Frequently Asked Questions

When do the doors open for a show?

The Olympic Theatre Arts Center doors open 60 minutes prior to show time for all events. Main Stage Theatre doors open approximately 30 minutes prior to curtain.   Come early and enjoy complimentary coffee or tea, or you may purchase concessions and wine.

When can I pick up my Will Call tickets? 

The Will Call window opens 60 minutes prior to each show. Please arrive at least 15-20 minutes prior to curtain to claim your tickets.

How long are the performances?

The length of performances varies; approximate running times of our Main Stage plays (including intermission) is usually 120 – 150 minutes. Please feel free to call our business office at 360-683-7326, Monday through Friday from 1:00pm to 5:00pm for more information.

Is there parking nearby? 

For performances OTA offers 53 parking spaces and 3 handicapped parking spaces. Nearby street parking is also available. Additionally, there is a no-parking passenger/drop off zone directly in front of the theatre on N. Sequim Avenue with a 3 minute limit.

What if I arrive late for a performance?

You will be ushered in by a House Manager or usher at an appropriate time during the show.

Is there bar service at the OTA? What about concessions?

Wine, beer and specialty drinks as well as various concessions are available for purchase for one hour prior to curtain and during intermission. Please note that all food and drink must be consumed in the Gathering Hall. You may bring only bottled water into the Main Stage Theatre. Currently we accept cash or check only for the purchase of wine and concessions.

Can I take photos or make recordings during the performance? 

The taking of photographs and the use of any audio or video recording during the performance is strictly forbidden.  For the safety of the performers and to ensure compliance with our licensing agreements, all cameras and cell phones should be turned off and placed in a pocket or purse while in the theatre.

Do you have a smoking area designated?

Smoking is allowed only outside the theatre building.