OPENING FEBRUARY 9, 2018 FOR THREE WEEKENDS! With three special Thursday night performances.

Preview Night, Thursday, February 8, Pay-What-You-Will, February 15

Written by Donald Marguiles
Directed by Josh Sutcliffe
Jennifer Horton
EJ Anderson III
Ron Graham
Emma Easton

Performances are held on Caldwell Mainstage with reserve seating tickets available NOW!



Our Season

Olympic Theatre Arts 2017-2018 Season!


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Jennifer Horton, Edwin Anderson, Emma Easton & Ron Graham in


Pronounced “Mr. Margulies’s finest play since the Pulitzer Prize-winning Dinner With Friends” by the New York Times, the Tony Award Nominee for best play Time Stands Still follows Sarah and James, a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. Sharing the journey with another couple, Richard and Mandy, the play weaves comedy into drama as relationships are explored and desires to move forward clash with the comfort of familiarity.

Introducing Talk Back Night!

A special Thursday, February 22nd performance of Time Stands Still will begin an hour earlier at 6:30 PM, and end with an evening of drinks and great conversation with the cast and crew of the play.

Ask director Josh Sutcliffe about his vision for the play. Talk to actress Jennifer Horton about how she feels on the stage playing the wartime photojournalist Sarah, or actor Ron Graham about how he might have channelled himself into his character of Richard, Sarah’s old flame. OTA executive director and set designer Carol Willis will be there to share insight into the production’s journey, as well as into OTA’s perspective overall.

Talk Back Night will take place after the show between 8:30 and 9:00PM in the Gathering Hall. Drinks at the bar will be available, as well as snacks, and, of course, great company.

 Strictly No Elephants

September 1–10, 2017 on Main Stage

 The Explorers Club

October 20–November 5, 2017 on Main Stage

Holiday Variety Show

December 7–10, 2017 on Main Stage

The Nutcracker Ballet

December 15–17, 2017 on Main Stage

Tuesdays with Morrie

January 19–28, 2018 in the Gathering Hall

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Time Stands Still

February 9–25, 2018 on Main Stage

Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30, Sunday matinees at 2:00

Directed by Josh Sutcliff

Two journalists who spend years in a war zone in Iraq return bruised and emotionally beaten to a world of change. The play veers between comedy and drama with many twists and turns. What’s really fair in love and war? What’s normal? Time zips by in scenes that include confrontations, secrets revealed, and a push-pull look at roads people take in search of happiness and fulfilment.

Tony award nominee

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Shakespeare’s Sonnets and Love Poems

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 in the Gathering Hall at 6:00

Directed by Rich Hendricksen

A special selection of works presented with love in mind.

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Starting Here, Starting Now

Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., Music by David Shire

March 16–25, 2018 in the Gathering Hall

Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30, Sunday matinees at 2:00

Directed by Greg Scherer

From first kiss to painful breakup, romantic relationships come full circle. This stunning production examines love in all of its

different facets: the bitter, the sweet, the romantic and the resigned. An evening of song!  Grammy Nominee! 

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The Tin Woman

by Sean Grennan

April 20–May 6, 2018 on Main Stage

Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30, Sunday matinees at 2:00

Directed by Jim Guthrie

Based on a true story, this compelling, heartwarming story about a woman who receives a heart transplant will touch your heart, and there will surely be tears accompanying  the laughter. The Tin Woman uses humor and pathos to explore final moments, family relationships, and what it means to be given a second chance at life.

“…as emotionally powerful as it is unexpected! … questions, answers, dilemmas and paradoxes…the stuff of humanity! 

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Leaving Iowa

by Tim Clue & Spike Manton

June 15–July 1, 2018 on Main Stage

Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30, Sunday matinees at 2:00

Directed by Debbie Embree

Critically acclaimed, family-focused production, Leaving Iowa is a toast to the idealism of the “greatest generation” and their undying dedication to the classic family road trip. Imagine gathering the family to travel across country to take Grandpa’s ashes to a final resting place only to find that Grandma’s house is now a grocery store. Guaranteed to keep you laughing while remembering childhood vacations you tried to forget. Nominated for Best New Play!

Main Stage Production times are generally Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM and Sunday matinees at 2:00 PM. Preview Night is the Thursday preceding Opening Night at 7:30 PM; Pay What You Will night happens on the second Thursday of the run at 7:30 PM.

Opening Night is always followed by a champagne reception! Reserved seating tickets for all regular performances will be available here, starting August 10, where you can check specific dates and times. Tickets for special performances, Preview Night, and Pay What You Will Night are available only at the door or in advance through the Box Office.

Click link to download OTA Season Ticket Order Form

For more information, please call the box office

at (360) 683-7326.