- 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....
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- The Nutcracker
DEC 5-7 & DEC 12-14
Tchaikovsky's most famous ballet comes to the OPA stage this December....
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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
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
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
Who doesn't love a sneak peek into the life of a high-profile celebrity? Mike Hammer, OPA's staff writer, took a little time out to talk to The Wizard of Oz's most beloved character: Toto. Katrinka is the real-life pet Dachshund of Tessa Hongosh, the actress playing the role of Dorothy in OPA's upcoming production. > READ MORE
OPA is selling gourmet popcorn just before the holiday season to raise funds to help re-pave the driveway and make it safe for all of our patrons. It comes in fifteen delicious flavors and makes a great holiday gift for classmates, co-workers, and family members! Popcorn comes in 1/2 gallon bags and costs $4 per bag. Order now—deadline to order is December 8th. Popcorn will be available for pick up the week of December 15th. > READ MORE
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