Category Archives: Shows

Articles or announcements about a specific show that aren’t more properly called “News”. These could include director’s notes, discussions of technical issues encountered during production, interviews with designers, actors, or volunteers, and descriptions of the content of shows for the purpose of educating the audience.

In short, if it’s a short bit of information about a show, it’s News. If it’s more thoughtful, it probably belongs here.

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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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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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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Debit or credit

BAT’s old credit card machine died. At that point, the saga began. BAT’s old machine used what is called in the business “store and forward.” That is, BAT would run all of the charges and at the end of the … 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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Lost slipper

BAT has boxes and boxes of shoes: boots, shoes, heels, flats, tennis shoes, sandals, slippers, small, medium, and large. BAT may not always have the right shoe, but it is amazing the number of times we do. For Rapture, Blister, … 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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Rapture, Blister, Burn

Historical drama meets comedy in thought-provoking Rapture, Blister, Burn at Burien Actors Theatre. TICKETS Rapture, Blister, Burn at BAT is an intensely smart and immensely funny Pulitzer Prize finalist script that explores whether the grass really is greener on the … Continue reading

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Why do we like bunnies?

A show BAT is looking at for next season calls for one of the actors to drown a bunny and then bring it back to life. Somehow I think BAT’s audience, cast, and crew would not like to see that … Continue reading

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