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Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase July 24-26

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase July 24-26

Come enjoy – in air-conditioned luxury – rehearsed staged readings of original short works written and performed by local playwrights and actors in Seattle Playwrights Studio’s annual Showcase July 24-26.  Meet... [Read more]

Comedic sparks fly in BAT’s superhero play ‘Electric Man,’ which opens June 12

Comedic sparks fly in BAT’s superhero play ‘Electric Man,’ which opens June 12

Enjoy the comedy, love, drama and origins of an original superhero comedy ‘Electric Man’ at Burien Actors Theatre, from June 12 through June 20. “ELECTRIC MAN” Based on a concept from... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

[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:] Thanks to all of you, Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

At center, Reinhard Heydrich of the SS (Christopher Rodriguez) faces off with Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart (Jim Rogers) at far left in “Dr. Kritzinger’s 12 O’Clock,” written by Jim Snowden and playing... [Read more]

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

From left to right, Sam Goldstein (Randall Brammer) and John Kelly (Byron Patten) passionately discuss sports versus academics in the comedy-drama “The Study Group,” which explores friendship among... [Read more]

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

REMINDER: Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which opens at Burien Actors Theatre this Friday night, May 1, and runs... [Read more]

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which runs at Burien Actors Theatre from May 1 through May 24. For about the price... [Read more]

Get FREE PIE at Burien Actors Theatre on ‘Pi Day’ Saturday, March 14

Get FREE PIE at Burien Actors Theatre on ‘Pi Day’ Saturday, March 14

In honor of ‘Pi Day’ on Saturday, March 14, 2015, get a FREE slice of pie with admission that day only to the musical comedy I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change at Burien Actors Theatre…

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

by Shelli Park One of the main reasons that we attend theatre performances? We want to be entertained; taken out of our day to day reality and deposited in another removed reality which matches the whim... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Valentine’s with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’!

REMINDER: Celebrate Valentine’s with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’!

Valentine’s Day weekend is brimming with deals to see Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” – which opens TONIGHT (Friday, Feb. 13) – at an... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

Laugh at love’s imperfection with the musical comedy ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Feb. 13 and running through March 22. “I LOVE... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: This Wednesday night (Dec. 17), enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet – featuring internationally... [Read more]

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence at ‘Fire Watch Party’ Wed.

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence at ‘Fire Watch Party’ Wed.

Join Burien Actors Theatre for a party to celebrate BAT’s re-emergence from the Dec. 10, 2013 fire at the theater (read our previous coverage here) – and thank those who put out the flames and helped... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film will be at Tin Theater on Tuesday!

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film will be at Tin Theater on Tuesday!

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally produced, award-winning UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” – for the Burien Actors Theatre and the Highline Area Food Bank – will take... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Holiday Concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17

Burien Actors Theatre’s Holiday Concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17

On Wednesday, Dec. 17, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet – featuring internationally renowned soloist... [Read more]

Benefit screening of local UFO film will be at Tin Theater Tuesday night, Dec. 16

Benefit screening of local UFO film will be at Tin Theater Tuesday night, Dec. 16

A benefit screening of the locally produced, award-winning UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” – for the Burien Actors Theatre and the Highline Area Food Bank – will take place on Tuesday... [Read more]

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence with ‘Fire Watch Party’ Dec. 10

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence with ‘Fire Watch Party’ Dec. 10

Join Burien Actors Theatre for a party to celebrate BAT’s re-emergence from the Dec. 10, 2013 fire at the theater (read our previous coverage here) – and thank those who put out the flames and helped... [Read more]

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]