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April 21, 2024

Artistic Director’s Brunch & Spring Campaign Launch

On April 21, join us for a Champagne Brunch, a special sneak peek of our upcoming summer musical Cabaret, and the launch of our Spring Fundraising Campaign! We'll be auctioning off an incredible experience live at the event as well. Formerly a donor-only event, this is the first time this brunch is being offered to the general public too!

Local Artists Working Together

When a Mural Artist And a Costume Designer Collaborate

Most likely you’ve seen the mural by artist John Tafejian at 5th and Water Street in downtown Olympia. When costume designer Melanie Ransom saw it, she immediately envisioned fabric that could be made into costumes for Harlequin’s production of The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged).

Art in the Lobby

Meet Sharon Styer, Featured Artist for Deathtrap

An Artist Reception to welcome Artist Sharon Styer to Harlequin will take place on Thursday, January 18, 2024 from 5:30 - 6:30pm in the State Theater Lobby. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

You'll love it!

Come see DEATHTRAP! Actor Interviews

Actors Jana Tyrrell, Russ Holm, Xander Layden and Teri Lee Thomas want YOU to see DEATHTRAP, the classic thriller by Ira Levin, Jan 19 - Feb 4, 2024 at the State Theater in downtown Olympia, WA. Video by Mighty Tripod.

Art in the Lobby

Meet Jimmy Ulvenes, Featured Artist for A Christmas Carol

Jimmy Ulvenes’s work will be displayed in the State Theater Lobby throughout the run of A Christmas Carol. An Artist Reception to welcome Mr. Ulvenes to Harlequin will take place on Wednesday, November 22 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm in the State Theater Lobby. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

Photos from the Event!

Photos from Sip, Savour and Support

Sip, Savour and Support: A Benefit Evening to support Harlequin Productions, took place at the Washington Center Black Box on Oct 7, 2023, from 6 - 9PM. Photos by Shanna Paxton Photography. A huge thank you to everyone who attended and bid, either in-person or further afield!

Eleise is hilarious!

Actor Interviews: Every Brilliant Thing

On a gorgeous fall day, actor Eleise Moore, star of the one-person production Every Brilliant Thing, took a tour of downtown Olympia. Find out what she found along the way, and hear a few of her favorite ('brilliant') things.