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Burien Arts All-Ages Open Mic will be Thursday, Dec. 20 at Salmon Creek Cafe

Burien Arts All-Ages Open Mic will be Thursday, Dec. 20 at Salmon Creek Cafe

All-Ages Open Mic HOLIDAY EDITION – THURSDAY, DEC. 20 • 6 – 8 p.m. at the Salmon Creek Cafe Burien Arts will be holding as FREE all-ages Open Mic event – with an open format of songs, poetry,... [Read more]

REVIEW: Hilarious & heartwarming <i>Handle With Care</i> balances hope, grief

REVIEW: Hilarious & heartwarming Handle With Care balances hope, grief

From left to right, Israeli travelers Ayelet (Anna Richardson) and her grandmother, Edna (Eileen McCann), laugh about an escapade from their trip to America in the holiday comedy Handle with Care. The... [Read more]

COUPON: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Handle with Care’ opens this Friday!

COUPON: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Handle with Care’ opens this Friday!

REMINDER: It’s the perfect way to end your hectic Black Friday of shopping (locally of course) – Burien Actors Theatre’s production of ‘Handle with Care’ opens at 8 p.m. this... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday comedy <i>Handle with Care</i> opens Nov. 23

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday comedy Handle with Care opens Nov. 23

Burien Actors Theatre’s new production of Handle with Care – a “delightfully fresh holiday comedy dusted with magic and brimming with romance,” will open on Friday, Nov. 23. This Northwest... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final performances of BAT’s ‘Church & State’ are this weekend!

REMINDER: Final performances of BAT’s ‘Church & State’ are this weekend!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theater’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Church & State ends this weekend, with performances Friday & Saturday nights at 8 p.m. and the finalé on Sunday... [Read more]

REVIEW: There are so many layers to Burien Actors Theatre’s <i>Church & State</i>

REVIEW: There are so many layers to Burien Actors Theatre’s Church & State

From left to right, Tom (Max Lopuszynski) snaps a selfie with Senator Charles Whitmore (Gianni Truzzi) in the dramedy Church & State, written by Jason Odell Williams, performing at Burien Actors Theatre... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Church & State’ opens Friday night!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Church & State’ opens Friday night!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theater’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Church & State opens this Friday night, April 27! This dramedy takes a look at what can happen when religion, guns and... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien CARES ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser is this Saturday, Feb. 17

REMINDER: Burien CARES ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser is this Saturday, Feb. 17

REMINDER: ‘Open Bite Nite’ – benefiting Burien CARES animal shelter – will be held this Saturday, Feb. 17, starting at 7:30 p.m. This event will be held at the Burien Elks Lodge, located... [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]

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]

Burien native Robert Pidde will compete in Seattle Comedy Competition

Burien native Robert Pidde will compete in Seattle Comedy Competition

Burien-born and raised Comedian Robert Pidde will be competing in the Seattle International Comedy Competition, with his first appearance set for Nov. 7 at the Comedy Underground. We caught up with Robert... [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]

Sponsored Post Comedian Susan Rice will perform at Wesley Homes Des Moines Fri., Sept. 22

Comedian Susan Rice will perform at Wesley Homes Des Moines Fri., Sept. 22

Wesley Homes retirement communities welcomes comedian Susan Rice to its Des Moines campus on Friday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.! Making people laugh comes naturally to Rice. In college, Rice found that she loved... [Read more]

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ on Sunday, June 25 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Tin Theater! You’ll enjoy brunch, plus view a special,... [Read more]

Highline High School Drama presenting two one-act comedies this Saturday

Highline High School Drama presenting two one-act comedies this Saturday

Highline High School’s spring production is a double-header – two one-act comedies: “Check Please” is a humorous look at the risky world of blind dating “21 Guaranteed Ways... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time-lapse from BAT’s ‘Sex with Strangers’, which ends this weekend

VIDEO: Time-lapse from BAT’s ‘Sex with Strangers’, which ends this weekend

In case you were in Burien Actors Theatre’s bar or concessions, or – heaven forbid – have not yet seen ‘Sex with Strangers,’ and missed the scene change, here is a sped-up time lapse... [Read more]

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]