Lavender melodrama begins Friday

SEQUIM — The new Sequim tradition of the Lavender Melodrama begins Friday.

Sponsored by the Sequim Lavender Experience, it includes a whole new Olio Act: The Boyz in das Boat, that tells, comically, the heroic story of the 1936 Olympic gold medal rowing team.

The interactive show at Olympic Theatre Arts, at 414 N. Sequim Ave., will be at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays beginning Friday and running through July 23. The Sequim Lavender Weekend will be July 21-23.

Tickets are $20 for general admission and $15 for students.

The over-the-top melodrama is based on the mythical history of the Pacific Northwest and Sequim, which is considered the Lavender Capital of North America.

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