Theater Section

Help the Hi-Liners – get your car washed on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Annex

Help the Hi-Liners – get your car washed on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Annex

It’s time for the annual Hi-Liners fundraiser Car Wash, to be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Burien Annex. Suggested donation is $10, and all proceeds go to help this great... [Read more]

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase July 24-26

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase July 24-26

Come enjoy – in air-conditioned luxury – rehearsed staged readings of original short works written and performed by local playwrights and actors in Seattle Playwrights Studio’s annual Showcase July 24-26.  Meet... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Thanks to all of you, Burien Actors Theatre’s... [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]

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

REMINDER: Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which opens at Burien Actors Theatre this Friday night, May 1, and runs... [Read more]

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ will be Thursday, May 7

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ will be Thursday, May 7

Auditions for the Hi-Liners’ version of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ (aka C2B2) will be Thursday, May 7, from 3–6pm at The Burien Annex. To register, click here. Here’s more info: C2B2... [Read more]

REMINDER: Support The Hi-Liners at a Book Fair this Saturday, April 25

REMINDER: Support The Hi-Liners at a Book Fair this Saturday, April 25

REMINDER: The Hi-Liners Musical Theater will be part of a Barnes & Noble Book Fair this Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble Southcenter store. “Join us for... [Read more]

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which runs at Burien Actors Theatre from May 1 through May 24. For about the price... [Read more]

Help Burien’s Hi-Liners by buying at Book Fair on Saturday, April 25

Help Burien’s Hi-Liners by buying at Book Fair on Saturday, April 25

Help Burien’s Hi-Liners by shopping at a Book Fair fundraiser from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at Barnes & Noble at Southcenter. There will also be a sneak peek of ‘Dinosaurs... [Read more]

Get FREE PIE at Burien Actors Theatre on ‘Pi Day’ Saturday, March 14

Get FREE PIE at Burien Actors Theatre on ‘Pi Day’ Saturday, March 14

In honor of ‘Pi Day’ on Saturday, March 14, 2015, get a FREE slice of pie with admission that day only to the musical comedy I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change at Burien Actors Theatre…

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]

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]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Holiday Concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17

Burien Actors Theatre’s Holiday Concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17

On Wednesday, Dec. 17, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet – featuring internationally renowned soloist... [Read more]

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

Celebrate the season with the irreverent comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Nov. 28 and running through Dec. 21. The show incorporates original... [Read more]

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park Wed.

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park Wed.

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ is coming to North SeaTac Park this Wednesday night, July 30! The traveling Italian theatre troupe that brought The Totally True and... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘Thanks to one and all’ for recent success

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘Thanks to one and all’ for recent success

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] BAT (Burien Actors Theatre) just completed... [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…

Council to review previous Community Center plans at Monday session

Council to review previous Community Center plans at Monday session

by Scott Schaefer The Burien City Council will review a presentation at its Monday, Feb. 24, Study Session about previous plans – last reviewed in 2008 – for a new Burien Community Center that were... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off’ is ON – at the old Staples, starting Feb. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off’ is ON – at the old Staples, starting Feb. 21

“Noises Off” is ON, hitting a new stage Feb. 21, as Burien Actors Theatre has received permission to use the old Staples retail space, located in the southwest corner of the Burien Town Plaza…

Burien Actors Theatre needs $10,000 to pay for space for ‘Noises Off’

Burien Actors Theatre needs $10,000 to pay for space for ‘Noises Off’

Burien Actors Theatre announced Tuesday (Jan. 28) that their next production, which runs Feb. 21 through March 23 – “Noises Off” – is ON, but they still need to raise $10,000 to pay for a location…

Auditions for comedy ‘End Days’ at Burien Actors Theatre will be Jan. 29-30

Auditions for comedy ‘End Days’ at Burien Actors Theatre will be Jan. 29-30

Burien Actors Theatre will be holding auditions on Wednesday, Jan. 29 and Thursday, Jan. 30 for the 5-actor comedy “End Days,” written by Deborah Zoe Laufer…

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]

‘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…

Love, passion and betrayal are a tangled nest in BLT’s ‘Beauty of the Father’

Love, passion and betrayal are a tangled nest in BLT’s ‘Beauty of the Father’

Love, passion and betrayal are a tangled nest in Beauty of the Father produced by Latino Theatre Projects and Burien Little Theatre and opening Aug. 2. Latino Theatre Projects and Burien Little Theatre... [Read more]

‘Totally True & Almost Accurate Adventures of Pinocchio’ coming Aug. 3-4

‘Totally True & Almost Accurate Adventures of Pinocchio’ coming Aug. 3-4

The Totally True and Almost Accurate Adventures of Pinocchio – a FREE outdoor show for families – is coming to Lake Burien School Park the weekend of Aug. 3 and 4 from 2 – 3 p.m. “When a historic... [Read more]

City of Burien’s ‘Music (and Theater) in the Park’ begins July 11

City of Burien’s ‘Music (and Theater) in the Park’ begins July 11

Burien Park’s ‘Music (and Theater) in the Park’ begins Wednesday, July 11 and runs Wednesdays at North SeaTac Park and Thursdays at Lake Burien Park, with Theater at Dottie Harper Park... [Read more]

REVIEW: Burien Little Theatre’s Playwrights Festival, Part Two

REVIEW: Burien Little Theatre’s Playwrights Festival, Part Two

by Shelli Park If I closed my eyes last night at Burien Little Theatre as I sat waiting for the first of the final two plays of the Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, I felt as though I was at the... [Read more]