On Screen: Boris Godunov (The Met)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Bass René Pape, the world’s reigning Boris, reprises his overwhelming portrayal of the tortured tsar caught between grasping ambition and crippling paranoia. Conductor Sebastian Weigle leads Mussorgsky’s masterwork, a pillar of the Russian repertoire, in its original 1869 version, which runs two-and-a-quarter hours with no intermission. Stephen Wadsworth’s affecting production poignantly captures the hope and suffering of the Russian people as well as the tsar himself.

$5 – $47

On Screen: Cyrano de Bergerac (NT Live – Rated R)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all - if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano - or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?

$5 – $47

On Screen: Follies (NT Live – Rated PG13)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Follies includes such classic songs as Broadway Baby, I’m Still Here and Losing My Mind.

$5 – $47

On Screen: Fire Shut Up in My Bones (The Met)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Fire Shut Up in My Bones is The Met's first performance of a black composer, Terrance Blanchard.  Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir, which The New York Times praised after its 2019 world premiere at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as “bold and affecting” and “subtly powerful.”

$5 – $47

The Olga Symphony

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

They’re back! The beloved tradition returns, as the Olga Symphony once more takes to the Orcas Center stage for their annual Holiday Concert. Melinda, Gordon, Z, JP, and Anita will bring guitar, fiddle, bass, mandolin, ukulele, banjo, dobro, musical saw and luscious vocals to you in decidedly non-symphonic manner. There will be classic favorite songs, a few new treasures, fun, and at least one new dress.

On Screen: Spartacus (Bolshoi)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

In Imperial Rome led by Crassus, Spartacus and his wife Phrygia are reduced to slavery and are separated by slave dealers. His love for her and his desire for freedom lead him to revolt against the Roman army with the help of the other captives.  But the treacherous Aegina, who seeks to conquer Crassus and gain power, will get in the way of Spartacus’s plan.

On Screen: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (NT Live – Rated R)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain. He is exceptional at maths, while everyday life presents some barriers. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbour’s dog, it takes him on a journey that upturns his world.

$5 – $47

On Screen: No Man’s Land (NT Live – Rated R)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

One summer's evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst's stately house nearby. As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men.

$5 – $47

On Screen: Eurydice (The Met)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

Orpheus is almost the archetypical operatic tale, and composers throughout history have adapted it for the operatic stage. But in his evocative new opera, celebrated American composer Matthew Aucoin reimagines the story from Eurydice’s point of view and imbues these familiar characters with surprising new dimensions.

$5 – $47

On Screen: The Nutcracker (Bolshoi)

Orcas Center 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA

In this timeless story accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, rising star Soloist Margarita Shrainer perfectly embodies Marie’s innocence and enchantment along with the supremely elegant Principal Dancer Semyon Chudin as The Nutcracker, captivating audiences of all ages and bringing them on an otherworldly journey.

$5 – $47