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A Teatro ZinZanni patron and diva/star Christine Deaver share a meal in ZinZanni's holiday show, HOLLYWOOD & VINE at their new home in Woodinville, Washington. Photo: Michael Doucette

Teatro Zinzanni’s HOLLYWOOD & VINE Decks the Halls in New Venue in Woodinville

December 5, 2018 • Fans of Teatro Zinzanni’s who mourned the loss of the company’s longtime...

Brandon J. Simmons and Claudine Mboligkpelani Nako in The Williams Project's production of Tony Kushner's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, being performed at the Hillman City Collaboratory from Oct 25th to Nov 18, 2018. Photo: Julia Davis

Review: Two Plays Deal With The AIDS Era In Very Different Ways

November 3, 2018 • We still don’t have a cure but we do have effective ways of...

(Pictured from Left to Right: Season Qiu, Andrew Forrest, Aimee Decker, Duncan Pound and Buddy Todd. Photo by Tom Dang.

Review: Two Low Budget Asian Themed Plays Charm and Delight

October 29, 2018 • In the last couple of weeks I’ve seen two productions from...

Cobey Mandarino, André G. Brown, Sydney Andrews in "And In This Corner: Cassius Clay" at Seattle Children's Theatre through Nov 25, 2018.

Review: Mike Daisey’s America in 18 Chapters & Muhammed Ali’s Youth in Two...

October 28, 2018 • My favorite subjects in school were all history, literature or theater related so when all...

Victor Pappas, Avery Clark and Mike Dooly in OSLO at ACT through November 11, 2018. Photo: Chris Bennion.

Review: Two Plays Examine The Middle East…One Confounds While The Other Just Fails

October 24, 2018 • In recent years, a number of playwrights have appeared who write...

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Insightful, Fun New Works Open Village & On the Boards Seasons

October 22, 2018 • Insightful, Fun New Works Open Village & On the Boards Seasons   Through different...

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Review: Two VERY Different Latinx Plays…”Brainpeople” and “Fade”

October 17, 2018 • One is spooky, weird and oddly appropriate for the times we live in...

The cast of Come From Away - Photo Credit Matt Murphy

Review: Emotional Roller Coasters At 5th Avenue and Seattle Rep…One Grim and One...

October 15, 2018 • Grab Those Hankies! You’re gonna need them at the 5th Avenue...

Left: A Small History of Amal, Age 7 (Forward Flux/Pratidhwani), at West of Lenin through October 6.  Photo by Pankaj Luthra. 

Right: Skeleton Crew, at ArtsWest through October 14.  Photo by John McLellan

Reviews: Must-See Theater At ArtsWest & Forward Flux/Pratidhwani

September 29, 2018 • Two intimate, lively shows consider the daily and extraordinary fight of the human spirit....

Theater Schmeater's production of TWO SISTERS AND A PIANO with (left to right) Aviona Rodriguez Brown, Marquicia Domingue and Roger Estrada.

Reviews: “Two Sisters And A Piano” at Schmee and “Everything You Touch” at...

September 28, 2018 • MORE recent theater openings to check out….here’s two...

Elinor Gunn, making very bland pasta and Daniel Gerroll play adulterous lovers in ACT's production of David Hare's SKYLIGHT now through Sept 30, 2018.

Reviews: Catching Up At ACT With “Setzuan” and “Skylight”

September 22, 2018 • I have so many reviews to write and I can’t let my lower back...

Sarah Harlett in Richard III. Photo by HMMM Productions.

Review: The All Female “Richard III” Is A Dynamic Theater Event

September 17, 2018 • They astounded us early last year with their fantastic mega event BRING DOWN...

Left to right: Phillip Ray Guevara, Jim Gall, Julie Briskman and Sophie Franco in Intiman's NATIVE GARDENS by Karen Zacarías.  Photo by Naomi Ishisaka.

Review: Despite the September Tulips, Intiman’s “Native Gardens” Has Its Topical Charms

September 13, 2018 •   It’s September and a young/mostly old theater lovers...

Klarissa Marie Robles, in Theatre Battery's production, "Alma (or #NoWall)" Photo by Richard Salas.

Closing This Weekend: With “Alma ( or #nowall)”, Theatre Battery Brings Timely New...

September 7, 2018 • While Seattle is celebrated for its progressive and innovative arts scene, some of the most...

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Hepburn…Tracy…Duke of Windsor: All The Juicy Gay Secrets Revealed In “Scotty and the...

August 24, 2018 • Don’t let the very hetero banner image fool you…the one the makers of the...

Lorca's "Blood Wedding" produced by The Williams Project. Photos: Jeff Carpenter

Review: Nice Night For A “Blood Wedding”

August 4, 2018 • Outdoor theater is not one of my favorite things. Bugs…fussy children…oafs...

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Don’t Miss: “Tail Feather” Flocks into Langston with a Night of Dance, Struts,...

June 15, 2018 •   The starting place for Tail Feather, a performative celebration of queer...

Edna Turnblad (Nick DeSantis), Motormouth Maybelle (Shaunyce Omar), and Tracy Turnblad (Callie Williams).  Photo by Tracy Martin for Village Theatre.

Great Cast Makes for a Great, Big Show at Village’s Season Closer, “Hairspray”...

June 15, 2018 • Great Cast Makes for a Great, Big Show at Village’s Season Closer, “Hairspray” the...

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“Le Grand Fromage” (at West of Lenin thru 6/15) Is a Surprise Charmer

June 6, 2018 •   No “BAM!” Here, But the Food-Centric, Celeb-Sprinkled Solo...

"Five Lesbians Eating A Quiche" produced by Fantastic.Z Theatre Company. Photo: Alex Garland

Review: Dive Into Fantastic.Z’s “5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche” Through Next Weekend —...

May 30, 2018 •   That quiche diving is “great technique.”   I went...