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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]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club’s first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club’s first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club is getting ready for its first meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21 at Merrill Gardens. BAT’s very own Faith will be leading the meeting. What is a script club? It’s... [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]

Join Burien’s new Script Club this Saturday at Merrill Gardens

Join Burien’s new Script Club this Saturday at Merrill Gardens

From our friends at Burien Actors Theatre: Come learn about Burien’s new script club this Saturday, Aug. 19! That’s right, Burien now has a script club. Burien Actors Theatre will be holding an introductory... [Read more]

STUDY: Burien Actors Theatre brings additional $141,000 into City of Burien

STUDY: Burien Actors Theatre brings additional $141,000 into City of Burien

The University of Washington’s Foster School of Business recently came to B-Town to study Burien Actors Theatre’s economic impact on Burien, and their findings are impressive: The top line of... [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]

Visual Artist Mary McGough’s artwork on display at Burien Actors Theatre

Visual Artist Mary McGough’s artwork on display at Burien Actors Theatre

Visual Artist Mary McGough has an art display at Burien Actors Theatre through Sunday, May 7, and a percentage of sales generated during this show will support the theatre. Theatre goers can get a... [Read more]

REVIEW: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival Part 2: ‘great regional playwriting’

REVIEW: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival Part 2: ‘great regional playwriting’

2017 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival Part 2 April 29, 2017 Review by Shelli Park Will (Josh Kibbey) and Jane (Cara Hazzard) are two recovering addicts struggling to find the truth—and healing—in... [Read more]

Two more award-winning new plays start at Burien Actors Theatre this weekend

Two more award-winning new plays start at Burien Actors Theatre this weekend

Two more weeks, with two more award-winning and thought-provoking new plays coming alive during the Playwrights Festival at Burien Actors Theatre. The 2017 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival... [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]

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at BAT this Friday

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at BAT this Friday

Passion, ambition and the Internet become inextricably entangled in the thoughtful comedy ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at Burien Actors Theatre this Friday, Feb. 10, and continuing through... [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]

Burien Actors Theatre publishes new local Restaurant Directory for Burien

Burien Actors Theatre publishes new local Restaurant Directory for Burien

Our friends at Burien Actors Theatre recently created a new restaurant directory for Burien, listing at least 127 restaurants – kind of a big deal, considering how much time and effort projects like... [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]

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]