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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]

Twisted cheer in BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’

Twisted cheer in BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’

Celebrate the season with a tour de force in which three actors do absolutely everthing in the irreverently heartwarming comedy The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) at Burien Actors Theatre Nov.... [Read more]

COUPON: Superhero comedy ‘The Toxic Avenger’ opens at BAT Friday, Sept. 30

COUPON: Superhero comedy ‘The Toxic Avenger’ opens at BAT Friday, Sept. 30

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the musical comedy The Toxic Avenger, opens Sept. 30 and runs through Oct. 30. The Burien Actors Theatre production features live musicians, specialty drinks... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre auditioning for comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ Sept. 10 & 12

Burien Actors Theatre auditioning for comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ Sept. 10 & 12

Burien Actors Theatre will be holding auditions for the comedy ‘Sex with Strangers,’ on Saturday, Sept. 10, and Monday, Sept. 12. Written by Laura Eason, this new play will be performed from Feb.... [Read more]

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase at BAT

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase at BAT

For about the price of a matinee movie theater ticket, you can see two brand-new plays from the creative minds of local playwrights during the Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase in August at Burien... [Read more]

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy “The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)” start on Saturday, July 30, and Monday, Aug. 1. The show, written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, will be... [Read more]

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Get set for spine-tingling laughs with Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat, four horror-comedy shorts from the demented minds of Turbo Turkey, performing at Burien Actors Theatre from Friday, July 29 through Aug.... [Read more]

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the folks at Burien Actors Theatre

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the folks at Burien Actors Theatre

From our friends at Burien Actors Theatre: Burien Actors Theatre’s 36th season has come to a close. BAT has already begun work on its 37th, the 2016-17, season. But before that adventure gets fully... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off psychological thriller <i>The Letters</i> at BAT; opens Friday

COUPON: Save $5 off psychological thriller The Letters at BAT; opens Friday

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the psychological thriller The Letters, opens this FRIDAY night, April 8, and runs through May 1. This production will feature live music performed pre-show... [Read more]

Psychological thriller <i>The Letters</i> creates suspense at Burien Actors Theatre

Psychological thriller The Letters creates suspense at Burien Actors Theatre

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the psychological thriller The Letters, performs April 8 through May 1. This production will feature live music performed pre-show and at intermission, specialty... [Read more]

REVIEW: <i>In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)</i> substantial, with humor & heart

REVIEW: In the Next Room (or the vibrator play) substantial, with humor & heart

Photos by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Review by Shelli Park As the proverbial curtain rises, we are witness to the dawn of electricity in domestic life. A time when the magic of a harnessed electrical... [Read more]