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Is there more than butts in the seats?

This is a tale of two shows. One, BAT’s current Holiday show, The Christmas Carol Rag, and the other In The Next Room, or the vibrator play which BAT produced in 2016. The former is currently in production. The run … Continue reading

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A patron’s thoughts about In the Next Room, or the vibrator play

BAT is putting In the Next Room, or the vibrator play to bed. By every measure, it was very successful. Today we received the following email, that BAT is sharing, with permission:   Hi Maggie & Rochelle, Eric, and BAT, … Continue reading

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The use of color

After today’s rehearsal for In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, Zanna, the light designer, started running up and down a ladder focusing the lights for the show. As I watched she made me smile. She was putting gels … Continue reading

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In the Next Room – press release

Ignite your bustle with comedic Victorian love story In the Next Room, or the vibrator play (Jan. 27, 2016 – Burien, WA) – A finalist for the Pulitzer Prizc, In the Next Room or the vibrator play is a touching … Continue reading

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In the Next Room, or the vibrator play

In the Next Room, or the vibrator play A touching and hilarious story about a young doctor and his wife in the Victorian age. Dr. Givings is obsessed with the marvels of technology and what they can do for his … Continue reading

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Two directors – In the Next Room

Once again, Maggie Larrick and Rochelle Flynn are directing together at BAT. Two directors may seem odd at first, but Maggie and Rochelle make a great team. I often say they think so much alike, that it scares me. Maggie … Continue reading

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Why the Next Room – part 2

For many years, centuries really, women diagnosed with “hysteria”–a disease thought to result from a lack of sexual intercourse or gratification–were treated by massaging their genitals in order to induce “paroxysm.” Male physicians considered the practice drudgery, and sought various … Continue reading

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To be nude, or not to be? That is the question

At BAT we talk a lot about theater. Mostly we talk about the audience. For better live theater the audience must be engaged. After all, without BAT-fans (no, not like the one pictured, but you) there would be no BAT. … Continue reading

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The “wall” plug – it’s about theater

Creating better live theater is lots of work. Well, at BAT we call it fun, but it is really work. To give you an idea, while preparing for In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, TICKETS HERE the question … Continue reading

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BAT-fans send articles

As BAT begins rehearsals for In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, BAT-fans are sending us articles about the history of female sexuality and vibrators. While the former is one of the themes in In the Next Room, that … Continue reading

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