Rick Pearlstein as Prospero and J Benway as Caliban in OLT's The Tempest
The Olympia area hosts a wealth of local theatrical companies, all of which showcase the work of professional actors, noted directors and outstanding scenic and technical design. Nearly every weekend of the year, you can enjoy a live stage show in the Olympia area!
If you enjoy live onstage entertainment, Olympia provides plays for families (Olympia Family Theater), world premiere drama and outstanding musicals (Harlequin Productions) Shakespearean tragedy and comedy (Animal Fire, Harlequin), theater workshops for young people (Creative Theatre Experience, Pacific Northwest Theater, Olympia Family), classic and new drama in a black box (Olympia Little Theater) and experimental and cutting-edge theater for all ages (Theater Artists Olympia). Details on each playhouse are provided below, in the OLY ARTS theater guide.