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BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

Celebrate the season with the irreverent comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Nov. 28 and running through Dec. 21. The show incorporates original... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre holding Auditions for musical comedy starting Nov. 12

Burien Actors Theatre holding Auditions for musical comedy starting Nov. 12

Starting Nov. 12, Burien Actors Theatre will be holding auditions for the musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” written by Joe DiPietro with music by Jimmy Roberts. The show calls... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘Out of Sterno a beautiful journey wrapped in caricatures & humor’

REVIEW: ‘Out of Sterno a beautiful journey wrapped in caricatures & humor’

by Shelli Park “Like Mama always said: ‘Nothing is so horrible that it can’t be explained away.’” And, like an ostrich with her head in the sand, Dotty has lived a static life in service to her ‘“hunk” of a husband…

Auditions for ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre Oct. 6 & 7

Auditions for ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre Oct. 6 & 7

Burien Actors Theatre announces auditions for the Northwest premiere of the comedy “Bob’s Holiday Office Party,” written by Joe Keyes and Rob Elk, to be held Oct. 6 and 7. Actors of all ethnicities... [Read more]

New plays sought for 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival

New plays sought for 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival

The play’s the thing… New plays are being sought from Washington State playwrights for the 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival at Burien Actors Theatre. Script submission deadline Oct. 22,... [Read more]

COUPON: $5 off Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Out of Sterno,’ opening Sept. 26

COUPON: $5 off Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Out of Sterno,’ opening Sept. 26

You can save $5 bucks on tickets to Burien Actors Theatre’s new production ‘Out of Sterno’ – starting Friday, Sept. 26 and running through Oct. 19 – with our exclusive coupon: Click... [Read more]

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

Burien Actors Theatre presents the offbeat comedy Out of Sterno – from Sept. 26 through Oct. 19 – in the company’s newly-restored performance space, which was damaged by an arson fire on Dec. 10,... [Read more]

Celebrate newly-restored Burien Actors Theatre space on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate newly-restored Burien Actors Theatre space on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s return to its newly-restored home – as well as the opening of BAT’s 35th fantastical season – with a Gala Party and Show on Saturday, Sept 13. Join BAT from 6... [Read more]

‘Turbo Turkey’ improv group to perform live comedy shows at BAT July 25-27

‘Turbo Turkey’ improv group to perform live comedy shows at BAT July 25-27

In partnership with Burien Actors Theatre, comedy troupe ‘Turbo Turkey’ will be performing a Live Comedy/Imrpvo show two times a day, three days a week on July 25, 26 and 27. This is a small... [Read more]

REVIEW & COUPON: BAT’s ‘End Days': ‘you will be entertained and provoked’

REVIEW & COUPON: BAT’s ‘End Days': ‘you will be entertained and provoked’

by Shelli Park “If this is all we have, it’s not so bad.” We are all a little broken. Through this life’s adventure we get knocked about and bruised, adapting to the pain with our own coping mechanisms.... [Read more]

‘End Days’ opens in Burien Actors Theatre’s newly renovated space Friday

‘End Days’ opens in Burien Actors Theatre’s newly renovated space Friday

Burien Actors Theatre will be presenting the offbeat comedy “End Days” – plus improv and performance art – starting Friday, May 9 and continuing through June 1 in the company’s newly... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘Thanks to one and all’ for recent success

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘Thanks to one and all’ for recent success

[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:] BAT (Burien Actors Theatre) just completed... [Read more]

‘Poets with a Purpose’ will help Burien Actors Theatre on March 21

‘Poets with a Purpose’ will help Burien Actors Theatre on March 21

Have you heard of Poets with a Purpose? They are BAT-fans, and they are holding a fundraiser for our friends at Burien Actors Theatre following the December 10, 2013 fire. The fundraiser will be held on... [Read more]

Laugh with outrageous late-night improv from ‘Turbo Turkey’ at BAT

Laugh with outrageous late-night improv from ‘Turbo Turkey’ at BAT

Hilarious late-night improv has arrived in the form of ‘Turbo Turkey’ at Burien Actors Theatre’s pop-up theater at 14907 4th Ave SW – the former Staples space – Saturday nights through March 23…

PHOTOS: Scenes from Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off!’

PHOTOS: Scenes from Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off!’

Burien Actors Theatre’s hilarious production of “Noises Off!” continues at the former Staples space (located at 14907 4th Ave SW) until March 23, with a special ‘Turbo Turkey’... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘Noises Off!’ – ‘from the ashes of tragedy comes a comedy so hilarious…’

REVIEW: ‘Noises Off!’ – ‘from the ashes of tragedy comes a comedy so hilarious…’

Photo of the cast of ‘Noises Off!” by Michael Brunk. by Shelli Park If anyone is dedicated to bringing, and keeping, great theatre to Burien it is Maggie Lerrick and Eric Dickman, managing... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Noises Off,’ opening Friday at former Staples space

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Noises Off,’ opening Friday at former Staples space

Burien Actors Theatre will be presenting the comedy “Noises Off” – called “the funniest farce ever written” – starting this Friday, Feb. 21 and running through March 23 at... [Read more]

‘Noises Off’ at Burien Actors Theatre starts Feb. 21; ‘funniest farce ever written’

‘Noises Off’ at Burien Actors Theatre starts Feb. 21; ‘funniest farce ever written’

Burien Actors Theatre (formerly Burien Little Theatre) will be presenting the comedy “Noises Off” – called “the funniest farce ever written” – starting Feb. 21 and running through March 23 at the former Staples location…

Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off’ is ON – at the old Staples, starting Feb. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off’ is ON – at the old Staples, starting Feb. 21

“Noises Off” is ON, hitting a new stage Feb. 21, as Burien Actors Theatre has received permission to use the old Staples retail space, located in the southwest corner of the Burien Town Plaza…

Burien Actors Theatre needs $10,000 to pay for space for ‘Noises Off’

Burien Actors Theatre needs $10,000 to pay for space for ‘Noises Off’

Burien Actors Theatre announced Tuesday (Jan. 28) that their next production, which runs Feb. 21 through March 23 – “Noises Off” – is ON, but they still need to raise $10,000 to pay for a location…

Auditions for comedy ‘End Days’ at Burien Actors Theatre will be Jan. 29-30

Auditions for comedy ‘End Days’ at Burien Actors Theatre will be Jan. 29-30

Burien Actors Theatre will be holding auditions on Wednesday, Jan. 29 and Thursday, Jan. 30 for the 5-actor comedy “End Days,” written by Deborah Zoe Laufer…

Fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre will be this Friday at Black Zia Cantina

Fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre will be this Friday at Black Zia Cantina

The folks at one of Burien’s newest food and beverage establishments, Black Zia Cantina, will be hosting a raffle fundraiser for Burien Actors Theatre this Friday, Jan. 10, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. An... [Read more]

Read about ‘The Miracle on 153rd Street’

Read about ‘The Miracle on 153rd Street’

There was a fire at BAT’s home of 34 years (read our extensive coverage here). It is up to the Burien City Council, BAT’s landlord, to decide whether to rebuild the theater space or not. But this... [Read more]

‘Coney Island Christmas’ cast to perform smokin’ fundraiser for BAT Monday

‘Coney Island Christmas’ cast to perform smokin’ fundraiser for BAT Monday

It’s no secret the actors in Burien Actors Theatre’s “Coney Island Christmas” are talented and hilarious (read our review and download a Coupon here). So you don’t want to miss their smokin’... [Read more]

There’s ‘Hope’ – Burien Actors Theatre to perform in Highline Historical space

There’s ‘Hope’ – Burien Actors Theatre to perform in Highline Historical space

Our friends at Burien Actors Theatre, hit hard by Tuesday’s arson fire at the Burien Annex (read our extensive coverage here), announced via social media Thursday morning that they have located... [Read more]

Here’s how YOU can help Burien Actors Theatre, a victim of Tuesday’s arson

Here’s how YOU can help Burien Actors Theatre, a victim of Tuesday’s arson

Our friends at Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) – as well as the Hi-Liners (and some other local non-profits) – suffered greatly from an arson fire on Tuesday morning (read our extensive coverage here),... [Read more]

UPDATE: 3-alarm fire that burned Burien Annex Tuesday morning was Arson

UPDATE: 3-alarm fire that burned Burien Annex Tuesday morning was Arson

Photo courtesy Public Information Officer David Nelson. UPDATE: The 3-alarm fire that burned the Burien Annex Tuesday morning (Dec. 10) was intentionally set in or adjacent to an outside porta-potty, according... [Read more]

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Coney Island Christmas’ is Wonderful

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Coney Island Christmas’ is Wonderful

A young Jewish girl, Clara, played by Emily Dumaran, complains to Grandma, an obviously spunky Jewish woman of East Coast origin, about how Christmas is pushed on everyone. And Kwanzaa, too? What about Chanukah???