Theater Review

'Constellations' Tells a Simple Love Story in a Complex Way

The one-act drama at Seattle Rep mixes romance and string theory.

02/02/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

Seattle Rep's 'Disgraced' Has a Humanity Problem

None of the characters seem vaguely realistic in this unbearable and forced Pulitzer winning contemplation on American Islam.

01/19/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

(Formerly) Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Book of Mormon's Michael Buchanan

The Gig Harbor native returns home as part of the touring cast of the hilarious Broadway hit musical.

12/29/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Major Scales

Seattle's "pianist to the drag queen stars" preps for 'Unwrapped,' his holiday show with Jinkx Monsoon at Seattle Rep.

11/24/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play' Mixes Memories and Mania

ACT Theatre examines what happens when 'The Simpsons' becomes dogma after the apocalypse.

11/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

'The Book of Mormon' Makes Its Latest Missionary Trip to Seattle

Plus, Muse returns to to play in the round at KeyArena.

10/21/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'The Comedy of Errors' and the Art of Physical Humor

Seattle Shakespeare's tale of twin confusion stumbles its way to hilarity.

09/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

The Childlike Charm of 'Matilda the Musical'

The precocious new musical is a delight for the whole family...when you can hear it.

09/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Intiman Theatre's Andrew Russell

The artistic director and playwright discusses his new show 'John Baxter Is a Switch Hitter.'

08/12/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Concert

Seriously, Let It Go

As Broadway star Idina Menzel comes to Seattle, we imagine her frustration of moving past her 'Frozen' megahit.

07/29/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

The Enduring Enchantment of 'Wicked'

The Broadway hit makes a magical return to the Paramount Theatre.

07/15/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Taproot Theatre's Karen Lund

"I don’t think you can have 'Christian theater' any more than you can have 'Christian spaghetti.'"

07/08/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Yussef El Guindi

The award-winning playwright discusses his creative process and 'Threesome', his latest work at ACT Theatre.

06/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fiendish Conversation

Breaking Down STG's 2015–16 Season Lineup

New STG season programming director Jack McLarnan talks about minutiae involved with putting together a diverse slate of performances.

05/08/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with ACT Theatre's Kurt Beattie

The artistic director discusses ACT's 50th anniversary and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.'

04/14/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'Lizard Boy' Is Comfortable in Its Own Skin

Seattle Rep's superhero musical leans heavily on the current moment, but the songs carry it.

04/08/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Interview

Ira Glass: This American Dance

The famed host chats about his unique touring show 'Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host,' which combines dance and radio storytelling.

04/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater?

Ira Glass Comes to Seattle

The host of ‘This American Life’ discusses ‘Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host,’ his quirky hybrid touring show.

04/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Justin Huertas

The playwright and actor shares the origin story of his superhero musical 'Lizard Boy.'

03/27/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

The Cinematic Conversations of 'The Flick'

We use films to breakdown New Century Theater Company production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning tale about the tedium of movie theater employees.

03/17/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld