ANNOUNCING OVT’S NEW SEASON
Susan Thornton’s Tenth Anniversary!
Matilda the Musical: Oct. 25 – Nov. 9
Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.
EVITA: March 6 – 15
From the brilliant Sir Andrew Lloyd Weber, Evita brings to life the rags-to-riches rise of powerhouse Eva Peron, the First Lady of Argentina.Set in Argentina between 1934-1952, the Tony-winning musical follows Eva Duarte on her journey from poor illegitimate child to ambitious actress to, as wife of military leader-turned-president Juan Peron, the most powerful woman in Latin America, before her death from cancer at age 33. Featuring stand out numbers “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Buenos Aires,” and more.
You Can’t Take it With You: May 1 – 10
At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before we realize that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder. Written in 1936 by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart and winner of the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the play has tickled audiences for generations. Follow the romance of Alice Sycamore and Tony Kirby into a madcap setting of fireworks, taxes, screenplays, dance lessons, and politics.
Memphis: August 7 – 16
From the underground dance clubs of 1950’s Memphis, Tennessee, comes the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves– filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll.