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One Night With Weldon
June 5, 2015 at 8pm

 

Tickets: $25 for Olney Theatre Center Members; $35 for Non-members

Many of you may know Weldon Brown as the man who takes care of your Memberships, but did you know he’s an accomplished pianist and guitarist? Join Weldon and other special guests of the Olney Theatre Center Family for a casual evening around the piano. Who knows? You may even hear Artistic Director Jason Loewith sing a tune.

 

Musicals from Stage to Film and Back Again
June 27, 2015 at 5pm

 

Tickets: FREE for Olney Theatre Center Members; $10 for Non-members

With the Christmas 2014 releases of Into the Woods and a new version of Annie on the silver screen, the back-and-forth journey of musicals between film and stage may have entered a new era. Associate Artistic Director of Music Theatre Christopher Youstra and The Producers director Mark Waldrop take a fun-filled look at the history of musical comedy on both stage and film, featuring excerpts from Guys and Dolls, On the Town, and Chicago.

 

Help! My Father's a Writer and My Mother's an Actress!
September 5, 2015 at 5pm

 

Tickets: FREE for Olney Theatre Center Members; $10 for Non-members

Artistic families have long fascinated playwrights, from Chekhov (The Seagull) to Kaufman and Ferber (The Royal Family) to Coward (Hay Fever) to Donald Marguilies (2014’s The Country House). Join Associate Artistic Director Jason King Jones and Hay Fever director Eleanor Holdridge to learn about the dramaturgical combustion that comes from putting these wacky folks onstage with “normal” people.

 

Nöel Coward Cabaret
October 2, 2015 at 8pm

 

Tickets: $25 for Olney Theatre Center Members; $35 for Non-members

Join Associate Artistic Director of Music Theatre Christopher Youstra and special guests for an evening of songs by Hay Fever playwright Nöel Coward.

 

Cocktails with BAD DOG Playwright Jennifer Hoppe-House
October 3, 2015 at 5pm

 

Tickets: FREE for Olney Theatre Center Members; $10 for Non-members

Join one of television’s hottest writers (Nurse Jackie, Damages, the upcoming Grace and Frankie with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda) as she discusses her first professional foray into theater with our Rolling World Premiere of Bad Dog, moderated by Artistic Director Jason Loewith. Cash bar.

 

GUYS AND DOLLS: Behind-the-Scenes
November 14, 2015 at 5pm

 

Tickets: FREE for Olney Theatre Center Members; $10 for Non-members

Once the Artistic Director decides on a play, a huge team leaps into motion to make it happen, from audition to sitzprobe, from first rehearsal to final preview. Associate Artistic Director of Music Theatre Christopher Youstra is joined by Guys and Dolls director Jerry Whiddon and choreographer Michael Bobbitt to lead you through every step of the process, including a guided onstage tour.