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The 2018-19 season:

 

"DR. FRANKENSTEIN" A GOTHIC TALE written by Selma DimitrijevicFrank webart

October 5 through October 28, 2018

Friday, Saturday at 8 pm, and Sunday matinees at 2 pm

This is not your father’s Frankenstein. In this startlingly fresh, lyrical and haunting contemporary adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic novel, Dr. Frankenstein is reimagined as a woman. Victoria Frankenstein and her articulate Creature tell a thought-provoking story that follows Mary Shelley’s book more closely than other productions, but with wonderful new twists and an exploration of what happens when we don’t try to understand “the other”—and what happens when we do. This is just the second US production of Dr. Frankenstein.

Get your tickets online: Dr Frankenstein - tix, buy your tickets in person at Pickled & Preserved, enjoy dinner and a show with Frankies B-Town Bistro, or send an email request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This show contains infrequent adult language that includes "G, H and J" words and one “F" word. BAT's policy is to inform audiences of content but to let parents, guardians and teachers make decisions that they feel appropriate for the youth and teens in their care.

The show runs about two hours and 15 minutes.

 

 

"HANDLE WITH CARE" A COMEDY written by Jason Odell Williams

November 23 through December 16, 2018

Friday, Saturday at 8 pm, and Sunday matinees at 2 pm

From the writer of BAT’s 2018 hit production Church & State, this delightfully fresh holiday show is a romantic comedy dusted with magic. Ayelet, a young Israeli woman with little command of English, reluctantly travels with her grandmother to America. Circumstances both hilarious and sad bring Ayelet together with Josh, a young man who has little command of romance. Is their attraction an accident, or destiny generations in the making? "Hilarious and heartwarming"—NY Times. A Northwest premiere.

Get your tickets online: Handle With Care - tix, buy your tickets in person at Pickled & Preserved, enjoy dinner and a show with Frankies B-Town Bistro, or send an email request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

"VISITING CEZANNE" A DRAMEDY written by Duane Kelly

February 15 through March 10, 2019

Friday, Saturday at 8 pm, and Sunday matinees at 2 pm

Unknown painter Nora Baker visits the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2016. Through the magic in a paintbrush, Nora is whisked back to 1900 France and the studio of artist Paul Cezanne, who didn’t really achieve fame until after he died. Cezanne and Nora end up exploring what it is that keeps an artist going when it all seems pointless. Will this magical meeting change history and their artistic careers? See what happens while Visiting Cezanne.

Get your tickets online: Visiting Cezanne - tix, buy your tickets in person at Pickled & Preserved, enjoy dinner and a show with Frankies B-Town Bistro, or send an email request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

BAT PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL

In honor of Bill & Peggy Hunt

April 26 through May 19, 2019

Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm, and Sunday matinees at 2 pm

Experience the unexpected, fresh from the imaginations of Washington State playwrights. Thought-provoking, engaging, all-new plays. Two award-winning shows for the first two weeks and then two more award-winning shows for the last two weeks! Come twice and see them all!

Get your tickets online:Playwrights Festival - tix, buy your tickets in person at Pickled & Preserved, enjoy dinner and a show with Frankies B-Town Bistro, or send an email request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Earlier in BAT's 2018-19 season:

BAT's Gala

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Saturday at 6:00 pm

BAT’s ever wonderful pre-season Gala! What a party, what a good time!

Get your tickets online: BAT GALA - tix, buy your tickets in person at Pickled & Preserved, or send an email request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  

 

  

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