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A Straight Man in Dire Straits Tries Drag in ACT’s ‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’

Two queens coach the clueless in this hilarious peek into an integral form of queer art-making.

Grand Concourse and the Limits of Care

Seattle Public Theatre engages with one end of homelessness while missing the other.

‘Rising Up’ Blends Fact and Fiction in Hopes of Transformation

Ebo Barton and Sarah Rosenblatt’s queer social-justice play invited the cast to shape its story.

Here Lies Love’s Disco Dictatorship

David Byrne’s spectacle-driven musical engages with the political history of the Philippines.

Keiko Green’s ‘Nadeshiko’ Explores the Nuanced History of Idealized Japanese Beauty

Flitting between WWII Japan and the present-day U.S., the play connects the dots of a sterotype.

Village Theatre’s “A Proper Place” Undermines Its Own Program’s Stated Goal

If the idea is to “challenge and change,” critically engaging with century-old material is necessary.

Anticipating the Fringe

Three shows to look forward to at this year’s Fringe Festival.

ACT’s ‘Tribes’ Seamlessly (and Artfully) Bridges the Communication Gap

The show brings the Deaf and hearing communities together in a tale of belonging and communication.

Malika Oyetimein’s Theater-Based ‘Artivism’

‘Milk Like Sugar’ is the latest on the Seattle director’s uniquely engaged directorial resume.

‘Bright Half Life’ Explores the Intricacies of Love

From heartbreak to heartburn, the play follows the story of a passionate queer partnership.

“Raisins in a Glass of Milk” Shows Seattle Theater As It Is, and Imagines How It Might Be

The POC cast confront whiteness, and tell their own stories in a deeply humanizing and poetic way.

‘Every Five Minutes’ Reckons With State-Sanctioned Violence Through the Surreal

WET’s disorienting new production is an affecting look at a man returning from 17 years of torture.

Civic Rep’s ‘Trojan Women’ Delivers Lessons For 2017 From 415 B.C.

The reframed Greek classic prompts questions that are as important now as they were in antiquity.