burien actors theatre Section

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]

REVIEW: ‘The Toxic Avenger’ will truly entertain and the cast talent saves the day

REVIEW: ‘The Toxic Avenger’ will truly entertain and the cast talent saves the day

Mayor of Tromaville Babs Belgoody dances on a desk surrounded by, from left to right, corrupt waste management executives (Rico Lastrapes and John Williams Lynch) and environmental nerd Melvin Ferd the... [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]

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Gala Sept. 17

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Gala Sept. 17

Enjoy fabulous food, drink and theatrical performances at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 17. From 6 to 9 p.m., be among the first to get a sneak peek into BAT’s... [Read more]

The play’s the thing…BAT seeking new plays from Washington State playwrights

The play’s the thing…BAT seeking new plays from Washington State playwrights

Burien Actors Theatre is seeking submissions of new plays by Washington State playwrights for the 2017 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival. Both one-act and full-length plays are sought. Winning... [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]

Burien Actors Theatre looking for additional Trustees; here’s how to join

Burien Actors Theatre looking for additional Trustees; here’s how to join

Burien Actors Theatre is looking for additional Trustees; here’s a note from our friends at BAT: BAT is just about to start its 37th season of better live theater. This is a great time to join this... [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: Last 2 weekends to get $5 Off Burien Actors Theatre’s <i>The Letters</i>

COUPON: Last 2 weekends to get $5 Off Burien Actors Theatre’s The Letters

There are just six performances of Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘The Letters’ (read our full review here) left over the next two weekends: Friday, April 22 at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s <i>The Letters</i> a ‘well crafted production of a wonderful script’

REVIEW: BAT’s The Letters a ‘well crafted production of a wonderful script’

Review By Shelli Park, Photos by Michael Brunk; Fear is a powerful emotion. Throw in a dose of envy, insecurity, attraction and illusion of power and you have an intriguing scenario…

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]

COUPON: $5 Off ‘In the Next Room or the vibrator play,’ opening Friday night!

COUPON: $5 Off ‘In the Next Room or the vibrator play,’ opening Friday night!

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prizc, In the Next Room or the vibrator play is a touching and comical love story about a young doctor and his wife in the Victorian age, and it opens at Burien Actors Theatre... [Read more]

Enjoy the cool sounds of ‘Rat City Brass’ at BAT’s Valentine’s Concert Feb. 14

Enjoy the cool sounds of ‘Rat City Brass’ at BAT’s Valentine’s Concert Feb. 14

On Sunday, Feb. 14, enjoy the irresistible 21st-century musical stylings of the Rat City Brass while indulging in chocolate and champagne, beer or wine at Burien Actors Theatre’s Valentine’s Fundraiser... [Read more]

Ignite your bustle with comedic Victorian love story at Burien Actors Theatre

Ignite your bustle with comedic Victorian love story at Burien Actors Theatre

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prizc, In the Next Room or the vibrator play is a touching and comical love story about a young doctor and his wife in the Victorian age, and it will run at Burien Actors... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘A Christmas Twist’ is full of quirky humor and grace

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘A Christmas Twist’ is full of quirky humor and grace

Photos by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Review by Shelli Park The holidays are here and when it is that time of year Burien Actors Theatre always produces an offering that is guaranteed to make you laugh... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s comedy ‘A Christmas Twist,’ which runs through Dec. 20

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s comedy ‘A Christmas Twist,’ which runs through Dec. 20

Looking for a little cheekiness in your holiday theater-going? Enjoy seven actors bringing 18 characters to life in A Christmas Twist, an irreverent mash-up of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Oliver... [Read more]

Brass Quintet Holiday Concert for Burien Actors Theatre will be Dec. 9

Brass Quintet Holiday Concert for Burien Actors Theatre will be Dec. 9

On Wednesday, Dec. 9, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. This fundraiser concert for the theater will... [Read more]

Laugh through the holidays with BAT’s irreverent comedy ‘A Christmas Twist’

Laugh through the holidays with BAT’s irreverent comedy ‘A Christmas Twist’

Looking for a little cheekiness in your holiday theater-going? Enjoy seven actors bringing 18 characters to life in A Christmas Twist, an irreverent mash-up of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Oliver... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from Burien Actors Theatre

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from Burien Actors Theatre

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com The... [Read more]