Sterno-poster_proof-3 Burien Actors Theatre presents the offbeat comedy Out of Sterno – from Sept. 26 through Oct. 19 – in the company’s newly-restored performance space, which was damaged by an arson fire on Dec. 10, 2013. “OUT OF STERNO” Alice in Wonderland meets Peewee Herman as this zany comedy of self-discovery takes Dotty down the rabbit hole. Dotty’s life in Sterno with her husband, Hamel, is absolutely fairytale perfect! True, in their seven years of marriage Hamel has forbidden her to leave their tiny apartment or speak to anyone. But the naïve Dotty is happy spending her days doing arts and crafts and watching video reenactments of the day she and Hamel first met. Then one day, Dotty receives a mysterious phone call, and her life is changed forever. She soon discovers there’s a tawdry world out there, populated by characters such as Barb, the ultra feminist, and Zena, a potty-mouthed hair stylist. Dotty gradually finds herself and learns to make her own choices in this wickedly funny comedy that combines the qualities of a fable with those of a wacky comic strip adventure. Out of Sterno is a tour de force for the actor performing the role of Dan, who appears as eight different characters, including women. The show is suitable for ages 13-plus due to occasional adult language. Ticket prices range from $7 to $20. New this season, student tickets are just $10. For tickets, special deals or other information, go online to or call 206-242-5180. THE CAST Rochelle Flynn and Maggie Larrick are stage directing the show. Also featured are the diverse acting talents of:

  • Connor Kinzer (Dan who plays 8 characters)
  • Adam Hegg (Hamel)
  • Stephanie Spohrer (Dotty)
  • Mahria Zook (Zena)
Allan Loucks is composing original preshow and intermission music to heighten and extend the audience’s experience of the production. ABOUT BURIEN ACTORS THEATRE  Exciting live theater has been a tradition in Burien since 1955. Incorporated in 1980, Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) has been a leading producer of quality live theater serving residents of the Seattle and south Puget Sound areas. Burien Actors Theatre gives audiences an intriguing and invigorating theatre experience with unusual and fantastical productions they can’t get on a DVD or see anywhere else. The company’s mission is to treat audiences to productions of the highest artistic integrity that excite, engage and involve both the local and expanding theatrical communities in the Puget Sound region BAT is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) entity and operates on revenue from ticket sales, donations, grants, sponsorships and volunteers. TICKET PRICES AND PACKAGES FOR “OUT OF STERNO”:Tickets at the Box Office:
  • General: $20.00
  • Senior/Student: $17.00
OPENING NIGHT: Only on Sept. 26, get $5 off each ticket in the purchase if you show us your favorite nail art (on your nails or a picture). Good only for purchases at the door. DATE NIGHT: Only on Sept. 27, all tickets are half price!SEVEN DOLLAR SUNDAY: Only on Sept. 28, all tickets are just $7!  Remember, Sunday is a matinee performance only. Dinner and a Show Package: This package includes a two-course meal at Mark Restaurant & Bar plus a ticket to the show; cost is $35 per person. Contact the Mark at 206-241-6275.]]>

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