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: 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: Playhouses set to lavish us with love for Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches Edmonds’ theatre companies, The Phoenix Theatre (TPT) and Driftwood Players (The Players) will be heating things up with romance and the Riviera. Romance steps up first in TPT’s production, The Last Romance by Joe DiPietro, a tribute to Valentine’s Day, which offers a dress rehearsal performance Thursday, Feb. 9. Then, on…

Artfully Edmonds: ‘Twas the (busy) week before Christmas

Just a few more days of pre-Christmas partying before the marquee lights at Edmonds’ arts venues begin to dim, the confetti is swept up and performers, artists, and musicians head toward home to celebrate the season with their families. If this week’s lineup of shows is any indication, performers seem willing to make it a spectacular…

Theatre Review: Christine Mosere in the fast lane at The Phoenix Theatre

“Becky’s New Car” The Phoenix Theatre 9673 Firdale Ave. Directed by Ted Jaquith Playwright Steven Dietz Plays through Sunday, May 1 The Theatre? Christine Mosere now surpasses all local theatre divas thanks to her Broadway-quality performance as main character, Becky, in the Phoenix Theatre’s production “Becky’s New Car”. A part could not have been more…