Cabaret

“Leave your troubles at the door…” In a time when the world is changing forever, there is one place where everyone can be free. Welcome to the Kit Kat Klub. One of the most famous American musicals of all time, Cabaret takes us to the seedy underground of 1929 Berlin during the twilight of the Jazz Age. …

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Artistic Director’s Brunch & Spring Campaign Launch

A beautiful Champagne Brunch with a breakfast spread provided by Octapas Cafe, bubbles on the house, and a panel featuring the incredibly talented Cabaret designers. Have a question you’ve been dying to ask about costumes, lighting, or music? Now’s your chance to find out from the artists themselves how it all comes together. We’ll be auctioning …

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

By Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield, new revisions by Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield. Directed by Corey McDaniel. Starring Alyssa Kay, Eleise Moore, and Drew Doyle. An irreverent, hilarious, high-speed romp through all 37 of the Bard’s plays (and 154 sonnets) in under two hours! Titus Andronicus becomes a cooking show, all the Histories are …

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Deathtrap by Ira Levin

Sidney Bruhl would do anything to publish the next great play. He would even kill for it. This dark comedy thriller will have audiences laughing one moment and screaming in terror the next as Sidney discovers he may not be the only murderer in the room. Directed by Aaron Lamb, and starring Russ Holm, Jana …

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Review: Building Madness at Harlequin Productions

Desperate to keep their architecture company afloat, Max and Paul hire the mob to build a police retirement home in Kate Danley’s screwball comedy now playing at Harlequin Productions. For people who love those great old comedies from Hollywood’s Golden Era of the 1930s, “Building Madness” is a ticket to hilarity.

Halloween at Harlequin

You are about to spend an evening with Edgar Allan Poe in a play by Olympia playwright Bryan Willis, plus a reading of a new short story by Olympia’s own Jim Lynch in a one-night-only Halloween celebration at Harlequin.

REVIEW: Fun Home at Harlequin Productions

Harlequin Productions ends their 2021-2022 season with the riveting musical “Fun Home” based on the autobiographical graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

REVIEW: Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Harlequin Productions

The rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch, with text by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, started as a performance in drag clubs and became an international phenomenon. It’s now playing at the State Theater of Olympia’s Harlequin Productions, starring Adam Rennie as Hedwig and Mandy Rose Nichøls as Hedwig’s husband and assistant, Yitzhak.

Kenneth Ruthardt

Celebrating Sovereignty at Harlequin Productions

This spring, Olympia’s Harlequin Productions is doing something that’s never been done in this area. It’s producing Sovereignty, a historical drama about Native Americans, written and directed by Native Americans, performed by an ensemble of Native and non-Native actors, with direction, set, costume and lighting design by Native artists brought to Olympia from all over the United States.

REVIEW: Murder for Two at Harlequin Productions

Strap in for Murder for Two at Harlequin Productions, 90 minutes of mayhem and laughter — not to mention singing and a lot of amazing hijinks on the piano. Two actors, Jon Lutyens and Katherine Strohmaier, play more than 13 characters in a tour-de-force escapade for both.

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