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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...

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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...

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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...

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Review: “The Cherry Orchard” Features Brilliant Performances

February 9, 2017 • Review: The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov. Produced by The Seagull...

Let The Right One In
Photography by Lawrence Peart

You Should Let This One In: “Let The Right One In” Is...

February 3, 2017 • Review: Let The Right One In. Based on the novel and screenplay by John Ajvide Lindqvist and...

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Todrick Hall Returns To PNW With “Straight Outta Oz”

February 2, 2017 • Yet another show to announce and yet another QUEER themed show with out queer...

Rebecca Love and Tim Gouran in "Every Five Minutes" at Washington Ensemble Theatre. Photo: Chris Bennion

Reviews: Two Plays That Don’t Quite Gel

January 28, 2017 • We’re not starting off strongly with the 2017 Seattle area...

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EmpeROAR Debuts Hot New (Mostly) Male Burlesque Show, “Tricked”

January 26, 2017 • We LOVE a new show/venue in town. We get so tired of the same old caca at the...

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Naughty Queer Theater Gets Caught One Handed At 18th & Union Arts

January 25, 2017 • In the mood for some naughty confessional queer theater? Have a desire to help...

Caitlin Frances (Mabel) and the Ensemble. Photo by Michael Brunk

Review: Jerry Herman’s “MACK & MABEL” Delightfully Remembered in Concert Staging

January 24, 2017 • “Mack & Mabel,” a lesser known musical by the legendary composer Jerry...

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“How To Succeed…” and “The Pride” Lead Nominations For 6th Annual Gypsy Awards...

January 23, 2017 • A group I’m part of, the Seattle Theater Writers, announced our nominations for the 6th...

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Queer Spoken Word Artists Take Back The Hill

January 23, 2017 • I meant to post this earlier but… Life is hard right now. Bleh. But, arty...

The Two Madame Dragons...Maria and Sara Porkalob star in Nordo's "Madame Dragon's 60th Birthday"

Reviews: Madame Dragon’s B-Day and Woody Has Somethin’ To Say

January 18, 2017 • It’s a new and terrifying year full of hope and promise and new theater. Well…at...

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Still Time To Snag Tickets For Latrice Royale/Peaches Christ in “Mister Act”

January 9, 2017 • A few tickets remain for the first big drag event of 2017…the return of...

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Stress Relief: The 5th Avenue’s Annual “Sound of Music” Sing-A-Long Is This Weekend

January 5, 2017 • The caca has already started with our new Congress even before our...

Sylvia O'Stayformore has some big gifts in her baskets.... Photo: Chris Schanz

Last Call For 2016 Holiday Bacon Strip / Buttcracker / Boob Job

December 17, 2016 • This weekend is the last call for some of the moderate run annual holiday shows meaning ones...

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The Butt…Cracker Is BAAAAAAACK For Holidays 2016

December 6, 2016 • Yes…they’re returning for another go round with a couple beloved favorites  from...

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Latrice, Willam and Our Own Abbey Roads Team Up With Peaches Christ For...

December 1, 2016 • I really have nothing to add to this since it contains EVERY thing you need to know…oh,...

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A Very Lovely Lady Has Died

November 25, 2016 • Obviously, we’re going to raise a toast to a VERY lovely lady we lost...

“Sedaris-istas” Prepare To Swoon…David Sedaris To Workshop New Book In Seattle

November 17, 2016 • Local fans of beloved gay storyteller David Sedaris all went into a collected swoon with the...

The nuclear family in New Century Theatre Company's THE BIG MEAL.... Betsy Schwartz, Maire Kennan, Julian Mudge-Burns, Darragh Kennan. Photo:  Christopher Monsos

Theater Round Up: “Big Meals” and “Pride” and “Lost Girls” Edition

November 11, 2016 • I WILL catch up on my theater reviews…after a week of snit fits and high drama,...

Collin Fitzgerald and Moshe Henderson in When There Were Angels. Photo courtesy of Jetspace Magazine.

New Queer Play “When There Were Angels” Opens At Gay City

November 10, 2016 • Y’all probably know Rob Roth, man about town and event...

Sylvester Foday Kamara and Alex Tavares in Seattle Shakespeare Company's production of MEDEA. Photo by John Ulman.

Review: Problematic Adult/Child Relations At Heart of Two Plays

November 6, 2016 • Two local theater productions, one a world premiere, examine the...

Ade is a star attraction for LEGENDARY CHILDREN at SAM on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Photo Credit: Stephanie Jamieson

Mad Hatter…Legendary Children…Willam…Glitter Sales…Coco Peru…So Many Options This Weekend!!

November 4, 2016 • OK, who are the idiots who decided we needed 32 thousand events to choose from this weekend,...

The musical thriller "Murder Ballad" at West of Lenin. Photo: Gabriel Corey

Review: 2 Smaller Companies Offer Up Quirky Charmers

October 29, 2016 • The advantage the bigger theater companies generally have is a bigger budget...

Tipsy Rose Lee IS Marilyn Monroe in "Bombshell" her new solo cabaret show. Photo credit: Michael Doucett

Tipsy’s “Bombshell” Moves To Unicorn Before Heading To Puerto Vallarta

October 20, 2016 • There’s a slight change in plans for Tipsy Rose Lee’s performance...

Legendary drag artist VINSANTOS brings his solo show to Seattle's Royale Room for one night only, October 23, 2016. Photo: Austin Young

Kendall Talks To The Legendary Vinsantos About His Seattle Show, New Orleans, Dolls...

October 19, 2016 • I have been following Vinsantos Defonte for a few years now.  Originally turned on to him by...