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Book-It Repertory Theatre

A Special Message From All of Us

The Book-It Board of Directors and the entire staff urge you to consider voting YES on Prop 1 to give all residents, especially under-served communities, much greater access to our outstanding local arts, science, and heritage education programs. Your ballot for King County’s August 2017 primary should have arrived in your mailbox. You’re probably aware […]

Book-It Wants YOU To Volunteer

What’s more fun than seeing a show at Book-It? Volunteering for one! When you volunteer for Book-It you get to be part of the action and experience an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into each production.* Oh, and did we mention that you get to see the show for free? Cause you do. You’re probably thinking, “That […]

The Great Depression in the Jim Crow South

Most of us have heard stories about the Great Depression from parents and grandparents who grew up during that troubled time in our nation’s history. But what we may not know is that the Great Depression, which seems like such a great equalizer, affected different communities in very different ways. In segregated, Southern black communities […]

A Story About Transformation

Our Arts and Education program kicked off its touring season in late September with Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood. Adapted and directed by Book-It Director of Education Annie DiMartino with Angelica Duncan-Basile, Jordi Montes, and Carlos Wagener-Sobrero, Ada’s Violin is an extraordinary true tale of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay. Ada Ríos […]

Advice to Your Younger Self

One of the themes in Howl’s Moving Castle explores self-acceptance. When Sophie is turned into an old woman by the Witch of the Waste, she must come to terms with her new appearance and the different way people treat her. She even finds a bit of freedom in being older. “It was odd. As a […]