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Producer Eddie DeHais is a disabled trans artist who uses radical empathy and collaboration to investigate erasure and stigma around mental health.

“ReShape” Uses Art To Shed the Secrecy Around Mental Health

May 23, 2018 • Coming Up This Weekend, ReShape Uses Art to Shed the Secrecy and Reshape Our Conversations...

Art by Kimisha Turner, for Don't Call It a Riot!

Honoring the Black Panther Party and Generations of Activism in Seattle

May 21, 2018 •     Amontaine Aurore’s powerful play (Don’t Call It a Riot!) just...

The evil Tyrone (acted/designed by Ben Burris) stars in the "evil Christian puppet play" HAND TO GOD at Seattle Public Theatre May 11 to June 3, 2018. Photography by John Ulman.

Theatre Ketchup: Evil Puppets Take Over Seattle Stages

May 18, 2018 • Secret Fun Fact: I j’adore puppets. Well…certain kinds of puppets....

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Gayly Forward: Queer Arts & Shows This Week & Beyond

May 18, 2018 • * = Top picks! (as selected through R Barron’s fogged-up lenses alone)   Now thru 5/19...

"Five Lesbians Eating A Quiche" produced by Fantastic.Z Theatre Company. Photo: Alex Garland

Fantastic Z’s “Five Lesbians Eating A Quiche” Opens In Ballard

May 18, 2018 • It opens tonight!!!! Lesbians! Eating! Quiche! Fantastic Z. Theatre,...

Photo by Zack DeZon

Bag, Bath & Beyond: Bag Lady Manifesta and Broken Bone Bathtub Both Explore...

May 17, 2018 • Bag, Bath & Beyond: Bag Lady Manifesta and Broken Bone Bathtub Both Explore...

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There’s A New Hurricane A’Comin’….”Hurricane Bianca 2″ Opens Thursday At NWFF

May 16, 2018 • Seattle is one of the few cities to get a week long run of beloved...

The Sensible Theatre Debutante Ball is Monday, May 21st at Fred Wildlife!
Photo Credit - Ryan Russell!

It’s Time To Be A DEBUTANTE For Sensible Theatre Company

May 16, 2018 • Sooooooo, Sensible Theatre Company is Seattle’s newest queer theater company and...

Cornell Alston stars in "Jack &" Conceived and directed by Kaneza Schaal, and onstage at On the Boards May 10 -13, 2018,

Stories From The Inside: Theaters/Artists Explore & Facilitate Art in Prison

May 12, 2018 • Bringing Out Stories from Inside: On the Boards Highlights the Damages to the Psyche of...

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Religion, Morality, Teens and Puppets Are A Funny Mix in Seattle Public’s “Hand...

May 11, 2018 • Hand to God at Seattle Public Theater Ventures into Religion and Morality, and...

James Weidman as Sims/Papa and Pilar O'Connell as Morris in The Nether. Photo by Jeff Carpenter Photography.

Theater Ketchup-Sci Fi Edition: Pilgrims/The Nether/Silhouette

May 10, 2018 • So many local theater companies venturing into spooky dystopic future space...

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“Fallen Star”: A Play About A Trans Super Hero

May 10, 2018 • It’s sold out for its opening night (Thursday, May 10th) but...

Choreographer/director/artistic director/teacher Donald Byrd will be honored by Cornish College of the Arts with an honorary degree

Cornish Awards Spectrum Dance Theatre’s Donald Byrd With Honorary Degree

May 6, 2018 •  Spectrum Dance Theater’s Artistic Director Donald Byrd will be awarded an honorary...

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Theater Ketchup: “Familiar” and “The Wolves”

May 5, 2018 • Recent big productions from our big theater companies run the gamut from dramatic high school...

Meghan Dolbey and Alaji Marie  in "Pilgrims" at West of Lenin. Photo by Joe Moore for Forward Flux

Director Emily Penick Talks About Forward Flux’s Future Drama, “Pilgrims”

May 4, 2018 •   As I walked into LTD, the Fremont bar a few doors down from West of...

Actor Mickey Rowe will star in "The Fool" at Columbia City Theatre on Saturday, May 5, 2018. All photos by Joe Moore (Smokescreen Media)

Actor Mickey Rowe Talks About Intersections Between Autism & Theater…And, His New Solo...

May 3, 2018 • Mickey Rowe is a multi-talented actor. He was the first autistic actor to play...

The astonishing brilliant cast of ArtsWest Playhouse's production of "An Octoroon" that examines American racial issues through the lens of a 170 year old play. From left to right: Jose Abaoag, Lamar Legend and Heather Persinger.

Powerful New Plays Demand Your Attention Part 2: “An Octoroon” at ArtsWest

May 2, 2018 • Review: An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Produced by ArtsWest Playhouse...

Actor/director/writer/producer Brandon J. Simmons

An Interview With “An Octoroon” Director Brandon J. Simmons

May 1, 2018 • Brandon J. Simmons is very talented. He’s been on-stage performing in...

Elvis Nolasco in Book-It Rep's "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao". Photo by John Ulman.

Powerful New Plays Demand Your Attention Part 1: “Oscar Wao” at Book-It

April 28, 2018 • Good theater seems to come in waves. Right now, we seem to have a tsunami of great theater...

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Alvin Ailey’s Legendary Dance Company Enthralls at the Paramount (thru Sunday only!)

April 28, 2018 •   Long after its namesake’s passing, Alvin Ailey American...