Theater Review

Women Literally Rule in Seattle Shakespeare's 'Bring Down the House'

Upstart Crow Collective's two-part all-female adaption of 'Henry VI' avoids feeling like a gimmick.

02/22/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Social Dance

Spectrum Dance Theater Takes Its 'Shot'

The company's latest piece confronts police shooting unarmed black people. Plus, a conversation about resistance with artistic director Donald Byrd.

01/31/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

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

Theater Review

The Rambunctious Theatrical Joy of 'The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart'

National Theatre of Scotland's tale of folk ballads bursts with exuberant enthusiasm at Factory Luxe.

03/08/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

'Constellations' Tells a Simple Love Story in a Complex Way

The one-act drama at Seattle Rep mixes romance and string theory.

02/02/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Theater Review

Unwavering Humanity Carries 'Come from Away'

The musical chronicling a small town's welcoming spirit to air passengers grounded after 9/11 radiates hope in the face of horror.

12/09/2015 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