Lily Verlaine, Artistic Director

8th season opening night comments from our co-producers

December 12, 2013

In these mad final hours before our premiere performances, we caught up with our co-producers Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann for their candid thoughts before the curtain rises on our eighth triumphant season. Lily Verlaine: “The source material for The READ MORE»

Co-Producers Lily Verlaine & Jasper McCann

An interview with our Co-Producers: Lily Verlaine & Jasper McCann

December 8, 2013

First I’d like to start with background in performance. Jasper McCann: I have been a multi-instrumentalist and a theatre performer for most of my life. I began singing – I can’t honestly even remember how young I was. My mother READ MORE»

Volunteer ushers

Become a Volunteer Usher!

November 22, 2013

Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann, producers of ‘Land of the Sweets The Burlesque Nutcracker’ are in search of several volunteers from December 11th – 27th (with the exception of the 15th and Christmas Day). Perhaps you’re an avid fan looking READ MORE»

Laurel Bordeaux

Interview with Laurel Bourdeaux

October 25, 2013

I’m sitting backstage with Laurel Bourdeaux as she eats an apple and we talk. Laurel performs in Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker as The Clockwork Doll, Tea Twin, Foliage, and a Snowflake. Let’s start at the beginning. Tell READ MORE»

Read the Reviews

December 21, 2012

Seattle P.I. “…a rollicking, frolicking, unabashed and uninhibited celebration of the season.” Read the full review» CultureMob:“The Best Thing About Christmas in Seattle is the Burlesque Nutcracker” Read the full review» Seattle Gay News:“…hottest ticket in the Emerald City this READ MORE»

Lily Verlaine & Jasper McCann, Co-producers

New Faces, New Places, and That Old Winter Magic

November 17, 2012

It’s been a prodigious and wonderful year for Lily Verlaine & Jasper McCann!  2012 saw their first new show in the three years, Burlesco DiVino:  Wine In Rome come to life, as well as the long-awaited return of their beloved Through The Looking READ MORE»

Lily Verlaine

CultureMob interviews Lily Verlaine

December 9, 2011

Lily Verlaine, our Artistic Director and Co-producer was recently interviewed by CultureMob writer Tom Mohrman. Lily offered a behind-the-scenes look at our sixth season, talking about new cast members and new features debuting this year. Below is an excerpt from READ MORE»

Lily Verlaine & Jasper McCann, Co-producers

The Producers of Land Of The Sweets interview with Marta Zekan on KING FM 98.1

December 1, 2011

On a sunny but brisk Tuesday afternoon, our intrepid producers arrived at the studios of Classical KING FM 98.1. There, in amongst KING’s massive library of classical and orchestral music, they met for an interview with the charming Producing Director READ MORE»

The Countess Of Coffee is in 425 magazine!

425 Magazine Says We’re A “Must See”!

November 7, 2011

The word is spreading!  425 Magazine, the Eastside’s premier monthly, says Land Of The Sweets is one of SIX regional events you “Must See” this holiday season.   We couldn’t be more flattered! The preview in the December issue of 425 calls READ MORE»

Rehearsals in full swing!

November 2, 2011

Congratulations to our new cast members Holly Pop, Christina Stockdale, and Wednesday LaFemme! Rehearsals are now in full swing and the newest members of our ensemble are fitting in perfectly! This season, new choreography, new costumes, and new comedy abound! READ MORE»