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Hugo (James Schilling) and Chris (Rachel Guyer-Mafune) investigate something nasty in the pot in Washington Ensemble Theatre's FEATHERS AND TEETH onstage March 29-April 15, 2019. Photo: WET

Reviews: A Fun “She Stoops To Conquer” and A Modestly Fun “Feathers and...

April 8, 2019 • Review: SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER by Oliver Goldsmith. Produced by Seattle Shakespeare Company....

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Review: “Marie, Still Dancing” Needs To Be Still Re-Writing Its Clunky Book &...

April 6, 2019 • Review: Marie, Dancing Still. Book & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Music by Stephen Flaherty....

Pictured: Libby Barnard.  Photo by John Ulman.

Review: Seattle Public’s “Dry Land” Is An Emotionally Charged and Dynamic Piece of...

March 28, 2019 • Review: DRY LAND by Ruby Rae Spiegel. Produced by Seattle Public Theater. Directed by Anita...

Teri J. Lazzara and Brandon Ryan in MAP Theatre's production of TREVOR. (Photo: Shane Regan)

Reviews: “Trevor” and “Always…Patsy Cline” Don’t Quite Fit The Bill

March 23, 2019 • When I do multiple reviews in one post, I TRY to make sure that there’s some connection...

Suzy Hunt as "Genevieve" in Annie Baker's JOHN onstage at ArtsWest March 14 to April 7, 2019. Photos by John McLellan

Review: Experiencing The Spooky Pleasures of “John”

March 22, 2019 • Review: JOHN by Annie Baker. Produced by ArtsWest Playhouse. Directed by Erin Murray. Scenic...

"Guess Who's Baaaaaack??!!??" Pamela Reed is Nora and Laura Kenny is Anne Marie in Seattle Rep's production of Lucas Hnath's unnecessary sequel A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2. Photo: Alan Alabastro

Review: Do We REALLY Need A Sequel To Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House”?

March 21, 2019 • Review: A Doll’s Life, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath and based on Henrik Ibsen’s A...

Belize (left) (played by Ton Williams) and Prior (Kenyon Meleney) in Angels in America: Part II (Perestroika).  Photo by Tim Johnston.

Review: Stand-Out Acting Propels the Marathon “Angels in America” At Lakewood Playhouse

March 9, 2019 •   The Tacoma-area theatre’s production, told in six acts across two separate shows...

Juliet (Gabriella O'Fallon) and Romeo (Joshua M. Castille) are the fenced in young lovers in ACT's ROMEO + Juliet onstage through March 31, 2019. Photo: Chris Bennion

ACT’s “Romeo + Juliet” Has Energy & Teen Angst To Spare, Plus A...

March 9, 2019 •   Review: ROMEO + JULIET by William Shakespeare. Produced by ACT. Directed by John Langs....

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Review: “The Woman in Black” Gets The Scare Job Done

March 4, 2019 • Review: THE WOMAN IN BLACK based on the novel by Susan Hill and adapted for the stage by...

Ian Bond in Book-It's AMERICAN JUNKIE. Photo: Studio 19 Photography

Review: Book-It’s “American Junkie” Is A Rough Trip…But, Is It Rough Enough?

February 23, 2019 •   Review: AMERICAN JUNKIE based on the memoir by Tom Hansen. Adapted by Jane Jones and...

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In the Sharp & Witty 140 LBS, Solo Performer Susan Lieu Avenges Her...

February 16, 2019 •   “How beauty killed my mother” is the tagline for 140 LBS, Susan Lieu’s solo show...

Diana Huey as Sherrie and Galen Disston as Drew star in Rock of Ages at The 5th Avenue Theatre - Photo Credit Tracy Martin

Review: “Rock of Ages” Is Such A Dumb Show…Yet, Ridiculous Amounts of Fun

February 14, 2019 • Review: ROCK OF AGES. Book by Chris D’Arienzo. Arrangements and Orchestrations by Ethan...

Peter Crook as Vanya and Alexandra Tavares as Yelena in UNCLE VANYA at ACT

Review: Seagull Project Wraps Up Chekhov Series With A Lovely “Uncle Vanya”

February 9, 2019 • Review: UNCLE VANYA by Anton Chekhov. Translated by Carol Rocamora....

Kathryn Van Meter and Dedra D. Woods star in FIRE SEASON at Seattle Public Theater now through February 17, 2019.

Reviews: “Fire Season” Has Heat; “M. Butterfly” Doesn’t

January 30, 2019 • Review: M. BUTTERFLY by David Henry Hwang. Produced by Arts West. Directed by Samip Raval....

Kevin Anderson in Seattle Repertory Theatre’s production of Last of the Boys. Photo by Alan Alabastro

Review: Seattle Rep’s “Last of the Boys”…Reflection on Ghosts of Vietnam War Is...

January 25, 2019 • Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Strong Production of Dietz’s...

Left to right: Shermona Mitchell, Klarissa Marie Robles and Sophie Franco in "B" at Washington Ensemble Theatre/12th Avenue Arts on Capitol Hill. Photo: WET

WET’s New Production of Guillermo Calderón’s “B” Explores The Politics of Protest &...

January 20, 2019 •   Review: “B” by Guillermo Calderón. Produced by Washington Ensemble...

Michael Winters and Keiko Green in All's Well That Ends Well. Photo by John Ulman

It’s January…Must Be Time For New Theater Not Involving The Holidays

January 19, 2019 •   Review: All’s Well That Ends Well by William...

The Wormwood family: Nava Ruthfield (Matilda), Ann Cornelius (Mrs. Wormwood), Chris Ensweiler (Mr. Wormwood), and Maddox Baker (Michael).  Village Theatre production photo by Mark Kitaoka.

Village’s Matilda the Musical Heads to Everett: Inspiring for Kids, Baffling for Dahl...

January 3, 2019 •   Beginning this Thursday (January 4), Village Theatre’s season opener, Matilda, heads...

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...