Theatre

  1. The Alternative Holiday Show will get you through the darkest night of the year!

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    Announcing the first Alternative Holiday Show variety show! Elizabeth Lord is adept at channeling all of Olympia’s miscellaneous weirdness/talent and distilling it into a singular good time for those who…

  2. OMG! It’s OFF! The 2013 Oly Film Fest Arrives

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    Live from the glory that is the historic 1924 Capitol Theater, it’s the 30th Annual Olympia Film Festival! This year’s festival runs November 8-17, and contains a little bit of…

  3. Elizabeth Lord on storytelling, vaudeville

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    Elizabeth Lord’s one-woman, storytelling show “The Swimsuit Area” had two runs at TheMidnight Sun Performance Space earlier this summer. It had TWO runs because the response to the first run,…

  4. Local Actor Takes Over at Capital Playhouse

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    by Lesli Baker In 2011 Capitol Playhouse celebrated 25 years. The playhouse opened in 1986, and that same year began its largest program, Kids at Play. Kids At Play is…

  5. Harlequin provides “A Christmas Survival Guide”

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    by Giovanna Marcus   A Christmas Survival Guide is Harlequin Theater’s romp through the joys and mishaps of everything leading up to the month of December, which begins, basically, in…

  6. Olympia Family Theater Gets Musical!

    By Matthew Green   Calling all current and former kids who like musical theater: Olympia Family Theater is presenting not one, but two, locally-written world-premier musicals this season!   The…

  7. Oly Film Fest Fotos!

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    If you missed the Olympia Film Festival Opening Night — GLAM NIGHT! — last night, well, you missed out. And here is exactly what you missed. (Click for bigger images.)

  8. Oly Film Fest Goes Glam

    By Matthew Green   The Olympia Film Society will present 29th Annual Olympia Film Festival, starting November 9. This year’s festival “has more sponsors, more high profile guests, and more…

  9. Lord Franzannian shakes it up!

    By Giovanna Marcus   Tushie tassels? A church sermon version of Guns and Roses’ “Live and Let Die”? (Or was it Wings’?) I’d thought I’d seen it all. Ladies and…

  10. Prop 8 Brought to Life in Oly

    By Matthew Green   In California, George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Jamie Lee Curtis took the stage to read the play “8” in 2011. In Olympia, local stars will perform…