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Into the Breeches! at Olympia Little Theatre

Olympia Little Theatre 1925 Miller Ave NE, Olympia

It’s 1942 and the Oberon playhouse had scheduled a production of Shakespeare’s “Henry” plays. The problem? Most of the men of the company have left to fight overseas. In a reversal of Shakespearean times (when men played all the female roles) the women of the company decide they will play all the male roles. This ...

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Ongoing

Hundred Days

Harlequin Productions 202 4th Ave E, Olympia

Book by The Bengsons & Sarah Gancher Music & Lyrics by The Bengsons Directed by Aaron Lamb and featuring local artists Amy Shephard, Denim Protégé, and members of local bands Sugar and the Spitfires and SpareCrow. Join us as we transform The State Theater into an intimate cabaret for an uncensored, exhilarating, and heartrending true story about ...

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$33 – $50

Women of a Certain Age

Washington Center Main Stage 512 Washington Street SE, Olympia

After putting their dreams on hold to raise families and build careers, Bev, Max, and Lulu are ready to grab life by the mic, reclaim their college dreams of being singing sensations, and compete for glory on the hit TV singing competition American Starmaker! They’ve rehearsed for weeks and nothing is going to stand in ...

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$25 – $69

Artist Book Workshop

Lacey Timberland Library 500 College St SE, Lacey

This free, introductory craft workshop will help participants create an Artist Book, using a variety of elements to showcase their personal artistic styles. Using scrapbooking and bookbinding techniques, we will explore unconventional journaling, including using accordion books, loose-leaf paper hangers, and other objects, as a form of creative self-expression. Come with a desire to play and ...

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Free

South Sound Exceptional Women

Indian Summer Golf and Country Club 5900 Troon Ln SE, Olympia

South Sound Exceptional Award Banquet is an event honoring women in the community who have gone above and beyond in their organizational role selfishly in contribution to their community without looking for praise or recognition.  Each awardee is nominated by their organization for service whether from a group or business, local or global, and from ...

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$85.00

The Pacific Northwest Burlesque Festival

The Olympia Ballroom

Join us May 4th-6th for a three day weekend of sinful opulence, seductive satire, and over-the-top bawdy burlesque at the 2nd Annual Pacific Northwest Burlesque Festival. Performers from across the country will be tantalizing their tail feathers and strutting their sequins across the beautiful Olympia Ballroom stage. Our fierce and extravagant headliners Medianoche and P.NoNoire ...

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$20 – $38
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