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The community is invited to the Oconomowoc Arts Center’s open house!

To kick off the Oconomowoc Arts Center’s ninth season, the community is invited to the annual OAC Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Sponsored by Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly, the free family event will offer live entertainment, box office specials, tours of the arts center, complimentary food and beverages and more.

Guests are invited to walk through the facility and enjoy live entertainment featuring the band 3M – three guys, two acoustic guitars and lots of great songs. The members of the band, including former TV news anchor Mike Miller, Brian Mitchell and Ted McCabe will rock the Tri-Clubs Plaza outdoor stage with tunes from Jimmy Buffet, Tom Petty, Bruno Mars, Bruce Springsteen and more.

The OAC will serve up free brats, burgers and hot dogs with all the fixings, thanks to Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly. A variety of local arts, community and school organizations will also be on hand in the OAC lobby with information and demonstrations. The Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra, 5678 Dance Studio and MainStage Academy of Dance will offer short performances throughout the evening on the OAC’s Neudecker Main Stage.

"We are excited to offer our annual OAC Open House sponsored by Fox Brothers Piggly Wiggly. The event is a fun evening for the whole family and a big kick-off for the new season. We will also be selling tickets to events in the upcoming season featuring an all-new ticketing system that will make the ticket buying experience so much better for our patrons. Plan on joining us for free food, fun and entertainment,” said Michael Duncan, director of the OAC.

 

 

 

 

  
  

 

  

 

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Sponsored by

July 16 - Sept 17

"The Animal in Our Midst:
5th Year Collaborative Show"

Artists:
Anne Raskopf & Heidi Hallett

 

Reception: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 16 during the OAC Annual Open House

Beginnings:
A Tribute to the Music of Chicago

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept 17

In the fall of 2002 this band was born out of
the love and respect for one of the world's
best-selling groups, Chicago. The band
members are comprised of professional
musicians and vetereans of the New York
music scene. Enjoy the show stopping
tunes that span the 40 years of number one
albums, top 10 hits and timeless classics
including "Saturday in the Park," "Make Me
Smile," "Does Anyone Really Know What
Time It Is?" and "25 or 6 to 4."
 

 

beginningstributeband.com

Tickets Reserved
Adults $36 | Seniors (60+) & College Students $32
HS & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) $18

Sponsored by

Sept 23 - Oct 25

"Tribute to Artist and Teacher - Dorothy Smith

Artists: 
Dorothy Smith

 

Reception: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept 24 prior to the Joseph Lecher Concert

Sponsored by

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

4:30 & 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct 1 

Based on the classic by Washington Irving 
Music and Lyrics by Paul Deiss

This classic American tale tells the story
of Tarry Town, a place where strange things
happen and the townsfolk seem entranced
by spirits.

The production will be brought to life to 
life on the OAC Main Stage by the
Virginia Rep “On Tour” troupe. Since 1975,
Virginia 
Rep has created exciting and
innovative theatrical productions that tour
for young  
audiences.

True to the original story, Ichabod Crane,
Brom Bones, the lovely Katrina Van 
Tassel,
and the Headless Horseman enlighten
audiences with musical duets and solos, 
dancing, authentic costuming, and a set
with extraordinary lighting techniques
and props.

A question and answer session between cast and audience will follow shows.

 

Tickets Reserved
Adults, Seniors (60+) & College Students $15
HS & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) $10

Show & Talk Back 1 hour

Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra
& Lake Country Orchestra

Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct 8
Muse of Fire with Daid Katz
Chatfield Award 
Tom Snyder (In Memorium)  

6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan 8
OCO Spotlight Film Showing, Fanfare Theme
Music Release & Basket Night 

Lake Country Orchestra

2 p.m. Sunday, Oct 23, March 19 & May 21

 

www.oconchamberorch.org 

 www.facebook.com/OconOrch

Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet:
A Tribute to the Music of Dave Brubeck

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct 15 

Jazz fans will not want to miss the
Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet: A Tribute
to the music of Dave 
Brubeck.
The jazz quartet, comprised of Mintel
on piano, 
Nelson Hill on saxophone
and flute, Dave Mohn on drums and
Jack Hedgyi 
on bass, has accumulated
a host of accolades from performing at
the White 
House, Kennedy Center, the
United Nations and  NPR. Mintel leads
the band in 
showcasing Dave Brubeck’s
formative “cool jazz” ranging from
traditional jazz 
to classical music,
as well as show-stopping original
and classic jazz tunes.

 

www.ericmintelquartet.com/

Tickets Reserved
Adults $36 | Seniors (60+) & College Students $32
HS & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) $18

Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra
& Lake Country Orchestra

Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct 8
Muse of Fire with Daid Katz
Chatfield Award 
Tom Snyder (In Memorium)  

6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan 8
OCO Spotlight Film Showing, Fanfare Theme
Music Release & Basket Night 

Lake Country Orchestra

2 p.m. Sunday, Oct 23, March 19 & May 21

 

www.oconchamberorch.org 

 www.facebook.com/OconOrch

Sponsored by

Nov 4 - 20

"What She Felt"

Artists: 
Abigale Engstrand

 

Reception: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov 13, prior to OHS' presentation of BILLY ELLIOTT The Musical

 

BILLY ELLIOT The Musical

Music by Elton John, Lyrics and Book by Lee Hall

Nov 12-13 & Nov 17-19

7:30 p.m. Nov 12 & 17-19
4 p.m. Nov 13 

Having been seen by over 10 million
people across five continents and
collecting over 80 awards along the
way, Billy Elliot The Musical finally
comes to The Oconomowoc Arts Center!

Set in a northern English mining town
during the miners’ strike of 1984/85,
Billy Elliot The Musical is the inspirational
story of a young boy’s fight to make his
dreams come true. Follow Billy’s journey
from boxing ring to ballet class where he
discovers a passion for dance that unites
his family,  inspires his community and
changes his life forever.

Featuring iconic music by Elton John,
phenomenal choreography and dancing,
and a powerful story, experience this
uplifting and spectacular theatrical
event that has won the hearts of millions
since it opened in London 10 years ago.
OHS is proud to  produce this amazing musical!

Please note that Billy Elliot the Musical contains some strong language.

 

Tickets: 
Adults & Seniors (60+) $15
College Students & Younger $12

LORIE LINE
A Merry Little Christmas 2016 Holiday Tour

7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 30

This year’s show will be one of the most
intimate concerts in Lorie’s 27-year
touring history. Simple but elegant,
Lorie will be playing all of the favorite
traditional carols that make her show
unique. She will be bringing along her
cast of characters, including Santa, 
and a special featured vocalist.

Don't forget to BE THERE WITH BELLS ON!

Age Restriction: ages 4 and up (no infants or toddlers please) 

 

www.lorieline.com

Tickets go on sale Monday, Aug 1:
All seats $49
Groups of 10 or more $44 

 

FOUR GUYZ IN DINNER JACKETS
Holiday Show

Sponsored by

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec 3 

Known as Wisconsin’s premier “Doo-Wop”
and “Rock ‘n’ Roll” group, Four Guyz will
keep you toe tapping, clapping and singing
along with their live band and ever-
changing costumes. The Guyz bring their
holiday magic to this special show with their
captivating vocal harmonies, humor and
choreography.  The timeless classic music
will delight you and get you into the holiday
spirit! This is a show not to miss with its
high energy entertainment and holiday flair!

 

www.fourguyz.com

Tickets: 
Adults $36 | Seniors (60+) & College Students $32
HS & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) $18
 

Presents

Nutcracker: A Peek Behind the Scenes

For kids ages 4-10

10 a.m. Saturday, Dec 3

Imagine what it would be like to be a
daring Mouse King, a handsome 
prince,
a beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy! Join us
for an exclusive behind 
the scenes look
at what goes into the making of the
Nutcracker. You 
will have the opportunity 
to meet the cast members, learn a few
dance
movements, create a craft to take
home, and learn what goes into 

putting on make-up and styling hair.

The event will give you a sneak preview
of the upcoming Nutcracker performances
Dec 16-18.

 

www.wedancemainstage.com

Sponsored by

Dec 3 - 22

"Waukesha Creative Arts League Member Show"

Various Artists

 

Reception: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec 3, prior to Four Guyz In Dinner Jackets show

Presents Lake Country Area's most beloved
holiday tradition

Nutcracker

Dec 16 - 18

7 p.m. Dec. 16 & 17
1 p.m. Dec 17
2 p.m. Dec 18 

Choreography by Eddy Bray 
after Petipa & Lev Ivanov

Score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

With all new never-before-seen choreography!

 

www.wedancemainstage.com


Sponsored by

Jan 6 - Feb 4

"League of Milwaukee Artists"

Various Artists

 

Reception: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan 13, prior to Cabaret Cafe's - The WhiskeyBelles

Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra
& Lake Country Orchestra

Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra 

6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan 8
OCO Spotlight Film Showing, Fanfare Theme
Music Release & Basket Night 

Lake Country Orchestra

March 19 & May 21

 

www.oconchamberorch.org 

 www.facebook.com/OconOrch

The WhiskeyBelles

7 p.m. Friday & Saturday
Jan 13 & 14

Dinner begins serving at 6:30 p.m.

Based out of Milwaukee, The Whiskey-
Belles are an all-female traditional country
and Americana trio known for captivating
shows featuring their own take on classic
 and vintage-country, Americana, folk-
revival and roots-country tunes, with 
their
witty originals sprinkled in. Often
compared with the Dixie Chicks,
Dolly Parton, Emmy Lou Harris and
Linda Ronstadt, The WhiskeyBelles
have a 
great time on stage and love to
share the fun with their audience.

MENU:
The entrée consists of chicken fried
steak made with tender, flavorful choice 
steak, dipped in a thick batter and fried
to a crispy golden brown. Sides include
homemade mashed potatoes and
country gravy, salad and dinner roll.
Save room for 
a southern favorite,
homemade banana crème pie. One
beverage is included.

 

 

www.whiskeybelles.com

Tickets Reserved
SHOW ONLY: $32 Adults | $18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
DINNER: $43 Adults | $25 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)

Sponsored by

The Florentine Opera present Billy Goats Gruff

7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 24

The Florentine Opera Company has adapted
this classic children’s story for today’s
 audiences using the beauty of opera to
tell a tale. This story is about an after-
school game of hide and seek that is
ruined for three billy goat friends when
a big bully blocks a bridge. Each
goat chooses how to deal with the
conflict, learning that compassion can 
lead to friendship.

Children will have the opportunity to ask 
the performers questions after the show
and tour the set. Florentine Opera
Company is Wisconsin’s oldest fully
professional performing arts
organization and the sixth oldest opera
company in the United States.

Greenland Elementary 3rd-grade
singers will be featured as the chorus.

 

www.florentineopera.org

Tickets: 
Adults, Seniors (60+) & College Students $15
HS & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) $10

Show & Talk Back 1 hour

 

Voices of ETERNA
Part of Milwaukee's Children's Choir

2 p.m. Sunday, Jan 29

Known for their musical sophistication and
angelic voices, this group is hailed as
“Wisconsin’s premier treble choral
ensemble.” Under the direction of Artistic
Director Marco Antonio Melendez, the
choir has toured nationally and 
internationally, including performances
at New York City’s Carnegie Hall.

The choir is made up of Milwaukee
area children and audiences will
delight in their performance and
beautiful voices!

 

www.voicesofeterna.com

Tickets: 
Adults $36 | Seniors (60+) & College Students $32
HS & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) $18
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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