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SQUEEEEE! The Kratt Brothers Are Coming!!!

April 17, 2018 • ….to town! My favorite Canadian wildlife tv show hosts/brothers from ‘back in the...

The genre bending theater artist TAYLOR MAC comes to Seattle's

Don’t Miss This: With A 24-Decade History, Taylor Mac Brings a Much-Needed Pageant...

April 17, 2018 •     For one night — Friday, April 20th — celebrated queer artist Taylor...

Machine Dazzle assists Taylor Mac with a costume. Photo: Reed Hutchinson

5 Questions: MACHINE DAZZLE (About Taylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music”)

April 17, 2018 • I talked with Machine Dazzle, who designs the pieces of wearable art that serve...

Ben Davis as Fred Graham/Petruchio and Cayman Ilika as Lilli Vanessi/Katharine in The 5th Avenue Theatre's Production of Cole Porter's "Kiss Me, Kate" - Photo Credit Tracy Martin.

Another Op’nin’…Another Opportunity To Talk To “Kiss Me, Kate” Star Cayman Ilika

April 16, 2018 • Cayman Ilika has been wowing Seattle audiences for many years now. She was...

PattiAndTheKid

Review: OTB’s “Patti & The Kid” Meanders Through An American Gothic Landscape

April 14, 2018 • Review: Patti & The Kid. Created by Frank Boyd and Libby King. Written and performed by ...

NYCTheater

7 Things I’ll Miss About NYC Theatre…And, 1 Thing I Won’t

April 13, 2018 • (Editor’s Note: Seattle theater artist and educator RACHEL DELMAR has been in the Big...

QueerMamaCrossroads

“Queer, Mama. Crossroads” Explores Queer Parenting and Police Violence on Black Communities

April 12, 2018 • In the past year, Anastacia-Renee has been named the Civic Poet of Seattle,...

Peggy Platt: 1959 - 2018

Photo: Sandbox Radio

Remembering Peggy Platt On KUOW…And, At A Memorial Service

April 12, 2018 • For fans of Seattle comedian/actress PEGGY PLATT, you have a couple different options to...

Photo by Marcia Davis — with Emily Pihlaja and Fausto Rivera Contreras

Spectrum Dance Theater’s Powerful “H.R. 3244” Examines The Modern Slavery of Human Trafficking

April 11, 2018 •     If you think Spectrum is just some dance thing, I hope you’ll rid yourself of...

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Cherdonna Needs FUNDS!

April 10, 2018 • We must help her! She’s the one of a kind bio queen/performance...

Crystal Pite's "Emergence" at Pacific Northwest Ballet at McCaw Hall. Photo: Lindsay

Crystal Pite’s “Emergence” Examines Hive Intelligence In PNB’s Spring Program

April 5, 2018 • Via Pacific Northwest Ballet press release: “Every ballet company...

Jessica Skerritt (Atropos), Sara Porkalob (Clotho), Bobbi Kotula (Night), and Lauren Du Pree (Lachesis).

String Production photo.

© 2018 Mark Kitaoka

Great Zeus! Behind The Scenes of Village Theatre’s New Musical “String”

April 4, 2018 •   I had the epic pleasure of sitting down after their opening weekend and...

Alexandra Tavares stars as Darja in Seattle Public Theater's production of Martyna Majok's IRONBOUND though April 15, 2018. Photo: Marcia Davis for Seattle Public Theater

Review: Seattle Public’s “Ironbound” Is Bleakly Dark But Beautifully Staged

April 3, 2018 • Review: Ironbound by Martyna Majok. Produced by Seattle Public Theater. Directed by Kelly...

Peggy Platt as Euomi Spudd (as the Virgin Mary) in the long running hit holiday variety show Ham for the Holidays. Photo: Chris Bennion/ACT

Peggy Platt, Beloved Seattle Comedian/Actress Has Passed Away

April 3, 2018 • Terrible news to report. Beloved Seattle comedian/actress/performer PEGGY PLATT passed away in...

Greatleap

Review: The Great Leap Manages To Shoot And Score

April 2, 2018 • Review: The Great Leap by Lauren Yee. Produced by Seattle Repertory...

Richard Nguyen Sloniker and Amy Thone in Seattle Shakespeare Company's "The Merchant of Venice". Photo by HMMM Productions.

The Subject Is Painful But Seattle Shakes Has A Winner With “The Merchant...

April 2, 2018 • Review: The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. Produced by...

Alice Gosti's new piece of dance theater with her 10 artist company, is "Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture" playing through Sunday, April 1, 2018 at On the Boards.

With Material Deviance, Alice Gosti Unearths the “Stuff” of Modern America

March 31, 2018 • Too. Much. Shit.   That’s about the only impression that came to mind when the stage...

Karl Hamilton as The Amazing Karnak in Ride the Cyclone at The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT Theatre - Photo Credit Mark Kitaoka

Review: “Ride The Cyclone” Is The Best Designed Dead Canadian Teenagers Trapped In...

March 30, 2018 • Review: Ride The Cyclone. Book, Music & Lyrics by Brooke Maxwell & Jacob Richmond....

Joshua Chessin-Yudin and Aida Leguizamon in "The Happiest Songs Play Last" at 12th Avenue Arts through April 14, 2018. Photo: Ian Johnston

Review: Theatre 22’s “Happiest Song” Is An Emotional Powerhouse That Doesn’t Quite Meet...

March 30, 2018 • Review: The Happiest Song Plays Last by Quiara Alegría Hudes. Produced by Theatre 22....

YoungPlaywrights

Seattle Youth Scene: Adults & teenagers alike, don’t snooze on these youth shows

March 29, 2018 •     “The youth right now are the truth right now.” That...

Intersections: A Celebration of Seattle Performance is a festival of arts representing the entire community and it's happening March 22-25, 2018 at the Youngstown Cultural Center in Delridge/West Seattle

The Intersections Festival Offers Up A Variety Of Entertainment and Art For…EVERYONE

March 23, 2018 • Variety shows — and especially *shudder* so-called-comedy-focused ones — are a tough act...

Terry Edward Moore and Joshua Carter in Thalia's Umbrella's production of "The Impossibility of Now" at 12th Avenue Arts through March 31, 2018
Photo: @annabel_clark

Review: So Many Writers In So Many Plays

March 22, 2018 • I know the general rule of writing is: “Write What You...

String-Press5-web

Village Theatre’s New Musical Takes Stage To “String” Up Classic Tale

March 22, 2018 • Review: “String” Book by Sarah Hammond. Music and Lyrics by Adam Gwon. Produced...

Gretchen Krich stars in Taylor Mac's play HIR at ArtsWest Playhouse, a co-production with Intiman Theatre

ArtsWest/Intiman’s Production of Taylor Mac’s “Hir” Strikes All The Right Chords…And Then Some

March 17, 2018 •   Jennifer Zeyl won’t take your shit.  Sitting near her at a recent talkback for the...

Sarah Hartlett will star as RICHARD III in all female production of the play produced by Seattle Shakespeare Company and upstart crow collective in September of 2018

Seattle Shakes Announces 18/19 Season Including An All Female “Richard III” With upstart...

March 14, 2018 • Seattle Shakespeare Company became the latest local theater group to announce...

"Million Dollar Quartet", "Matilda: The Musical" and "The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night" will all be staged by Issaquah's Village Theatre in their 2018/19 season.

Village Theatre Offers Up “Matilda” and “Curious Incident of Dog in The Night-Time”...

March 13, 2018 •   Village Theatre, the OTHER big professional musical theater company in...

5thAve1819Season

“Come From Away”, “Annie”, “Urinetown”, “West Side Story” All Part of 5th Avenue’s...

March 12, 2018 • They hinted at it for the last week with a social media contest hinting at...

FemmeArt

Fantastic Z Celebrates “The Female Experience” With Short Works Festival

March 8, 2018 • It kicks off tonight for a weekend of short plays celebrating all things femme...

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Another Chance To Catch “Follies” At SIFF Center This Weekend

March 7, 2018 • Here is a post strictly for Musical Theater Geeks/Sondheim Branch. WE ARE LEGION! If you...

GGLesbianGif

“Lesbian? Isn’t Danny Thomas One?” Golden Girls Show Announces Episodes!

March 6, 2018 • We’ve done some sleuthin’!!! To find out the episodes being parodied at the much...

The cast of Sound Theatre Company's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU onstage at Center Theatre/Seattle Center through March 10, 2018

Review: Sound Theatre’s “You Can’t Take It With You” Never Takes Off

March 2, 2018 • Review: YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman....

HedwigLadyDay

ArtsWest Dumps “Kiss” for “Hedwig/Lady Day” Double Header

February 28, 2018 • ArtsWest Playhouse made a big surprise announcement last...

MightySequoiasPoster

Short Run Of “Mighty Sequoias” Is Half Sold Out!!! Gangs, Drugs, Angry Moms...

February 28, 2018 • The team behind other genre busting ‘sploitation theater pieces...

Actress/playwright DANAI GURIRA to appear at March fundraiser for Hedgebrook which offers residencies and programs for women writers.

Hedgebrook Snags Walking Dead/Black Panther Star Danai Gurira For March Fundraiser

February 27, 2018 • It’s a good get…Hedgebrook, the Washington based writing collective that offers...

HirPoster

Intiman Announces Diverse Season Including Soon To Open “Hir” With ArtsWest

February 26, 2018 • Their first production of the year opens this week but Intiman has just...

Woody Shticks is ready to go in Maniac, produced by The Libertini's.

Shticks Dazzles in The Libertinis’ Maniac at 18th & Union Arts

February 20, 2018 • If you’re looking for something to do this weekend that is equally...

SwallowSchmeeSamSky

Review: Two New Plays Explore Very Contemporary Themes

February 17, 2018 • Two new plays opened recently at two of the smaller, more interesting Seattle...