Category: Harlequin Productions

Scot and Linda Whitney

Linda and Scot Whitney, Artists of Real. Live. Theater

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Running a theater company requires a large package of talents—artistic sensibilities, intelligence, management and people skills and...

Jason Haws and David S. Hogan in The Understudy at Harlequin Productions

REVIEW: The Understudy

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS It’s a shame that more than half the seats were empty at Harlequin Productions’s opening-night performance of The...

Jason Haws and David S. Hogan in The Understudy at Harlequin Productions

The Understudy at Harlequin Productions

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS The world of theater production is as diverse as its international cast and crew, but certain commonalities do exist. The stage...

Kira Batcheller in My Name Is Rachel Corrie

REVIEW: My Name Is Rachel Corrie

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS At long last Rachel Corrie has come home to Olympia in the theatrical form of My Name is Rachel Corrie at Harlequin...

Rachel Corrie

At Long Last, Her Name Is Rachel Corrie

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Even now, 13 years after her death at age 23, few names are more controversial in Thurston County than that of Olympia activist Rachel...

The Stardust Christmas Enchantment

Stardust Christmas Enchantment

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Forget the boughs of holly. Harlequin Productions greets the holidays with a liberal application of Stardust. The Stardust Christmas...

Proteus (Adam St. John) and Valentine (Jeffrey Painter)

REVIEW: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Quoting director Scot Whitney’s notes in the program for Harlequin Productions’ The Two Gentlemen of Verona, “Probably...

Jeffrey Painter, Jessica Weaver, Adam St. John and Kira Batcheller of Two Gents

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Two decades after he last directed The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Scot Whitney of Harlequin Productions is at it again. This show, featuring...

Katherine Strohmaier

The Last Five Years: From Beginning to End to Beginning

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS The Last Five Years, opening Aug. 18 at Harlequin Productions’ State Theater, tells the story of a relationship told from beginning to...

Little Shop of Horrors at Harlequin Productions

Faust in a Florist Shop

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Audrey II, the people-eating plant protagonist of Harlequin Productions’ Little Shop of Horrors, is a role too big for one person. If the...