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Box Office Information 

OAC Box Office sales will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, August 9

(262) 560-3172 / info@TheOAC.net

Thank you for supporting the Oconomowoc Arts Center

Everyone must have a ticket for admittance

The OAC is following CDC Guidelines and while masks are not required, they are encouraged.
Artists may choose to implement their own COVID Guidelines that will be enforced. 


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Regular Box Office Hours
Monday - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday - Wednesday & Friday - Noon to 5 p.m.
Thursday - 4 to 7 p.m.
In addition, 90 minutes before show times


Oconomowoc High School Student Exhibit

October 15, 2021 - January 9, 2022

Artists: OHS Students


Waukesha Creative Arts League Annual Members Exhibition

November 24, 2021 - January 3, 2022

Artists: Waukesha Creative Arts League

Artists' Reception: 5 to 6:15 p.m. Friday, December 17, 2021 - The public is welcome to meet WCAL artists at their reception before MSAD's Nutcracker, and to vote for their favorite art works.


Irving Berlin's White Christmas
presented by the OHS Players

7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, December 3-4 & 10-11, 2021 &
2 p.m. Sunday, December 5, 2021

This heartwarming musical adaptation of the beloved, timeless film of the same name, follows song-and-dance performers Bob Wallace and Phil Davis. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former World War II army commander. 

With a dazzling score featuring well-known standards including “Blue Skies,” “I Love A Piano,” “How Deep Is The Ocean,” and the perennial title song, White Christmas is an uplifting musical ready to immerse audiences in the glow of holiday magic.

Tickets: $18 Regular | $15 Group (10+) | $15 Youth (6-19) | $10 Lapsit (5 & younger)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates


3:30 p.m. Thursday, December 9, 2021
This is an OASD student/staff show with NO online sales. Call, email or stop in for tickets. Patrons without an Oconomowoc Area School District ID are welcome to attend at regular pricing.


Vaccine Cards and Masks are required.
Books will be pre-signed. Ms. Picoult will not be signing after the event.

 Author Jodi Picoult - Wish You Were Here

7 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2021 
(Doors open at 6)

Oconomowoc's Books & Company and Milwaukee's Boswell Book Company Present New York Times bestselling author, Jodi Picoult for her new novel, Wish You Were Here.  

A timely story, Wish You Were Here is “a powerfully evocative story of resilience and the triumph of the human spirit” (Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Malibu Rising). Diana O'Toole finds herself in the Galápagos Islands on the trip she and her boyfriend had scheduled as a romantic getaway.  But, days before the pandemic shut down everything he had to stay behind to cover the growing demands at the hospital.  Diana reluctantly left for the Galápagos Islands only to find herself stranded as all travel back was shut down. What would it be like to be stranded in paradise as the world comes to a halt and all of your loved ones are far away?

Jodi Picoult is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-seven novels, including The Book of Two Ways, A Spark of Light, and Small Great Things. Jodi Picoult lives in New Hampshire.

Tickets: $35
(includes a signed copy of Wish You Were Here)





The Nutcracker
Presented by MainStage Academy of Dance &

7 p.m.  Friday & Saturday, December 17 & 18, 2021 &
2 p.m. Saturday, & Sunday, December 18 & 19, 2021

Going to see Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet at the Oconomowoc Arts Center has become a holiday tradition in the Lake Country Area. With Artistic Director Eddy Bray’s all-new choreography, amazing set design, and the magical musical score of Peter Tchaikovsky, the production delights audiences of all ages.

Tickets: $25 Regular | $19 Youth (19 & younger)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates


Christmas with Lorie Line

7 p.m. Monday, December 20, 2021

I'm so excited to tour this year!! Whoo hoo!!! Yes, I'm coming, and for the first time ever I am performing all by myself for my first solo piano Christmas tour (I TRIED last year!!). This sentimental and very personal show just might be your all-time favorite as I reinvent myself on the stage one more time in my career. With an all-new set, show and format, this year celebrates my 32nd year of touring. 
The Lorie Line holiday show has become an institution for families and Christmas music lovers all over the country. So make plans now to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas in an intimate setting with just me!!!! (and Maddie Olsem, special featured vocalist) and my concert grand piano which always takes center stage. 
Show is appropriate for the entire family (kids ages 4 and up). However, this year due to continued COVID-19 concerns and restrictions, we are keeping it safe and simple and passing on The Twelve Days Of Christmas with the children and Santa. The show will run an hour and a half, with a start time of 7:00 PM and no intermission. 

 I look forward to celebrating and sharing Christmas with you this year when I come to Oconomowoc!
Merry Christmas!   

Tickets: $64 | $59 Group (10+) 

Ages Restrictions: Ages 4 & older (No infants, toddlers or lapsit)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates



New Beginnings

January 6 - February 27, 2022

Artists: Pewaukee Area Arts Council


Silver Lake Intermediate Student Exhibit

January 14 - February 13, 2022

Artists: SLI Students


Show: 7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, January 7 & 8, 2022
Dinner 6:15 p.m.

Hearthfire is a high-energy group that blends innovative arrangements with audacious style. Inspired by their Irish roots, they fuse rock, punk, Americana, and classical elements with a bit of Gypsy soul. From their vocal harmonies and versatile instrumentation to the precision, passion and playful spirit with which they perform, the group offers energy-fueled performances, always leaving their audience asking for more.

Tickets: Show only - $39 Regular | $34 Senior (60+) & Military | $33 Group (10+) | $18 Youth (6-19)

Dinner: $16

Menu: Bangers and Mashed Potatoes served with Onion Gravy, Peas, Rye Bread with Butter, Garden Salad and Assorted Desserts.
-Dinner option sales close December 20.

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates

OHS Master Class Performance

Show: 7 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, January 26-29 &
2 p.m. Saturday, January 29, 2022

Upper class drama students present a show that challenges their developing theatrical skills. 

Tickets: Pay What You Can Donations


Silver Lake Intermediate School Musical

Once on This Island Jr 

7 p.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday, February 10, 11 & 12 & 
2 p.m. Saturday, February 12, 2022

With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean-flavored score, Once on This Island JR. is a highly original theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid, and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical by the legendary writing team, Ahrens and Flaherty.

Through almost non-stop song and dance, this full-hearted musical tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island, guide Ti Moune on a quest that will test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and even death.

Tickets: $12 Regular | $10 Group (10+) | $10 Youth & Lapsit (5 & Younger)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates

Nature Hill Intermediate Student Exhibit

February 18 - April 3, 2022

Artists: NHI Students



Nature Hill Intermediate School Musical

Rock of Ages MS Edition

7 p.m. Thursday, Friday & Saturday, February 24, 25 & 26 & 
2 p.m. Saturday, February 26, 2022

Set on L.A.’s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, Rock Of Ages tells the story of Drew, a city boy from South Detroit, and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. Rock Of Ages takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair!

Tickets: $12 Regular | $10 Group (10+) | $10 Youth & Lapsit (5 & Younger)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates



Oconomowoc High School Advanced Student Exhibit

March 4 - April 10, 2022

Artists: OHS Advanced Art Students




Captain Fantastic - 
the Magic of Elton John

7 p.m.  Saturday, March 5, 2022

Embark on a journey with the Rocket Man as Captain Fantastic, the premier Elton John Tribute Show, promises to dazzle with an amazing musical extravaganza on the OAC’s Main Stage! “Saturday Night’s Alright” as Walt Wise and the Rocketband perform stunning recreations of Elton John’s iconic hits and stage antics from the 70s and beyond. This high-energy show will take the audience on a nostalgic trip down the “Yellow Brick Road” with costume changes that that go from bizarre to breathtaking, a five-foot baby grand piano,and a song list that everyone can sing-along and groove to.

Tickets: $39 Regular | $34 Senior (60+) & Military | $33 Group (10+) | $18 Youth (6 to 19)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates


Neophonic Jazz Orchestra

2 p.m.  Sunday, March 13, 2022

Neophonic Jazz Orchestra takes the OAC’s Main Stage for an unforgettable afternoon of Broadway music. Conducted by Joel Kaye, one of Stan Kenton’s original band members, Madison’s premiere 24-piece big band jazz ensemble will perform stunning arrangements from the 1962 Grammy-winning album “Kenton’s West Side Story.” Beloved tunes from other classic Broadway shows like South Pacific, Damn Yankees, My Fair Lady, and others will round out an amazing music tour through the mid-century Great White Way. For more information visit www.neophonicjazz.com.

Tickets: $39 Regular | $34 Senior (60+) & Military | $33 Group (10+) | $18 Youth (6 to 19)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates



Girls Like Us: The Music of Carole King,
Carly Simon & Joni Mitchell

Show: 7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, March 18 & 19, 2022
Dinner 6:15 p.m.

In 1972, 50 years ago, Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” topped the charts, Carole King’s Tapestry won the Grammy for Album of the Year, and Joni Mitchell released her 5th album For the Roses. Laura Freeman, Beckie Menzie, and Marianne Murphy Orland have been collaborating on and off the stage since 2010. This show has taken them from private concerts in New York City to theaters throughout the Midwest.

Tickets: Show only - $39 Regular | $34 Senior (60+) & Military | $33 Group (10+) | $18 Youth (6-19)

Dinner: $16

Menu: Chicken or Cod a la King served over Rice, Steamed Mixed Vegetables, Garden Salad, and Tunnel of Fudge Bundt Cake. 
- Dinner option sales close March 10.

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates

Lake Country Film Festival 

7 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2022

Talented high school students from all over the Lake Country share their visual expression and creative art in this digital showcase.  

Tickets: $5








The Wisconsin Philharmonic - Emerging BrillianceJacob Beranek, Tabitha Rhee & Julian Rhee

2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2022

Jacob Beranek, Oconomowoc’s own rising star, recently enrolled in the composition program at the world-famous Juilliard School in New York.  He joins Brookfield’s own Tabitha Rhee, already at Julliard studying viola!  Along with her equally gifted brother Julian on violin, they will treat us to a glorious afternoon celebrating the amazing musical talent emerging from right here in Waukesha County.  

Tickets: $39 Regular | $34 Senior (60+) & Military | $33 Group (10+) | $18 Youth (6 to 19)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates

Artrageous Student Exhibit 

April 8 - May 30, 2022

Artists: OASD Elementary School Students





OAC Arts in Bloom Gala 

5:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, 2022

Join us at the Red Circle Inn for a gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions, raffles, and live entertainment as we celebrate the Oconomowoc Arts Center!  

Tickets: $75 Early Bird (through March 11)
$90 (after March 11)

Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP)

April 19 - May 20, 2022

Artists: Amateur artists from SE Wisconsin  


OHS Student Directed Show TBD

7 p.m. Thursday & Friday, April 28 & 29, 2022 &
2 p.m. Sunday, March 1, 2022

Two OHS Players take over the directorial reigns to select, cast, design, publicize, and ultimately direct their own theatrical production! Over the course of the summer and winter of 2021— these two talented seniors will follow in the footsteps of amazing past directors as they begin the yearlong preparation for their directorial debut by pouring over hundreds of plays in order to find the title that is a perfect fit for this traditional mid-winter favorite! 

Tickets: $18 Regular | $15 Group (10+) | $15 Youth (6-19)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates

A John Denver Musical Tribute
Starring Ted Vigil

7 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2022

Tribute artist Ted Vigil returns to the OAC Main Stage as beloved iconic singer / songwriter John Denver. Vigil and his band will take the audience on a nostalgic ride with popular songs like “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” “Rocky Mountain High,” “Sunshine on My Shoulder,” and many more.

Vigil performs nationwide, wowing the crowd and selling out theatres. He has played twice for John Denver’s own “Windstar Foundation” in Aspen, CO. He also performed with Steve Weisberg, Denver’s lead guitarist from 1973- 1977, and was awarded the Rising Legend Award in 2014 by the National Traditional Country Music Association. For more information visit www.tedvigil.com.

Tickets: $39 Regular | $34 Senior (60+) & Military | $33 Group (10+) | $18 Youth (6 to 19)

Call the Box Office (262) 560-3172 for group rates




Lactose & Tolerant Fuzzy Ear Photo Celebrates National Dairy Month

May 26 - June 260, 2022

Artists: Jane Klett


Dear OAC Patrons, 

Thank you for your past, present, and future support of the Oconomowoc Arts Center, helping the OAC provide artistic programming for the Lake Country community and beyond. The arts are often a source of comfort when the world feels uncertain and overwhelming. If you find yourself in a position to support the OAC, there’s a lot you can do to sustain us through these unprecedented times. Please consider making a donation or purchasing a gift certificate. 100% of funds raised support the OAC and its programs. Your support means that when the OAC is able to once again welcome you to a performance or event, we will be able to do so with the warmth, comfort, and safety you have come to expect.

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