CURTAIN CALL

Seattle's Pocket Theater Will Take Its Final Bow on December 21

The Greenwood venue for comedy and improv shows bids farewell.

12/03/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Staged In Vein

ACT Theatre Tweaks Dracula for 2019

Steven Dietz’s new script focuses on Mina, the Count’s bride-to-be.

10/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Is God Is Offers a New Take on the Revenge Plot

Washington Ensemble Theatre kicks off its season with a brutal and allusive play.

09/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

The Directors

What Do New Directors Mean for Seattle's Artistic Future?

Seattle Art Museum, Symphony, and Opera all get new leaders this season.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Lush Lives

The Bar Plays Turn Washington Hall into a Small Dive

The Williams Project stages two plays that explore drinking culture—its community, its troubles—in a working bar.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

ACT Theatre’s Pass Over Is Wrenching and Stunning

Antoinette Nwandu’s play mashes up Samuel Beckett, the Bible, and modern America.

06/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Live Journalism

The Pop-Up Magazine Spring Issue Comes to Town

The performed publication takes the stage at Benaroya Hall on May 15.

05/09/2019 By Stefan Milne

Spring Pees

Head to Urinetown for Charm, Not Satire

The 2001 musical, currently playing at ACT Theatre, is a crowd-pleaser through and through.

04/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Get Active

Two Seattle Productions Bring Protest to the Stage

Seattle Rep and Spectrum Dance perform pieces based on revolutionary songs by Nina Simone and Billie Holiday.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Artist Interview

Actress Amy Thone Talks Romeo and Juliet at ACT Theatre

The UW acting professor returns to her Shakespearean roots in a new take on an old classic.

03/05/2019 By Gwen Hughes

From Book to Beat

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Gets Set to Music

On its 10th anniversary, the best-selling novel set in Chinatown–International District finds new life as a musical.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Theater Review

Death of a Salesman Remains Relevant in the Trump Era

Short Order Theatre Company's performance is a loud and painful success.

02/20/2019 By Haley Gray

Theater Review

American Junkie Adapts a Grunge Heroin Memoir to the Stage

Book-It Repertory Theatre turns Tom Hansen’s 2009 book into a stream of consciousness addiction monologue.

02/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Long Time Coming

A Musical Version of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet?

A Seattle–born composer has secured the rights for a stage adaptation of Jamie Ford's beloved local novel.

01/31/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Theater Review

Last of the Boys Is Engrossing, Funny, and a Little Too Ambitious

Local playwright Steven Dietz’s 2004 story of haunted Vietnam vets comes to Seattle Repertory Theatre.

01/25/2019 By Stefan Milne

In Absinthia

Comedy Cabaret Bohemia Is Back

The local show hits the Triple Door this week with a new light-up dance number.

01/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

The White Christmas Album

A Very Didion Christmas Slouches Towards Hugo House

Want to see an absurdist yuletide karaoke theater piece from Sarah Paul Ocampo and Christopher Frizzelle? Yes, you do.

12/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley Is a Fizzy Holiday Treat

The Pride and Prejudice sequel, now running at Taproot Theatre, is a solid family bet.

12/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Theater Review

A Bright Room Called Day Is Aggressively Timely

The Williams Project's new production of Tony Kushner’s play belabors parallels between 1930s Berlin and now.

10/30/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ballet Review

Pacific Northwest Ballet Shakes Off the Cobwebs

PNB’s new season opens with Jerome Robbins Festival, a celebration of the famed choreographer that doesn’t exactly celebrate the company’s strengths.

09/26/2018 By Darren Davis