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A PEACE ON EARTH Gallery Walk, The EDGE, Verdi's REQUIEM and More Set for BPA, April 2014A PEACE ON EARTH Gallery Walk, The EDGE, Verdi's REQUIEM and More Set for BPA, April 2014
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(4/4/2014) - Bainbridge Performing Arts has announced its April 2014 events. Details below!


5th Avenue Theatre Cancels GIGI Concert Due to Scheduling Conflicts; Moves BALLROOM WITH A TWIST to August 20145th Avenue Theatre Cancels GIGI Concert Due to Scheduling Conflicts; Moves BALLROOM WITH A TWIST to August 2014
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(4/3/2014) - Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre was originally set to present a re-imagined concert version of Lerner and Loewe's Tony Award-winning musical GIGI this May, but the company has been forced to cancel the production due to internal scheduling conflicts. The musical has been announced for a Broadway opening in 2015.


Seattle Shakespeare Company to Conclude Season with KING LEARSeattle Shakespeare Company to Conclude Season with KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(4/3/2014) - Seattle Shakespeare Company completes its 2013-2014 indoor season this spring with Shakespeare's tragedy of a family and country splintered by misrule and pride -- King Lear directed by Sheila Daniels.


THE MOUNTAINTOP, 4000 MILES & More Set for ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery's 2014-15 SeasonTHE MOUNTAINTOP, 4000 MILES & More Set for ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(4/3/2014) - ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery has announced selections for the 2014-2015 Season, to run from September 11, 2014 - May 24, 2015. Interim Artistic Director Annie Lareau has chosen a six-show season that focuses on diversity and thought-provoking productions that will challenge the viewer to think, laugh and often to sing-a-long! The 2014-2015 Season is titled Opening Doors.


BPA's 2014-15 Season Subscriptions Now AvailableBPA's 2014-15 Season Subscriptions Now Available
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(4/3/2014) - The cornerstone of theatre, music, and dance in the community, Bainbridge Performing Arts was recently named 'one of the exceptional performing arts organizations in the country' by Kris Tucker, Executive Director, Washington State Arts Commission. A combination of hit shows, stellar on-stage performers, and gifted behind-the-scenes artists yielded rave reviews this season, and BPA's 2014 - 2015 lineup is bursting with entertainment options to please audience members from all walks of life.


Sandbox One-Act Play Festival Will Return 6/4-8Sandbox One-Act Play Festival Will Return 6/4-8
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(4/2/2014) - The Sandbox One-Act Play Festival returns June 4 - 8 to its new location at West of Lenin in Fremont, premiering the latest from award-winning playwrights of The Sandbox Artists Collective. With stories spanning from political upheaval to lost love to artificial intelligence to a quirky tale of romance and relationships, SOAP Fest 2014 promises to have something for every palate.


Cornish College to Honor Tony Kushner and Deborah F. Rutter at 2014 Commencement, 5/10Cornish College to Honor Tony Kushner and Deborah F. Rutter at 2014 Commencement, 5/10
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(4/1/2014) - President Nancy J. Uscher has announced that Cornish College of the Arts will award honorary degrees at this year's commencement to ground-breaking American playwright Tony Kushner and to Deborah F. Rutter, president-elect of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Kushner is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Emmy Awards, and a recipient of the National Medal for Arts. One of the nation's leading arts administrators, Ms. Rutter assumes leadership of the Kennedy Center in September. Most recently she has served as president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and, prior to that, she was the executive director of the Seattle Symphony.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 30Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 30
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(3/30/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 30, 2014.


BWW Reviews: SSR's KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Lacks The Heat and The FearBWW Reviews: SSR's KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Lacks The Heat and The Fear
by Jay Irwin (Seattle)

(3/30/2014) - A musical about imprisonment, homosexuality, fascist regimes, revolutionaries, morphine addiction and a movie star; must be Kander and Ebb because only they could pull it off so beautifully. But their "Kiss of the Spider Woman" is not often produced possibly due to its harsh themes but also that it's a very difficult show to stage and perform with its rich nuances. And while the current production at SecondStory Repertory has some wonderful performances, ultimately the choices and in some cases additions to the show made it lack the passion and danger the show needs to up the stakes of its story.


Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 3/30/2014Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW (Seattle)

(3/30/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Seattle


THRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR and WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE Podcasts Combine in Seattle TonightTHRILLING ADVENTURE HOUR and WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE Podcasts Combine in Seattle Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/29/2014) - Tonight, March 29, the Moore Theatre in downtown Seattle will host hit podcasts The Thrilling Adventure Hour (TAH) and Welcome to Night Vale as they COMBINE to form one enormous cross-over event, like Secret Wars or that time that chocolate met peanut butter or when Richard Belzer's character from Homicide appeared on the X-Files!


ACT's Central Heating Lab Premieres SEATTLE VICE Musical TonightACT's Central Heating Lab Premieres SEATTLE VICE Musical Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/28/2014) - Inspired by the book Seattle Vice by Rick Anderson, this cabaret musical set in 1965 combines dancing, comedy, and original music created by Mark Siano (The Habit, Soft Rock Kid) and Opal Peachey (Modern Luv, Cafe Nordo).


SecondStory Rep Presents KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, Now thru 4/13SecondStory Rep Presents KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/28/2014) - SecondStory Repertory will present Kander and Ebb's rarely produced masterpiece, Kiss of the Spider Woman, a sensual musical set all at once in the brutal reality of a Latin American prison, and in the airily glamorous world of the silver screen that plays endlessly in the mind of long-time prison inmate, Luis Alberto Molina. With a book by Terrence McNally, and based on the Manuel Puig novel 'El Beso de la Mujer Araa', Kiss of the Spider Woman won the 1993 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score. Running today, March 28 through April 13, 2014, Kiss of the Spider Woman is directed by Billie Wildrick who recently returned to Seattle after her Broadway debut in Kathy Lee Gifford's Scandalous.


BWW Reviews: THE TUTOR at Village Theatre Abandons ItselfBWW Reviews: THE TUTOR at Village Theatre Abandons Itself
by Jay Irwin (Seattle)

(3/27/2014) - You're a cute little new musical that has workshopped itself at Village in their Village Originals program twice before. You have an interesting storyline and a fun little gimmick. You start off a little weak but there are sparks of potential. So why would you completely abandon that cute storyline and gimmick by Act Two and then proceed to beat your audience over the head with a tired message of letting time work things out? (A message that made no sense for what preceded by the way.) Unfortunately this is the question I found myself asking at Village Theatre's "The Tutor". Sure the performers shine but they shine in a show that has no idea what it wants to be or where it wants to go.


BAINBRIDGE TO BROADWAY SHOWCASE Set for Tonight at BPABAINBRIDGE TO BROADWAY SHOWCASE Set for Tonight at BPA
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/25/2014) - Aberown Studio and BPA Theatre School present the 2014 Bainbridge to Broadway Showcase. Join BPA Theatre School students for this high-energy performance celebrating beloved favorites of musical theater.


A PEACE ON EARTH Gallery Walk, The EDGE, Verdi's REQUIEM and More Set for BPA, April 2014A PEACE ON EARTH Gallery Walk, The EDGE, Verdi's REQUIEM and More Set for BPA, April 2014
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/24/2014) - Bainbridge Performing Arts has announced its April 2014 events. Details below!


BWW Reviews: A Bit Too YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at SMT Still Sparks With LifeBWW Reviews: A Bit Too YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at SMT Still Sparks With Life
by Jay Irwin (Seattle)

(3/24/2014) - I always question the wisdom of these smaller theaters working with almost no budgets putting up these big flashy Broadway shows. They're not going to have the funds for lavish sets and racks of fancy costumes. But even without all that Seattle Musical Theatre managed to take Mel Brooks' "Young Frankenstein" and create an evening of naughty fun with some truly solid performances.


BWW Reviews: Seattle Shakes' IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Is Thoroughly DelightfulBWW Reviews: Seattle Shakes' IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Is Thoroughly Delightful
by Jay Irwin (Seattle)

(3/23/2014) - When Seattle Shakespeare Company hits one out of the park they do it with gusto. Such is the case with their current production of Oscar Wilde's battle of witty banter, "The Importance of Being Earnest". They've managed to take Wilde's delightful romp and made it even more delightful by executing it with magnificent precision in all aspects. If I had to find one drawback with the production it's that it ended as I, for one, was having entirely too good a time.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 23Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 23
by (Seattle)

(3/23/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 23, 2014.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 23Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 23
by (Seattle)

(3/23/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 23, 2014.


Rhymes With Japan Presents World Premiere of 25,000 POSTS, 5/16-31Rhymes With Japan Presents World Premiere of 25,000 POSTS, 5/16-31
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/23/2014) - Rhymes With Japan presents a world premiere: 25,000 Posts, written & performed by Jim Lapan at West of Lenin. Runs MAY 16-31, 2014.


Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 3/23/2014Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW (Seattle)

(3/23/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Seattle


BWW Reviews: ROYAL BLOOD at West of Lenin Digs Up Dysfunction Amidst PerfectionBWW Reviews: ROYAL BLOOD at West of Lenin Digs Up Dysfunction Amidst Perfection
by Jay Irwin (Seattle)

(3/23/2014) - I'll admit to a certain amount of trepidation when going to see the world premiere of "Royal Blood" by Sonya Schneider at West of Lenin. I mean a world premiere play about a dysfunctional family with characters based on the author's relations. It sounds like one of my least favorite things in theater, someone else's therapy on stage. Not to mention that everyone wants to be "August: Osage County" these days. And sure, while there were a few elements that read a touch predictable, fortunately what I got was a fresh storyline with gripping dialog from an ensemble of outstanding actors which amounted to a thoroughly engaging evening.


Phoenix Theatre Presents BEST LAID PLANS, 4/4-27Phoenix Theatre Presents BEST LAID PLANS, 4/4-27
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/22/2014) - Phoenix Theatre presents Best Laid Plans by Fred Carmichael and directed by Austin Gregory. Best Laid PLans will open April 4 and run until April 27. For tickets, you can call 206-533-2000 or purchase them through brownpapertickets.com.


Seattle Beckett Festival to Celebrate the Playwright Throughout the City, Aug-Nov 2014Seattle Beckett Festival to Celebrate the Playwright Throughout the City, Aug-Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/21/2014) - In the spirit of community, a group of almost 20 theatre companies have joined forces to produce an unprecedented festival. Featuring productions from the largest of companies in town to the smallest, and the words of the most important playwright of the 20th century, Seattle will celebrate Samuel Beckett beginning in August through November.


Judy Ann Moulton to Perform FROM CRAYONS TO PERFUME at Egan's Ballard Jam House, 3/22Judy Ann Moulton to Perform FROM CRAYONS TO PERFUME at Egan's Ballard Jam House, 3/22
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/21/2014) - Judy Ann Moulton, BroadwayWorld.com Critics Choice Award Winner for Best Theatrical Event of 2010 for 'Judy Sings Judy: A Concert of Timeless Judy Garland Classics,' will perform her newest cabaret show 'From Crayons to Perfume' at Egan's Ballard Jam House on Saturday, March 22 at 7:00pm. The show will include songs from the 60's and 70's about life and love made famous by Connie Francis, Lesley Gore, Dusty Springfield, Carole King, Helen Reddy, Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt, Melissa Manchester, Lulu, and more!


BWW Reviews: THE SUIT at Seattle Rep is Simply BeautifulBWW Reviews: THE SUIT at Seattle Rep is Simply Beautiful
by Jay Irwin (Seattle)

(3/21/2014) - I truly appreciate when a show realizes it doesn't need all the flash, all the bells and whistles, in order to be great. Sometimes a show has such a simple and straightforward story to tell that it just needs to tell it. Such is the case with "The Suit" currently playing at the Seattle Rep. This heartbreaking tale has such simple innate beauty that it needs only some chairs, a few musicians and a trio of gifted actors to convey the tragic allure of itself.


BETHANY to Premiere at ACTBETHANY to Premiere at ACT
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/21/2014) - From squatting in a foreclosed home, to lying to the government, to taking desperate measures to make one last sale at work, Bethany takes on the economic crisis from the eyes of a middle class mom fighting to get her life back on track. This Helen Merrill Award-winning play tells the story of a young woman whose daughter has been taken away by State services when she loses her home. If she can just make one more sale before the car dealership closes for good, she might be able to salvage a life that's rapidly spiraling out of control.


Photo Flash: First Look at Seattle Shakespeare Company's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Beg. TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Seattle Shakespeare Company's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/21/2014) - Seattle Shakespeare Company is proud to announce their new production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde. The production, directed by Victor Pappas, will run tonight, March 21 through Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center.


DIDN'T SEE THAT COMING Set for Tacoma Little Theatre TonightDIDN'T SEE THAT COMING Set for Tacoma Little Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/20/2014) - Tacoma Little Theatre in partnership with The Changing Scene Theatre Northwest, the Kitsap peninsula's only fringe theatre, presents Mark Harvey Levine's, DIDN'T SEE THAT COMING.


Tony Kushner and Dan Savage Set for Talk at Intiman Theatre, 5/10Tony Kushner and Dan Savage Set for Talk at Intiman Theatre, 5/10
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/19/2014) - To kick off this year's annual theatre festival, The Angels Project, Intiman Theatre will produce Intiman Presents 'A Savage Chat with Tony Kushner,' Saturday, May 10, 2pm, at Town Hall Seattle: An interactive community conversation between the Pulitzer Prize, Emmy Award, and Tony Award-winning playwright of Angels in America, Tony Kushner; internationally syndicated advice columnist and The Stranger Editorial Director Dan Savage; and YOU!


Photo Flash: First Look at Seattle Shakespeare Company's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTPhoto Flash: First Look at Seattle Shakespeare Company's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/19/2014) - Seattle Shakespeare Company is proud to announce their new production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde. The production, directed by Victor Pappas, will run Friday, March 21 through Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center.


Seattle Shakespeare Company Sets 2014-15 Season: 'GODOT,' TWELFTH NIGHT & MoreSeattle Shakespeare Company Sets 2014-15 Season: 'GODOT,' TWELFTH NIGHT & More
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/19/2014) - Seattle Shakespeare Company's Artistic Director George Mount announced the company's programming plans for 2014-2015 that include expanding to five plays for its indoor season, the return of directors Jon Kretzu and John Langs, and the mainstage directing debuts of Desdemona Chiang and Makaela Pollock.


Jennifer Jasper Presents FAMILY AFFAIR Cabaret at JewelBox Theater TonightJennifer Jasper Presents FAMILY AFFAIR Cabaret at JewelBox Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/19/2014) - Jennifer Jasper didn't speak until she was 3 years old. And when she finally did, in full sentences, her family didn't understand her. But growing up the middle child of five girls, struggling to express herself, she forged a knack for observation, turning those observations into comedy. Her stories are brutally honest, poignant, and hilarious. Jasper, in association with JewelBox Theater, presents a monthly cabaret all about family.


Lakewood Playhouse to Present THE ODD COUPLE, 4/18-5/11Lakewood Playhouse to Present THE ODD COUPLE, 4/18-5/11
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/17/2014) - The Lakewood Playhouse will present the FIFTH SHOW of our LANDMARK 75th ANNIVERSARY SEASON: 'THE ODD COUPLE' by Neil Simon. The Play will be performed on Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Performances will be April 18th - May 11th, 2014 with Special Showings at 8:00pm on Thursday, April 24th (Pay What You Can Night) and 8:00pm on Thursday, May 1st (Pay What You Can' Actor's Benefit). Our Ticket Prices are $25.00 (General Admission), $22.00 (Military), $21.00 (Seniors) and $19.00 (Students/Educators).


Laura Griffith & Louis Hobson to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's A ROOM WITH A VIEWLaura Griffith & Louis Hobson to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's A ROOM WITH A VIEW
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/17/2014) - Love is blossoming in Seattle this spring when The 5th Avenue Theatre debuts the lush new musical, A Room with a View. Based on the E.M. Forster novel that inspired the Merchant Ivory film, this enchanting adaptation features a wonderfully rich score by Jeffrey Stock and a witty and moving book and additional lyrics by Marc Acito. This beguiling and intimate romantic comedy features a cast of Seattle's best-loved musical theater stars including Laura Griffith and Louis Hobson as Lucy and George. Directed by The 5th Avenue's David Armstrong, A Room with a View also features Patti Cohenour, Jadd Davis, Allen Fitzpatrick, Richard Gray, Suzy Hunt, Matt Owen, Will Reynolds, and Jenny Shotwell.


Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse Sets 2014-15 Season: SLIP/SHOT, HUMBLE BOY & MoreSeattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse Sets 2014-15 Season: SLIP/SHOT, HUMBLE BOY & More
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/17/2014) - Seattle Public Theater (SPT) at the Bathhouse has announced its 2014-15 Mainstage season featuring two Pacific Northwest premieres and a world premiere play penned by a Gregory Award winning playwright.


SecondStory Rep to Present KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, 3/28-4/13SecondStory Rep to Present KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, 3/28-4/13
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)

(3/17/2014) - SecondStory Repertory will present Kander and Ebb's rarely produced masterpiece, Kiss of the Spider Woman, a sensual musical set all at once in the brutal reality of a Latin American prison, and in the airily glamorous world of the silver screen that plays endlessly in the mind of long-time prison inmate, Luis Alberto Molina. With a book by Terrence McNally, and based on the Manuel Puig novel 'El Beso de la Mujer Araa', Kiss of the Spider Woman won the 1993 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score. Running March 28 through April 13, 2014, Kiss of the Spider Woman is directed by Billie Wildrick who recently returned to Seattle after her Broadway debut in Kathy Lee Gifford's Scandalous.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 16Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 16
by (Seattle)

(3/16/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 16, 2014.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 16Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 16
by (Seattle)

(3/16/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 16, 2014.



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