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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]

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

TAPROOT THEATRE PRESENTS “THE GIFT OF THE MAGI” – NOVEMBER 29, 2017 Taproot Theatre’s Touring Company will be presenting a stage adaptation of O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi” at Resurrection... [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]

Join the Hi-Liners under the sea for Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Sept. 9-24

Join the Hi-Liners under the sea for Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Sept. 9-24

Join Burien’s Hi-Liners Musical Theatre under the sea! The Burien Hi-Liners Musical Theatre proudly presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the Highline Performing Arts Center, from Sept. 9-24. Youth... [Read more]

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ for FREE this Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ for FREE this Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: There’s a FREE family-friendly outdoor ‘Theatre in the Park’ performance in Burien this Saturday, July 29, at 2 p.m. – “Coyote Tails” – at the New Start Community... [Read more]

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: The 14/48 Projects will be presenting ‘Coyote Tails’ – its FREE annual Summer Park Show for children and adults alike – at 2 p.m. this Saturday, July 29! This play will be performed... [Read more]

See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE this Saturday at Dottie Harper Park

See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE this Saturday at Dottie Harper Park

The 14/48 Projects returns with ‘Coyote Tails’ – its FREE annual Summer Park Show for children and adults alike at 2 p.m. this Saturday, July 22! This play will be performed outside in Burien’s... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School Drama’s ‘The Addams Family’ opens Thursday!

Mount Rainier High School Drama’s ‘The Addams Family’ opens Thursday!

Mount Rainier High School Drama Production The Addams Family opens on May 4, 7 p.m.! The production continues May 5, 6, 12 &13, with performances at 7 p.m., and an additional matinee performance... [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…

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]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Friday & Saturday

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Friday & Saturday

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents ‘Annie Jr.’ this weekend, opening TONIGHT, Friday, Feb. 24, with the finalé... [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]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Feb. 24 & Feb. 25

St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Feb. 24 & Feb. 25

St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents ‘Annie Jr.’ on Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25! With equal measures of pluck and... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at BAT this Friday

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at BAT this Friday

Passion, ambition and the Internet become inextricably entangled in the thoughtful comedy ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at Burien Actors Theatre this Friday, Feb. 10, and continuing through... [Read more]

Bedroom meets internet in comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre

Bedroom meets internet in comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre

Passion, ambition and the Internet become inextricably entangled in the thoughtful comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ at Burien Actors Theatre. Performances of this Washington State premiere, written... [Read more]

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Election’ will be Fri. Jan. 13 & Sat. Jan. 14

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Election’ will be Fri. Jan. 13 & Sat. Jan. 14

Just when you thought election season was over, here comes Highline High School Drama’s ‘THE ELECTION,’ at the Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 14! In this... [Read more]

REVIEW: <i>The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)</i> is a holiday gift within a gift

REVIEW: The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) is a holiday gift within a gift

Review by John Van de Ven. The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged), is a holiday gift within a gift – or a pageant within a play. The premise of the play (written by Reed Martin) is a pageant featuring a number of acts…

COUPON: Save $5 at ‘Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’, opening Friday

COUPON: Save $5 at ‘Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’, opening Friday

Celebrate the season – and Save $5 bucks – with a tour de force in which three actors do absolutely everthing in the irreverently heartwarming comedy The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) at Burien... [Read more]