Brian Jansen and Kathryn Philbrook in Much Ado About Nothing at OLT

Olympia Little Theatre: Oldest Theater in Town

Incorporated in October 1939, Olympia Little Theatre is the oldest live theater in Olympia and one of the oldest in Washington state. OLT has been in its current home on Olympia’s hilltop east side since March 1968. It produces a six-to-eight-show mainstage season plus staged readings and cabaret events.

OLT is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating quality theater at a reasonable price so the theatrical experience is available to the widest-possible audience. In addition, OLT participants seek to have fun, learn new skills and work together to present the best in live entertainment.

2017-2018 Season

Silent Sky, Aug. 31 – Sept. 15
All the King’s Women, Sept. 28 – Oct. 8
An Evening With Edgar Allen Poe, Oct. 26-29
On Golden Pond, Nov. 30 – Dec. 17
Communicating Doors, Jan. 18 – Feb. 4
Butterflies Are Free, March 8-25
Talley’s Folly, April 26 – May 13
Suite Surrender, June 7-24

What: Olympia Little Theatre

Where: 1925 Miller Ave. NE, Olympia

How much: $9-$20

Get tickets: 360-786-9484 / OLT

Articles about Olympia Little Theater

Love Letters

Epistolary Theater at OLT

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS The epistolary format (i.e., a story told through a series...

Shakespeare in Hollywood

Shakespeare in Hollywood (and at OLT)

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Imagine you’re on the set of a Hollywood movie made in...

Thomas Lockhart, Deya Ozburn, Jeff Hirschberg and Anita Pirkle in The Trip to Bountiful

REVIEW: The Trip to Bountiful

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS I watched a preview performance of The Trip...

Kathryn Beall

Kathryn Beall, 1961-2017

Last week, Olympia lost one of its great local theater boosters. Kathryn Dene Beall died...

James Patrick

The Trip to Bountiful at Olympia Little Theatre

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS In storytelling and theater, some plays have themes...

Aphra Behn (J Benway) and Nell Gwyn (Shannon Agostinelli) in Or,

Or, at Olympia Little Theatre

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Olympia Little Theatre’s latest production, entitled Or,...

John Pratt in OLT's Educating Rita

Chaucer Comes to Life on Stage

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS In mid-January 2017, Olympia Little Theatre will produce a...

a Christmas cactus

A Noir Christmas at Olympia Little Theatre

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS “Jake Marley was dead,” says director...

Rasaja Hart, Sabrina Husseini, Thomas Lockhart and Rhoni Lozier in An Act of the Imagination

REVIEW: An Act of the Imagination

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS An Act of the Imagination, written by Bernard...

Kathryn Beall (director), Tom Lockhart and John Pratt of An Act of the Imagination

OLT’s Act of the Imagination

by Kristopher Stewart for OLY ARTS An Act of the Imagination combines the thrills and...

Frank Kohel and Micheal O'Hara in The Story of My Life

The Story of Two Entwined Lives

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Actors Frank Kohel and Micheal O’Hara are household...

Cameron Waters, Bonnie Vandver and Silva Goetz in OLT's Other Desert Cities.

Family Drama Comes to OLT

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Other Desert Cities, a family drama from...

Cameron Waters, Bonnie Vandver and Silva Goetz in OLT's Other Desert Cities.

Family Drama Comes to OLT

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Other Desert Cities, a family drama from...

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