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The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

“Once a Hi-Liner, always a Hi-Liner” has been the rallying call since the organization was founded in 1966, and has been reiterated each year since 1994 when MainStage first took to the Highline PAC... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High’s Spring Musical ‘The Music Man’ opens Thursday

Kennedy Catholic High’s Spring Musical ‘The Music Man’ opens Thursday

The Kennedy Catholic High School drama department’s Spring Musical ‘The Music Man’ will be marching into the Highline Performing Arts Center starting Thursday night, March 20, through... [Read more]

St. Francis Junior High to perform Disney’s ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ Feb. 28-Mar. 1

St. Francis Junior High to perform Disney’s ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ Feb. 28-Mar. 1

Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. will be performed by the St. Francis Junior High students at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1…

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]

‘It’s alive!!!’ Help keep Burien Actors Theatre alive; donations being matched!

‘It’s alive!!!’ Help keep Burien Actors Theatre alive; donations being matched!

Photos by Mike Wilson. “It’s alive!!!”  Help keep BAT alive!  An angel appeared at Burien Actors Theatre and agreed to match donations made from the beginning of the comedy musical “Mel Brooks’... [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…

PHOTOS: Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners’ ‘Shrek the Musical’

PHOTOS: Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners’ ‘Shrek the Musical’

Just two weeks left to catch the Hi-Liners‘ version of Shrek the Musical at the Highline Performing Arts Center, including performances this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15. And you can save... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Winnie the Pooh, KIDS!’ opens Tonight at the Burien Annex

Hi-Liners’ ‘Winnie the Pooh, KIDS!’ opens Tonight at the Burien Annex

Burien’s Hi-Liners Musical Theatre DownStage Center’s production of Disney’s ‘Winnie the Pooh, KIDS!‘ opens tonight – Friday, April 19 – at the Burien Annex , and runs through... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s ‘Guys and Dolls’ Runs Thurs.–Sun.

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s ‘Guys and Dolls’ Runs Thurs.–Sun.

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School’s production of “Guys and Dolls” will be this weekend – Thursday through Sunday – at Highline Performing Arts Center. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday,... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic’s ‘Guys & Dolls’ Runs March 21–24 at Performing Arts Center

Kennedy Catholic’s ‘Guys & Dolls’ Runs March 21–24 at Performing Arts Center

The Kennedy Catholic High School Performing Arts Department will be presenting its annual Spring Musical – “Guys and Dolls” – from March 21 – 24 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Tickets... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Burien Little Theatre’s All-Female ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

PHOTOS: Scenes from Burien Little Theatre’s All-Female ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Burien Little Theatre’s innovative, all-female production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” continues through March 24 (performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.),... [Read more]

St. Francis of Assisi’s School Musical ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ Runs March 1–2

St. Francis of Assisi’s School Musical ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ Runs March 1–2

Burien’s St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting its musical – ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ – at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2. Performances... [Read more]

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]

All-Female ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ to Rock Burien Little Theatre Starting 2/15

All-Female ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ to Rock Burien Little Theatre Starting 2/15

Starting Feb. 15, our friends at Burien Little Theatre will be presenting an all-female version of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar set in the future and featuring a live rock band. You read that... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical’ Premieres Friday, Dec. 7

‘Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical’ Premieres Friday, Dec. 7

A local Author & Playwright have teamed up to create a new musical called “Santa’s First Magical Ride: The Musical” – a new tale about why Santa took that first magical ride and his life with... [Read more]

<i>‘Fire BAAAD!’</i> Burien Little Theatre Needs $8,000 to Pay for Next 2 Musicals

‘Fire BAAAD!’ Burien Little Theatre Needs $8,000 to Pay for Next 2 Musicals

First, the Good News: Our friends at Burien Little Theatre want our Readers to know that they are the first non-professional theater in the country to get the rights to “Young Frankenstein the Musical.” “This... [Read more]

REVIEW: Hi-Liners’ Musical Production of ‘CATS’ is a Fresh Interpretation

REVIEW: Hi-Liners’ Musical Production of ‘CATS’ is a Fresh Interpretation

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The names of the Actors that originally appeared in this review have been deleted at the request of Hi-Liners Artistic Director Kathleen Edwards, to meet their guidelines of not critiquing... [Read more]

VIDEO: Hi-Liners Actor Creates Promo Video for Upcoming ‘CATS’ Production

VIDEO: Hi-Liners Actor Creates Promo Video for Upcoming ‘CATS’ Production

Victoria Knight, a Hi-Liner, created the following promotional video for their upcoming production of “CATS,” which opens this Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Highline Performing Arts Center: On... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Hi-Liners’ ‘Cats’ Rehearsal; Show Opens Sept. 15

PHOTOS: Scenes from Hi-Liners’ ‘Cats’ Rehearsal; Show Opens Sept. 15

Burien’s Hi-Liners recently held a rehearsal of their upcoming production of ‘Cats,’ which opens Sept. 15, and they were generous enough to let The B-Town Blog in to take some pics. “Cats”... [Read more]

Save $3 Off Burien’s Hi-Liners ‘Cats,’ Which Runs Sept. 15–30

Save $3 Off Burien’s Hi-Liners ‘Cats,’ Which Runs Sept. 15–30

Burien’s Hi-Liners have opened up ticket sales for their upcoming production of “Cats,” which runs Sept. 15 – 30 at the Highline Performing Arts Center, located at 401 South 152nd... [Read more]

Go ‘Into the Woods Jr.’ with the Hi-Liners Sunday at 6 p.m.

Go ‘Into the Woods Jr.’ with the Hi-Liners Sunday at 6 p.m.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We try to do our best to post local events, but we want to apologize for the tardiness of this one, which somehow slipped through our email cracks:] Burien’s Hi-Liners “Into... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien’s Hi-Liners ‘Jellicle Cats’ Cavort at 4th of July Parade

PHOTOS: Burien’s Hi-Liners ‘Jellicle Cats’ Cavort at 4th of July Parade

Our friends from The Hi-Liners ‘Jellicle Cats’ cavorted at the Burien 4th of July Parade Wednesday, “because Jellicles can and Jellicles do!” Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: #gallery-3... [Read more]

Burien’s Hi-Liners Announce Fall Show: ‘This won’t be your Mother’s Cats’

Burien’s Hi-Liners Announce Fall Show: ‘This won’t be your Mother’s Cats’

by Scott Schaefer Hi-Liners Artistic Director Kathleen Edwards. At a special reception for supporters, advertisers, friends and others Monday night, Burien’s Hi-Liners announced that their big show... [Read more]

REVIEW: Burien Little Theatre Gets Creative with ‘The Who’s Tommy’

REVIEW: Burien Little Theatre Gets Creative with ‘The Who’s Tommy’

  by Rachel Lusby The Burien Little Theatre took a walk on the wild side with their theater adaptation of The Who’s 1975 rock opera, “Tommy.” “Tommy,” (played by The Who’s front man Roger... [Read more]

PHOTO: Hi-Liners’ Rehearsal Of Chicago, Which Is Now Playing

PHOTO: Hi-Liners’ Rehearsal Of Chicago, Which Is Now Playing

‘Velma Kelly,’ played by Lauren Khalfayan, along with the rest of the Hi-Liners cast rehearse “All That Jazz.” Chicago opens at Burien’s Highline Performing Arts Center TONIGHT... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Chimes In Its Support For ‘Music4Life’ Program

Highline Schools Foundation Chimes In Its Support For ‘Music4Life’ Program

The Highline Schools Foundation announced this week that they have “joined the growing list of community organizations supporting the new Highline Music4Life™ program.”   In case you’re... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Martha, Josie & The Chinese Elvis’ At BLT: Great Time(ing)!

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘Martha, Josie & The Chinese Elvis’ At BLT: Great Time(ing)!

Photo by Ken Holmes by Philip Benais Martha, Josie And The Chinese Elvis; Directed by John Vreeke: Starring Kelli Mohrbacher, Geni Hawkins, Alexandra Novotny, Gerald B. Browning, Ken Wong and Angelica... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Martha, Josie & The Chinese Elvis’ Continues At BLT This Weekend

REMINDER: ‘Martha, Josie & The Chinese Elvis’ Continues At BLT This Weekend

Burien Little Theatre’s next production, “Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis” continues this weekend, with nationally-known Director John Vreeke at the helm. Besides an abundance of... [Read more]