Category Archives: Community

Articles about BLT’s relationship to the community, and articles about people who are, or have been, involved with BLT.

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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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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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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March Script Club

On the ides of March, March 15, 2018, at 1:30 pm the BAT script club will meet at Merrill Gardens. Everyone is invited! This month BAT’s script club will be discussing Hindle Wakes. This script from 1912, is an amazing … Continue reading

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Is the grass greener?

The set for Rapture, Blister, Burn has two backyard locations. Albie, BAT’s intrepid set designer, thought it would be fun to have grass in the backyards. (Duh.) Part of the story of Rapture, Blister, Burn is the question, “Is the … Continue reading

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Double donation

A very sweet donor made a donation to BAT in honor of a friend who had passed. She wanted people to see her friend’s name in BAT’s program when they came to a show. This was a wonderful way to … Continue reading

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As BAT relabels the books in BALL

BAT has a lending library. It is located in Phoenix Tea on 152nd in Burien. Right now there are about 300 books and scripts in BALL, Burien Actors Lending Library. A small personal library has just been donated to BAT, … Continue reading

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Year end 2017

It is that time of year when we look back and look forward. Here at BAT, our fiscal year ends in June, but the calendar year is a good place to pause too. Looking ahead, BAT is getting ready for … Continue reading

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