Thursday, January 29, 2015

Annex Theatre opens 28th season with 'Zapoi!'

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

ACT receives 5 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards

The fourth annual Gypsy Rose Lee Awards for Seattle theater excellence have been announced, with the most honors (5) going to ACT Theatre.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Hot ticket: Seattle Rep adds a performance of 'All the Way'

Due to popular demand, Seattle Repertory Theatre has added a New Year's Eve performance of "All the Way," the first installment in Robert Schenkkan's two-part drama about the tumultuous pre…

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Saturday, December 13, 2014

'Something Rotten' may skip Seattle en route to Broadway

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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Friday, December 5, 2014

Let the 'Messiah' season begin

We just had snow, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday.

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Arts news: New Century season, Kirkland actor in 'Peter Pan'

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Harvard Exit Theatre reported to close in January

The Harvard Exit Theatre, a fixture on Seattle's art-house movie scene for decades, will close in January, reports the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog. The Harvard Exit -- a two-screen theater in …

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Holiday theater season: Beware of ticket brokers

A timely reminder, as the holiday theater season begins: Beware of high-priced ticket brokers. It's perfectly legal in this state for a third-party ticket broker to buy blocks of tickets to,…

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Theater news: Seattle Children's Theatre, Rain City Projects

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Book-It Rep hires new manager

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The 2014 Gregory Awards: Sound Theatre wins big

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson reports:

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Something's up with 'Something Rotten'

From Misha Berson, theater critic:

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Saturday, September 27, 2014

ArtsWest offers tickets to Balagan subscribers

From Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson:

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Cirque du Soleil to return to Marymoor with 'Kurios'

The globe-trotting Cirque du Soleil will return to King County's Marymoor Park in Redmond in January 2015, with the local premiere of the  circus extravaganza “KURIOS – Cabinet of Curio…

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Balagan Theatre out of business

 Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

More 'Don Quixote' on Seattle stages

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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PNB principal Carla Körbes announces retirement

A very sad surprise today for fans of Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer Carla Körbes, who announced today that she is retiring at the end of the 2014-2015 season.  Körbes, who is …

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Playwright Samuel D. Hunter named MacArthur fellow

From Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic:

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R.I.P. Carolyn Keim, ACT Theatre costume shop director

From Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic:

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Seattle Fringe Festival offers 22 inexpensive shows

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson reports:

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Taproot Theatre reveals 2015 season by Misha Berson

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Globe brings 'King Lear' to Seattle

The famed Globe Theatre of London will bring its scaled-down production of "King Lear" to the U.S. this fall, and play three performances at Seattle's Moore Theatre on Nov. 25-26. The pr…

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Theater news: The Rep taps Kaminski, Pocket Theatre opens

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes ...

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Monday, August 4, 2014

News from ArtsWest, Balagan Theatre -- Part 2

Last week, we reported on some personnel and structural changes at ArtsWest and Balagan Theatre. Today, Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson has more news from these two local outfits. …

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Friday, August 1, 2014

News from ArtsWest, Balagan Theatre

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes: After a nationwide search, the board of directors of ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery have chosen Mathew Wright as the West Seattle center’s…

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A dog gets his day in 'Verona'

"I think Crab, my dog, be the sourest-natured dog that lives," complains Launce in Shakespeare's comedy "Two Gentlemen of Verona." The actor playing Launce in the current Wooden O outdoor pr…

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Seattle Opera reports healthy financial news

Seattle Opera announced at its annual meeting Tuesday it expects that its 2013-14 season will have generated a surplus. Growth in donations and ticket sales contributed to the bright fiscal …

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Met Opera dispute spills over into Seattle theaters

Things are getting heated between Metropolitan Opera leader Peter Gelb and the various unions that work in the storied New York opera house. Nearly all of the unions' contracts expire July 3…

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

New leader for Seattle Musical Theatre

From theater critic Misha Berson:   Seattle Musical Theatre has appointed local director and producer Roy Arauz as its new artistic director. Arauz brings wide experience as a theater arti…

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Seattle-area musicals figure big in NY festival

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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