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BWW Interview: David Edward Hughes and His New Company SING OUT LOUISE! THEATRICALS BWW Interview: David Edward Hughes and His New Company SING OUT LOUISE! THEATRICALS
by Jay Irwin on August 18, 2017 in Seattle

Hello, Dear Readers. I recently got the chance to sit down with Seattle Theater staple David Edward Hughes to pick his brain on his career, his views on the state of local theater and, most importantly, his new theater company Sing Out Louise! Theatricals which will be announcing their inaugural season at their gala event on August 26th. An evening guaranteed to be filled to the brim with songs old, new and strange. (more...)
Really-Really Theatre Group to Present New Play MUCH BETTER Really-Really Theatre Group to Present New Play MUCH BETTER
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Seattle

Really-Really Theatre Group presents MUCH BETTER: A NEW PLAY BY ELISABETH FRANKEL, at 12th Avenue Arts (1620 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122) August 18 - September 2, 2017. (more...)
Island Theatre's 6th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival Set for BPA This August Island Theatre's 6th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival Set for BPA This August
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Seattle

Ten original plays. Three shows. Two days. Island Theatre presents its Sixth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival featuring local playwrights at Bainbridge Performing Arts on August 18 and 19. (more...)
Macha Theatre Works Announces Name Change and 2017-18 Season Macha Theatre Works Announces Name Change and 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Seattle

Macha Monkey Productions is excited to announce its name change to Macha Theatre Works, as well as the unveiling of its exciting 2017-2018 season of new works. (more...)
'Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees' Seattle Concert on Sale This Friday 'Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees' Seattle Concert on Sale This Friday
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Seattle

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) announces Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees, featuring Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Dave Matthews & more, on sale this Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10 a.m. (more...)
Tony Winner Dinah Manoff to Lead THE NUTS & BOLTS OF ACTING Workshop at BPA Tony Winner Dinah Manoff to Lead THE NUTS & BOLTS OF ACTING Workshop at BPA
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Seattle

Tony Award winner Dinah Manoff leads The Nuts & Bolts of Acting, a two-part workshop for teens and adults, ages 16 and older this September at Bainbridge Performing Arts. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Seattle

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
BWW Review: Sound Theatre Company's GOBLIN MARKET a Feast for the Eyes and Ears BWW Review: Sound Theatre Company's GOBLIN MARKET a Feast for the Eyes and Ears
by Amelia Reynolds on August 16, 2017 in Seattle

'Goblin Market' is a macabre fairytale about two women struggling to fight against temptation. Based on the narrative poem by Christina Rossetti, this one-act musical is a world-premiere written by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon. As a musical production, 'Goblin Market' tells the bulk of the narrative through song, living in this space between being a musical and an opera that makes for an elegant and evocative body of work. (more...)
BWW Feature: 17TH ANNUAL VILLAGE ORIGINALS FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS at Village Theatre BWW Feature: 17TH ANNUAL VILLAGE ORIGINALS FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS at Village Theatre
by Jay Irwin on August 16, 2017 in Seattle

Well, Dear Readers, it's my favorite weekend of the year again. The weekend when Village Theatre gathers together all the best musical theater talent and presents readings of five up and coming new musicals. Yes, it's the 17th Annual Village Originals Festival of New Musicals or as I like to call it, Musical Theater Nerd Paradise. They presented us with some really outstanding works and while I can't review them, I can still tell you about the shows themselves. (more...)
Tibet Fest Preserves and Celebrates through Music, Food and Hands-on Exploration Tibet Fest Preserves and Celebrates through Music, Food and Hands-on Exploration
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Seattle

Seattle Center Festal: Tibet Fest, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26 and 27, in Seattle Center Armory and on Fisher Rooftop, promotes the distinct religious and cultural heritage of the Tibetan people. Festival organizers share their history and arts-along with messages of love, compassion and kindness-to entertain, engage and educate younger Tibetan generations and people of their adopted country. (more...)
Lakewood Playhouse Opens 79th Season with Suspense Thriller WAIT UNTIL DARK Lakewood Playhouse Opens 79th Season with Suspense Thriller WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Seattle

???????The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the OPENING SHOW of our 79th SEASON: The Suspenseful, High-Energy Psychological Thriller WAIT UNTIL DARK by Frederick Knott.  (more...)
Photo Flash: Sixth Annual Island Theatre's Ten-Minute Play Festival Opens 8/18 Photo Flash: Sixth Annual Island Theatre's Ten-Minute Play Festival Opens 8/18
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Seattle

Ten original plays. Three shows. Two days. Island Theatre presents its Sixth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival featuring local playwrights at Bainbridge Performing Arts on August 18 and 19. Out of 57 submissions from established and emerging Kitsap County playwrights, ten were selected by a jury of theatre professionals for production by Island Theatre directors and actors: "Bloody Mary" by Aleks Merilo, "Flight of the Valkyrie" by Noah Barfield, "Gel Us" by Paige Zubel, "Jellyfish Apocalypse" by Karen Polinsky, "Lessons Learned" by Jenny Weaver, "Memories of an American Occupation" by Paul Lewis, "Moving On" by Caroline Smith, "Of a Feather" by Wendy Wallace, "Roadsides" by Betsy Dorfman, and "Spreadsheet Me" by Jeffrey Brown. (more...)
Tacoma Little Theatre Opens 99th Season with RUMORS Tacoma Little Theatre Opens 99th Season with RUMORS
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Seattle

Tacoma Little Theatre opens their 99th Season with Neil Simon's hysterical comedy, RUMORS, directed by Erin Chanfrau. (more...)
Public Works Seattle: Groundbreaking Program Announced At Seattle Rep Public Works Seattle: Groundbreaking Program Announced At Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Seattle

Seattle Repertory Theatre has announced details for Public Works Seattle, a groundbreaking community engagement and participatory theatre initiative aimed at creating theatre of the people, by the people, and for the people of the region. Adapted from the nationally recognized model built by New York City's prestigious the Public Theater, the program seeks to engage audiences in new ways by making them creators and not just spectators. (more...)
Tickets Are Now On Sale For Teatro ZinZanni's LOVE, CHAOS, AND DINNER Tickets Are Now On Sale For Teatro ZinZanni's LOVE, CHAOS, AND DINNER
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Seattle

Teatro ZinZanni is thrilled to announce that single tickets are now on sale to the public for its highly anticipated return to the Northwest. This fall, Teatro ZinZanni will produce its signature spectacle, Love, Chaos, and Dinner for a limited engagement at King County's Marymoor Park, running October 19, 2017-April 29, 2018.   Single tickets are available for purchase for performances through November 30, 2017 at ZinZanni.com/Seattle or by calling the box office at (206) 802-0015. Group tickets for 12 or more are also available for all performances, including performances in December, and all group ticket reservations can be made by calling (206) 802-0013.   (more...)
Seattle Playwrights Salon presents BUREAUCRAZY by Kate Danley Seattle Playwrights Salon presents BUREAUCRAZY by Kate Danley
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Seattle

Seattle Playwrights Salon presents a staged reading of Bureaucrazy by Kate Danley on Friday September 8th at 7 p.m. at the Conservatory, 5813 Airport Way South, Seattle 98108. Admission is free! Beer, wine, cider, and food available for purchase before and after the show, and during intermission. (more...)
ArtsWest Announces THE WHO & THE WHAT ArtsWest Announces THE WHO & THE WHAT
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Seattle

ArtsWest will open the 2017-18 Season with THE WHO & THE WHAT, Ayad Akhtar's witty and whip-smart play about a young Muslim woman confronting her family and her faith, at the ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery on September 7. Performances will run Thursday through Sunday until October 1.   (more...)
Halloween Is Coming To Can Can This Fall with Three New Shows! Halloween Is Coming To Can Can This Fall with Three New Shows!
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Seattle

See the great Halloween lineup coming up at Can Can this fall! (more...)
South America's Cultural Melting Pot Celebrated at BrasilFest South America's Cultural Melting Pot Celebrated at BrasilFest
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Seattle

Follow the drumbeats to Seattle Center Festal: BrasilFest, 12 p.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 20 in Seattle Center Armory, Mural Amphitheatre and Fisher Roof. (more...)
CORIOLANUS: FIGHT LIKE A BITCH Announces Cast CORIOLANUS: FIGHT LIKE A BITCH Announces Cast
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Seattle

To live like a legend... sometimes you have to fight like a bitch. The country is at war, and the Senate cannot keep the peace within its own walls--- let alone on the battlefield. Enter Coriolanus: the country's most famous badass warrior. She returns home to face the greatest battle yet: to win the love of the people & run for office--- or face the dangerous consequences of defying society's expectations. CORIOLANUS, the rarely produced play by William Shakespeare about politics, power, and pride, is packed with daring physical combat and deliciously vicious language. (more...)
Twelfth Night Productions presents SHREK THE MUSICAL Twelfth Night Productions presents SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Seattle

"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…." and thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand… and his name is Shrek. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Seattle

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
David Sedaris, Armistead Maupin & Humans of NY Come to Benaroya David Sedaris, Armistead Maupin & Humans of NY Come to Benaroya
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Seattle

With words and photographs these three artists share personal stories that have sparked laughter and motivated change. Northwest Associated Arts (NWAA), KNKX (88.5 FM) and The Stranger present all three events at beautiful Benaroya Hall. Tickets prices vary and are available through the Benaroya Hall Box Office, at 206.215.4747 or online at www.benaroyahall.org.Phone interviews are available upon request. Both the Armistead Maupin and Brandon Stanton events offer a VIP option that includes prime seating and a private reception. (more...)
Sound Theatre Company to Close 2017 Season with Victorian Poem-Inspired GOBLIN MARKET Sound Theatre Company to Close 2017 Season with Victorian Poem-Inspired GOBLIN MARKET
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Seattle

Sound Theatre Company presents GOBLIN MARKET a musical based on the poem by Victorian era poet Christina Rossetti, by Polly Pen and Peggy Harmon. (more...)
Joshua Carter, Kendra Kassebaum, Douglas Lyons and More Set for New Staging of RAGTIME at The 5th Avenue Theatre Joshua Carter, Kendra Kassebaum, Douglas Lyons and More Set for New Staging of RAGTIME at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Seattle

The 5th Avenue Theatre is creating a rich and evocative new production of Ragtime, a tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century that is a timely story about the immigrants who helped make the United States the diverse and thriving nation it is today. (more...)