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When Things Suck: Streamline, Then Mecca Aug 31, 2017

by Lane Czaplinski

 

Following are a few thoughts in consideration of the 17/18 season of live art. This is not intended to be a manifesto and only is offered in the spirit of sharing lessons learned while employed at On the Boards over the past fifteen years.

 

1. Performances are controlled environments, like sports, that serve as vehicles for reflection and exchange. Rarely does anyone get hurt or at least hurt badly.

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OtB endorses YES on King County Prop 1 Jul 18, 2017

 

On the Boards is supporting Prop 1 because Access for All will open doors to art and culture, creating new opportunities for all King County residents.

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Summer hours at OtB! Jun 27, 2017

a surfing dog

The box office is currently closed for the summer and will reopen in August. Most subscriptions can be purchased online, but if you have a question or would like to purchase a subscription over the phone, please call the main office at 206-217-9886. 

The administrative offices will also be closed July 3 - 7 for a short break. Have a great Fourth of July holiday! 

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OtB announces Betsey Brock as Executive Director Jun 23, 2017

Betsey Brock, Executive Director at On the Boards

Betsey Brock. Photo: Chase Jarvis

 

We are happy to announce that Betsey Brock has been appointed Executive Director of On the Boards. Brock will work to galvanize board, staff, and community support leading into On the Boards’ 40th Anniversary Year. She will continue to lead On the Boards fundraising, marketing, communication, and community-building efforts. 

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NW New Works 2017: Mother Tongue Jun 15, 2017

NW New Works 2017: Mother Tongue

Moving through strange worlds an alien and a believer seek refuge, an artifact, and understanding. Join us for <sic> by Mother Tongue, part of the NW New Works Studio Theater Showcase this Friday, June 16 through Sunday, June 17! 

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NW New Works 2017: Julie Hammond Jun 14, 2017

NW New Works 2017: Julie Hammond

Môj Gidget by writer/director Julie Hammond is centered on a California-born Jew who travels to a landlocked country to learn to surf. Featuring pop music, dentistry, and a family story that can’t be told, come see it June 16-18 in the Studio Theater Showcase in the final weekend of NW New Works!

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