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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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December 2020

Friday, December 18 At 7:00 pm

The Nutcracker Film

Olympia's Ballet Northwest is excited to present the premiere of "The Nutcracker Film" at the Washington Center. The film, created with current health and safety guidelines in place, features the beautiful professional sets, luxurious costumes…

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Saturday, December 19 At 2:00 pm

The Nutcracker Film

Olympia's Ballet Northwest is excited to present the premiere of "The Nutcracker Film" at the Washington Center. The film, created with current health and safety guidelines in place, features the beautiful professional sets, luxurious costumes…

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Saturday, December 19 At 7:00 pm

The Nutcracker Film

Olympia's Ballet Northwest is excited to present the premiere of "The Nutcracker Film" at the Washington Center. The film, created with current health and safety guidelines in place, features the beautiful professional sets, luxurious costumes…

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Sunday, December 20 At 2:00 pm

The Nutcracker Film

Olympia's Ballet Northwest is excited to present the premiere of "The Nutcracker Film" at the Washington Center. The film, created with current health and safety guidelines in place, features the beautiful professional sets, luxurious costumes…

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Monday, December 21 At 2:00 pm

It’s a Wonderful Life (PG)

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A banker learns what life would have been like without him in this holiday classic.

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Monday, December 21 At 7:00 pm

Elf (PG)

After accidentally falling into Santa Claus' gift sack, a human baby is raised at the North Pole, growing up to believe he is an elf. Due to his large size, the "elf" causes chaos in…

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Tuesday, December 22 At 2:00 pm

Home Alone (PG)

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               When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family rushes off on a holiday trip to Paris three days before Christmas, they accidentally leave the youngster behind to deck the halls with…

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Wednesday, December 23 At 2:00 pm

Polar Express (PG)

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The Academy Award-winning team of Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Cast Away) reunite for The Polar Express, an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a…

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Wednesday, December 23 At 7:00 pm

A Christmas Story (PG)

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It's the final days before Christmas in early 1940s Cleveland, and 9-year-old Ralphie wants one thing from Santa Claus more than anything else: a Red Ryder Carbine Action Air Rifle. As he trudges through the…

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Saturday, December 26 At 2:00 pm

Frozen (PG)

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A young woman must break a curse that has plunged her kingdom into eternal winter. In order to do so, she must find her estranged sister with the help of a mountaineer and a reindeer.

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Sunday, December 27 At 2:00 pm

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (PG)

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Enchanting fantasy about four children who enter a magical world. Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley.

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Thursday, December 31 At 2:00 pm

The Greatest Showman (PG)

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THE GREATEST SHOWMAN is an original musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman. Barnum was a visionary who rose from nothing to create the "Greatest Show on Earth," a spectacle and…

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January 2021

Saturday, January 9, 2021 At 7:30 pm

Cancelled–The Best of Comedy Underground

This event has been cancelled. The box office will be reaching out to all ticketholders regarding donating or receiving a refund. Need a good laugh? Our signature comedy series means good times with friends or…

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Saturday, January 30, 2021 At 7:30 pm

Gabriel Rutledge Comedy Night

This event was originally scheduled for March 13, 2020, the new date and time is January 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm. Purchased tickets will be transferred to the new date. A past winner of both…

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February 2021

Friday, February 5, 2021 At 8:00 pm

Bee Gees Gold

This event was originally scheduled for June 5, 2020. Tickets for that date will be transferred to the new date of February 5, 2021. John Acosta as Barry Gibb has performed in Bee Gees Tributes…

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Friday, February 26, 2021 At 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Silent Movie Series: Harold Lloyd Comedy Double Feature

This event was originally scheduled for October 4, 2020 The new date is Friday February 26, 2021 at 7:00 PM. Original show tickets will be honored. Two shorts from "The King of Daredevil Comedy" Harold…

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May 2021

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 At 7:30 pm

Pink Martini Featuring China Forbes

This event was originally scheduled for April 9, then November 16, 2020. The new date and time is May 19, 2021 at 7:30. Tickets purchased for the April and November dates will be honored.  Special…

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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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August 2021

Friday, August 6, 2021 At 7:30 pm

Boogie From the Bayou

IMPORTANT UPDATE! Now rescheduled for the 21-22 season. The new date for this performance will be Friday August 6, 2021. This event was originally scheduled for April 17, 2020. Tickets for the original date will…

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September 2021

Thursday, September 16, 2021 At 7:30 pm

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

New Date in 2021! This event was originally scheduled for May 19, 2019. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored.   A former Miami Dolphins cheerleader, Fulbright scholar, television correspondent, and field biologist…

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Saturday, September 18, 2021 At 7:30 pm

HaHaPalooza 2021: A Comedy Showcase

This event was originally scheduled for May 16 There is a new date scheduled for September 18, 2021 at 7:30 PM. Original show tickets will be honored.   Baurice Nelson Presents HaHaPalooza 2020. A Comedy…

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