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

Article

Book-It Repertory Theatre Stages The Art of Racing in the Rain

Book-It Repertory Theatre adapts Garth Stein’s best-selling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain.

03/23/2012 By Laura Dannen

Article

Seattle Summer Events Guide: Theater & Dance

A guide to the best outdoor theater and dance events all summer long.

06/21/2011

Article

Rage Against the Machine

In a new monologue titled The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, Mike Daisey dissects his love-hate relationship with iPhones.

03/16/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Fantasy Frye-land

The latest avant-garde explosion at the Frye Art Museum is courtesy of Degenerate Art Ensemble, a Seattle-based performance art group that defies definition.

02/15/2011 By Suzanne Beal

Article

Spring Arts Preview: Top Seven Strategies Seattle Arts Should Copy

We proudly salute arts organizations around the world using creative approaches to reach new audiences.

01/21/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Spring Arts Preview: Arts in a Flash

Ever since Seattle got serious about its flash mobs—they show up everywhere from Westlake Center to Seahawks games—we’ve noticed local arts organizations embracing the “shock and awe” marketing spirit. Here, videos from five recent Seattle flash mobs.

01/20/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Spring Arts Preview

A primer to the spring arts season, starring Nick Cave, Marco Goecke and his upcoming Pacific Northwest Ballet premiere Contemporary 4, Catherine Cabeen and her new dance Into the Void, and more.

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen