Burien Actors Theaterâ€™s (â€œBATâ€) production of the comedy-drama Church & StateÂ â€“ which runs April 27 to May 20 â€“ is a look at what can happen when religion, guns and social media mix it up with politics and honesty.Â The Burien Actors Theatre production, written by Jason Odell Williams, features specialty drinks themed to the show and plenty of free on-site parking, plus an opening night party. â€œCHURCH & STATEâ€ Three days before Charles Whitmoreâ€™s Senate re-election, he decides to finally tell the public exactly whatâ€™s on his mind, no filter. What could possibly go wrong? This look at how religion, guns and social media influence our political system is simultaneously funny, heartbreaking and uplifting. Church & State is a Best New Play Nominee with both the Off-Broadway Alliance and L.A. Ovation Awards. Northwest premiere.
â€œSubtle and gripping entertainment… Jason Odell Williams is a postmodern Clifford Odetsâ€This show contains a little mild adult language that includes â€œG,â€ â€œHâ€ and â€œDâ€ words. BAT’s policy is to inform audiences of content but to let parents, guardians and teachers make decisions that they feel appropriate for the youth and teens in their care. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. at Burien Actors Theatre, 14501 4th Ave. S.W. in Burien. TICKETS & COUPON Ticket prices range from $7 to $20. Student tickets are just $10. Enjoy opening weekend deals:
– LA Times.“A crackling script! I wish every member of Congress could see it!”
- Tickets on opening night, April 27, include free admission to the opening night party.
- On Saturday, April 28 all tickets are half price.
- On Sunday, April 29, which is BATâ€™s Seven Buck Sunday, admission is just $7.