Welcome to Olio Theatre Works! 

​We are a company of artists, writers, designers, performers and technicians dedicated to providing high quality creative entertainment solutions for every occasion. 

Our roster of options includes: classical theatre,

original musicals, solo musicians, story tellers, 

educational outreach, and custom made projects  designed specifically to suit your needs!

Over the past fourteen years, OTW has produced hundreds of events across Southern California.

Connect with us to learn how Olio Theatre Works can create the perfect entertainment solution for you! 

               WILLY'S LIL' VIRGIN QUEEN

2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival Award Winner!

It’s a madcap, comic romp as Willy

Shakespeare teaches a 20th century Lil Virgin how to ditch the prince and be the Queen in this hilarious new solo- show by award winning


Terra Taylor Knudson.



Joanna Hubbard as "Caroline" in the 2012 production of Old Black Magic: A Haunted Musical. Photos by Nancy Hickey.

spotlight: thank you to our DONORS & Volunteers

*Giovanna Meese
*Jantina Russell
*Jessica Lynn Johnson
*JP  Karliak
*Judith Matsen
*Karen Wray
*Kirstine Shelton
*Lanie Bland

*Laura Bosworth

​*Lauren Nave

special projects

special projects

Creative Entertainment Solutions,  Est. 2004


OTW's unconventional look at one of the most

unconventional writers of the Victorian era; famed

poet; Oscar Wilde. 

Intimately Wilde

*​Alice OKeefe
*Anna Quirino-Miranda 
*Anne Marie Iniguez
*Autumn Browne
*Barbara Mast
*BB Hill

*Beverly Schwendinger
*Bob Fetes
*Bonnee Basso

*Brian Madigan

GRASPING bullying

*Sandy & Claire Hall-Jann
*SiouxSanna Ramirez-Cruz
*Sue Hawkes

*Sue Rausch

*The Roes Family

*Virginia DeMoss
*Ward Edmondson

Old Black Magic: A Haunted Musical

 OTW's original multi-media/live action theatrical performance that confronts the current culture of bullying. This 45-minute piece was created with and is designed for students grades 9 - 12, as an educational tool to inspire conversations and initiate healing.

Get Your Tickets Now for the September Run of

September 5th, 6th & 7th all at 8:00pm 


 251 E 7th St,

Long Beach, CA 90813
Phone: (562) 433-8337

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Modern re-telling of classic fables for audiences of all ages. Including: The Entirely True Tale of Goldilocks, Soup from a Stone, Rumplestiltskin Retold!, and more. 

a glimpse at a few of our favorite shows

Fables & Fairy Tales

*Caroline Fletcher
*Cathi Wiggins
*Cyndi Hung

*Debba Rolfhart
*Des and Brandon Kruhm
*Edward Bangasser 
*Elizabeth Leon
*Elizabeth Swain
*Erica Rocheleau

*Ginni Gordon

Celebrity ghosts and postmortem patter abide in this

original musical which is the most successful production in OTW's fourteen-year history; playing repeatedly over ten years!

*Lija Fisher
*Mary Tellez 

*Melinda Weinstein
*Michele Amburgey
*Molli Kuenstner
*Nella Webster
*Patsy  Collins Bandes

*Ray Knudson

*Robin Hogue

*Ruth Taylor

olio theatre works

The OTW team is cooking up a great feast of creative projects for every occasion. Here are a few new projects coming up: 

*New YouTube Webseries; "I'm Right, You're Wrong"

*Pod Casts

*Video Blogs

*Independent Film Projects

grasping bullying: 

​​available now to book! contact: olioinfo@hotmail.com