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The Whitmore selfie challenge

It’s time for the Whitmore selfie challenge! During the run of Church & State BAT challenges you to take a selfie with Senator Whitmore. Post your selfie on facebook saying you attended Church & State and tag Burien Actors Theatre … Continue reading

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An open letter to the Federal Way City Council

Dear Council, I am the artistic director at Burien Actors Theatre, http://www.burienatorstheatre.org. BAT is a small 94-seat theater located in Burien. In May of 2017, the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington conducted a study of BAT’s … Continue reading

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Church & State in tech

Church & State is in tech rehearsal. It opens Friday, April 27 at 8 pm. GET YOUR TICKET HERE Church & State is the last show of BAT’s 2017-18 season. BAT will be back in October with Dr. Frankenstein by … Continue reading

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Church & State press release

BAT’s production of the comedy-drama Church & State is a look at what can happen when religion, guns and social media mix it up with politics and honesty. Performances run April 27 through May 20. BAT’s production, of a wonderful … Continue reading

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Church & State Artistic Director notes

Church & State ends a very fulfilling season at BAT. From year-to-year, BAT’s work only improves. As you are enjoying Church & State, BAT is working on its 2018-19 season, which we guarantee will amaze. When BAT selected Church & … Continue reading

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A dinner and show winner

BAT is very happy to have joined with Frankie’s B-Town Bistro to offer a dinner and show package.  If you tried it, you’ll know how wonderful the combination of good food and better live theater can be. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Script Club – April 2018

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet at Merrill Gardens. This is a FREE event, and everyone is invited! This month BAT’s script club will be discussing the script for BAT’s next … Continue reading

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Students affected by school shootings

Church & State (opening April 27 at BAT) is called a dramedy for a very good reason. Combined with humor, it looks at some very topical issues. One of the things Church & State does is give a balanced discussion … Continue reading

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A pig in a poke

During Rapture, Blister, Burn (just ended) BAT had the opportunity to secure the rights to its October 2018 show with one caveat. The agent wanted the funds now, or BAT could not secure the rights to the show. For many … Continue reading

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Beyond plays at BAT

BAT is a nonprofit (501(c)(3) entity) that means we do have not shareholders, but we do serve the community. BAT was recently asked, “Does BAT do more than just put on plays?” As a BAT volunteer, this is an odd … Continue reading

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