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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...

Tony Award winning actress Daisy Eagan

Tony Winner Daisy Eagan Talks To Us About Her Journey Between “Secret Gardens”

April 20, 2017 • Becoming an overnight sensation at an early age is daunting for any actor, but the harder path...

EVIL lurks in THE FOG MACHINE PLAY!!!

A Play Written Around A Fog Machine…Brendan Mack Explains It All To Anna...

April 14, 2017 • Hello, Sweeties, it’s your store brand Lois Lane: Anna T. Rexia!  I just saw...

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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...

Keefee, the BJ Dealer is back in town this Friday at the Rendezvous!

Keefee (And His “House of Cards”) Are Baaaaaack!

April 12, 2017 • Well, like comedy cholera, “Keefee’s House of Card”...

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...

Dazzler by Tatiana Gill

The Panel Jumper Crew Goes LIVE At West of Lenin…Anna T. Chats Them...

April 9, 2017 • Hello, Sweeties!  It’s your Poor Man’s Lois Lane, Anna T. Rexia!  Today...

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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...

A bazillion characters all played by Rich Gray with Chris DiStefano on piano in ACT/5th Avenue's spring co-production musical (at ACT) of MURDER FOR TWO. Photo by  Jeff Carpenter.

Interview: Laughs & Life with Richard Gray of ACT // 5th Avenue’s “Murder...

March 29, 2017 • Anyone seeing theatre in the Puget Sound in the past 2 decades has enjoyed the performances...

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...

Khal Drogo insists you go see "King Beard"...

King Beard: A Play With Music Is Like “Game of Thrones with pixie...

March 27, 2017 • Hello, Sweeties!  It’s your third favorite female, Anna.  There is a theater event...

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...

MusicalMontage

Paramount / Village / 5th Avenue Have All Announced 17/18 Seasons: Who Has...

March 22, 2017 • Alert the media! (But, let The Stranger know 4 hours ahead of everyone else so...

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...

TOTALLYSOLIDGOLD

Anna Rexia Discovers: Seattle Fringe Fest Is Totally Gay With The Gays Today!

March 9, 2017 • Hello, Sweeties, it’s Anna Rexia at your service! I’m not usually one to wear...

Caffe Cino at 31 Cornelia Street in the Village - Early 60's

Cino Nights Recreates The Birth of Gay Theater With Playwright Robert Patrick

March 4, 2017 • Greenwich Village was Bohemian Central in the 50s & 60s. The outcasts and...

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Filipino Stars Take Center Stage In Seattle Rep’s “Here Lies Love” The David...

March 3, 2017 • Tickets are now on sale for the next hot show at Seattle Repertory Theatre our local regional...

She's back in town...Ms Pak Man returns to Rebar place for an all new show.

Ms Pakman is baaaaaaaaaaack! (Lock Up Your Pills…Seriously…She Has A Problem….A BAAAAAAAAD Problem….Besides...

March 2, 2017 • America’s Yellowest and Most Bitter Sweetheart who’s not our...

NCTCOffNight

New Century’s “Off Nights” Showcase LGBTQ Theater

March 1, 2017 • New Century Theatre Company’s current production of BRIGHT HALF LIFE (check out my...

Katherine "Babe" Williams (Billie Wildrick, center) and company in The Pajama Game at The 5th Avenue Theatre. 
Photo credit Mark Kitaoka

Review: 5th Avenue’s Steamy “Pajama Game” Succeeds

February 26, 2017 • Review: The Pajama Game. Book by George Abbott & Richard Bissell based on...

PussyRiotMAsks

Pussy Riot To Stage World Premiere For New Show At Crocodile In March

February 22, 2017 • Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist punk band/music collective/activist group has created a new...

Tracy Michelle Hughes and Rhonda J Soikowski star as the couple at the center of the romantic drama, "Bright Half Life" produced by New Century Theatre Company at 12th Avenue Arts through March 11, 2017.
Photography by Angela Nickerson

Theater Review: Strong Women Rule In Two Plays

February 21, 2017 • I’m behind on theater reportage! Let’s get to it and talk...

Corinne Magin plays Mary in Annex Theatre's "Scary Mary and the Nightmares Nine". Photo by Joe Iano.

Theater Review: Annex’s “Scary Mary” Is A Spooky Arty Treat For The Senses

February 20, 2017 • Review: Scary Mary and the Nightmares Nine by Amy Escobar. Produced by Annex Theatre. Directed...

Bill Johns, Eric Hampton, Nikki Visel, Christopher Morson and Melanie Hampton in Room Service at Taproot Theatre. Photo by Erik Stuhaug.

Reviews: The Great Depression Is BAAAAAACK At Taproot and Schmee

February 17, 2017 • Review: Room Service by John Murray and Allen Boretz. Produced by...

Photo of Greg McCormick Allen and Shaunyce Omar in The 5th Avenue Theatre's "The Pajama Game". Photo by Mark Kitaoka​

Racing after The Pajama Game’s Time-Study Man Greg McCormick Allen

February 14, 2017 • If the term MVP can be used in theatrical parlance, veteran Seattle...

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Fantastic Z Wuvs You Vewwy Vewwy Much…Please Wuv Them In Return

February 13, 2017 • Seattle’s LGBTQ theater company, FANTASTIC Z is getting ready to go into...

Bob the Drag Queen and Peaches Christ star in "Legally Black" debuting in March in San Francisco before traveling to Seattle and Portland in April.
Bob the Drag Queen Photo Credit: Preston Burford  -  Peaches Christ Photo Credit: Jose A Guzman Colon

It’s Official: The Next Peaches Christ Show At The Egyptian Is “Legally Black”...

February 11, 2017 • Peaches Christ let the cat out of the bag at her LAST live drag parody show at...

Betsy Schwartz, front as King Henry VI in Seattle Shakespeare Company's collaboration with the upstart crow theater company, BRING DOWN THE HOUSE an adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry VI trilogy of plays with an all female cast. Photo: John Ulman

A Superb New Take On Old Work: Seattle Shakes’ All Female “Bring Down...

February 9, 2017 • Review: Bring Down The House Part 1: Throne of Treachery and Bring Down The...