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Religion, guns, social media mix with politics in BAT’s dramedy ‘Church & State’

Religion, guns, social media mix with politics in BAT’s dramedy ‘Church & State’

Burien Actors Theater’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Church & State – which runs April 27 to May 20 – is a look at what can happen when religion, guns and social media mix it... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet April 19 at Merrill Gardens

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet April 19 at Merrill Gardens

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will next meet at Merrill Gardens on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. This is a FREE event, and everyone is invited! This month BAT’s Script Club will be... [Read more]

COUPON: BAT’s <i>Rapture. Blister, Burn</i> is down to its finalé weekend!

COUPON: BAT’s Rapture. Blister, Burn is down to its finalé weekend!

Photos by Michael Brunk Burien Actors Theatre’s Rapture. Blister, Burn is down to its finalé weekend, and you don’t want to miss this show! FINAL WEEKEND PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE: Friday, March... [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]

REVIEW: BAT’s <em>Rapture, Blister, Burn</em> is a very satisfying experience

REVIEW: BAT’s Rapture, Blister, Burn is a very satisfying experience

Photos by Michael Brunk Review by Shelli Park If you want to warm your hearts and minds during this February cold spell head to Burien Actors Theatre for Rapture, Blister, Burn. Attending this production... [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]

Burien Actors Theatre Script Club’s next monthly meeting will be Thurs., Feb. 15

Burien Actors Theatre Script Club’s next monthly meeting will be Thurs., Feb. 15

Burien Actors Theatre Script Club’s next monthly meeting will be at Merrill Gardens on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. BAT’s script club is open to all who want to learn more... [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]

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’ – fun, warm feeling of the holiday season

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’ – fun, warm feeling of the holiday season

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]

Did you know Burien has a Script Club? Next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 16

Did you know Burien has a Script Club? Next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 16

Did you know Burien has a script club? Burien Actors Theatre’s script club meets monthly at Merrill Gardens, with the next meeting set for Thursday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. This is an open and free meeting,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s excellent ‘Ben Butler’ ends this weekend!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s excellent ‘Ben Butler’ ends this weekend!

From left to right, the slave Shepard Mallory (Sharif Ali) shows the results of being punished to Major Benjamin Butler (Michael Mendonsa) in Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy-historical drama Ben Butler... [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]

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…