Key Dates in Our History


1960s — Original Poulsbo Players troupe formed, later fades.

Early 1990s — New troupe formed, also called the Poulsbo Players.

1990s — Troupe presents shows in restaurants and other borrowed spaces. Later finds temporary home at Liberty Shores Assisted Living Center.

1993 — Poulsbo Players secures official non-profit status

2000 — Construction completed at current theater location.

2001 — Newly opened Jewel Box Theatre presents a season of four plays.

2003 — Season grows to six plays, improv comedy begins.

2010 — Second Stage series begins

2010-11 — The Great American Trailer Park Musical is best-selling show ever. Greetings is top-selling nonmusical ever.

2011-2012 — Exterior remodeling completed, most successful Gems of the Jewel Box Gala Fundraiser in the theater’s history and introduction of the Jewel Box Performance Academy and its first youth production in recent times.

2012-2013 — Jewel Box Performance Academy introduced pre-teen and teen youth theater camps and productions – this program was later canceled.

2013-2014 — Began Live Radio Theatre directed by Ken Jones – popular old radio scripts complete with sound effects and props.

2014-2015 — Introduced Opening Night Parties for each Main Stage show hosted by local restaurants, cafes, breweries and caterers. A wonderful community partnership!