Interview with Our New Assistant Technical Director

Harlequin Productions welcomes our brand-new Assistant Technical Director, Toby Batcheldor!  Toby has been working in the technical side of theater for many years, and we are very excited that he’ll be bringing his experience from all around the Puget Sound to this new position. We sat down with Toby to…

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Thank You Maria Newman and Company!

We were graced with the presence of renowned composer Maria Newman this past weekend. Not only did she and her fellow players perform a live accompaniment to the film Heart o’ the Hills on Saturday, but they also performed at a special house concert for several of our donors and…

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Stardust Profile: Jerod Richard Nace

Originally from University Place, Jerod is proud to call Olympia home. It is his “base camp” for forays to mountains, beaches, and parks. Though a serious nature-lover, you may have seen Jerod on stage previously at a wide variety of Puget Sound theater companies. Besides Stardust, his Harlequin premiere, Jerod…

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Stardust Profile: Maggie Lofquist

If you haven’t seen Maggie on the Harlequin stage this year, you must’ve had your head buried in the sand! We’ve featured Maggie in many roles, with Stardust marking her fourth appearance in 2013. You may have seen her in The Philadelphia Story, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, or…

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Stardust Profile: Mark Alford

Mark recently joined Harlequin’s staff as our Development Manager. He works with local businesses to encourage support for our many wonderful productions. Mark graduated from The Evergreen State College as a theater and philosophy major. His use of academic contracts, as he describes it, allowed him to “…spend the bulk…

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Stardust Profile: Emilie Rommel Shimkus

A northwest native, Emilie’s first exposure to performing came when she played the Sugar Plum Fairy in a preschool in Auburn. Young Emilie was hooked after witnessing a high school production of Brigadoon. She attended Pacific Lutheran University, where she met her husband, Matt, also an actor. Even though her…

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Holiday Gift Ideas from Harlequin

This year, consider giving your family and friends the gift of Real. Live. Theater. to last throughout 2014. There are many delightful gift options available from Harlequin Productions! Here are some ideas to inspire you to give someone special a breath-taking theatrical experience that entertains, enlightens, and excites! A Gift…

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News & Events of 1957

News & Events of 1957 World Events Anthony Eden resigns (Jan. 9) MacMillan becomes British Prime Minister Russia launches Sputnik I, first earth-orbiting satellite—the Space Age begins (Oct. 4) The USSR tests its first successful ICBM U.S. Events Eisenhower Doctrine calls for aid to Mideast countries that resist armed aggression from…

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O Christmas Tree!

After participating in Ladies’ Night Out at the Providence Christmas Forest, Jodi Ashline generously donated a beautiful tree to us that she purchased that evening. It is called “A Wish For Peace” and was designed by Polly Schreiber at Lynch Creek Farms. This stunning tree is covered with paper cranes…

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