OCONOMOWOC - The
Oconomowoc Arts Center unveiled its 2014-15 schedule this week.
The season will
feature six main stage productions, three Cabaret Cafˇ Series, two
weekends of ComedySportz, three film series projects and visual arts
The season begins Aug.
23 with the OAC’s annual open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The public is
invited to walk through the facility while enjoying live entertainment
from Electroviolet, a duo that plays blues, jazz and R&B.
The Patricia E.
Neudecker Main Stage Series kicks off Saturday, Sept. 27, with
Milwaukee’s funnyman, John McGivern, in “The Wonder Bread Years.”
On Oct. 25, the OAC
welcomes American English, a Beatles tribute show. The performance will
commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles appearing on The Ed
On Dec. 6 and Dec. 7,
“A Carpenter’s Christmas” will feature singer-playwright Lisa Rock
and her six-piece band paying tribute to the music and life of Richard and
Karen Carpenter by performing their most memorable holiday hits.
On Feb. 6, the Ko-Thi
Dance Company appears with its traditional instruments, authentic
costumes, music and extraordinary dance, which is dedicated to the
preservation of performance of traditional African-American and Caribbean
On March 15, the
Tannahill Weavers will appear. The quartet is hailed as one of
Scotland’s premier traditional bands.
Rounding out the
season is the Tony-nominated one-man show, “Say Goodnight Gracie,” on
May 17, featuring Alan Safier as George Burns recounting his real love
story with his wife, Gracie Allen.
The Cabaret Cafˇ
Series features “Copper Box” on Jan. 16 and Jan. 17, Beckie Menzie and
Tom Michael in “Reel Love” on Feb. 13 and Feb. 14, and John and Susan
Nicholson on March 20 and March 21.
return for two weekends and four shows, along with three film series
presentations and visual arts programming displayed in the lobby
throughout the year. Visit the OAC website for more information.
Tickets go on sale at
the OAC box office at noon July 15.
- TimeOut staff