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Washington Center Main Stage

512 Washington St. SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
360-753-8586

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The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is located in the heart of Downtown Olympia and is the premier venue for the Arts in the South Puget Sound.


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April 2020

Thursday, April 9 At 7:30 pm

Pink Martini Featuring China Forbes

Pink Martini will not be making appearances until after April 12. Their Olympia appearance is postponed, rescheduled date 11/16/2020. Tickets will be automatically transferred to the future reschedule date. Can’t make it? We will refund…

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Friday, April 17 At 7:30 pm

Boogie From the Bayou

Boogie From the Bayou has been rescheduled to September 18. Tickets will be automatically transferred to the new date. What if I can’t make it? We are asking for your support! Consider donating your ticket purchase…

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Saturday, April 18 At 7:30 pm

Spring into Song

CANCELLED AND POSTPONED MCE EVENTS  Masterworks Choral Ensemble (MCE) is putting public health concerns first and foremost during the unfolding COVID 19 pandemic. Therefore, we are postponing the March 14, 2020 PNW Harmony Sweepstakes A Capella Festival. We are working…

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Sunday, April 19 At 3:00 pm

Da-Da-Da-Daaaah!

This event has been postponed, rescheduled date TBD.   The Olympia Symphony’s 2019-2020 Season: “Vision: Through the Lens of Music” 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, so the OSO will be playing a…

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Saturday, April 25 At 6:00 pm

Derina Harvey Band

Derina Harvey Band has been postponed, rescheduled date TBD. Tickets will be automatically transferred to the rescheduled date as soon as it is confirmed.  What if I can’t make it when the date is announced? We…

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Thursday, April 30 At 7:00 pm

Swan Lake

Studio West Dance Theatre's Swan Lake performances and Swan Princess Parties have been tentatively rescheduled to June 18 -20, 2020 at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. We fully support our government's stay-at-home…

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May 2020

Friday, May 1 At 7:00 pm

Swan Lake

Studio West Dance Theatre's Swan Lake performances and Swan Princess Parties have been tentatively rescheduled to June 18 -20, 2020 at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. We fully support our government's stay-at-home…

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Saturday, May 2 At 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Swan Princess Party

Studio West Dance Theatre's Swan Lake performances and Swan Princess Parties have been tentatively rescheduled to June 18 -20, 2020 at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. We fully support our government's stay-at-home…

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Saturday, May 2 At 1:00 pm

Swan Lake

Studio West Dance Theatre's Swan Lake performances and Swan Princess Parties have been tentatively rescheduled to June 18 -20, 2020 at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. We fully support our government's stay-at-home…

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Saturday, May 2 At 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Swan Princess Party

Studio West Dance Theatre's Swan Lake performances and Swan Princess Parties have been tentatively rescheduled to June 18 -20, 2020 at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. We fully support our government's stay-at-home…

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Saturday, May 2 At 6:00 pm

Swan Lake

Studio West Dance Theatre's Swan Lake performances and Swan Princess Parties have been tentatively rescheduled to June 18 -20, 2020 at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. We fully support our government's stay-at-home…

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Friday, May 8 At 7:30 pm

Ballet Northwest’s Crescendo

This event has been postponed, reschedule date TBD. Please check back for more information.    Crescendo brings together members of the Olympia Symphony and over fifty Ballet Northwest dancers for a groundbreaking performance featuring Gershwin’s…

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Saturday, May 9 At 6:00 pm

Ballet Northwest’s Crescendo

This event has been postponed, reschedule date TBD. Please check back for more information.    Crescendo brings together members of the Olympia Symphony and over fifty Ballet Northwest dancers for a groundbreaking performance featuring Gershwin’s…

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Sunday, May 10 At 2:00 pm

Ballet Northwest’s Crescendo

This event has been postponed, reschedule date TBD. Please check back for more information.  Crescendo brings together members of the Olympia Symphony and over fifty Ballet Northwest dancers for a groundbreaking performance featuring Gershwin’s An…

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Friday, May 15 At 7:00 pm

Musical Tribute to Neil Diamond

This event has been postponed, reschedule date TBD.   When you hear Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline, you almost instantly can’t help yourself from waving your arms in the air, swaying your body, and belting out…

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Saturday, May 16 At 7:30 pm

HaHaPalooza 2020 A Comedy Showcase

This event has been postponed, reschedule date TBD. Please check back for more information.    Baurice Nelson Presents HaHaPalooza 2020. A Comedy Showcase, featuring an all-star lineup of comedians. MICHAEL WINSLOW Michael’s quest for hilarity…

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Sunday, May 17 At 4:00 pm

SOGO Spring Concert

Welcome to the 20th season Birthday Bash of Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO). We have a lot in store for you as Maestro Cameron May presents inspirational programming all season long. SOGO’s 20th season…

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Tuesday, May 19 At 7:30 pm

National Geographic Live: Pink Boots and a Machete: Mireya Mayor

A former Miami Dolphins cheerleader, Fulbright scholar, television correspondent, and field biologist who discovered a new species of lemur in Madagascar, Mireya Mayor energizes audiences everywhere. She offers a behind-the-scenes look at the hardships and…

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June 2020

Thursday, June 4 At 7:30 pm

The Temptations

The Temptations has been rescheduled to June 10, 2021. Tickets will be automatically transferred to the future reschedule date. What if I can’t make it? We are asking for your support! Consider donating your ticket purchase to…

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Friday, June 5 At 8:00 pm

Bee Gees Gold

John Acosta as Barry Gibb has performed in Bee Gees Tributes all over the world. His portrayal of lead singer Barry Gibb is with a zest for detail, like no other. From the look to…

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Saturday, June 13 At 7:30 pm

Spring into Song

This event was originally scheduled for April 18. The new date is June 13 at 7:30 PM.  Spring is all about renewal, as the world breathes in a new season of life. Music is a…

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Sunday, June 21 At 3:00 pm

Gabriel Rutledge Comedy Night

This event was originally scheduled for March 13, the new date and time is June 21 at 3pm. Original show tickets will be honored.  A past winner of both the Seattle International Comedy Competition and…

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July 2020

Thursday, July 23 At 5:30 pm

2020 CENTER Stage Awards & Gala

The Washington Center celebrates arts and culture in our community with a premiere fundraising event on Thursday, July 23. This elegant evening begins with cocktail hour at 5:30 PM and includes dinner, live auction, engaging…

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September 2020

Friday, September 18 At 7:30 pm

Boogie From the Bayou

This event was originally scheduled for April 17, 2020. Tickets for the original date will be honored at the door.  A double bill featuring the best in Cajun & Zydeco music! BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet…

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November 2020

Monday, November 16 At 7:30 pm

Pink Martini Featuring China Forbes

This event was originally scheduled for April 9, the new date and time is November 16 at 7:30. Tickets purchased for the April date will be honored.  Special Engagement* “Pink Martini is a rollicking around-the-world…

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June 2021

Thursday, June 10, 2021 At 7:30 pm

The Temptations

This event was originally scheduled for June 4, 2020. Tickets for the original date will be honored at the door.  The Temptations started serving up soul hits in the 1960s and founding member Otis Williams…

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