Seniors 60 and older/Students High School and younger unless otherwise noted
Everyone must have a ticket for admittance
SERVICE FEES apply to Online, Telephone Orders
& Day of Show Walk-ups
OAC Little Theater
Show: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 2016
Food purchases begin at 5:45 p.m.
ComedySportz is an all Improv, all suggestion based comedy show, fun for all ages. Two teams of “Actletes” get suggestions from the audience, create scenes onstage, and compete for your laughs! You decide what each scene is about, you decide who you think is funnier, and you decide who wins! If you haven’t guessed yet-- the most important part of the show is YOU!
Bring your kids, bring your grandma, and bring your friends! Great for church groups, birthdays and team building events! If you are looking to have an event and need a “party room,” please contact the box office at 262.560.3172 for more information and pricing.
Join us for dinner, snacks and/or refreshments BEFORE the show OR during INTERMISSION. All ComedySportz shows will feature Cousins Subs, Rocky Rococo Pizza, hot dogs, brats, chips, beverages and desserts. Meal deals available. Items also sold separately.
Wisconsin Regional Art Program
April 9 - May 20, 2016
This well-known regional art show coordinated by WRAA – Wisconsin Regional Artists Association, WRAP – Wisconsin Regional Art Program and the Waukesha Creative Arts League will finish out the visual arts series for this season. Regional exhibits and workshops include guest artist lectures and/or workshops. Participants are judged and state award works are eligible to exhibit at the Annual State Art Exhibition
Conference held in September each year in Madison. WRAP exhibits/workshops began in 1940 to encourage the creative growth of Wisconsin non-professional artists from rural areas.
For more information on the artists, visit wraawrap.com. No Reception.
OAC Special Events
Golden Mast Inn - Okauchee Lake
First Annual OAC "ARTS IN BLOOM" Gala
6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 30
OAC to host its first annual Arts in Bloom Gala
The Oconomowoc Arts Center (OAC) is excited to announce its First Annual Arts in Bloom Gala from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Golden Mast Inn on Okauchee Lake. The fundraising event includes a gourmet sit-down dinner, silent and live auctions, raffles, a sneak preview of the 2016-17 season and so much more. All guests will also receive a special offer for a discount during the early bird sale period that begins in July.
Celebrity Emcee for the Gala is well-known former news anchor and Oconomowoc native, Mike Miller. OHS Players theater director Tom Klubertanz will serve as auctioneer for the Gala’s live auction.
Live entertainment will be provide by the ever popular Milwaukee premier doo-wop group, Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets, sponsored by Ixonia State Bank. For more information about the band, visit www.fourguyz.com.
“The gala will give the OAC an opportunity to plan for the future when it comes to building and equipment needs. As we near our 10th anniversary in 2017-18, stage equipment and other operational expenses will need to be upgraded or replaced. The building preservation fund will allow us to keep pace with changes in technology and maintain the quality of the facility for years to come,” said OAC director, Michael Duncan.
The menu includes a cash bar, appetizers, and a gourmet dinner of sliced beef tenderloin and Chicken Gabrielle with angel hair pasta, beurre blanc sauce, spring salad, house vegetables and strawberry shortcake for dessert.
Live Auction items:
- Season Tickets for two to the 2016-17 OAC Season - $1,000 value
- Hot Air Balloon Ride for Two - $800 value
- Garden Sculpture: $1,500 value
- Fund-an-Item for the OAC –New Stage Curtains for the Little Theater - $2,500 value
- Photo Op with Batman & Batmobile at the Kiltie Drive-in complete w/ice cream - $600 value
In addition to the live auction several silent auction baskets will available for guests to bid on including sports, entertainment, dining and hotel packages, hobby and family packages and two autographed NFL footballs from the Green Bay Packers! We will also feature two fund-an-item needs for the guests that don’t want to bid on prizes but want to help out the OAC… a new beverage fridge for the concession area and booster seats for small kids for the main theater.
If you would like to receive an invitation to the OAC “Arts In Bloom” Gala, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also call the box office at 262.560.3172 for an invitation.
If you would like to be a sponsor or donate items to this event, please contact Event Chair, Abby Lorenz at email@example.com or arts center director, Michael Duncan at DuncanM@oasd.org
This fundraiser includes a gourmet sit-down dinner, silent & live auctions,
a sneak preview of the 2016-17 season and more.
Live entertainment provided by Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets
and sponsored by Ixonia State Bank.
SERVICE FEES apply to Online, Telephone Orders &
Day of Show Walk-ups
Dr Patricia Neudecker Main Stage
A Streetcar Named Desire
By Tennessee Williams
Presented by the OHS Players
7 p.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday, May 12 -14 &
2 p.m. Sunday, May 15
In the sultry sun of New Orleans, passions flare and cultures collide in Tennessee William’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. Blanche DuBois, a fading relic of the Old South, searches for refuge at her sister Stella’s home—only to collide with reality in the form of Stanley Kowalski—her brutish brother-in-law.
Provocative and lyrical, A Streetcar Named Desire is a commanding landmark drama by one of the great voices of American Theatre, and one of the most remarkable plays of the 20th-century.
Adults and Seniors (60 & Older) $15 / College & High School Students $12
"Meditations From the Field"
May 21 - June 18, 2016
Artist: Beth Stoddard
Reception: 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21, prior to "Earnest in Love" performance at 7:30 p.m.
Milwaukee-based artist Beth Stoddard’s painterly representations of the Wisconsin landscape complement closely observed still lifes of locally grown produce in an exhibition of oil paintings that reflect both the beauty and bounty of the Midwest. Ms. Stoddard is a Milwaukee based oil painter whose carefully observed landscapes and still lifes subtly balance suggestion and description.
Born in Waukesha, she studied in Philadelphia, obtaining a BFA from the University of Pennsylvania and a four-year Certificate in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Her painterly realist pieces are continuously exhibited in southeastern Wisconsin; recently her exhibitions have included Forward 2014: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now at the Charles Allis Art Museum in Milwaukee. Her work is held in private collections nationwide.
For more information on the artist, visit bethstoddard.com
SERVICE FEES apply to Online, Telephone
Orders & Day of Show Walk-ups
Neudecker Series - In partnership with In Tandem Theatre Company & Milwaukee Opera Theatre
Dr Patricia Neudecker Main Stage
"Ernest In Love"
7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016
What’s better than a play by Oscar Wilde? An Oscar Wilde play set to music! In this musical adaptation of Wilde’s classic, The Importance of Being Earnest, the handsome young aristocrat Jack has a problem; he cannot possibly afford to marry the girl he loves. His best friend Algy has another problem; he and Cecily are in love, but not of the same class. Not to mention that Cecily is Jack’s ward and Jack has expressly forbidden Algy to see her. Jack and Algy must use their wits to prove their worth, prove their parentage and get the girls, all under the watchful glare of the imperious Lady Bracknell. Considered one of the world’s greatest comedies, Wilde’s effervescent dialogue is given new sparkle as a musical. Featuring the irrepressible Angela Iannone as Lady Bracknell.
(Suited for all ages, but best enjoyed by those 13 and over.)
Adults $32 / Seniors (60 & Older) and College Students $28 / High School & Younger $14
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