Hot? BLT’s 24-Hour 9-10-11 Fundraiser Will Have Air Conditioning All Weekend!

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Our friends at Burien Little Theatre want our hot and sweaty Readers to know that if you get too hot and sweaty this weekend (highs predicted in the upper 80s), you can cool down at their air conditioned, 24-hour, non-stop ‘9-10-11’ fundraiser performance (we’re Sponsors) that runs from 9 a.m. Saturday through 9 a.m. Sunday.

Admission to 9-10-11 performances is “donate what you will” or sponsorship by the hour, from 50 cents to thousands of dollars. Since 9-10-11 is a fundraiser, every dollar donated is appreciated. Burien Little Theatre is being required to replace their stage curtains to meet fire code, and the cost is approximately $6,500. BLT also needs another $2,000 to match a lighting grant.

9-10-11 sponsorship forms can be found online at Burien Little Theatre’s website, or donations can be made at the event.

And remember, there is plenty of free on-site parking and FREE air conditioning!

Burien Little Theatre is located in the Theater at the Burien Community Center Annex, located at:

14501 Fourth Ave. S.W.
Burien, WA 98166

Look for the Annex at the northwest corner of the intersection of 4th Ave SW and SW 146th Street in Burien, with the parking lot entrance on Fourth. (Directions are available under “Find Us” at

Burien Little Theatre can be reached through [email protected] or 206-242-5180.

And of course The B-Town Blog has an exclusive Coupon for this great event – just click the image below to print and save:

Click image to print Coupon.

BLT couldn’t do 9-10-11 without the event’s wonderful sponsors, including Susan Plecko of John L. Scott Real Estate, Burien Press, The B-Town Blog and the Mark Restaurant and Bar.

We managed to get a “tentative” schedule for the event (meaning it’s subject to change), which begins Saturday morning (9-10) at 9 a.m. – check it out and plan your cool-down periods at the show:

9-10-11 Performance Schedule

9-9:30 am – Music: Darren’s Band and instrumentalists from past BLT shows – ‘60s and ‘70s music
9:30-9:45 am – Musical theater: A variety of musical theater singers and instrumentalists from past BLT shows plus Darren’s Band – Musical theater numbers and more
9:45-10:15 am – Music: Darren’s Band – ‘60s and ‘70s music
10:15-10:30 am – Musical theater: A variety of musical theater singers from past BLT shows plus Darren’s Band – Musical theater numbers and more
10:30-11 am – Music: Darren’s Band – ‘60s and ‘70s music
11-11:30 am – Theater: Rosebud Children’s Theatre Conservatory – Excerpts from “Guys and Dolls”
11:30-noon – Music: Darren’s Band – ‘60s and ’70s music
noon-1 pm – Dance: Miss Melanie’s dancers – youth
1-1:30 pm – Musical theater: Darren’s Band plus a variety of musical theater singers from past BLT shows – Musical theater numbers and more
1:30-3 pm – Dance: Breakdancers
3-4 pm – Theater: “Frankenstein” – rehearsal of scene from BLT’s upcoming play “Frankenstein” followed by discussion with the audience
4-5 pm – Music: KT and Hoops – singer song-writer duo with rock, folk, pop influences
5-6 pm – Theater: The 1920s Storytelling Hour, featuring the humorous short stories of British author Saki, AKA Hector Hugh Munro and American author James Thurber
“The Hen”
“The Reticence of Lady Anne”
“The Night the Bed Fell”
“The Car We Had to Push”
“The Unicorn in the Garden”
6-6:40 pm – Theater: Staged reading of the play “Graceland,” a one-act comedy about two Elvis fanatics vying to be the first person into Elvis’ famous home when it opened to the public in 1982.
6:40-7 pm – Dance pieces choreographed by Shelley Brittingham
“To My Sister” – modern dance
“The Last Flower” – movement with narration
“All Your Life” – modern
Brief piano pieces in between
7-8 pm – Music: Carrie Duncan, joined by Steve Peterson – jazz/pop
8:15-9 pm – Music: Vocalist Russ Kay, keyboardist Ann Sager and other musical theater singers and instrumentalists from past BLT shows – jazz standards and more
9-10 pm – Music: Joel Underwood – singer-songwriter with guitar, acoustic folk, has toured nationally and opened for major artists
10-11 pm – Musical theater: Musical theater singers and instrumentalists from past BLT shows – musical theater numbers and more
11 pm-1 am – Comedy/theater: Turbo Turkey – improv/stand-up comedy
1-2 am – Definitely adult theater: “Clothing Optional,” “Still Life,” one of the “Vagina Monologues,” “Clothing Optional,” another of the “Vagina Monologues,” “Two Ids Please”
2-3 am – Music: The Musical Powers Hour – singing duo plus guitar
3-3:10 am – Scandal from Bohemia – burlesque
3:10 to 4:30– Music: Theron Andrews – blues and jazz
4:30 to 6:30 am – Theater: The Pajama Hour – actors in pajamas read “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” and other works
6:30-7:30 am – Music: Church of the Mimosa – Vocalists/instrumentalists Ann Sager, Laura Vanderpool and Kris Barker sing and play gospel music, contemporary Christian, plus songs from “Godspell” and “Jesus Christ Superstar”
7:30-9 am – Theater: Surprise readings

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