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Burien theater returns to life via Zoom

Burien Actors Theater (BAT) is finding new and innovative ways to perform on Zoom.

When the pandemic hit, the Burien-based company was forced to close down the theater for both the safety of the actors as well as the audience. But they were able to adapt and have been doing Zoom performances throughout the past 12 months.

Burien Actor's Theater plans ‘shelter-in-place' seasons via Zoom

This year was supposed to be the Burien Actors Theater’s 40th season, but plans were interrupted by the arrival of COVID-19 and the resulting shutdown by the government in March.

The theater was in the middle of their performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and the production had to be cut short.