Category: Harlequin Productions

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...

Harlequin Productions

Harlequin Productions is a professional not-for-profit theater company at the State Theater in downtown Olympia. Founded in 1991, its mission is to create stimulating...

Scot Whitney and Israel Horovitz

Harlequin’s Love Affair With Israel Horovitz

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Local theater company Harlequin Productions has a love affair going with playwright Israel Horovitz. It began with a surprise email the...