Category Archive: theatre

Sep 02 2012

A Rare Second Chance to See a Pirate Woman’s Life – and Help Burien Little Theatre

It’s the time o’ year when Burien Little Theatre does its fundraising for the year. It’s a little simpler than the madness that was 9-10-11 – no 24-hour fundraisers this time. Instead, you get a rare second chance to see a pirate woman’s tale: I saw this last year, and it was awesome. Grace O’Malley …

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Aug 03 2012

All You Seattle-Area Folks Wanna See a Summer Play, Right?

Most of us haven’t got air conditioning up here, and it’s going to be a hot weekend. You could do lots of stuff to cool down, but Burien Little Theatre has air conditioning, and this is opening weekend for Anna in the Tropics. What’s that, you ask? It’s this: A poignant and poetic play set …

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Mar 24 2012

Last Weekend for Tommy

So you’ve missed the Reason Rally, you’ll be AWOL at Rock Beyond Belief, and you’re stuck in the Pacific Northwest with nothing to do. If you’re near Burien, you could console yourself with some rock opera. This is the last weekend for Tommy. Grab yer chance before it’s gone. And enjoy a little St. Paddy’s …

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Feb 21 2012

Stage-Building Madness

My friend Craig just posted this insider-look at how the stage for The Who’s Tommy came together. Head on over there if you want to see them go from this: To this: I’m still boggled. And I’m starting to believe Burien Little Theatre is going to have to strike the “little” from its name. Read …

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Feb 19 2012

Go See Tommy. I Mean It.

My jaw aches. It’s been hanging open most of the night, dragging on the floor. Burien Little Theatre is known for pulling off productions that it shouldn’t be capable of, but this one takes them all. The Who’s Tommy is a tremendously complicated show on all fronts, and they made it all come together. They …

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Dec 15 2011

Last Weekend for Inspecting Carol

Craig Orsinger/Burien Little Theatre

This is mostly an excuse to show off this wonderful snap from one of the dress rehearsals. But it’s also a reminder. It’s your last chance to see Inspecting Carol, Seattle-area folks! Don’t miss out. December 16 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday December 17 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday December 18 at 2:00 p.m. – …

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Dec 12 2011

Seattle Area Readers: Clear Your Weekend Schedules

You’ve only got three opportunities left. Then Inspecting Carol will be gone forever, and you’ll have missed the chance to laugh your way to a hernia. So choose a showing: December 16 at 8:00 p.m. – Friday December 17 at 8:00 p.m. – Saturday December 18 at 2:00 p.m. – Sunday  Buy your ticket. Go. …

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Nov 26 2011

Near Seattle? Bored? I Haz Solutionz For Ye

So, you don’t shop (or you’re done shopping), you’re sick of hanging round the house looking at relatives and leftover turkey, and you’d like to go do something interesting with your life. Possibly even with your relatives. I haz things for ye. Burien Little Theatre’s Inspecting Carol opens this weekend. Saturday’s date night will get …

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Oct 05 2011

Hey, Seattle! Come Out for Some Theatre and My Imminent Public Humiliation!

Yeah, I know. It’s the Winter Writing Season: I’m supposed to spend my days off with me arse superglued to my chair and bleeding words all over the keyboard. However. I’m ungluing my butt on Sunday and heading out into the big, wide world for a little entertainment and some possible public humiliation. You know …

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Sep 09 2011

This Is Madness

I’ll be driving down to Burien, WA tomorrow night to take part in some serious insanity: Burien Little Theatre’s 9-10-11 fundraising event. 24 hours of delightful chaos. I shall be liveblogging it from around 10pm to the wee hours. If you’re round Burien tomorrow, I beseech you, come down! Join the chaos! Be entertained! Support …

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