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“Nite Skool” Rocks and Rules at Annex Theatre

July 30, 2017 • Just when it seems like the country has completely gone backwards,...

Eva Abram and Porscha Shaw in HOODOO LOVE at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center through July 30, 2017. Photo: Margaret Toomey

“Hoodoo Love” Sings Some Beautifully Passionate Blues

July 24, 2017 • Review: Hoodoo Love by Katori Hall. Produced by Sound Theatre Company...

Darragh Kennan is Aristotle and Chip Sherman is Alexander in the new play "ALEX & ARIS" at ACT. Photo: Chris Bennion

“Greensward” and “Alex & Aris”: Two New Plays Recall Theatrical Styles Of The...

July 22, 2017 • Two new plays in Seattle both feel like theater from another era. One has its...

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Cthulhu Arrived in Seattle!

July 22, 2017 • Cthulhu, the Musical! has arrived in Seattle, WA!  The ever-popular...

Spectrum Dance Theater's "(IM)Pulse" onstage at Seattle Repertory Theatre through July 2, 2017. Photo: Nate Watters

Review: Spectrum’s “(Im)PULSE” Is A Beautiful, Painful Road To Healing

June 21, 2017 • Review: (IM)Pulse Created and Produced by Spectrum Dance Theater. Part 1 Text from David...

Brandon Ryan and Christine Marie Brown star in the family drama/thriller DOWNSTAIRS by Theresa Rebeck, a Theatre 22/ACTLab co-production at ACT's Bullitt Cabaret through July 9, 2017.

Review: Theatre 22/ACTLab’s “Downstairs” Is A Gripping Family Drama/Thriller With Superb Acting

June 18, 2017 • Review: Downstairs by Theresa Rebeck. Produced by Theatre 22 with ACTLab....

Timothy McCuen Piggee and Adam Standley in ACT's production of THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE onstage through July 2, 2017

ACT Visits “The Avuncular Queen” With “The Legend of Georgia McBride”

June 18, 2017 • Review: The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez. Produced by...

Evan Whitfield, Sunam Ellis, Brenda joyner, Peter Dylan O'Connor in New Century Theatre Company's production of Will Eno's play THE REALISTIC JONESES onstage at 12th Avenue Arts through July 1, 2017

The Not So Realistic Joneses: Minimalist Oblique Theater With Gorgeous Design

June 15, 2017 • Review: The Realistic Joneses by Will Eno. Produced by New Century...

Lamar Legend, Shaunyce Omar, Angel Brice and Rachel Pate in Robert O’Hara's Barbecue. The play, directed by Malika Oyetimein, runs through June 25. Tickets: Intiman.org.  
Photo credit: Naomi Ishisaka.

Food, Family, Friction, Faith…Intiman’s “Barbecue & Seattle Public’s “Grand Concourse”

June 9, 2017 • Two local plays examine things near and dear to us: issues of faith...

MJ Sieber, center, as Bottom and the cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream produced by Seattle Shakespeare Company. Photo by Chris Bennion.

Review: Seattle Shakes’ Goes Hollywood With “Midsummer”

May 20, 2017 • Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare....

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SIFF World Premiere: The Fabulous Allan Carr

May 19, 2017 • Director Jeffrey Schwarz returns to SIFF with the world premiere of...

Samie Spring Detzer as Mrs. Linde, Che ... ouse - Photo Credit Jeff Carpenter

Review: “Cherdonna’s Doll’s House” Is Sublime…Until She Leaves The Stage

May 3, 2017 • Review: Cherdonna’s Doll’s House based on “A Doll’s...

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Miss Adraboo On Mary J. Blige’s New Album “Strength Of A Woman” Which...

April 28, 2017 • Mary J Blige. I was 12 and “What’s the 411” was the album in...

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“Here Lies Love”: The Disco Dictator Musical Gets An “A” For Showmanship But…

April 22, 2017 • Review: Here Lies Love. Concept and Lyrics by David Byrne. Music by David Byrne & Fatboy...

NADESHIKO by Keiko Green is Sound Theatre Company's spring 2017 production. Photo: John Cornicello

Reviews: Two New Plays Struggle With Problematic Plotting

April 21, 2017 • New plays are the ultimate theatrical gamble. Are they ready for Broadway or do...

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Review: “Sex with Strangers” is….Fun!!!

April 14, 2017 • Review: Sex with Strangers by Laura Eason. Produced by ReAct Theatre. Directed...

Richard Gray (left) as The Suspects and Chris DiStefano (right) as Officer Marcus in Murder for Two, a co-production between The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre. Photo credit: Tracy Martin

Reviews: Village and 5th Avenue Both Offer Up Middlebrow Musicals

April 10, 2017 • It’s hard to write reviews of middle of the road shows that aren’t really bad but...

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Elohim Dazzles Audience with Light, Sound, and Love

April 3, 2017 • Elohim made her Seattle debut at Chop Suey last Wednesday night to an...

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Review: “Bad Panda” Charms And The Wagnerian “Das Ende” Haunts

March 31, 2017 •   Fantastic Z’s BAD PANDA With Richard Sean Glen and Helen...

Hana Lass, left, Richard Nguyen Sloniker, Shawn Belyea and MJ Sieber  in Seattle Rep's DRY POWDER.

Review: Seattle Rep’s “Dry Powder” Features Snappy Dialogue But Clownish Characters

March 28, 2017 • Review: Dry Powder by Sarah Burgess. Produced by Seattle Repertory...

Chris Shea, center, stars as Macbett in "Macbett" at Ghostlight Theatricals at the Ballard Underground. Photo: Steven Sterne.

Reviews: Ghostlight’s “Macbett” & Latino Theatre Project’s “26 Miles” Feature Strong Scripts/Casts

March 24, 2017 • Smaller Seattle companies tackle two fascinating complex plays by two talented...

Back Row: Suzy Hunt, Sara Henley-Hicks, Cassi Q. Kohl, Angie Louise Front Row: Katherine Strohmaier, Molli Corcoran, Bobby Kotula, Erin Hyatt. Photo: Showtunes Theatre

Showtunes celebrates strong females with a ton of Molly!

March 14, 2017 • Showtunes for the Love of Musicals presented a special staged performance of...

The cast of "Milk Like Sugar" at ArtsWest. Photos by John McLellan

Review: ArtsWest’s “Milk Like Sugar” and ACT’s “Tribes”

March 12, 2017 • “Young people with problems” is the thread  (and a rather simplistically common...

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KEDi: Stray Cats Strut in Istanbul

March 8, 2017 • “Cats … have seen empires rise and fall.” It is with this epic...

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Mykki Blanco Celebrates Community At Neumos Show

March 1, 2017 • Review: The Stunt Queen Tour w/Mykki Blanco and Cakes Da Killah Feb....