‘Bo-Nita’ at Seattle Rep

Bo-Nita

‘Bo-Nita,’ a solo show by Seattle playwright Elizabeth Heffron, is currently receiving its world premiere at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. Star Hannah Mootz gives a powerful star turn in the one-woman play.

‘Sugar Daddies’ at ACT

Seán Griffin and Emily Chisholm, photo by Chris Bennion.

ACT Theatre is presenting the American premiere of Sir Alan Ayckbourn’s “comedy of dark intentions.” The production is sensational, but the play itself presents some difficulties.

Creepy Classics in the Cathedral

Seattle Women’s Chorus performs “Hallows in the Cathedral,” a Halloween-themed program at St. Mark’s featuring Bach, Chopin, Purcell and more.

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‘Carrie’ at Balagan: Where’s the Blood?

Keaton Whittaker as Carrie

Balagan’s production of ‘Carrie’ is a heavily reworked version of the famous Broadway flop, but in spite of a talented cast led by Tony winner Alice Ripley, the story is bland and the stage remarkably gore-free.

Decibel 10: It’s a Wrap

Decibel’s 10th anniversary brought a changing of the guard. A scene vet takes a look back on the weekend.

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‘Secondhand Lions’: Sap Overload at the 5th Avenue Theatre

Secondhand Lions, photo by Mark Kitaoka.

Shy young Walter is sent to Texas to stay with two crotchety great-uncles, and worm his way into their hearts and their fortune. Desolate 1950s Texas blends with their stories of Morocco, 40 years earlier, in this too-family-friendly new musical.