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.

Native Gardens press release

Good fences make bad neighbors in comedy Native Gardens at Burien Actors Theatre  (September 11, 2019 – Burien, WA) Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) kicks off BAT’s 40th-anniversary season with the company’s production of Native Gardens, a comedy about new neighbors … Continue reading

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Native Gardens poster art – choices

[This post is edited to include the reply to BAT’s comment on FaceBook.] BAT is on FaceBook. Come and say, “Hi” sometime. FaceBook is one of the places BAT gets feedback. Some is postive, and some not so much. Here … Continue reading

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Audition for The Christmas Spirit

Audition!  Seeking actors from their mid-20s through 70s for a Holiday comedy The Christmas Spirit at Burien Actors Theatre Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) is seeking actors to play characters from their mid-20s through 70s in the comedy The Christmas Spirit, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Earnest – Press release

Burien Actors Theatre is taking it to the parks with the comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest” This hilarious, family-friendly adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s farce has fictitious personas, romantic proposals, and the big shoulders of the 1980s.  BAT is taking … Continue reading

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BAT meets the Burien Arts Commission

The Burien Arts Commission has a few new members. A good thing. But they do not know BAT. A bad thing. So, soon BAT will be introducing itself the Burien Arts Commission. BAT was asked to tell the Commission what … Continue reading

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BAT Playwrights Festival – Press Release

Award-winning-new plays by Washington State playwrights provoke thought, entertain in 2019 BAT Playwrights Festival $12 tickets to see two plays (April 17, 2019 – Burien, WA)  For about the price of a matinee movie ticket, enjoy two award-winning new plays during … Continue reading

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Note schedule changes for the BAT Playwrights Festival

The BAT Playwrights Festival is a wonderful adventure into the minds of Washington playwrights. The Festival included the four winning plays from BAT’s contest. The two one-act and two full-length plays are being produced over four weeks. TICKETS HERE The … Continue reading

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Visiting Cezanne opens February 15

Comedy-drama Visiting Cezanne at Burien Actors Theatre takes inspiring look at what keeps us going when all seems lost (Feb. 6, 2019 – Burien, WA) – Burien Actors Theatre’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Visiting Cezanne is a funny and … Continue reading

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An authentic blanket

Handle with Care takes place in a realistic inexpensive hotel/motel. BAT’s Cyndi is all about getting the details just right. So, take a look at the blanket in the room. Yes, that is a cigarette burn in it. Better .live … Continue reading

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BAT’s sink for Handle with Care

Getting the details done on the Handle with Care set. At an early design meeting, we decided it would be fun to have running water in the sink in the hotel room. No real reason, just that it would add … Continue reading

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