Musical Theater
P.O. Box 327, Port Angeles, WA 98362 - (360) 457-5630

PALOA Musical Theater

The Port Angeles Light Opera Association (PALOA) is a non-profit organization 501(c3) whose purpose is to produce musical theater of a professional quality on the North Olympic Peninsula in Western Washington. PALOA enhances the community's cultural environment by providing entertainment, performing and educational opportunities. PALOA encourages participation from individuals of all ages and backgrounds living on and around the Olympic Peninsula.

Founded in 1982 by Gert and Evelyn Muser, PALOA's first production (1983) was HMS Pinafore. A wonderful roll call of musicals has followed: (In the following history all  of the show titles are links to pages describing the production, cast and show, with pictures whenever possible. Please follow the links to find out more.)

        1983 - HMS Pinafore
        1984 - The Mikado
        1985 - Carousel
        1986 - Little Mary Sunshine
        1987 - The Music Man
        1988 - Pirates of Penzance
        1989 - Okalahoma !
        1990 - Fiddler on the Roof
        1991 - South Pacific
        1992 - The Sound of Music
        1993 - Brigadoon
        1994 - Guys and Dolls
        1995 - My Fair Lady
        1996 - Camelot
        1997 - Hello Dolly
        1998 - The King and I
        1999 - Cinderella 
        2000 - Anything Goes
        2001 - Annie
        2002 - The Wizard of OZ
        2003 - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
        2004 - Annie Get Your Gun 1999 Edition
        2005 - Once Upon a Mattress

        2006    Paint Your Wagon

        2007     Oliver!

        2008 Into the Woods

These productions have showcased the musical and theatrical talents of hundreds of local performers. Backed by dedicated crews and community support, PALOA shows have entertained thousands of people who have delighted in seeing their friends and neighbors transformed into stars by Broadway magic.

This site is Copyright 2001-2007

Last revised: 04/11/08

Port Angeles Light Opera Association
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