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Night"; or, "What You Will"
Jan 24—Feb 16
Directed by Michael Addison
Comic confusions are the norm in this
comedy of disguised identities, false letters, spurned
lovers, a clown and a ludicrous duel. Add to the mix
a shipwreck, a pair of identical twins, a former pirate,
a besotted uncle, a sour butler, and a goofy suitor
and you have the makings of one of Shakespeare’s
most delightful comedies. Love, of course, is at the
heart of the comedy. In “Twelfth Night”
Shakespeare weaves a story that blends rich poetry with
outrageous comic antics to create a brave new world
of joy and love fulfilled.
April 4 - 27
Directed by Gai Jones.
Everything’s coming up Ogres in
“Shrek the Musical,” the Broadway adaptation
of Shrek, borne from Dreamwork’s hit movie that
was sort of a parody of Disney animations. But it instantly
appealed to adults because of its wit, sense of fun
and allusions to popular culture. Experience what’s
up in Duloc with the gang: Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and
Farquaad; to the tune of the Grammy award winning musical
Ought to be in Pictures"
May 16- June 8
Directed by Steve Grumette.
This is a comedy-drama about
love, dreams and guilt, a recipe for another Tony Award
cooked up by the master, Neil Simon. Set in Hollywood,
a struggling screenwriter is stupefied by a visit from
his daughter from Brooklyn whom he abandoned 16 years
before. She wants to be in pictures and wants his help,
but she ends up helping him more.
July 11- August 10
Directed by Tracey Williams Sutton.
This is Richard Rodgers’ favorite musical and
his second collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein which
was named the Best Musical of the 20th century by Time
Magazine. A powerful story of love and tragedy between
a millworker and a Carousel barker, it hits all the
right notes with songs such as “If I Loved You”
and “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” To
quote Rodgers: “It affects me deeply every time
I see it performed.”
Mice and Men"
August 29- Sept 21
by Rick Kuhlman.
John Steinbeck’s brilliant novel was turned into
a play while still on the best seller list and it won
the highest honor of its time. The story of a deep friendship
among migrant workers who dream of a better life, but
are thwarted by prejudice and cruelty, still resonates
in today’s world. It came from Steinbeck’s
own experience as a ‘hobo’ (HOmeward BOund).
A Holiday Surprise
Nov 28- Dec 21
Ojai ACT has a special surprise brewing for the holiday
season appealing to theater aficionados and families.
Our elves have to keep this present under wraps until
we acquire the rights, but we guarantee it will be a crowd
2014 Season Tickets now available online
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