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

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