Category Archives: Performing Arts

Internal and External: modus operandi‘s modi operandi

An evening of two contrasting halves and two contrasting choreographers, yet all on similar themes. Omar Willey writes.

Karin Stevens + Samantha Boshnack = Mystery

The interplay of jazz and dance breeds

Bacchanal Burlesque: Burlesco DiVino

Some thoughts about Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann's strain of neo-burlesque, recently espied at The Triple Door.

Psst, The Seattle Fringe Theater Festival Is Here Again

José Amador takes a look at the recently revived Seattle Fringe Theater Festival, now in its third year, muses on what the Fest needs to further thrive and previews a handful of shows.

Go To The Seattle Fringe, Please!

Aimée Bruneau's impassioned plea to artists and audiences alike to attend the 2014 Seattle Fringe Theater Festival.

No Damn Picture is Worth It: Time Stands Still

Omar Willey thinks about photojournalism and the bourgeois life, via Donald Margulies' play.

This Week in Performance: Week of July 25, 2014

The summertime productions do not stop rolling in, despite all of the recent controversy surrounding local productions, in particular, the Dance scene comes on strong this week after a seemingly quiet interlude. José Amador leads you through the numerous offerings.

Yelp and Yellowface: Nikkei Protests and The Mikado in 2014

Tamiko Nimura violates some terms of service in this piece about the latest Mikado kerfuffle, courtesy of the dolts at the Seattle G&S Society.

This Week in Performance: Week of July 18, 2014

This weekend brings a show business farce, a political solo show, and music for your dining pleasure among the usual mix of improv, comedy and theater.

This Week in Performance: Week of July 11, 2014

With temperatures already reaching the upper 80's in early July, we have every indication that the proverbial dog days of Summer will be a lengthy period this year. There won't be a shortage of entertainment options, however, and this weekend provides Shakespeare galore, Serge Gainsbourg inspired dance, improv based on the mob genre and more. José Amador leads you through it all