Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle May 2019

A masked Sub Pop country singer plays Barboza, SIFF returns, and Waiting for Godot gets an update.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 19–21

South Asian dance takes over at ACT, Seattle Symphony loosens its bow tie, and David Byrne's directing effort hits NWFF.

04/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Spring Pees

Head to Urinetown for Charm, Not Satire

The 2001 musical, currently playing at ACT Theatre, is a crowd-pleaser through and through.

04/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 5–7

Fraternal sounds hit Chop Suey, a major novelist completes her trilogy, and drag queens mock an epically bad movie.

04/05/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This April

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Artist Interview

Actress Amy Thone Talks Romeo and Juliet at ACT Theatre

The UW acting professor returns to her Shakespearean roots in a new take on an old classic.

03/05/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Arts Philanthropy

ACT Theatre Gala 2018

On Friday, October 5, ACT Theatre’s 2018 Gala raised an estimated $500,000.

11/08/2018

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 20–22

Queens bidding for their crowns, a gallery in your neighbor's apartment, and Lauren Weedman's return.

07/20/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 16–19

The poetry in Seattle traffic, recent developments in Russian eloquence, and learning more about moms.

07/16/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Theater Review

The Hollow Core of 'Bad Apples'

ACT Theatre's new rock musical about the Abu Ghraib torture scandal misguidedly ignores the horrors in the name of love.

09/16/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'Assassins' Takes Aim at ACT Theatre

Stephen Sondheim's dark musical hits its target more often than it misses.

03/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: January 11–17

Get a musical sugar rush from Tangerine, laugh at Andy Kindler's loathing, and heat things up with Marilyn Monroe.

01/11/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited 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

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with KT Niehoff

The choreographer discusses restaging an evolved version of the wild 'A Glimmer of Hope or Skin or Light' for ACT Theatre's 50th anniversary.

10/23/2015 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

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

'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

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: October 2014

A Tony-winning play, a Newbery-winning book, and Macklemore’s pals release competing albums.

10/01/2014 Edited 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

ACT's 'An Evening of One Acts' Falters

A weak third act derails a night of star playwrights

08/07/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld