Upcoming Productions

  • The Wizard of Oz
    NOV 14–16, 21–23
    After a tornado whisks away a young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of Oz, she starts her quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her home. Along the way she meets a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodsman and a Cowardly Lion who help her on her journey. This version includes many of the songs from the famous MGM musical....
  • The Nutcracker
    DEC 5-7 & DEC 12-14
    Tchaikovsky's most famous ballet comes to the OPA stage this December....
  • Announcing the 2015 Season

    Olmsted Performing Arts (OPA) is thrilled to unveil a thirteen-production slate of shows for the 2015 season. OPA's season is scheduled to run from February through December 2015 at the Olmsted Performing Arts Center at 6941 Columbia Road in Olmsted Falls.OPA begins its 2015 season with The Diary of Anne Frank (February 20–22), a powerful adaptation in which Anne Frank emerges from history a living, lyrical, intensely gifted young girl, who confronts her rapidly changing life and the horror of her time with astonishing honesty, wit, and determination. The remainder of the season includes productions sure to offer something for everyone, from a raucous, irreverent retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest in space to Broadway smash hit and crowd-pleaser Hairspray. > READ MORE

  • Radio Interview with Director, Star of The Wizard of Oz

    Tune in to WCLV 104.9 Monday November 10 at 2:30 PM for an interview with director Christina Haviland Baratta and actor Andrew Knode from Olmsted Performing Arts Center. They’ll be speaking with WCLV’s Mark Satola about their upcoming production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Tune to 104.9 FM in Cleveland, or stream from anywhere at > READ MORE

  • Holiday Breaks

    It may seem early, but the holidays are fast approaching. Mark your calendars so you know: the Olmsted Performing Arts Center will be closed November 27–30 and December 22–January 4 for the holidays. Also, please keep in mind as we approach snow season that any building closures, class, or event cancellations will be posted on our website as well as OPA's social media outlets. > READ MORE

  • 2015 Season Sneak Peek

    The OPA season begins in February with The Diary of Anne Frank. The production will run February 20–22, 2015 at the Olmsted Performing Arts Center and will include a special, weekday performance for schools, including a chance for students to discuss the themes in the play and enjoy a talkback session with the director and actors. > READ MORE

  • Olmsted Performing Arts To Raffle Off “Toto” And “Sympathy for the Witch” Prize Packages to Audience Members At “The Wizard of Oz” in November

    OPA is selling raffle tickets to win a “Toto Prize Package” of gifts for your dog and a “Sympathy for the Witch Package” of gifts for your cat during the performances of The Wizard of Oz at the Olmsted Performing Arts Center (OPAC) in November. > READ MORE