Category Archives: Community

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

BAT in the local press

What was the Highline Times is now the WestSide Seattle. This great local paper has been a mainstay in Burien for more years than I can remember. Before there was a BAT, there was the Highline Times. The paper has … Continue reading

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Rapture, Blister, Burn auditions!!!

Auditions for comedy Rapture, Blister, Burn Is the grass always greener? Gwen stayed at home, supported her husband and raised some children. Catherine went the academic route, published several books on feminist issues, and is a speaker and teacher. These … Continue reading

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BAT’s 2017 Gala

Enjoy fabulous food, drink and theatrical performances at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 16. From 6 to 9 p.m., be among the first to get a sneak peek into BAT’s 2017-18 season during this kick-off … Continue reading

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Script club?

BAT’s lending library allocated at Bumbershoot Books is growing. BAT just added the script for Ben Butler, BAT’s first show of the season TICKETS. But BAT has bigger plans than a lending library. BAT has started a script club, a … Continue reading

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Come on already

BAT’s season is underway. Ben Butler, TICKETS, BAT’s first show of the season is cast, and auditions for The Christmas Carol Rag, TICKETS, will be happening soon. The creative teams for the first two shows are set. It’s beginning to … Continue reading

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BALL gets real

They say nothing exists until it has a name. Well BALL, Burien Actors Lending Library, has had a name for a long time, but no sign, until now that is. BALL roosts at Bumbershoot Books in downtown Burien. Bumbershoot Books … Continue reading

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BAT chills

BAT’s office has a refrigerator. It was there for many years. Originally, it was a gift to BAT. (This how small theater works, and the community support gives BAT a warm feeling.) BAT’s refer finally died. The freezer would no … Continue reading

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BAT’s economic impact on Burien – 2017

The University of Washington’s Foster School of Business came to Burien to take a look at BAT’s economic impact on Burien. BAT produces four MainStage shows a year. The audiences for these performances came from Burien and the region, including … Continue reading

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The BAT strawberries dance again

If, over the years, you visited BAT a the Burien Wild Strawberry Festival (every year on Father’s Day Weekend), you must have seen BAT’s dancing strawberries. The Strawberry Festival is also where BAT announces its new season. BAT passes out … Continue reading

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Fun with Foster

I am starting this post while I wait for BAT’s final meeting with the student at the Foster School of Business at the UW. Due to a rather odd set of occurrences, BAT was able to join forces with the … Continue reading

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