Becs Richards

Photo by Tracy Martin

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.

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Sara Porkalob. Photo by Joe Iano

Anticipating the Fringe

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

Sara Porkalob. Photo by Joe Iano
ACT’s ‘Tribes’ Seamlessly (and Artfully) Bridges the Communication Gap

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.

ACT’s ‘Tribes’ Seamlessly (and Artfully) Bridges the Communication Gap
Photo by John McLellan

Malika Oyetimein’s Theater-Based ‘Artivism’

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

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‘Bright Half Life’ Explores the Intricacies of Love

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

Photo by MJ Sieber
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“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.

Photo by David Gassner
An Excellent New All-Female Take on Shakespeare’s ‘Henry VI’ Complicates the Gender Binary
An Excellent New All-Female Take on Shakespeare’s ‘Henry VI’ Complicates the Gender Binary
Tré Calhoun as Harpo, Tim Gouran as Mo, and Nick Edwards as Bozo. Photo by Chris Bennion

‘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.

Tré Calhoun as Harpo, Tim Gouran as Mo, and Nick Edwards as Bozo. Photo by Chris Bennion
Civic Rep’s ‘Trojan Women’ Delivers Lessons For 2017 From 415 B.C.

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.

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