Theater Section

STUDY: Burien Actors Theatre brings additional $141,000 into City of Burien

STUDY: Burien Actors Theatre brings additional $141,000 into City of Burien

The University of Washington’s Foster School of Business recently came to B-Town to study Burien Actors Theatre’s economic impact on Burien, and their findings are impressive: The top line of... [Read more]

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

It’s almost here – Burien Actors Theatre’s 2017-18 season, which promises to be fanatical, amazing and wildly entertaining! Don’t miss your chance to get season tickets HERE. Here’s... [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…

Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Fest starts at Burien Actors Theatre April 14

Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Fest starts at Burien Actors Theatre April 14

For about the price of a matinee movie theater ticket, enjoy two award-winning and thought-provoking new plays live in April and May during the Playwrights Festival at Burien Actors Theatre. The 2017... [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]

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]

Burien Actors Theatre publishes new local Restaurant Directory for Burien

Burien Actors Theatre publishes new local Restaurant Directory for Burien

Our friends at Burien Actors Theatre recently created a new restaurant directory for Burien, listing at least 127 restaurants – kind of a big deal, considering how much time and effort projects like... [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…

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]

COUPON: Superhero comedy ‘The Toxic Avenger’ opens at BAT Friday, Sept. 30

COUPON: Superhero comedy ‘The Toxic Avenger’ opens at BAT Friday, Sept. 30

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the musical comedy The Toxic Avenger, opens Sept. 30 and runs through Oct. 30. The Burien Actors Theatre production features live musicians, specialty drinks... [Read more]

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Gala Sept. 17

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Gala Sept. 17

Enjoy fabulous food, drink and theatrical performances at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 17. From 6 to 9 p.m., be among the first to get a sneak peek into BAT’s... [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]

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase at BAT

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase at BAT

For about the price of a matinee movie theater ticket, you can see two brand-new plays from the creative minds of local playwrights during the Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase in August at Burien... [Read more]

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the folks at Burien Actors Theatre

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the folks at Burien Actors Theatre

From our friends at Burien Actors Theatre: Burien Actors Theatre’s 36th season has come to a close. BAT has already begun work on its 37th, the 2016-17, season. But before that adventure gets fully... [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…

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]

REVIEW: <i>In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)</i> substantial, with humor & heart

REVIEW: In the Next Room (or the vibrator play) substantial, with humor & heart

Photos by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com Review by Shelli Park As the proverbial curtain rises, we are witness to the dawn of electricity in domestic life. A time when the magic of a harnessed electrical... [Read more]

Ignite your bustle with comedic Victorian love story at Burien Actors Theatre

Ignite your bustle with comedic Victorian love story at Burien Actors Theatre

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prizc, In the Next Room or the vibrator play is a touching and comical love story about a young doctor and his wife in the Victorian age, and it will run at Burien Actors... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘A Christmas Twist’ is full of quirky humor and grace

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘A Christmas Twist’ is full of quirky humor and grace

Photos by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Review by Shelli Park The holidays are here and when it is that time of year Burien Actors Theatre always produces an offering that is guaranteed to make you laugh... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s comedy ‘A Christmas Twist,’ which runs through Dec. 20

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s comedy ‘A Christmas Twist,’ which runs through Dec. 20

Looking for a little cheekiness in your holiday theater-going? Enjoy seven actors bringing 18 characters to life in A Christmas Twist, an irreverent mash-up of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Oliver... [Read more]

Brass Quintet Holiday Concert for Burien Actors Theatre will be Dec. 9

Brass Quintet Holiday Concert for Burien Actors Theatre will be Dec. 9

On Wednesday, Dec. 9, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. This fundraiser concert for the theater will... [Read more]

Laugh through the holidays with BAT’s irreverent comedy ‘A Christmas Twist’

Laugh through the holidays with BAT’s irreverent comedy ‘A Christmas Twist’

Looking for a little cheekiness in your holiday theater-going? Enjoy seven actors bringing 18 characters to life in A Christmas Twist, an irreverent mash-up of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Oliver... [Read more]

REVIEW: Love triumphs for all in Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Addams Family’

REVIEW: Love triumphs for all in Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Addams Family’

Gomez (Nathaniel Jones) and Morticia Addams (Daniela Isabella Ferdico) are working through the complications of Wednesday’s love for a “normal” young man in the musical comedy “The Addams Family,”... [Read more]