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REVIEW: Themes in Burien Actors Theatre’s <i>Dr. Frankenstein</I> very timely

REVIEW: Themes in Burien Actors Theatre’s Dr. Frankenstein very timely

Photos by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com By Shelli Park The themes which Burien Actors Theatre’s 2018 season opener, Dr. Frankenstein, deal with are very timely as women continue to fight for an equal... [Read more]

New plays sought for Burien Actors Theatre’s 2019 Playwrights Festival

New plays sought for Burien Actors Theatre’s 2019 Playwrights Festival

The play’s the thing… Burien Actors Theatre is seeking submissions of new plays by Washington State playwrights for the 2019 BAT Playwrights Festival. Both one-act and full-length plays are sought. Winning... [Read more]

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Party Sept. 15

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Party Sept. 15

Enjoy fabulous food and drink from Burien businesses plus theatrical performances and Erin Austin of OK Sweetheart at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 15. From 6 to 9... [Read more]

REMINDER: Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at BAT this weekend

REMINDER: Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at BAT this weekend

Dancers in rehearsal for unique new dance performance HERE // HEAR by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, presented by Burien Actors Theatre from June 22 to 24. Photos courtesy Kris Wheeler. REMINDER:... [Read more]

Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at Burien Actors Theatre June 22-24

Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at Burien Actors Theatre June 22-24

Burien Actors Theatre presents HERE // HEAR, a unique full-evening length, new dance performance by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, with performances from June 22 – 24…

BAT seeking people with/without performing background for dance performance

BAT seeking people with/without performing background for dance performance

Want to be in a dance performance, but have no performance background? Come be part of the movement chorus in the new dance performance HERE // HEAR from June 22–24, presented by Burien Actors Theatre... [Read more]

REVIEW: There are so many layers to Burien Actors Theatre’s <i>Church & State</i>

REVIEW: There are so many layers to Burien Actors Theatre’s Church & State

From left to right, Tom (Max Lopuszynski) snaps a selfie with Senator Charles Whitmore (Gianni Truzzi) in the dramedy Church & State, written by Jason Odell Williams, performing at Burien Actors Theatre... [Read more]

Earn BATcoins via Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’!

Earn BATcoins via Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’!

Did you know that you can earn BATcoins by participating in Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’? During the run of Church & State – which opens this Friday,... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet Mar. 15 at Merrill Gardens

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet Mar. 15 at Merrill Gardens

On the ides of March – Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. – the Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet at Merrill Gardens. This is a FREE event, and everyone is invited! This month... [Read more]

Comedy ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’ opens Friday, Feb. 16 at Burien Actors Theatre

Comedy ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’ opens Friday, Feb. 16 at Burien Actors Theatre

‘Rapture, Blister, Burn‘ at Burien Actors Theatre (“BAT”) is an intensely smart and immensely funny Pulitzer Prize finalist that explores whether the grass really is greener on the other... [Read more]

REMINDER: Save $5 on tix for last two weekends of BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’

REMINDER: Save $5 on tix for last two weekends of BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’

From left to right, Anne Cratchit (Hannah Rockel) and Bob Cratchit (Jaron Boggs) celebrate the birth of their baby while friend and co-worker Agnes (Jessica Robins) looks on in Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday show – which opens Friday, Nov. 24 – is ‘The Christmas Carol Rag,’ a delightfully irreverent and moving musical comedy set in ragtime-era New York City.... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Ben Butler’ is a witty and eye-opening historical comedy

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Ben Butler’ is a witty and eye-opening historical comedy

At left, Major Cary (Dave Tucker) of the Confederate State of Virginia demands that Major Benjamin Butler (Michael Mendonsa) of the Union Army return escaped slaves while Lieutenant Kelly (center) looks... [Read more]

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

Based upon historical events, the comedy-drama Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre is a unique look at a key decision in the Civil War. Performances of this Northwest premiere, written by Richard Strand,... [Read more]

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre party Sept. 16

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre party Sept. 16

Enjoy fabulous food, drink and theatrical performances at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 16. From 6 to 9 p.m., be among the first to get a sneak peek into BAT’s 2017-18... [Read more]

Rabid bat found at Angle Lake Park in SeaTac Tuesday

Rabid bat found at Angle Lake Park in SeaTac Tuesday

A rabid bat was found in Angle Lake Park in the City of SeaTac near the lakeshore by the old lifeguard shack on Tuesday, Aug. 29. The bat was first noticed by a park visitor, who immediately notified... [Read more]

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

It’s almost here – Burien Actors Theatre’s 2017-18 season, which promises to be fanatical, amazing and wildly entertaining! Don’t miss your chance to get season tickets HERE. Here’s... [Read more]

Break a leg for BAT at GiveBig TODAY!

Break a leg for BAT at GiveBig TODAY!

TODAY – Wednesday, May 10 – is the 24 hours of GiveBig – and YOU can give big to Burien Actors Theatre HERE: https://www.givebigseattle.org/burien-actors-theatre-1 Plus when you give big to BAT,... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Playwrights Fest is ‘an example of really fine theatre’

Burien Actors Theatre’s Playwrights Fest is ‘an example of really fine theatre’

The Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival is a fantastic way to see some of the top new plays in the region. Eric Dickman and Maggie Larrick put an amazing amount of work and passion into…

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed!

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed!

Photos by Michael Brunk Review by Shelli Park A play entitled ‘Sex with Strangers’ can be a bit provocative if the subject of sex makes you feel uncomfortable. Burien Actors Theatre (BAT)... [Read more]

Bedroom meets internet in comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre

Bedroom meets internet in comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre

Passion, ambition and the Internet become inextricably entangled in the thoughtful comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre. Performances of this Washington State premiere, written... [Read more]

REVIEW: <i>The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)</i> is a holiday gift within a gift

REVIEW: The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) is a holiday gift within a gift

Review by John Van de Ven. The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged), is a holiday gift within a gift – or a pageant within a play. The premise of the play (written by Reed Martin) is a pageant featuring a number of acts…

COUPON: Save $5 at ‘Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’, opening Friday

COUPON: Save $5 at ‘Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’, opening Friday

Celebrate the season – and Save $5 bucks – with a tour de force in which three actors do absolutely everthing in the irreverently heartwarming comedy The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) at Burien... [Read more]

Enjoy Brass Quintet Concert of Holiday Music at Burien Actors Theatre Dec. 11

Enjoy Brass Quintet Concert of Holiday Music at Burien Actors Theatre Dec. 11

On Sunday, Dec. 11, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra (NWSO) Brass Quintet—featuring internationally renowned... [Read more]