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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...

(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...