Historical drama meets comedy in thought-provoking Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre

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Based upon historical events, the comedy-drama Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre is a unique look at a key decision in the Civil War. Performances of this Northwest premiere, written by Richard Strand, run Sept. 29 through Oct. 22.

Two quick-witted men, one black and one white, and their innate stubborness radically change the course of history and the purpose of the North’s cause in the U.S. Civil War. Ben Butler is based upon historical events.

Burien Actors Theatre Gala Party & Show!

BAT’s Board President Scott Gifford holding a bottle of champagne at BAT’s 2014 Gala for a photo by Burien City Council member Nancy Tosta

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at the

Burien Actors Theatre Gala Party

(Sept. 2, 2017 - Burien, WA) – Enjoy fabulous food, drink and theatrical performances at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 16.

From 6 to 9 p.m., be among the first to get a sneak peek into BAT’s 2017-18 season during this kick-off to Burien Actors Theatre’s 38th season of better live theater. Experience BAT’s fantastical music, comedy and drama, plus backstage tours, special giveaways, delectable food and beverages.

Coming to a Porch Near You: Bilingual "Proof"

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Coming to Puget Sound this summer: a bilingual staging of David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Proof, performed on various backyard porches. Admission is free for all.

Este verano en Puget Sound, se presentará la obra ganadora del premio Pulitzer, Proof, escrita por David Auburn, en varios patios residenciales. Entrada libre de costo.

Come & Enjoy the New Art Show from Burien Arts on August 4!

Untitled painting of a horse by Julie Blakemore

Burien Arts invites you to attend the August Pop-Up Gallery with Julie Blakemore.

Where? Burien City Hall Lobby, 3rd Floor
What Day? Friday, August 4th
What Time? 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Enjoy the art, a glass of wine, and good fellowship of friends and other art enthusiasts.

2018 Burien Arts and Culture Grant Applications are now available

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Do you provide arts, culture or heritage programming in Burien? Or are you interested in creating a new project?

Arts & Culture funding is on an annual application cycle and is available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien.

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