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OAC Box Office will be closed Monday, Jan 17
In celebration of Martin Luther King Day

(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


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 with Next to Normal

In this contemporary musical and winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, a suburban household copes with crisis and the unpredictability of a mother's worsening bipolar disorder. Next to Normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family. Traumatized by the death of her infant son from an undiagnosed intestinal obstruction, Diana has lived with bipolar depressive disorder and delusional episodes for the past 17 years. The illness has affected everyone in her life, and has nearly torn her family apart on several occasions.

With subject matter rendered achingly recognizable by Brian Yorkey, and a dynamic, energetic pop-rock score by Tom Kitt, Next to Normal is a show that enables a small group of actors to showcase powerhouse vocals while exploring pressing contemporary issues of trauma, loss, mental health treatment, and the meaning of family

Tickets: Pay What You Can Donations


 
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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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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.

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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

 

 

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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)

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Artrageous Student Exhibit 

April 8 - May 30, 2022

Artists: OASD Elementary School Students

 

 

 

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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, April 21, Friday & Saturday, April 22 & 23, 2022
3:30 p.m. Friday, April 22 OASD Student/Staff Show
2 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, April 22 & 23, 2022

OHS Student Directors Kate Reuscher and Christian Anderson take over the directorial reigns to select, cast, design, publicize, and ultimately direct their own theatrical production, Exit The Body!

Over the course of the summer and winter of 2021— these two talented seniors followed in the footsteps of amazing past directors as they began 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.

Exit the Body: A crime writer and her secretary look to get away from the city to a nice country rental home. Little do they know, the house they’ve rented was previously owned by Marco Redfax, a jewel thief. Pandemonium ensues as four couples each try to secretly find his hidden stash of diamonds. Amidst this chaos with its snarky humor, disappearing bodies and constant tension, this farce is sure to create confusion and laughter with every mishap. 

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

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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)

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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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