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Griffin Theatre Company Announces 2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2021

Griffin Theatre Company announces its jam-packed 2022 season with new and exciting works from Australian playwrights, along with two Australian plays making their Sydney premiere. 

Book-It Announces Cancellation of THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE Photo Book-It Announces Cancellation of THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2020

In support of community efforts to respond to COVID-19, Book-It Repertory Theatre is canceling its upcoming mainstage production of The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski, which was scheduled to run June 3 -June 26, 2020.

Book-It Repertory Theatre Presents THE TURN OF THE SCREW Photo Book-It Repertory Theatre Presents THE TURN OF THE SCREW
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2020

Book-It Repertory Theatre's landmark 30th season continues with The Turn of the Screw, adapted from the 1898 horror novella by Henry James. Adapted by Rachel Atkins and directed by Carol Roscoe, this production will dive into the darkest corners of James's most famous and haunting story, asking audiences to question who they trust and whose version of events they believe. This will be Book-It's first production under the leadership team of current Artistic Director Jane Jones and Incoming Artistic Director Gus Menary. The Turn of the Screw plays February 12 a?" March 8, 2020 (Opening/Press Night on Saturday, February 15) at The Center Theatre. 

Book-It Repertory Theatre Announces New Artistic Director Photo Book-It Repertory Theatre Announces New Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 19, 2019

Book-It Repertory Theatre has announced Gus Menary as its Incoming Artistic Director. Menary comes to Book-It from Chicago where he was Artistic Director of Jackalope Theatre. Over the next eight months, he will work closely with Co-Founding Artistic Directors Jane Jones and Myra Platt. As Jones remains the artistic leader of the company until August 2020, she will be able to introduce Menary to Book-It and the Seattle community. He will succeed Jones and Platt in the 2020-2021 season.

Book-It Repertory Theatre Announces 30th Season Photo Book-It Repertory Theatre Announces 30th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2019

Book-It Repertory Theatre (Book-It) is proud to announce its 2019-2020 season. For 30 years, Book-It has been staging simple and sensitive productions, from classic and contemporary literature, and in the coming season will produce four mainstage shows and three school-touring shows. All mainstage productions will be at The Center Theatre.

BWW Review: Book-It's RETURNING THE BONES Mesmerizes with Vivid Storytelling Photo BWW Review: Book-It's RETURNING THE BONES Mesmerizes with Vivid Storytelling
by Jay Irwin - Mar 31, 2019

Dear Readers, when I hear those three potentially terrifying words "one person show" I imagine a self-indulgent ride through self-aggrandizing memories that begin with the cliche "Oh hey, I didn't see you there…". But Gin Hammond's "Returning the Bones" currently playing at the Erickson Theatre from Book-It Repertory Theatre could not be further from that stereotype with an absolutely mesmerizing piece that demands to be seen.

Searching for a Place in the World in RETURNING THE BONES Photo Searching for a Place in the World in RETURNING THE BONES
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 21, 2019

In the spring of 2019, Book-It Repertory Theatre (Book-It) presents acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond's* inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones. Based on the life of Hammond's aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice Montier (aka "Bebe"), Returning the Bones brilliantly responds to one of life's most challenging questions: How do you choose between your country, your people and yourself? A surprisingly comical story, Returning the Bones transports audiences to Jim Crow-era Texas and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. This inspirational story brings us into intimate contact with the luminaries of the day including President Lyndon B. Johnson, Eleanor Roosevelt, James Baldwin and Queen Elizabeth. Returning the Bones runs March 28-April 14, 2019 at The Erickson Theatre on Capitol Hill.

BWW Review: Book-it's Raw Look at Opioid Addiction in AMERICAN JUNKIE Photo BWW Review: Book-it's Raw Look at Opioid Addiction in AMERICAN JUNKIE
by Jay Irwin - Feb 19, 2019

With any luck most of us will bypass any connection to opioid or heroin addiction. I know going into Book-It Repertory Theatre's current production of Tom Hansen's "American Junkie", I knew nothing of that world except what you might catch on TV. But what this gritty memoir and gripping performances do is give a much more intense and visceral look into this world while still mixing in humor and hope making this a fascinating ride.

Book-It Repertory Theatre's Founding Co-Artistic Directors To Step Down In 2020 Photo Book-It Repertory Theatre's Founding Co-Artistic Directors To Step Down In 2020
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

Book-It Repertory Theatre Takes An Honest Look At Addiction In AMERICAN JUNKIE Photo Book-It Repertory Theatre Takes An Honest Look At Addiction In AMERICAN JUNKIE
by Julie Musbach - Jan 10, 2019

Book-It Repertory Theatre [Book-It] kicks off 2019 with an honest look at addiction in Seattle native Tom Hansen's American Junkie. Adapted by Jane Jones and Kevin McKeon and directed by Jones, Hansen deftly balances a raw story about the path that leads to self-destruction with wry humor and hope.

Book-It Repertory Theatre Presents RETURNING THE BONES Photo Book-It Repertory Theatre Presents RETURNING THE BONES
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2019

In the spring of 2019, Book-It Repertory Theatre (Book-It) presents acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond's* inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones. Based on the life of Hammond's aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice Montier (aka "Bebe"), Returning the Bones brilliantly responds to one of life's most challenging questions: How do you choose between your country, your people, and yourself? A surprisingly comical story, Returning the Bones brings us into intimate contact with the luminaries of the day including President Lyndon B. Johnson, Eleanor Roosevelt, James Baldwin and Queen Elizabeth. Returning the Bones runs March 28-April 14, 2019 at The Erickson Theatre on Capitol Hill.

Book-It Repertory Theatre Presents An Honest Look At Addiction In Tom Hansen's AMERIC Photo Book-It Repertory Theatre Presents An Honest Look At Addiction In Tom Hansen's AMERICAN JUNKIE
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2018

Book-It Repertory Theatre kicks off 2019 with an honest look at addiction during Seattle's grunge years with Seattle native Tom Hansen's American Junkie. Adapted by Jane Jones and Kevin McKeon and directed by Jones, Hansen deftly balances a raw story about the path that leads to self-destruction with wry humor and hope. A tight, 90-minute ride through Seattle's music scene during the grunge era, American Junkie looks at the man behind the addiction and takes a hard look at the power heroin and other opioids have on people's lives.

BWW Review: Arizona Theatre Company Presents NATIVE GARDENS Photo BWW Review: Arizona Theatre Company Presents NATIVE GARDENS
by Herbert Paine - Oct 7, 2018

Arizona Theatre Company's Season-opening production of Karen Zacarias's NATIVE GARDENS, directed by Jane Jones, is ripe with the bloom of vibrant performances by Arlene Chico-Lugo, Bill Geisslinger, Keith Contreras, and Robynn Rodrigues. At Herberger Theater Center through October 21st.

Arizona Theatre Company Opens 52nd Season With NATIVE GARDENS Photo Arizona Theatre Company Opens 52nd Season With NATIVE GARDENS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2018

Arizona Theatre Company (David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) lifts the curtain on Scene in America,the theme for its 52ndseason and the first reflecting Ivers' influence and impact, with Karen Zacarias' hilarious new comedy that's anything but neighborly, Native Gardens, Oct. 4-21 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix..

Arizona Theatre Co Opens 52nd Season With Karen Zacarias' New Comedy NATIVE GARDENS Photo Arizona Theatre Co Opens 52nd Season With Karen Zacarias' New Comedy NATIVE GARDENS
by Julie Musbach - Aug 22, 2018

Arizona Theatre Company (David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) lifts the curtain on Scene in America, the theme for its 52nd season and the first reflecting Ivers' influence and impact, with Karen Zacarias' hilarious new comedy that's anything but neighborly, Native Gardens, Sept. 8-29 at the Temple of Music & Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson.

ACT Announces New Artistic and Conservatory Employees Photo ACT Announces New Artistic and Conservatory Employees
by Julie Musbach - Jul 19, 2018

Today, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced the appointment of three new employees to fill key positions within the Artistic and Conservatory departments at San Francisco's premier nonprofit theater organization-Joy Meads as Director of Dramaturgy and New Works; Peter J. Kuo as Associate Conservatory Director; andDanyon Davis as Head of Movement.

Book-It Announces Its 2018-2019 Season Photo Book-It Announces Its 2018-2019 Season
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2018

Book-It Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce its 2018-2019 season. For 29 years, Book-It has been adapting great literature into great theatre through simple and sensitive productions and will produce five mainstage shows and three school-touring shows.

What to See in Seattle Theater: Week of March 26, 2018 to April 02, 2018 Photo What to See in Seattle Theater: Week of March 26, 2018 to April 02, 2018
by BWW - Mar 26, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Seattle from Monday, March 26, 2018 to Monday, April 02, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Seattle?

What to See in Seattle Theater: Week of March 19, 2018 to March 26, 2018 Photo What to See in Seattle Theater: Week of March 19, 2018 to March 26, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Seattle from Monday, March 19, 2018 to Monday, March 26, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Seattle?

BWW Review: Book-It and Café Nordo's THE MALTESE FALCON Makes a Killer Night Photo BWW Review: Book-It and Café Nordo's THE MALTESE FALCON Makes a Killer Night
by Jay Irwin - Feb 11, 2018

It was a cold night in the City of Emeralds. The kind of cold where your words just hung in the air as you spoke. Lucky for me and the other patrons of Cafe Nordo, the doors would soon open. Once inside a sultry dame looked me up and down and uttered the word I'd been waiting all night to hear, "Name?" Then another dame led me to my table plied me with drinks and food and thus began my journey into Book-It Repertory Theatre's sumptuous mystery dining experience of Dashiell Hammett's "The Maltese Falcon". An experience that may not make me wealthy as the only falcon I found was a gold dusted cookie (which was delicious) but I certainly left the place richer after having seen one of my favorite Nordo and Book-It shows to date.

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