Posts By: mhaines

Winter Wonderland in Redmond

As Teatro ZinZanni gets ready for the holidays, we are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with the Redmond Town Center this season.  Starting on Friday, November 24, Redmond Town Center will host a flurry of fun activities throughout the holiday season.  We have created a promotion for shoppers…read more

Love, Chaos, And Dinner Returns This Fall!

Ticket Onsale Dates Released Plus Cast Announcement for the Limited Engagement Run at King County’s Marymoor Park Cast features first-time ZinZanni performer Ariana Savalas — show-woman, Postmodern Jukebox songstress, and perhaps the Bette Midler of her time. SEATTLE, Wash. (July 24, 2017) — Teatro ZinZanni Seattle is thrilled to announce…read more

Seattle Couple Defies Gravity at Teatro ZinZanni

By Kim Holcomb; Produced by Eric Riddle SEATTLE – A career in the circus arts is a job many in the profession choose early in life. But Ben Wendel and Rachel Nehmer took a more scientific path to performing. “I went to school at Haverford college in Pennsylvania and I…read more

Port Commission Endorses Teatro ZinZanni Term Sheet

by Geri Koeppel @gerikoeppel The Port Commission voted unanimously, 5–0, at its regular meeting yesterday to endorse a term sheet—basically, the amount and conditions of a lease—for Teatro ZinZanni, the circus dinner theater hoping to return to the waterfront. From here, the Board of Supervisors has to endorse it. There has been widespread support…read more

Ron Campbell Leads With His Chin

The Bay Area actor brings intensity, vitality, and control to roles big and small, comic and otherwise. BY JEAN SCHIFFMAN Ron Campbell in “Don Quixote” at Marin Shakespeare Company in San Rafael, Calif. (Photo by Lori A. Cheung) To get a sense of the quirky and existential wit of Bay…read more

Teatro ZinZanni Supporters Urge Port To Bring Back The Show

by Geri Koeppel @gerikoeppel Photo: Teatro ZinZanni At the regular meeting of the Port Commission on April 12th, more than a dozen people urged the body to accept a term sheet—basically, the amount and conditions of a lease—for Teatro ZinZanni, the circus dinner theater hoping to return to the waterfront…read more

"Best dinner show in town!" -Seattle PI

When Sparks Fly has been open for over a month now and both press and fans alike are raving! Let’s see what they have to say… Here are some highlights from the press: “An absolute delight from beginning to end and, unless you have an aversion to smiling, a killer evening…read more

Continuing our "Rockucation"

Well, we are going into our fifth week of our kid/family show Big Top Rock: Dream On and it is funky as ever!  In an earlier post, we asked the members of the featured band “Dream On” for the top 5 songs they would suggest to any kid wanting to build…read more

Making Magic with 'When Sparks Fly'

Alright folks, it’s almost here!  The day you have been anxiously awaiting.  In a little under two weeks we will be opening our newest show WHEN SPARKS FLY. About the show: Enter Maestro Voronin’s tent-topped laboratory to witness his final, most ingenious creation.  Watch as a wicked cast of his other…read more

Playlist: "Dream On" Band Members

Our latest kid/family show here at the tent has been a HIT so far! Big Top Rock: Dream On is a show featuring a playlist of your favorite rock songs in a format that kids can’t get enough of!  We asked members of the featured band “Dream On” to give us…read more