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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]

Sponsored Post See the movie ‘Roar’ at Advertiser Tin Theater, help the World Wildlife Fund

See the movie ‘Roar’ at Advertiser Tin Theater, help the World Wildlife Fund

Advertiser the Tin Room Theater wants our Readers to know that they are doing a fundraiser tied into their newest movie – “Roar” – which opens Friday night (Aug. 7) and runs through Thursday... [Read more]

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…