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

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Eric Ankrim

The actor discusses the showstopping musical sincerity of 'Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.'

03/05/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Annoucements

'Annie' and 'Jersey Boys' Highlight Broadway at the Paramount's 2015–16 Season

The slate as features 'Newsies' and 'Motown the Musical', plus 'The Book of Mormon' and 'Beauty and the Beast' as season options.

02/17/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Jet City Improv's Andrew McMasters

The cofounder of Jet City discusses manic fun of the Seattle Festival of Improv Theater (which he also cofounded).

02/17/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Announcements

5th Avenue Theatre's 2015-16 Season Features 'Matilda the Musical' and 'The Sound of Music'

The slate also features 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' and the world premiere of 'Waterfall.'

02/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Cheryl L. West

The playwright discusses the myth of 'Mwindo' at Seattle Children's Theatre.

01/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local(ish) Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Greer Grimsley

The frequent Seattle Opera star discusses 'Tosca,' his favorite roles, and dispelling operatic stereotypes.

01/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

The Great Tragedy of 'The Great Society'

Seattle Rep world premieres the conclusion of Robert Schenkkan's Lyndon B. Johnson presidential saga.

12/16/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Robert Schenkkan

The Tony and Pulitzer-winning playwright discusses Seattle Rep's productions of 'All the Way' and 'The Great Society.'

12/04/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

Seattle Rep Goes 'All the Way' with LBJ

A magnetic performance by Jack Willis carries Robert Schenkkan’s Tony-winning political drama.

11/25/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' and the Comedy of Depression

The actors behind suffering siblings carry ACT's production of the Tony-winning play.

10/30/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

The High Kicks and Missteps of 'Kinky Boots'

The touring production of the 2013 Tony winner for Best Musical at 5th Avenue Theatre has the Broadway glitz, but also some nagging issues.

10/16/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

The Bawdy Brilliance of 'The Vaudevillians' at Seattle Rep

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales shine in their outlandish and finely honed musical revue.

10/14/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater News

Balagan Theatre Closes Its Doors

The Seattle theater company has taken its final curtain call.

09/22/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

Seattle Shakespeare Company's Invitingly Isolated 'Waiting for Godot'

The bleakness of Samuel Beckett's classic tragicomedy plays out on the ACT Theatre stage

09/16/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

Intiman's Divine 'Angels in America: Millennium Approaches'

The first half of Tony Kushner's epic feels as fresh as ever thanks to a strong cast

08/20/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld