SEATTLE -- "Read a Play, See a Play' is the deal worked out between Taproot Theare and the Seattle Public Library. When you check out a library copy of Taproot's current show, The Clearing , a tragedy by Helen Edmundso, a librarian gives you two stamped certificates. These entitle you to 50 percent off on two tickets to the production, which , runs through May 2. For tickets ($14-$20).
-- By David-Edward Hughes