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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]

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]

Sponsored Post Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater wants everyone to know that they’re having a special on their upcoming Thursday night (April 23) Comedy Night – 2 tickets for the price of 1! There are... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly Comedy Night this Thursday, March 26, with two shows – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headlining will be Kortney Shane Williams, featuring Billy... [Read more]

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated on March 19, 2015: by Scott Schaefer On Feb. 13, 31-year old Burien resident Joey DiJulio received an odd, mis-directed email, inviting him to the Bachelor... [Read more]

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]

Sponsored Post Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

January’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22 with two shows at the Tin Theater – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The headliner will be Susan Jones, and the featured performer will be Ed Hill. Cost is $14.95... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Two shows Thursday night at Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night!

Two shows Thursday night at Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night!

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding their monthly Comedy Night – with two shows – this Thursday night, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headliner is Rodney Sherwood, with... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding their monthly Comedy Night – with two shows – this Thursday night, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headliner is Derek Sheen, the “Middle”... [Read more]

Former B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Shickmeister releases new cartoon

Former B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Shickmeister releases new cartoon

He served as our Intern for four years while attending Burien’s Big Picture High School, and now Bryan Shickmeister (aka Bryan Charles) is all growed up and going to Evergreen College in Olympia,... [Read more]

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

by T.M. Sell Frank Ferrante was afraid. Every actor with a pulse is a little afraid before going on stage, but it’s a kind of fear and excitement and adrenaline that most use to drive their performances.... [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]

Burien Actors Theatre continuing late-night improv entertainment

Burien Actors Theatre continuing late-night improv entertainment

Burien Actors Theatre announced that they will be providing late-night entertainment, which will continue on Friday and Saturday nights at 10:30 p.m. It started during “Noises Off” with improv by... [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]

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]

COUPON: Save $5 on ‘Coney Island Christmas,’ which opens this Friday

COUPON: Save $5 on ‘Coney Island Christmas,’ which opens this Friday

Burien Actors Theatre (formerly Burien Little Theatre) is offering an exclusive $5 off Coupon to the holiday comedy Coney Island Christmas, which opens this Friday, Nov. 29 and continues through Dec. 22: Click... [Read more]

Jewish culture meets Christianity in ‘Coney Island Christmas,’ opening Nov. 29

Jewish culture meets Christianity in ‘Coney Island Christmas,’ opening Nov. 29

Burien Actors Theatre (formerly Burien Little Theatre) presents the holiday comedy Coney Island Christmas, which opens Nov. 29 and continues through Dec. 22. A Jewish girl is the best choice as Jesus... [Read more]

REVIEW: You’ll ‘roll in zee hay’ (and zee aisles) for BAT’s ‘Young Frankenstein’!

REVIEW: You’ll ‘roll in zee hay’ (and zee aisles) for BAT’s ‘Young Frankenstein’!

Review by Shelli Park Burien Actors Theatre has squeezed every last precious resource, human and other, from their reserves to bring another wonderful production to the South End. To open their 2013-14... [Read more]

‘Young Frankenstein’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Friday; Save $5!

‘Young Frankenstein’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Friday; Save $5!

Burien Actors Theatre (formerly Burien Little Theatre) will be presenting The New Mel Brooks Musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, which opens this Friday, Sept. 20 and continues through Oct. 27…

REVIEW: ‘Nothing little’ about Burien Little Theatre’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’!

REVIEW: ‘Nothing little’ about Burien Little Theatre’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’!

by Shelli Park Who is this man, this Jesus Christ, who claims himself to be the Son of God? Who is this Superstar? God, himself? Just a man? A fraud? Last night, I was immersed in the amazingly dramatized... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘Sides hurt from so much laughter’ thanks to ‘A Tuna Christmas’

REVIEW: ‘Sides hurt from so much laughter’ thanks to ‘A Tuna Christmas’

When the holiday season gets tough, take a trip to the Annex to see Burien Little Theatre’s latest production, A Tuna Christmas. This production gives the opportunity to enjoy a hearty laugh, taking the edge off this glorious and trying time of year…

COUPON: Save $3 on Tickets to BLT’s ‘A Tuna Christmas,’ Opening this Friday

COUPON: Save $3 on Tickets to BLT’s ‘A Tuna Christmas,’ Opening this Friday

The good folks at Burien Little Theatre are busy preparing for this Friday night’s opening of their new holiday comedy A Tuna Christmas, written by Jaston William, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, and... [Read more]

2 Quick-Change Actors Play 22 Roles in ‘A Tuna Christmas’ at Burien Little Theatre

2 Quick-Change Actors Play 22 Roles in ‘A Tuna Christmas’ at Burien Little Theatre

Two quick-change Actors will be playing a total of 22 quirky and often outrageous characters at Burien Little Theatre’s new holiday comedy A Tuna Christmas, written by Jaston William, Joe Sears... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Opens Nov. 9

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Opens Nov. 9

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Fine Arts Department will be presenting “You Can’t Take It With You,” by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, with opening night on Friday, Nov. 9 at... [Read more]

REVIEW: BLT’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ Will Leave You Thinking

REVIEW: BLT’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ Will Leave You Thinking

“He’d make a lovely corpse.” – Martin Chuzzlewit, by Charles Dickens. And he does. Gordon (Kevin Finney), a man sitting in a non-descript café, has just passed away over a bowl of soup. He remains in a position of calm contemplation, very convincing as a corpse…