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MiryamGordon

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Bio: Miryam Gordon is a freelance theater writer in Seattle and writes plays and directs a few.

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Seattle Men's Chorus/Seattle Women's Chorus Artistic Director Dennis Coleman sings onstage.

Departing SMC/SWC Director Dennis Coleman And Allies Have Stories To Tell…

June 21, 2016 • Dennis Coleman is retiring after 35 years with Seattle Men’s and...

Eric Ray Anderson starred as "Finian" in Showtunes' concert version of "Finian's Rainbow" 
Photo: Chris Bennion

Showtunes Goes To Glocca Morra With Terrific “Finian’s Rainbow”

March 24, 2016 • If you love musicals, then you must love Showtunes Theatre Company!...

Shaunyce Omar (Nana) and Claudine Mboligikpelani Nako (Efua Kuti). My Heart Is the Drum Production photo. © 2016 Mark Kitaoka.

Lyricist Stacey Luftig On Village Theatre’s World Premiere Of “My Heart is the...

March 19, 2016 • Lyricist Stacey Luftig has won the 2016 Kleban Award for most promising...

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Telling All The Secrets: Chad Goller-Sojourner’s “Marching in Gucci: Memoirs of a Well-Dressed...

March 10, 2016 • Chad Goller-Sojourner has become adept at turning his life into stories, and is...

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Musings on Theatre 22’s “Can’t Talk Right Now” & The Seattle Fringe Fest

February 26, 2016 • Scotto Moore is one of my favorite local playwrights. He has terrific ideas to...

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Historic Peking Acrobats at UW’s Meany Theater This Saturday

January 20, 2016 • Bet you didn’t know that acrobatics, including routines like precision tumbling,...

Seattle Repertory Theatre Managing Director, Jeffrey Herrmann.

Seattle Rep’s Jeffrey Herrmann On His First Year: Big Hits, Big Losses…Bright Future

September 11, 2015 • Jeffrey Herrmann became Managing Director at the Seattle Repertory...

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Forward Flux Stages Two Smartly Sexy Plays By Female Playwrights For September

September 3, 2015 • Two fierce and female-written plays open in September, playing in repertory and...

Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

“Empire” in the original, “The Lion In Winter” now on stage at SecondStory...

August 27, 2015 • Review: The Lion in Winter by James Goldman. Directed by Eric Polani Jensen....

Tyler Todd Kimmel, Daniel Stoltenberg, Bethanie Russell, Asha Stichter, Jessi Little, Sara Porkalob, Katherine Jett and Mike Spee in Godspell at Taproot Theatre. Photo by Erik Stuhuag.

Theater Review: Taproot’s “Godspell” Not Your Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell

July 31, 2015 • Taproot Theatre is presenting a “refreshed” version of...

"Is She Dead Yet?" runs July 31 - Aug 22, 2015 at the Annex Theater on Capitol Hill. Photo by Ian Johnston/Dangerpants Photography

Brandon J. Simmons’ New Annex Comedy “Is She Dead Yet?” Explores Race &...

July 28, 2015 • The upcoming play at Annex punches straight at “white privilege”...

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Theater Review: Ayad Akhtar’s “The Who & The What” At Chicago’s Victory Gardens...

July 10, 2015 • Review: The Who & The What by Ayad Akhtar. Produced by Victory...

"Follow You Everywhere" is a coming out story/memoir onstage at 12th Avenue Arts this weekend.

Georgia Ragsdale’s “Follow You Everywhere” Is A Comic Coming Out Story

June 24, 2015 • Stand-up comedian, Georgia Ragsdale, had a sudden problem – she just...

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SOAPfest 2015: Set designer gets to play-write in the Sandbox

June 2, 2015 • It’s time for SOAPfest, again (at West of Lenin). This is the third iteration...

Matt Doyle (left) as Jasper and Sydney Shepherd (right) as Gretchen and others in Jasper in Deadland at The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle, WA. Photo credit: Matthew Murphy.

Inventive “Jasper in Deadland” Still Doesn’t Know What It Wants To Be

May 16, 2015 • Review: Jasper in Deadland. Book by Hunter Foster & Ryan Scott Oliver....

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Acclaimed Dance Company Pilobolus comes to UW’s Meany Hall

May 11, 2015 • Pilobolus Dance Company makes an appearance in Seattle May 14-16! Named after a barnyard...

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“Jasper in Deadland” Introduces Ryan Scott Oliver To Seattle In A Big Way

May 8, 2015 • Ryan Scott Oliver’s song writing can’t be pegged into one round or square hole. If you go...

Naval intelligence officer, Lieutenant Doris Little, (Heather Dudenbostel) confronts Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara (Robbie Hankins) about the attack in the Gulf of Tonkin as Senator Wayne Morse (Greg Monahan) looks on, in The Ghosts of Tonkin. Photo credit: Angela Kiser

New Play “The Ghosts of Tonkin” Explores The Vietnam War…And, American Culpability

May 2, 2015 • A unique production is coming shortly to ACT Theatre from Bellingham...

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Beloved Theater Teacher Hal Ryder Gets A Roast To Fund Cornish’s Theater Endowment

April 29, 2015 • Hal Ryder has been teaching and directing at Cornish College of the...

Brandon O'Neill is Brick and Laura Griffith is Maggie the Cat in ACT's production of Tennessee Williams' acclaimed classic play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof". Photo: John Cornicello/ACT

From “Carousel” To “Cat On A Hot Tin Roof”: Brandon O’Neill & Laura...

April 23, 2015 • Brandon O’Neill and Laura Griffith have just finished up a successful run as the lead couple...

Timothy McCuen Piggee stars in "Jacques Brel is Alive and Wel & Living in Paris", a  co-production presented at ACT - A Contemporary Theatre.
Photo Credit: Mark Kitaoka

Timothy McCuen Piggee: From “Belize” to “Brel”, The Local Actor & Teacher Has...

April 6, 2015 • Timothy McCuen Piggee is enjoying a 2015 with some well-deserved recognition....

Kirsten deLohr Helland as "Siren" in the world premiere of a new work by Justin Huertas. "Lizard Boy" at Seattle Repertory Theatre opens for previews March 27 and runs through May 2, 2015. Photo: Andry Laurence.

Kirsten deLohr Helland Is The Bewitching “Siren” In “Lizard Boy” At Seattle Rep

March 30, 2015 • Kirsten deLohr Helland never took a music lesson, or singing lesson, or dance...

The cast of "The Cabinet of Curiosities" the magical dinner theater piece at Washington Hall. Photo: John Cornicello

Café Nordo Started Simmering In NYC But Finds A Forever Home In Seattle’s...

March 25, 2015 • Back in 2009, suddenly there was a new kind of dinner theater, a...