Welcome to the Dolphin Playhouse website! Here you will find our schedule of events, learn about the robust history surrounding the Dolphin Players as well as our wonderful venue in the Empire District of Coos Bay.

Our Schedule and Tickets

Due to the danger of transmission of the COVID-19 (corona virus), the Dolphin Playhouse is taking the following precautions as required for Phase 2.

  • Social Distancing (cast & audience)
  • Cleaning and sanitizing all common surfaces
  • Screening at the door
  • Masks to be worn as directed by state and local government guidlines
  • Limited number of tickets sold & seating is marked off to maintain social distancing

Purchase tickets by clicking the link below.


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Zoom Video Production – MOONGLOW

Moonglow is the story of Maxine and Joe, two elderly patients in an Alzheimer’s facility.  Feisty, bitter Maxine never wanted to move into a nursing facility. But when she meets Joe, a widower who shares her love for dance, her zest for life is renewed. The two clash when lucid, but when their hazy memories begin to overlap, they begin an affair that is hilarious and heartwarming as it unfolds.  This funny and touching play about love, life, and family will have you crying tears of laughter as it pulls on your heartstrings. 

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About Us

The Dolphin Playhouse was organized in 1979. Our Mission : Producing Quality Theatre in an intimate setting. In 2011 we found our permanent home in the Empire District of Coos Bay. We are actively involved in the Community Coalition of Empire and partner with several community organizations.

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Volunteers are the lifeblood of any organization.

The Dolphin Players produce six to seven full productions every year, participate in the Community Coalition of Empire and Shakespeare in the Park, and maintain the recently renovated Dolphin Playhouse.  With no paid staff, it takes a lot of volunteers to operate the facility, present quality theater, and keep the organization afloat.

If you would like to become a member of the Dolphin Playhouse or would like to volunteer please click here to fill out the submission form.

Click here to meet our board of directors!