Skin Flick by Norm Foster at The Phoenix Theatre!

There are still tickets available for OPENING WEEKEND of Skin Flick! We would absolutely love to see you, get you a glass of wine or a coffee, and entertain you for a couple of hours! This show is funny, sweet, and a little saucy (while still being the kind of show you can watch with…

Edmonds theatre ‘takes off the gloves’ in Season opener

It’s Opening Weekend for The Phoenix Theatre‘s 11th season and the cast of 2013 Tony winner Vanya and Sonia and Masha & Spike is revealing their talent — no, really! “Reveal” is the operative word here! Tongues are wagging on this one as the hilariously edgy theatre troupe stages this Christopher Durang production, directed by the…

Popular Edmonds playhouse invites theatre-lovers to a wine and rehearsal party

The Phoenix Theatre, located at 9673 Firdale Ave. in Edmonds’ Firdale Village, invites the Edmonds community to a “Wine and Rehearsal” party with the director and cast of its upcoming production. This popular feature of the playhouse that specializes in “comedy without all the drama” will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. The…

Artfully Edmonds: The big ‘reveal’ from Edmonds Center for the Arts

Edmonds Center for the Arts celebrated the “reveal” of its 11th season on Wednesday evening, treating hundreds of performing arts enthusiasts to a tantalizing taste of what the ECA team has in store for 2017-18; complimented by fruit platters, cross-cut sandwiches, cheese plates and boisterous banter. From the exotic to the frightening, from musical high-energy excitement to…

Review: Don’t miss Frankie’s make-out session in “Female of the Species”

Sell Out Alert! The Phoenix Theater “Female of the Species” by Joanna Murray-Smith Director: Eric Lewis They’re making out at The Phoenix Theatre and – believe us – you will not want to miss it! Back stabbing, betrayal, gun play, partner-switcharoos, and if you’re watching the background scenes, quite a bit of making out on the…

Artfully Edmonds: Dancing, divas and dinner theatre make for an exciting week

The Phoenix Rises on Female of the Species Opening Night! Friday, April 14 8 p.m. The Phoenix Theater Opens “Female Of the Species” by Joanna Murray-Smith Director: Eric Lewis Pay-What-You-Can Dress Rehearsal Thursday, April 13 What to expect when the lights dim: Thirty years previous, author Margot Mason (played by comedienne Melanie Calderwood) wrote her…

Local playhouse to represent Edmonds at Seattle’s FringeFest

Saturday/Sunday March 25/26 Friday/Saturday March 31/ April 1 The Phoenix Theatre does the Seattle Fringe Festival Eclectic Theatre 1214 10th Ave. Seattle’s Broadway district Askew By Debra Rich Gettleman Directed by Eric Lewis Only one beyond-the-pale theatre company was selected to show their stuff at Seattle FringeFest 2017 and that one premier group of actors…

Artfully Edmonds: Array of arts possibilities bloom with the arrival of spring

The City of Edmonds has the distinction of being home to a number of grande women of the arts, and after featuring watercolorist Alice Owen, jewelry designer Eva Ingraham, Tracy Felix and countless other women in this column over the past three years – we have the joy of now featuring the achievements of d’Elaine…

Artfully Edmonds: The sounds of music overtake Edmonds

Shakespeare penned its reference into his verses, and what opera does not refer to it directly? Orchestras are formed, the bands play, and occasionally it — itself — is the main character of novels – such as Mitch Albom’s, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto. And Edmonds abounds in it. Music! Music takes the lead…

Artfully Edmonds: Foreground/background – the forces of a community’s arts effort

Foreground, background: These two complementary forces bring art into being. Whether it’s the artist, complemented by the gallery owner; the singer, complemented by a studio; or an actor, supported by their director; volunteers of museums, playhouses and arts festivals, no foreground artist can reach star power success without curators, teachers, mentors, directors and volunteers. This…

Artfully Edmonds: Upcoming events reflect the warmth of approaching spring

Are you ready for this wintry weather to slip away in favor of spring? In this week’s column we have events inspired by such sun-drenched locations as Bolivia, Cuba, Italy and the Caribbean Basin; in events that run the gamut from movies to music, to stage productions and more! Even with the warm cuddles of Valentine’s Day, and its romantic…

Review: ‘Moon Over Buffalo’ shines at The Phoenix Theatre

  Moon Over Buffalo The Phoenix Theatre 9673 Firdale Ave. Plays through Sunday, Oct. 30 “Screamingly funny!” doesn’t even begin to describe the out-of-control, uproarious, side-splitting laughter that filled The Phoenix Theatre on opening night of its 9th season as the lights went up on Ken Ludwig’s Moon Over Buffalo. With the return of Eric…