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The Overtime has a mission of “theater for the people” through new productions and workshops in acting, playwriting, and comedy improvisation. We are dedicated to providing original, innovative, and accessible entertainment at an affordable price.

We have produced over 75 new and original shows primarily by local authors. Our shows are all original works or unconventional adaptations of old classics. We specialize in world premieres of works never before seen on stage.

“Live Theater for the People by the People”

Help the Overtime Get a Makeover

The Overtime Theater BuildingOur little theater needs some love. We took over a lab and need to make our space look more inviting and well, like a theater! When we moved into our current location at 1203 Camden we knew we had our work cut out for us. We were taking over a building that was never meant to be a theater and turned it into two. Yep. Our building was a lab! That’s right! It has ugly white and green linoleum flooring. We want to put down a new floor and paint the plain white walls a nice warm tan color. We would also like to paint the outside and do a nice mural to let everyone know we ARE A THEATER! View our Kickstarter page and help us out!

Shows and News


Creatures of the Night, by Emily Fitzgerald (February 26-March 26)

The Overtime Theater presents Creatures of the Night a SWALDA production, written and directed by Emily Fitzgerald Creatures of the Night is a noir-style mystery that follows a private eye as she tries to navigate the maze of torments inflicted on

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Zane to Gate 69, by C.J. Ehrlich (January 20 – February 22)

Kate Welles, a handler from the future, is sent back to 1972 by a shadowy brain trust, to brief a bumbling secret agent on what could be his — and humanity’s — last mission. But Zane won’t take orders from


Rift Riders and The Secret Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Building on our past history of serial plays (The Adventures of Captain Cortez and the Tri-Lambda Brigade, Port Cove, and Queen’s Castle) the Overtime is opening up a new avenue for writers to present episodic works for the stage on


Queen’s Castle, Season 3, by Scott McDowell

Wonderland. Oz. Places from our childhoods and imaginations where there is always a story to be told.  Season Three of Queen’s Castle picks up our story right where Season Two left off – the worlds of Wonderland and OZ have been


Welcome New OT Board and Staff!

We would like to offer sincere congratulations and a very warm welcome to new Overtime Theater Board members MICHAEL BURGER and JULIE VAQUERA, elected this past weekend.  Also joining the Overtime Staff are ALEX H. COY IV as Technical Director,

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