The Decade that Turned the Corner to Today

Summer Session: Set in the ’70s ANNOTATION by Linda Whitney June, 2012 The Decade that Turned the Corner to Today In a 1974 television interview, Arthur C. Clarke predicted the personal computers of the future that would transform the lives of ordinary people everywhere. He was standing in a room…

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Is it “theatre” or “theater”?

Well I hate to be the one to break the news, but there’s no one answer to that question. But, I bet you never knew this tool existed… This graph shows the use of the words “theatre” and “theater” in books written between 1500 and 2000: Though there’s no real…

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The positive impact of theater on kids

Looking for things to do in Olympia? Family friendly theater is a fantastic option for year-round entertainment. Did you know that students involved in the arts tend to score better on tests, have more success academically, and score an average of 100 points more on the SAT than students who…

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Summer Session: Set in the ’70s

Bust out the hot pants, slip into your platform shoes, and find your guy his wide-collared shirt because it’s time to turn up the volume on summer. Olympia’s favorite theater is back with 2012’s Summer Session: Set in the ’70s. Rock out to the hits from your childhood, sing along…

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boom! rehearsal diary – week two

boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, will be opening at Harlequin in a few weeks. My name’s Jeffrey Painter, and I’m assistant directing. Each week I’ll bring you die-hard State Theater fans a behind-the-scenes look at our rehearsal process. Our joy, our obstacles, our pain, (but mostly our joy) laid bare…

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boom! rehearsal diary – week one

boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, will be opening at Harlequin in a few weeks. My name’s Jeffrey Painter, and I’m assistant directing. Each week I’ll bring you die-hard State Theater fans a behind-the-scenes look at our rehearsal process. Our joy, our obstacles, our pain, (but mostly our joy) laid bare…

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