BLT's 29th Season:2008-2009


The Rocky Horror Show
Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol
The Lady's Not for Burning
Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival


The Rocky Horror Show By Richard O'Brien

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The Rocky Horror Show - 2008

 

The show ran September 26 through November 2, 2008

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This outrageous musical comedy featuring a Transylvania transvestite, a cryogenically-preserved motorbiker and Frankenstein's monster. This sexy parody of horror and science fiction films premiered on stage in London in 1973, becoming the popular cult classic film "Rocky Horror Picture Show"in 1975.

 

Show dates and times:
September 26 at 8:00 p.m. Friday - Your first chance to do the Time Warp with us!
September 27 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday
September 28 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
October 3 at 8:00 p.m. Friday - Five Buck Friday - Guest Narrator from Burien Parks Ms. Debbie Zemke - SOLD OUT!
October 4 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday - Guest Narrator - State Senator Joe McDermott - SOLD OUT!
October 5 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
October 10 at 8:00 p.m. Friday - Guest Narrator - State Representative Sharon Nelson - SOLD OUT!
October 11 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday - Guest Narrator - Burien City Councilmember Kathy Keene - SOLD OUT!
October 12 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
October 17 - NO SHOW!
October 18 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday - Guest Narrator - Mr. Stephen Lamphear - SOLD OUT!
October 19 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
October 24 at 10:00 p.m. Friday - SOLD OUT!
October 25 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday - Guest Narrator - State Representative Dave Upthegrove - SOLD OUT!
October 26 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday - Guest Narrator - United States Congressmember Jim McDermott
October 31 at 10:00 p.m. Friday - HALLOWEEN! - SOLD OUT!
November 1 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday - SOLD OUT!
November 2 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday - Your very last chance to do the Time Warp with us again! - SOLD OUT!
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We shared the Holiday spirit!

Burien Little Theatre was proud to accept donations of non-perishable food at EVERY performance of the show. All food donated went to local food banks.

Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol By Tom Mula

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Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol - 2008 - Photos by Elizabeth Eller

 

The show runs November 28 through December 21, 2008 

The "real" story behind Dickens "A Christmas Carol"; this zany tale follows Jacob Marley's heroic behind-the-scenes efforts to save old Scrooge's soul and redeem his own. Irreverent and deeply moving.

Show dates and times:
November 28 at 8:00 p.m. Friday - Open night treat � The Dickens Carolers will perform in the lobby before the show!
November 29 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday
November 30 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
December 5 at 8:00 p.m. Friday - Five Buck Friday - SOLD OUT!
December 6 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday
December 7 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
December 12 at 8:00 p.m. Friday
December 13 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday
December 14 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
December 19 at 8:00 p.m. Friday
December 20 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday
December 21 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee

Don't be a Scrooge! Use your credit or debit card to donate to Burien Little Theatre online!

The Lady's Not for Burning By Christopher Fry

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The Lady's Not for Burning - 2009 - Photo by Jackie Graybill

 

The show runs February 13 through March 8, 2009 

A hilarious comedy about unexpected love and a small 14th century town in an uproar over a reluctant bride, a falsely accused witch and a soldier determined to be hanged. Painfully tender and deliciously funny.

Show dates and times:
February 13 at 8:00 p.m. Friday
February 14 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday
February 15 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
February 20 at 8:00 p.m. Friday - Five Buck Friday - SOLD OUT!
February 21 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday
February 22 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
February 27 at 8:00 p.m. Friday
February 28 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday
March 1 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
March 6 at 8:00 p.m. Friday
March 7 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday
March 8 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
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Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival

Experience wonderful brand-new works written by up-and coming playwrights from Washington state and never produced anywhere else. Come see the winners of the 2009 playwrights festival!

The festival is graciously sponsored by the CITY OF BURIEN!

1/2 of all ticket sales for the Playwrights Festival go to Hospitality House to help homeless women. (Sorry, this means NO Five Buck Friday during the Festival.)
There are four shows, two one-act plays and two full length plays in the festival. One one-act play and one full-length play will be performed together. Two shows for the first two weekends and then the other two shows for the last two weekends. Don't miss out! Come twice and see ALL the winners! - The shows are recommended for audiences age 15 and older due to occasional language.

SPECIAL - SPECIAL - SPECIAL - Every Saturday there will be a FREE reading of the honorable mention plays! (We will pass the hat.) Starts at 2 pm! See details below!

Shows, dates and times:
"The Reprieve" a one-act play written by Judith A. Jacobs
Synopsis: A poignant comedy about sisterly relations and what happens when the family peacemaker suddenly starts
speaking her mind after her brush with cancer.
"If Spiders Made Honey" a full-length play written by Dave Tucker
Synopsis: With her brother Derek dying of cancer, Camille is searching for Joanie Huneycutt, an internet icon who�s inspired Derek with a blog about her own bout with cancer. Fortunately, Camille�s job takes her to Joanie�s hometown, to meet the next winner of a literary award. As Camille�s professional and personal lives collide, the story twists and raises some poignant questions about the value of our own contributions to society.
May 1 at 8:00 p.m. Friday - MAY DAY!
May 2 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday - Play reading at 2 p.m. - "Penny Loves Butchie Hartog" and "Sinking Bass Turds"
May 3 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
May 8 at 8:00 p.m. Friday
May 9 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday - Play reading at 2 p.m. - "Penny Loves Butchie Hartog" and "Sinking Bass Turds"
May 10 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
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"Famous Last Words" a one-act play written by Michael Wallace
Synopsis: Two teenagers are brought together in a graveyard by school bullies in this sharp-witted drama with a twist.
"Man Defeats Nature" a full-length play written by Christopher Bailey
Synopsis: The one-year anniversary of the mountain's eruption pits a father who still searches daily for his son, missing in the explosion, against other family members who want to move on.
May 15 at 8:00 p.m. Friday
May 16 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday - Play reading at 2 p.m. - "Freight" and "Days of Future Passed"
May 17 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
May 22 at 8:00 p.m. Friday
May 23 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday - Play reading at 2 p.m. - "Freight" and "Days of Future Passed"
May 24 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee

SPECIAL, SPECIAL, SPECIAL - FREE Play reading (we will pass the hat):

May 2 and 9 at 2 p.m.:
�Penny Loves Butchie Hartog" a one-act play written by Ann Teplick
Synopsis: Drama. Obsession with fire and a boy named Butchie Hartog land a 16-year-old girl in juvenile detention in this drama.
�Sinking Bass Turds� a full-length play written by Russell Weeks
Synopsis: Drama with some darkly funny moments. Blind writer Ar Carey is out to expose Wall Street greed and corruption under the guise of writing a biography about one of its rising stars.
May 16 and 23 at 2 p.m.:
�Freight� a one-act play written by Freddie Brinster
Synopsis: Drama. The strong, crusty captain of an old freighter desperately tries to hold onto her 43-year-old son, who just as
desperately needs to leave in order to "grow up."
�Days of Future Passed� a full-length play written by Sean Walbeck
Synopsis: Comedy. A Bellingham Star Trek club comes up with a cockeyed scheme to attract new members by installing a statue at the local museum.
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