Category: Olympia Little Theatre

James Patrick

The Trip to Bountiful at Olympia Little Theatre

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS In storytelling and theater, some plays have themes threaded so deeply into their fabric that the audience can’t help but ponder them...

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, (including the comma), involves sexual freedom, lime-green fabric printed with...

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 staged reading of A Lollard in the Wind: Chaucer’s Dilemma by local...

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A Noir Christmas at Olympia Little Theatre

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS “Jake Marley was dead,” says director Kendra Malm, adding with a wink, “to begin with.” It’s a measure...

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 Slade and directed by Kathryn D. Beall, is typical of British mysteries....

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 twists of Agatha Christie mysteries with the intimacy of small-scale theater. The...

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 names in Tacoma theatrical circles. They’ve already performed two-man musical...

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 Pulitzer-Prize-nominee Jon Robin Baitz, opens July 8 at Olympia Little Theatre. Other Desert Cities...

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 Pulitzer-Prize-nominee Jon Robin Baitz, opens July 8 at Olympia Little Theatre. Other Desert Cities...

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 (OLT) is the oldest live theater in Olympia and one of the oldest in Washington State. OLT has been in its current...