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BAT says thanks!

Burien Actors Theatre, BAT, thanks all of those who came to see the musical comedy “Mel Brook’s New Musical Young Frankenstein,” which had its final performance on Sunday. The show was a success on many levels. Thank you, thank you, … Continue reading

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Henry sells tickets for BAT

Henry Hart, past board president as well as an actor and director for Burien Little Theatre (now Burien Actors Theatre), recently moved to Fernwood Retirement Community in Normandy Park. Without Henry, and many others, BAT would not be in its 34th … Continue reading

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Happy Hour at BAT

Although BAT did not plan it, it is clear that Happy Hour at BAT is fast becoming a tradition for many of BAT’s patrons. Evening shows start of 8 pm, but many are coming just after 7 and enjoying a … Continue reading

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Lecture on the 1931 film “Frankenstein”

A perfect accompaniment to BAT’s Young Frankenstein, film critic Robert Horton shares his insights into the original 1931 film version of Frankenstein and the 1930s film industry at BAT. Horton, a critic on National Public Radio and film instructor at … Continue reading

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Drinks to die for

BAT has made a tradition out of specialty drinks for each new production.  For Young Frankenstein the drinks are, well, monstrously good. The first, with a great green color, is “It’s Alive.”  That great color comes from a back-from-the-dead mixture … Continue reading

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Stage Directors Notes

With the successful conversion of Mel Brooks’ The Producers to a Broadway musical, many people felt that Young Frankenstein should/would be next – and as such, their wish was granted. I remember the Young Frankenstein movie when it was released. It … Continue reading

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First run through of Young Frank

Sitting through tech rehearsal.  The first full run through with the band and costumes.  Young Frankenstein is lookin’ good. At this point, everything is new to the actors.  They have also been sitting, mostly, through the tech rehearsal where the … Continue reading

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“Young Frankenstein” Now In Tech

The Burien Actors Theatre production of Young Frankenstein is now in tech rehearsal. Today was a cue-to-cue, in which the cast and crew try to work out basics of sound, light, and other technical cues. As you can see, the … Continue reading

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What a differance a script can make

Here is a picture from the set build of BAT’s summer show “Beauty of the Father.”  As you can see the set fit fairly well within the proscenium arch.  It was a close and intimate show. Compare and contrast that … Continue reading

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Ticket deals for Young Frankenstein

Calling all bargain hunters!  Here are the great ticket deals for “Mel Brook’s New Musical Young Frankenstein.”  Opening night, September 20, wear a top hat and get $5 off your ticket when purchased at the door.  Then stay for the … Continue reading

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