Book-It Repertory Theatre's Founding Co-Artistic Directors To Step Down In 2020Book-It Repertory Theatre's Founding Co-Artistic Directors To Step Down In 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Book-It Repertory Theatre [Book-It] announces that Founder and Founding Co-Artistic Director Jane Jones and Founding Co-Artistic Director Myra Platt will step down from their roles at the end of Book-It's 30th season, in the summer of 2020. Over the next year, Book-It plans to hire a new artistic director through a local and national search. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Book-It's I AM OF IRELAND Shares a Bit of Irish Heart
by Jay Irwin - Sep 25, 2014

To launch their 25th season Book-It Repertory Theatre has dusted off one of their earlier gems. And in doing so have given us a charming and lovely bit of Ireland heritage to take home with us. (more...)

Taproot Theatre to Stage LE CLUB NOEL, 11/29-12/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Taproot Theatre presents Le Club Noel, an original Christmas play by Seattle playwrights and performers Candace and Sam Vance. Step into a 1930's Parisian Cabaret and fall under the spell of Le Club Noel, where the band is hot and the songs sung by a beautiful chanteuse. Together they create music to awaken love in the coldest of hearts. With money scarce, and WWII on the horizon, this close-knit band of musicians reminds us that Christmas has always been a time for miracles. Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund directs Le Club Noel which opens on November 29 and runs through December 28 with low-price previews on November 22 and 23 and a pay-what-you-can performance on November 27. Early bird pricing is available for performances on December 4 and 5. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Extends ILLYRIA Through Aug 17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

Due to popular demand, Illyria at Taproot Theatre is extending through August 17, giving people an additional week to catch the show that critics and audiences are raving about. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Taproot Theatre's ILLYRIA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Shakespeare is available in Seattle outdoors this summer, but for those wary of a sunburn or being caught outside in rain, there's an indoor opportunity as Taproot Theatre presents Illyria. This musical adaptation of Twelfth Night has all the hilarious hijinks and unrequited love of Shakespeare's famous comedy. A mistaken identity sets off a chain of events that has everything topsy-turvy. As these classic characters sing of romance and shenanigans, you'll be transported to a mythical land of love. Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund directs Illyria, which runs through August 10. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Taproot Theatre to Present Musical Adaptation of Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT, Begin. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Shakespeare is available in Seattle outdoors this summer, but for those wary of a sunburn or being caught outside in rain, there's an indoor opportunity as Taproot Theatre presents Illyria. This musical adaptation of Twelfth Night has all the hilarious hijinks and unrequited love of Shakespeare's famous comedy. A mistaken identity sets off a chain of events that has everything topsy-turvy. As these classic characters sing of romance and shenanigans, you'll be transported to a mythical land of love. Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund directs Illyria, which runs through August 10, with previews on July 10 and 11. There is a Pay What You Can performance on July 17. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of ILLYRIA at Taproot Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2013

Shakespeare is available in Seattle outdoors this summer, but for those wary of a sunburn or being caught outside in rain, there's an indoor opportunity as Taproot Theatre presents Illyria. This musical adaptation of Twelfth Night has all the hilarious hijinks and unrequited love of Shakespeare's famous comedy. A mistaken identity sets off a chain of events that has everything topsy-turvy. As these classic characters sing of romance and shenanigans, you'll be transported to a mythical land of love. Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund directs Illyria, which runs through August 10, with previews on July 10 and 11. There is a Pay What You Can performance on July 17. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

Taproot Theatre to Present Musical Adaptation of Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT, Begin. 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Shakespeare is available in Seattle outdoors this summer, but for those wary of a sunburn or being caught outside in rain, there's an indoor opportunity as Taproot Theatre presents Illyria. This musical adaptation of Twelfth Night has all the hilarious hijinks and unrequited love of Shakespeare's famous comedy. A mistaken identity sets off a chain of events that has everything topsy-turvy. As these classic characters sing of romance and shenanigans, you'll be transported to a mythical land of love. Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund directs Illyria, which runs through August 10, with previews on July 10 and 11. There is a Pay What You Can performance on July 17. (more...)


by Jay Irwin - Sep 10, 2012

OK, at times it was a little long winded; too many songs and a little over reaching in getting its message across. But beyond that Strawberry Theatre Workshop's production of "This Land - Woody Guthrie" manages to transcend the music and the message and land itself into a realm of charming and simple grace. (more...)

Strawberry Theatre Workshop Opens THIS LAND | WOODY GUTHRIE Tonight, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

Following hard on the heels of a successful revival of Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Strawberry Theatre Workshop continues what's being described as 'a season of agitation and propaganda' with a second company classic, This Land | Woody Guthrie, a play for actors and puppets derived from the music, drawing, and writing of folk artist Woody Guthrie. Strawshop's 2004 production of This Land was the first show in the company's history. (more...)

Strawberry Theatre Workshop to Present THIS LAND | WOODY GUTHRIE, Opening 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

Following hard on the heels of a successful revival of Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Strawberry Theatre Workshop continues what's being described as 'a season of agitation and propaganda' with a second company classic, This Land | Woody Guthrie, a play for actors and puppets derived from the music, drawing, and writing of folk artist Woody Guthrie. Strawshop's 2004 production of This Land was the first show in the company's history. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Extends CHAPS! Through 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2012

Due to popular demand, Taproot Theatre Company has extended their hit musical Chaps! through August 18, giving people one more week to lasso their laughter and experience this mash-up of British humor and cowboy music. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Company Presents CHAPS!, 7/13-8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Taproot Theatre continues its 36th season with the musical Chaps! Ever wonder what would happen if Monty Python met Roy Rogers? It's 1944 and America's favorite singing cowboys are saddled up to take the British airwaves by storm. There's just one problem: the crooners are no-shows. What's the BBC to do? These blokes must convince the whole of England that they're a band of guitar pickin' American singing cowboys. Pull on your boots, loosen your tie, and get ready for a summer musical that'll rope you in and leave you in stitches. Directed by Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund, with musical direction by Edd Key, Chaps!opens July 13 and runs through August 11, with previews on July 11 and 12. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Extends CHAPS! Through 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2012

Due to popular demand, Taproot Theatre Company has extended their hit musical Chaps! through August 18, giving people one more week to lasso their laughter and experience this mash-up of British humor and cowboy music. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Taproot Theatre's CHAPS!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

Pull on your boots, loosen your tie, and get ready for a summer musical that'll rope you in and leave you in stitches. Directed by Taproot Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund, with musical direction by Edd Key, Chaps! opened on July 13 and runs through August 11. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

Taproot Theatre Company Presents CHAPS!, Now thru 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

Pull on your boots, loosen your tie, and get ready for a summer musical that'll rope you in and leave you in stitches. Directed by Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund, with musical direction by Edd Key, Chaps! opens tonight, July 13 and runs through August 11. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Company Presents CHAPS!, 7/13-8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

Taproot Theatre continues its 36th season with the musical Chaps! Ever wonder what would happen if Monty Python met Roy Rogers? It's 1944 and America's favorite singing cowboys are saddled up to take the British airwaves by storm. There's just one problem: the crooners are no-shows. What's the BBC to do? These blokes must convince the whole of England that they're a band of guitar pickin' American singing cowboys. Pull on your boots, loosen your tie, and get ready for a summer musical that'll rope you in and leave you in stitches. Directed by Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund, with musical direction by Edd Key, Chaps!opens July 13 and runs through August 11, with previews on July 11 and 12. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre Announces Their Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

The Unicorn Theatre exists to enhance the cultural life of Kansas City by producing professional contemporary, thought-provoking theater, which inspires emotional response and stimulates discussion. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Extends SOMETHING'S AFOOT Through 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

Audiences now have two additional weeks to experience the humor and high jinks of Something's Afoot. Taproot Theatre Company has extended the run through August 27. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre Announces Their Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

The Unicorn Theatre exists to enhance the cultural life of Kansas City by producing professional contemporary, thought-provoking theater, which inspires emotional response and stimulates discussion. (more...)

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