All stories by Dusty Somers on BroadwayStars

Monday, July 19, 2021

Another theater returns to live performance, as Seattle Shakespeare Company readies ‘Comedy of Errors’ by Dusty Somers

From July 23-Aug. 8, Wooden O, the outdoor theater arm of Seattle Shakespeare Company, will stage “The Comedy of Errors.” The silly and slapstick-y farce will be seen in parks around the…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Seattle’s Moore Theatre’s formerly segregated entrance serves as a catalyst for ELEVATE show by Dusty Somers

ELEVATE is a program from Seattle Theatre Group that showcases spoken-word performance from Black and brown artists. Its inaugural show, a filmed performance that will feature poetry and his…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Seattle-area high school students create filmed performance of their experiences during COVID by Dusty Somers

Intiman’s STARFISH Project offers free after-school technical theater training for high school students. This year's project is reaching its culmination with a filmed performance that will…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Seattle and Atlanta theaters team up to connect Black theaters, nurture Black playwrights by Dusty Somers

A new initiative from Seattle's The Hansberry Project and Atlanta’s True Colors Theatre Company aims to co-commission, co-develop and co-premiere new plays by Black writers. A virtual read…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

A high schooler and death-row inmate correspond in ACT Theatre’s savvy, visually interesting ‘Wad’ by Dusty Somers

In Keiko Green’s “Wad,” a high schooler begins a pen-pal relationship with a death-row prisoner. ACT Theatre's filmed production, a showcase for three of its core company members, stre…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Monday, March 8, 2021

A Kent theater takes on J.K. Rowling’s comments with ‘Lego Harry Potter and the Transgender Witch’ by Dusty Somers

Kent-based Theatre Battery addresses some of J.K. Rowling's statements last year in what it bills as a queer fanfiction parody stop-motion animation series, "Lego Harry Potter and the Transg…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Seattle’s Paramount Theatre, anticipating reopening later this year, sets dates for ‘Hamilton,’ other Broadway shows by Dusty Somers

Nearly a year after the Paramount Theatre went dark, Seattle Theatre Group (which operates the Paramount) and Broadway at the Paramount have announced new dates for the 2021-2022 season, inc…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Friday, January 10, 2020

‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ directed by former Intiman head Bartlett Sher, comes to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre by Dusty Somers

Since his time at Intiman, Bartlett Sher has become one of the most sought-after directors on Broadway. His revival of “Fiddler on the Roof,” which ran on Broadway in 2015-2016, comes to…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Seattle Shakespeare Company revisits the 1770s with ‘The Rivals,’ a play of deception and humor by Dusty Somers

Seattle Shakespeare Company’s artistic director George Mount says "The Rivals," running through Feb. 2 at Center Theatre, has “great wit [and] really distinctive comedic characters.”

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Monday, December 16, 2019

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre stirs up nostalgia. How well does it work as a stage show? by Dusty Somers

The 1993 film “Mrs. Doubtfire,” starring Robin Williams, was a huge hit. Will this new musical, currently receiving its world premiere at the 5th Ave before heading to Broadway, find sim…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Book-It Repertory Theatre revisits ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ and casts a more enchanting spell by Dusty Somers

It’s clear Book-It thought they could improve on their 2017 musical adaptation of Diana Wynne Jones’ fantasy novel about a young woman who must contend with life-altering spells, a dasta…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Friday, November 22, 2019

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ will be the 5th Avenue Theatre’s 10th production to go to Broadway. Here’s a scorecard on the others. by Dusty Somers

For nearly 20 years, the 5th Ave has served as a testing ground for new work, developing shows and giving them the out-of-town tryout that’s a rite of passage on the path to the Great Whit…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Juggling and comedy troupe Flying Karamazov Brothers have a new take on an old show by Dusty Somers

“Club Sandwich,” a noir-influenced adventure, opens Sept. 19 at Broadway Performance Hall.

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Seattle Rep’s ‘As You Like It’ brings together nearly 100 community members to join professional actors onstage by Dusty Somers

“As You Like It" is part of Seattle Rep's Public Works program, which seeks to draw people to participate in theater through free classes, workshops and the creation of collaborative stage…

SOURCE: at 09:00AM
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Roger Guenveur Smith returns to Seattle with solo show ‘Frederick Douglass Now’ by Dusty Somers

Roger Guenveur Smith, whose one-man shows about Rodney King and Huey P. Newton were brought to the big screen by Spike Lee, is bringing his solo show “Frederick Douglass Now" to the stage …

SOURCE: at 09:00AM

All that Chat

Nov 27, 2022: KPOP - Circle In The Square