Theater Review

ACT's 'An Evening of One Acts' Falters

A weak third act derails a night of star playwrights

08/07/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater

Five Reasons Not to Miss 'The Book of Mormon'

As the Broadway smash returns to the Paramount, here's why it's a must-see

07/22/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Rep's Benjamin Moore

The theater's managing director reflects on his 28-year career with the organization before he bids the stage adieu.

06/24/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

Falling Quickly for 'Once'

The theatrical adaptation maintains the Academy Award winning film's heart while adding captivating live music and a dash of humor.

05/29/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

'The Book of Mormon' Makes Its Triumphant Return

Tickets for the Tony-winning mega-hit musical comedy go on sale Monday, May 19 at 10am.

05/15/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'Returning to Albert Joseph': Dystopia Via Linguistics

Satori Group's latest play examines the power of words in an authoritarian sci-fi future.

05/08/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Spike Friedman

The Satori Group playwright discusses his new play 'Returning to Albert Joseph' and sportswriting for Grantland.

05/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

The Adventurous Exploits of 'Ernest Shackleton Loves Me'

Balagan Theatre's world premiere production of the electronic rock musical mixes modernity with historical exploration.

04/29/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Announcement

Seattle Rep's 2014–15 Season Includes LBJ, a Lizard Boy, August Wilson, and Jinkx Monsoon

The upcoming season includes three world premieres and lots of local flavor.

04/14/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater

After Arson, Taproot Theatre’s New Kendall Center Brings Healing to Greenwood

The new lobby, cafe, and black box theater extend Taproot’s reach for community engagement, as does its new production 'In the Book Of.'

03/26/2014 By Jessie Beebe

Theater Review

'The Suit' Fits Perfectly

Don't miss Seattle Rep's presentation of Peter Brook's humorous and heartbreaking play about marital discord and Apartheid.

03/25/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'Little Shop of Horrors' Basks in Macabre Sunshine

ACT Theatre's dark musical comedy revels in campiness but struggles with paper thin characters.

03/20/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Announcement

Seattle Shakespeare Co. Annouces Its Summer Plays and 2014–15 Season

Plan ahead to see Wooden O and an indoor season which includes 'Othello, 'Twelfth Night,' and Beckett.

03/19/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

On The Town

Clothed in Betrayal

The Suit manages moments of whimsy and an emotional punch.

03/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

Patriot Act

07/01/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

The Story of Stu Rasmussen, America’s First Openly Transgender Mayor, Now a Musical

Intiman Theatre debuts Stu for Silverton as part of its summer theater festival.

05/22/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

Seattle’s Secrets Are Revealed During ‘Seattle Confidential’

Ian Bell’s social theater gets locals talking about sex, crime, love, and the afterlife.

04/17/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

Nothing and Everything Is Sacred in Saint Genet’s ‘Paradisiacal Rites’

Warning: This performance art is not for the faint of heart.

04/17/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

The Girls of Grunge

New play These Streets spotlights the songs and stories of Seattle’s hard-rocking women of the ’90s.

01/23/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

Debunking ‘The Book of Mormon’

How spot-on is the Broadway musical’s satire? Local writer and lifelong Mormon Nicole Hardy weighs in.

12/19/2012 By Laura Dannen