2016 Playback Theater Northwest had a great time performing at the North American Drama Therapy Conference! Wonderful People, Wonderful Show & Wonderful Work in they are doing world helping the world become a better place!


Previous Public Shows were at The George: Center for Community in Seattle – No Longer at this location.

*Saturday, January 2, 2016 “Patterns”
*Saturday, February 6, 2016 “The Music of Our Lives”
*Saturday, March 5, 2016 “Body Talk”
*Saturday, April 2, 2016 “Stretching Yourself”
*Saturday, May 7, 2016 “Dream On!”

*Saturday, June 4, 2016 “Wedding Stories” (Last Performance at The George Center for Community)
(NO PUBLIC PERFORMANCE in July & August 2016 due to Summer Vacation)

*Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Luther’s Table in Renton! “Stories of Our Lives”
*Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Luther’s Table in Renton! “Stories of Our Lives” Last Performance at Luther’s Table)

* We look forward to seeing you at our next performance!


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