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Category Archives: Theater


(Thursday/Friday,  July 17/18, 7 pm @ Random Howse) The Actors Theater announces the second play in their “Summer at Random Howse” Readers Theater/Dinner Theater series. Three monologues set in a … Continue reading

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July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Othello” in the 21st Century: To Perform or Not To Perform?

In partnership with the Orcas Crossroads Lecture Series, George Washington University Professor Ayanna Thompson presents a most relevant topic. Othello is the best-known black character in Shakespeare’s plays, a traditional role … Continue reading

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March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘The Atomic Bombshells’ Explode on Orcas Island this Sunday

Your Friends at The Outlook Inn, Smith & Speed Mercantile, The Barnacle & The Kitchen Invite you to the Solar Return of…. “The Atomic Bombshells” burlesque, with special guest Waxie … Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

NORA EPHRON PLAY: ‘LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE’ @ THE GRANGE  (Friday/Saturdays, July 26/27, and Sunday July 28 @ 7:30 pm)  This screenplay written by Nora Ephron and her … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Verdi’s Il Trovatore on-screen at Orcas Center: Orcas Island

THE MET:  IN HD SUMMER ENCORE SERIES: VERDI’S IL TROVATORE  (Friday July 12, 7:30 pm @ Orcas Center)  David McVicar’s stirring production of Verdi’s intense drama premiered at the Met … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Orcas Island becomes ‘Shakespeare Island’ this March 23rd

The Bard himself joins the Orcas Community in the 2nd Annual Festival. Restaurants, Shops & Schools Will Join in the Fun on March 22 & 23, 2013 Renowned Shakespeare actors … Continue reading

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January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘The Butterfly Effect’ at Orcas Center

(Friday-Sunday, June 1-3 at 7:30 pm, OffCenter Stage) Orcas Center is presenting The Butterfly Effect, a play inspired by a worldwide movement of anti-bullying video messages and adapted from local … Continue reading

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June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment