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Guide to Olympia Theaters

Live Theater and Performing Arts in Olympia

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts

The Washington Center Season Launch

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS The Washington Center for the Performing Arts has been...

Lord Franzannian Royal Olympian Spectacular Vaudeville Show

Lord Franzannian Royal Olympian Spectacular Vaudeville Show

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Hold on to your seats, Olympia, because the Lord...

A Night With Janis Joplin

A Night With Janis Joplin at The Washington Center

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS In October, for one night only, The Washington Center for...

Shakespeare’s Surreal Fantasy

by Rosemary Ponnekanti for OLY ARTS Cymbeline is a romantic Shakespeare play with a...

Brian Jansen

Brian Wayne Jansen: Brave Chameleon

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS Whether as the lothario Vince in Brian Willis’s Seven...

Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat, cast photo by Kate Ayers and Austin Lang

The Iconic Cat in the Hat at Olympia Family Theater

by McKenzie Murray for OLY ARTS Beginning September 29, the iconic Cat in the Hat himself...

Olympia Family Theater season 2017-2018

Journey With Olympia Family Theater This Season

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Let Olympia Family Theater take you on a fantastic voyage...

David Wright, photo by James Fulkerson

David Wright, 1946-2017

Thespian David Wright was born near Christmas in 1946. He died this week in Olympia at...

Silent Sky

REVIEW: Silent Sky at Olympia Little Theatre

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Before there were machines called computers,...

Jordan Richards

A Production on Two Wheels: Bicycle Noir

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Bicycle Noir is theater on the move. Bicycling is an...

REVIEW: August: Osage County at Harlequin Productions

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The Pulitzer- and Tony-winning play August:...

Ballet Northwest's Swan Lake

A Season of Diversity at Ballet Northwest

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS There isn’t a ballet dancer or aficionado in the...

Silent Sky

Olympia Little Theatre Presents Powerful 78th Season

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS The 2017-2018 season at Olympia Little Theatre, by far...

Deane Shellman

Olympia Little Theatre Looks to the Stars

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS At a time when women and science are dismissed out of hand...

Ellen McLain

Broadway Actress Ellen McLain Stars in August: Osage County

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS There’s an internationally known star in the cast of...

Mark Alford in The Incredible Undersea Trial of Joseph P. Lawnboy

The Incredible Undersea Trial of Joseph P. Lawnboy

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS In The Incredible Undersea Trial of Joseph P. Lawnboy,...

Dennis Rolly, photo by Scot Whitney

Dennis Rolly: Larger Than Life

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS When not appearing on area stages, Dennis Rolly can be found...

"Strange Fire" by Alec Clayton

Alec Clayton: Artist, Author, Critic

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS When artists stop creating art in one medium, they most...

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