Reader’s Theater Performs

Reader’s Theater Presents Candy Matson, Private Investigator, a murder mystery, and The Operation, a comedy of mixed messages regarding tonsils removal and newborn parenting.

Reader’s Theater Performs

Reader’s Theater presents Candy Matson, Private Investigator, a murder mystery and The Operation, a comedy of mixed messages regarding tonsils removal and newborn parenting.

Reader’s Theater Performs

Reader’s Theater presents Candy Matson, Private Investigator, a murder mystery and The Operation, a comedy of mixed messages about tonsils removal and newborn parenting.

Ten Acrobats in an Amazing Leap of Faith

Ten Acrobats in an Amazing Leap of Faith by Yussef El Guindi Directed by Agastya Kohli May 24 – June 16, 2024 Multi-award-winning playwright Yussef El Guindi’s humorous and surprising family comedy brings just the right amount of chaos and poignancy as it depicts universal themes of belonging, desire, culture, and faith. This show will …

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First Date, the Musical

First Date, the Musical by Austin Winsberg Music & Lyrics by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner Directed by Jeanette Sanchez March 29 – April 21, 2024 When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. This show is the ideal …

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Center Salon VII

Music!  Art!  Acting! More Music!  It’s our annual celebration of local artists with Kathy Gore Fuss (painting), Jill Barnes (song & emcee), John Serembe (monologue written by Bryan Willis), Holly Reeves (cello), Christian Carvajal (travel writing), Kathleen Byrd (Olympia’s new Poet Laureate), Jami Heinricher (Design – Sherwood Press), and Jennifer Hermann (Piano).  It’s a fast, …

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Kathy Dorgan

New Drama at Olympia High School

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS Kathy Dorgan, Olympia High School’s Julliard-fellow drama teacher, is bringing to the South Sound a four-act drama that opens next Friday, Oct 27. “Somewhere, Nowhere” is a theatrical play that provides a unique perspective on the high school experience. “I chose this lovely play because the voices of the …

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Dr. Geoff Proehl of University of Puget Sound

Geoff Proehl Receives Dramaturgy Award

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Geoff Proehl, professor of theater arts at University of Puget Sound (UPS), has been selected by his North American theater-arts peers to receive the G. E. Lessing Award for Career Achievement. This is the most prestigious award given by the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA), an …

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Creative Theatre Experience

Creative Theatre Experience 2016

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS This summer marks the 36th season of children’s theater programs and performances by Creative Theatre Experience at Olympia High School. The program is run by Kathy Dorgan, drama director at OHS. Classes are offered in art, drama, music and other aspects of the performing arts. “CTE’s mission,” said Dorgan, …

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