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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]

Twisted cheer in BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’

Twisted cheer in BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’

Celebrate the season with a tour de force in which three actors do absolutely everthing in the irreverently heartwarming comedy The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) at Burien Actors Theatre Nov.... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘The Toxic Avenger’ will truly entertain and the cast talent saves the day

REVIEW: ‘The Toxic Avenger’ will truly entertain and the cast talent saves the day

Mayor of Tromaville Babs Belgoody dances on a desk surrounded by, from left to right, corrupt waste management executives (Rico Lastrapes and John Williams Lynch) and environmental nerd Melvin Ferd the... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre auditioning for comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ Sept. 10 & 12

Burien Actors Theatre auditioning for comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ Sept. 10 & 12

Burien Actors Theatre will be holding auditions for the comedy ‘Sex with Strangers,’ on Saturday, Sept. 10, and Monday, Sept. 12. Written by Laura Eason, this new play will be performed from Feb.... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘The Magic Treehouse: The Knight at Dawn KIDS’ opens Friday

Hi-Liners’ ‘The Magic Treehouse: The Knight at Dawn KIDS’ opens Friday

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre will be presenting ‘The Magic Treehouse: The Knight at Dawn KIDS’ at the Renton Civic Theatre the weekends of April 29, 30, May 1, and May 6 and 7. What would... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s <i>The Letters</i> a ‘well crafted production of a wonderful script’

REVIEW: BAT’s The Letters a ‘well crafted production of a wonderful script’

Review By Shelli Park, Photos by Michael Brunk; Fear is a powerful emotion. Throw in a dose of envy, insecurity, attraction and illusion of power and you have an intriguing scenario…

COUPON: Save $5 off psychological thriller <i>The Letters</i> at BAT; opens Friday

COUPON: Save $5 off psychological thriller The Letters at BAT; opens Friday

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the psychological thriller The Letters, opens this FRIDAY night, April 8, and runs through May 1. This production will feature live music performed pre-show... [Read more]

Psychological thriller <i>The Letters</i> creates suspense at Burien Actors Theatre

Psychological thriller The Letters creates suspense at Burien Actors Theatre

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the psychological thriller The Letters, performs April 8 through May 1. This production will feature live music performed pre-show and at intermission, specialty... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High’s ‘HONK!’ opens TONIGHT at Performing Arts Center

Kennedy Catholic High’s ‘HONK!’ opens TONIGHT at Performing Arts Center

Kennedy Catholic High School Theatre will be presenting the musical comedy ‘HONK!’ – opening TONIGHT, Thursday March 17 – and continuing through Sunday, March 20 at the Highline Performing... [Read more]

Highline High’s crazed mash-up ‘Harry’s Hotter at Twilight’ will be Sat., Mar. 26

Highline High’s crazed mash-up ‘Harry’s Hotter at Twilight’ will be Sat., Mar. 26

The Highline High School Drama Department will be presenting ‘Harry’s Hotter at Twilight,’ a crazed, mash-up parody of the Harry Potter and Twilight series (and more) at the Highline... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’ opens TONIGHT

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’ opens TONIGHT

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with the Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents DreamWorks’ ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’, opening TONIGHT – Friday, Feb.... [Read more]