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February 13, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Taproot announces ‘black box’ season

From Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson: The new 120-seat Isaac Studio Theatre at Taproot’s renovated Greenwood facility will be inaugurated with a 2014  six-show season of plays and improv. The following productions, performed by the Taproot Touring Company, will be offered in this  “black box” venue at 208 N. 85th St., Seattle. Friday, Feb. 15:  “boy…


Comments | More in Arts news, Season announcement | Topics: Charlayne Woodard, improv, Jessica Dickey

November 26, 2013 at 3:33 PM

Show ready to go on in new Taproot space

From Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic: Four years after an arson blaze gutted much of the Eleanor Roosevelt Building, a block-long Greenwood building complex owned by Taproot Theatre, the Seattle stage company is opening new facilities  erected from the ashes. On Friday night, just before the premiere of the holiday show “Le Club Noel,” donors…


Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: Greenwood, Le Club Noel, Miller Hull Partnership

November 25, 2013 at 6:30 AM

5 things to do this week: holiday fests, ‘Christmas Carol’ and more

Here at ArtsPage HQ, we are thankful for you, our readers (of the blog, and The Seattle Times as a whole). We’re also thankful that we live in such an arts-rich city, one that rewards us many times over. This weekend kicks off the “official” holiday season, so here are some events to get you…


Comments | More in List, The week ahead | Topics: 5th Avenue Theatre, A Christmas Carol, ACT Theatre

October 9, 2013 at 7:30 AM

News from ArtsWest, Taproot; what are the nation’s most-produced plays?

Along with all the new plays, there’s plenty of behind-the-scenes news from the theater world: –As the curtain went up on ArtsWest‘s new show, Lauren Gunderson’s “The Taming,” the theater also unveiled a redesigned logo and  website, a freshened-up Runnings Family Gallery, repairs and upgrades to plumbing and the theater floor, and plans to roll…


Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: American Theatre Magazine, ArtsWest, Taproot Theatre

July 25, 2013 at 6:30 AM

Theater galore: 10 local productions worth your time

Way back when, summer was truly doldrumsville regarding theater. A smattering of outdoor productions, a long drive to Ashland, Ore. — those were the options for Seattleites. Fast-forward to July 2013: major theaters are bustling with shows, and smaller ones are, too. So are the parks and the amphitheaters. Seems you can’t throw a rock…


Comments | More in List, The week ahead | Topics: 5th Avenue Theatre, Gilbert & Sullivan, Greenstage