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Box Office: 262-560-3172

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
Everyone must have a ticket for admittance


 

OHS Players present West Side Story

7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, Nov 15 & 16, 22 & 23 and
2 p.m. Sunday, Nov 17, 2019

OHS Players present this landmark Broadway musical. Inspired by William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the story centers on two star-crossed teenagers from rival New York Gangs who fall in love during the summer of 1957. Tensions and misunderstandings escalate as the Sharks and the Jets plan one last rumble, a fight that will finally end the battle for control of the streets. Timeless music composed by the late Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, include “Maria,” “Tonight,” “America,” “Somewhere,” “I Feel Pretty,” “Gee, Officer Krupke,” and more.” From the first notes to the final breath, the world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this dynamic production that is considered one of theatre’s finest accomplishments.

TICKETS: $15 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$12 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) 
Reserved Seating 

 

Visual Arts - Studies Of Light and Form

Artists: Heidi Hallett, John Hallett, and Anne Raskopf

Oct 3 to Nov 25, 2019

Artist reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 prior to the Main Stage concert of Tweed Featuring Gervis Myles


 

Visual Arts - Oconomowoc High School Student Show

Artists: OHS Students

Nov 8, 2019 -  Jan 13, 2020

Artist reception 5 to 6:30 pm, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 prior to the Main Stage concert of That Holiday Feeling

 

Visual Arts - The Gift of White

Artists: D.K. Palachek, Lynn Rix, Pam Ruschman & Wendie Thompson

Nov 27, 2019 to Jan 6, 2020

Artist reception 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 prior to the Main Stage concert of That Holiday Feeling

 

 

MSAD’s Behind the Scenes with The Nutcracker*

10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov 30, 2019

Kids ages 4 to 10 are invited to get an exclusive behind the scenes look at what goes into the making of MainStage Academy of Dance’s production of The Nutcracker. Meet 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.

For more information, visit www.wedancemainstage.com.

TICKETS: $20 (cost for one child and one accompanying adult)

*MainStage reserves the right to move kids from one session to another if a session does not reach a minimum of 10 kids. 

 

 

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MSAD’s The Nutcracker

7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, Dec 6 & 7 and
2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, Dec 7 & 8, 2019

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 10th anniversary production promises to delight audiences of all ages.

For more information, visit www.wedancemainstage.com.

TICKETS: $24 Regular | $18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
Reserved Seating 

 

 

That Holiday Feeling

7 p.m. Saturday, Dec 14, 2019

Sinatra and Company will bring That Holiday Feeling variety show to the OAC’s Main Stage! Featuring the talents of award-winning vocalist Tim Patrick, accomplished singer and producer Colleen Raye, and top-notch big band vocalist Debbie O’Keefe, each bringing their own brand of talent and charisma to the stage, along with the amazing 10-piece Blue Eyes Band.

Get into the spirit with renditions of holiday songs made famous by Andy Williams, Karen Carpenter, Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters, Nat King Cole, Kenny Rogers and Wynonna Judd, and Frank Sinatra, as well as sing a-longs, audience participation, and classic tunes that are near and dear to our hearts. For more information, www.colleenraye.com/sinatra_and_company__that_holiday_feeling.

TICKETS: $36 Regular | $32 Seniors (60+) & College Students
$18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
Reserved Seating

 

Media Sponsor

 

 

Lost In Boston, starring Joel Kopischke - Cabaret Cafe

7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, Jan 3 & 4, 2020
Dinner begins serving at 6:15 p.m.

On their way to Broadway, some of the most famous shows cut some great songs. Joel Kopischke brings to light these rediscovered gems from well-known classics, including West Side Story, Guys & Dolls, Company, South Pacific, and many more! Milwaukee native Joel Kopischke has been performing professionally for more than 25 years, appearing with Skylight Opera Theatre, First Stage Milwaukee, American Folklore Theatre, Door County’s Third Avenue Playhouse, Madison Opera, Waukesha Civic Theatre, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and Chicago’s Royal George. In addition to his cabaret-style performances, he has been featured in radio and television commercials and jingles for several Fortune 500 companies across the nation.

TICKETS
Show Only: $36 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)

Dinner & Show: $49 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$31 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
Reserved Seating

MENU: Garlic Pork Chops with Creamy Mushroom Gravy, Rice Pilaf, Haricot Vert with Bacon, Garden Salad and Assorted Pies
(dinner option closes, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019)

  

Visual Arts - Nostalgia

Artists: Pewaukee Area Arts Council

Jan 10 to  March 2, 2020

Artist reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan 11, 2020 prior to the Main Stage concert of John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party

 

 

John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party

"The number one and official show for Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper!"

7 p.m. Saturday, Jan 11, 2020

Come in out of the cold as the OAC’s Main Stage heats up with the iconic music of rock n’ roll legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson in John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party! The unbridled, high voltage concert re-creates the 1959 final tour of Buddy, Ritchie, and the Big Bopper. The musicians were playing on their Winter Dance Party tour across the Midwest when they were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.

John Mueller, the critically acclaimed former star of the U.S. touring version of the London/Broadway hit musical “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” performs as Buddy Holly, with Linwood Sasser as The Big Bopper, and Ray Anthony as Ritchie Valens. The very authentic and energetic four-piece band (guitar, drums, stand-up bass, and sax) also includes Grammy award-winning Mike Acosta on saxophone.

For more information, visit www.winterdanceparty.com.

TICKETS: $36 Regular | $32 Seniors (60+) & College Students
$18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
Reserved Seating

 

Media Sponsor

 

Visual Arts - Silver Lake Intermediate Student Show

Artists: SLI Students

Jan 17 to Feb 17, 2020 -- No reception

 

OHS Student Directed Play TBD

7 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, Jan 30 - Feb 1 and
2 p.m. Saturday, Feb 1, 2020

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 2019—these two talented seniors will follow in the footsteps of amazing past directors as they begin the year-long 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: $15 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$12 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) 
Reserved Seating 

 

 

 

Four Guyz In Dinner Jackets “Now in Technicolor” - Cabaret Cafe

7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, Feb 7 & 8 and
2 p.m. Sunday, Feb 9, 2020
Dinner begins serving at 6:15 p.m. Friday & Saturday, and 1:15 Sunday

Experience the sounds and sights of the Golden Age of Entertainment as stirring vocal harmony, comedy, and captivating choreography combine to produce Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets “Now in Technicolor!”

Known as Wisconsin’s premier “Doo-Wop” and “Rock ‘n’ Roll” group, Reginald T. Kurschner, Joe Fransee, Tommy Lueck, and Aaron Schmidt return to the OAC’s Cabaret Café with their new show that celebrates the transforming era of music entertainment of the 50s through the 70s. Backed by their live band, the group’s captivating vocal harmonies, humor and choreography will pull at your nostalgic heart-strings with delightful snapshots of the most vibrant period in entertainment history!

TICKETS
Show Only: $36 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)

Dinner & Show: $49 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$31 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
Reserved Seating

MENU: Spaghetti and Meatballs, Garlic Parmesan Breadstick, Caesar Salad, and Chocolate Covered Strawberries
(dinner option closes, Friday, Jan. 31, 2019)

 

 

 

Silver Lake Intermediate School presents

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.

7 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, Feb 13 & 15 and
2 p.m. Saturday, Feb 15, 2020

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. is based on the original Broadway production and the Academy Award-winning motion picture. Featuring some of the most popular songs ever written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Menken and Tim Rice, this “tale as old as time” will fill the OAC’s Main Stage with enchantment in this beloved fairytale about two very different people finding strength in one another and learning how to love.

TICKETS: $12 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$10 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) 
Reserved Seating

 

 

 

 

Visual Arts - Nature Hill Intermediate Student Show

Artists: NHI Students

Feb 21 to April 6, 2020 -- No reception

 

 

Nature Hill Intermediate School presents

Disney’s Frozen Jr.

7 p.m. Thursday - Saturday February 27 & 29 and
2 p.m. Saturday, Feb 29, 2020

Disney’s Frozen Jr. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Princesses Elsa and Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle, to life on the OAC’s Main Stage! The musical features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus new songs written for the Broadway production. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Disney’s Frozen Jr. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!

TICKETS: $15 Regular
$12 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) 
Reserved Seating

 

 

Visual Arts - Oconomowoc High School IB / AP Student Show

Artists: OHS IB / AP Students

March 4, 2020 to April 6, 2020

Artist reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2020 prior to the OHS Symphonic Band and Concert Band concert

 

 

ComedySportz

7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 (meal at 6:15 p.m.)

ComedySportz is their name and improv is their game! Back by popular demand, this professional improvisational comedy troupe will bring their antics live from Milwaukee to the OAC’s Little Theater. Every show is completely different, always hilarious and appropriate for all ages. The show features two teams of comedian “Actletes” competing for laughs and points, with a referee keeping things moving, awarding points and calling fouls. The comedians on stage rely on suggestions called out from audience members as they develop scenes, characters, and compose song lyrics on the spot.

Arrive early to enjoy dinner, snacks and refreshments. Refreshments and food will also be available during intermission. ComedySportz shows will feature Cousins Subs, Rocky Rococo Pizza, chips, beverages and desserts. Meal deals are also available.

Great for church groups, birthdays and team building events! If you are looking to have an event and need a “party room” please contact John Cramer at 262.560.2130 or CramerJ@oasd.org for more information and pricing.

For more information on ComedySportz, visit www.cszmke.com.

TICKETS: $20 Regular
$10 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
General Seating

 

 

 

The Boston Imposters - Cabaret Cafe

7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, March 13 & 14, 2020
Dinner begins serving at 6:15 p.m.

OHS grad Davey Harrison returns to the Little Theater stage with his wife Maire Clement as The Boston Imposters, rounding out the Cabaret Café season on March 13 and 14. The duo blend beautiful vocal harmonies, accompanied by acoustic guitar, mandolin, and banjo, to craft heartfelt original songs. Inspired by traditional, classic, and contemporary folk music, the Boston Imposters write about their lives and experiences, inspired by the people who have been a part of their journey.

TICKETS
Show Only: $36 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)

Dinner & Show: $49 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$31 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
Reserved Seating

MENU: Beer Battered Fish Fry, Potato Pancakes, Applesauce, Cole Slaw, Rye Bread, Tartar Sauce, Lemon, and Assorted Desserts
(dinner option closes, Friday, March 6, 2019) 

 

Lake Country Film Festival

7 p.m. Friday, April 3

Launched in Spring 2016, the Lake Country Film Festival encourages future filmmakers to create films and production pieces that inspire peer filmmakers and universal audiences through the power of Visual Artistry, Sound Design, and Storytelling. This is a call to ALL students in the Lake Country Area and beyond looking to showcase their artistic film production.

TICKETS: $5 
General Admission

 

Roarin' Into the '20s 

OAC Fifth Annual Arts In Bloom Gala 

Saturday, April 4, 2020 at The Red Circle Inn

The fifth annual Arts In Bloom Gala fundraiser for the Oconomowoc Arts Center includes a gourmet sit-down dinner, silent and live auctions, live entertainment
and music and a celebration of the OAC’s upcoming season. Proceeds will benefit the Building Preservation Fund to help maintain and upgrade the arts center.

For information and to receive an invitation to the Arts In Bloom Gala event, email info@theoac.net or call the OAC box office at 262-560-3172.

 

 

 

Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra 

Spring concert with the 2020 Chatfield Award Presentation

4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2020

This program will feature the OCO and the 2020 Chatfield Award Presentation.

www.oconchamber.org 

 


 

Visual Arts - Artrageous Student Art Show

Artists: OASD Elementary School Students

April 10 to May 22, 2020 -- No reception

 

Visual Arts - Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP)

Artists: Amateur artists from SE Wisconsin

April 13 to May 23, 2020 -- No reception

 

OHS Players present 

Around the World in 80 Days

7 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, April 30  - May 2 and
2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2020

Join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant, Jean Passeppartout, as they race to beat the clock! Fogg and the loyal Passepartout set out on one of the greatest madcap adventures of all time as they attempt to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as the duo, along with a bevy of other characters, traverse seven continents in Mark Brown’s adaptation of the 1873 iconic novel written by Jules Verne.

TICKETS: $15 Regular, Seniors & College Students
$12 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID) 
Reserved Seating 

 

Ted Vigil’s Tribute to John Denver

7 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2020

Tribute artist Ted Vigil returns to the OAC Main Stage as beloved iconic singer / songwriter John Denver, taking 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 and has played twice for John Denver’s own “Windstar Foundation” in Aspen, CO. He also performed with Steve Weisberg,John Denver’s lead guitarist from 1973-77, and was awarded the Rising Legend Award in 2014 by the National Traditional Country Music Association.

For more information, visit www.tedvigil.com.

TICKETS: $36 Regular | $32 Seniors (60+) & College Students
$18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
Reserved Seating

 

 

Media Sponsor

Visual Arts - The Dancing Landscape

Artists: Local & Regional Plein Air Artist

May 28 to June 29, 2020

Artist reception Noon Sunday, June 14 prior to the Main Stage concert of the Neophonic Jazz Orchestra

 

 

 

Visual Arts - St Jerome Parish

Artists: St Jerome students

May 29 to June 29, 2020

Artist reception Noon Sunday, June 14 prior to the Main Stage concert of the Neophonic Jazz Orchestra



 

 

Neophonic Jazz Orchestra

2 p.m. Sunday, June 14, 2020

Step back in time as the Neophonic Jazz Orchestra takes the OAC’s Main Stage for an unforgettable afternoon of Broadway music. Conducted by Stan Kenton alumnus Joel Kaye, 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 South Pacific, Damn Yankees, My Fair Lady, and other classic Broadway shows will round out an amazing music tour through the mid-century Great White Way.

In addition to the saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and rhythm sections typical of big band jazz, the NJO also boasts a section of four mellophones, a brass instrument with a timbre similar to a French horn. NJO’s collection of instruments achieves what jazz historians and Kenton enthusiasts call “a wall of sound,” a music style as exhilarating as it is rare in today’s music world.

For more information, visit www.neophonicjazz.com.

TICKETS: $36 Regular | $32 Seniors (60+) & College Students
$18 HS Students & Younger & Military Personnel (with ID)
Reserved Seating

 

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