Theater

Co-curator of Intiman Theatre’s 2017 season, Sara Porkalob, directs two plays this month: Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men (for Washington Ensemble Theatre, 1/12–1/29) and Jiehae Park’s Peerless (for ArtsWest, 1/18–2/11).

“My plays are broken, jagged, filled with sharp edges,” says American playwright Charles Mee. “That feels good to me.…It feels like the world.

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Flashback: Travel back in time to 1969 Pittsburgh and the height of the Civil Rights Movement in Pulitzer Prize–winning (and former Seattleite) playwright August Wilson’s Two Trains Running

 

Shortlisting the stage: 14/48: The World’s Quickest Theater Festival returns for its 21st season following a People’s Choice Gregory Award for “Theatre of the Year.” As always, the self-billed goal is to produce “14 world-premiere plays [

One reason A Charlie Brown Christmas is the greatest of all holiday specials is Vince Guaraldi’s score. There’s nothing saccharine or sparkly about it; it’s sophisticated, cool jazz that matches and enhances Charles Schulz’s wry, dry tone.

Seattle’s premier stage version of the timeless classic will charm the Dickens out of you—and probably take on new resonance now that we have an administration seemingly trying to outdo itself in Scrooginess with each passing day.

The Hamchurian Candidate, Peggy Platt and Lisa Koch’s 17th annual seasonal sendup, brings back their favorite recurring sketch-comedy characters (see what the Sequim Gay Men’s Chorus has been up to lately) with a dash of trash and a big o

Winner of the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play and part of the official Broadway national tour, The Humans is Stephen Karam’s hysterical, heartbreaking take on our modern age of anxiety, its story transpiring during Thanksgiving dinner in a

The themes of arthur miller’s classic 1953 play, a thinly veiled critique of Joseph McCarthy’s Communist “witch hunts” of the late 1940s and ’50s, are timeless, whether applied to tactics used during the Red Scare or today’s “alternative facts” po