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Pearl Lam's "XXX Island," which aims to humorously interrogate the exploitation that can come with reality TV, runs Jan. 18-20 at 18th and Union.
ArtsWest's new holiday variety show is a charming meta backstage musical, in which a group of artists are trying to finish writing a new holiday variety show.
This play, commissioned at the behest of Queen Elizabeth I, wasn't one of Shakespeare's finest. But the actors in this Seattle production really make it sing.
In Boni B. Alvarez’s “Bloodletting,” on stage from Pork Filled Productions starting Oct. 19, a pair of siblings encounter an aswang, a malevolent creature.
Sofia Ghassaei, a 19-year-old Seattle playwright and poet who is an autistic nonspeaker, wrote "Love Letters," streaming on YouTube and screening soon at Seattle Film Institute.
In Eliana Pipes' "Dream Hou$e," now on stage from Washington Ensemble Theatre, two sisters grapple with renovating their childhood home on an HGTV-style reality show.
The multi-Tony Award winner brings her solo show “Don’t Monkey with Broadway" to town in a benefit for Seattle Men's Chorus and Seattle Women's Chorus.
Kent's Theatre Battery started offering its tickets for free in 2016. It's back now with its first live performance since the pandemic.
More than 60 people, mostly community members who are nonprofessional performers, take to the stage Aug. 25-27 in Seattle Rep's Public Works staging of Shakespeare's classic.
The musical boasts a diverse cast of female, transgender and nonbinary actors, but reframing the 1969 show at a deeper level proves difficult.
While many theater and performing arts seasons will begin in earnest next month, there's still an intriguing selection of performances around town in August.
The city's flagship playhouse named Dámaso Rodríguez, former artistic director at Portland's Artists Repertory Theatre, to the role. He succeeds Braden Abraham.
Star Bobbi Kotula has the audience eating out of the palm of her hand in Village Theatre's production, running through July 30 at Everett Performing Arts Center.
Musical lovers, rejoice! Big touring shows and locally produced musicals grace our stages in July and August. Here are six recommendations for tuners and more.
Nicholas Japaul Bernard made a splash playing Hedwig at ArtsWest in 2018. Back in the title role in a new production, he talks about staging the show in today's climate.
David Greig's adaptation of Stanisław Lem's sci-fi novel crafts an elemental portrait of grief and isolation that happens to take place on a space station.
Sound Theatre Company's production of Martyna Majok’s critically acclaimed, Pulitzer Prize-winning play includes a host of accessible performances.
Seattle theater artist Justin Huertas' world-premiere musical is at Seattle Rep through June 11.
"How to Break" is onstage in a world-premiere production at Village Theatre, which has shepherded the show’s development for years.
Playwright and UW assistant professor Nikki Yeboah's "11th & Pine," based on interviews with community members, has a public reading scheduled for March 17-19.
Before Weedman popped up on TV, she cemented a reputation in Seattle as a fearlessly self-lacerating monologist. She returns to those roots with "Lauren Weedman BLOWS."
Karen Rodriguez gives a fully realized performance as 15-year-old Júlia in Seattle Rep's purposeful staging of this adaptation of a young-adult novel.
In "An Endless Shift" at ArtsWest, Gloria Alcalá personifies five health care workers, using their words, verbatim, about working during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Debra Ann Byrd's solo show "The World’s a Stage: Becoming Othello, A Black Girl’s Journey" opens at Seattle Shakespeare Company Jan. 6.
Drag superstars Jinkx Monsoon and BenDeLaCreme talk about their Seattle roots, making difficult topics funny and Monsoon's upcoming Broadway debut.
Before her Broadway star turn and TV writing career, Heidi Schreck cut her teeth on and behind the stages of an adventurous Seattle fringe theater company.
Sayet's show "Where We Belong," opening soon at Seattle Rep, includes an accountability rider with requirements such as a commitment to never employ redface again.
Just weeks before the Sept. 9 opening of Theatre22's second show of 2022, the company announced that that would be its final production. Here's why.
Hundreds of performances and a pandemic later, the “Come From Away” national tour is back at the 5th Avenue Theatre, running through Aug. 7.
“Hadestown,” winner of eight Tony Awards including best musical, makes its touring debut in Seattle at the Paramount Theatre July 12-17.
5th Avenue's "Afterwords" fails to meaningfully grapple with topics like grief and addiction. But a talented cast shines.