Festival Brings Mozart to the Opera House

Festival Brings Mozart to the Opera House

A 31-year-tradition of Mozart in Woodstock will continue at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, when the orchestra takes the stage for the final performance of the 2017 Midwest Mozart Festival at the Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St. The festival began with a performance...
Wizarding World to Bring Potter Magic to Woodstock Square

Wizarding World to Bring Potter Magic to Woodstock Square

Woodstock is set to come under the spell of “Harry Potter” this week. The Wizarding World of Woodstock will descend on the Woodstock Square from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 27. Hosted by the Woodstock Public Library, the city of Woodstock and the Woodstock Chamber of...
Simon comedy “Rumors” hits Opera House stage

Simon comedy “Rumors” hits Opera House stage

With one more weekend left for TownSquare Players’ production of Neil Simon’s farcical hit “Rumors”, director Roger Zawacki said his cast, staff and set add to the comedic nature of the play making this Woodstock Opera House production a roaring success. “The show is...
“Cinderella” to Bring Magic to Opera House Stage

“Cinderella” to Bring Magic to Opera House Stage

A local dance theater’s production of a fairytale ballet is designed to appeal to audiences of all ages. Judith Svalander Dance Theatre’s “Cinderella” will come to the Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., for a two-day engagement Saturday and Sunday, June 10...
Woodstock Prepares for a British Invasion, of Sorts

Woodstock Prepares for a British Invasion, of Sorts

The Woodstock Opera House is preparing for a domestic version of the British invasion when American English pays its first visit to Woodstock, taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 19, to present a tribute to the Beatles. More than 20 years ago, when Tom Gable,...
“Scout Finch” to Speak at Opera House

“Scout Finch” to Speak at Opera House

The woman best known for her childhood portrayal of Scout Finch in the 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” will visit the Woodstock Opera House. Mary Badham will be the featured speaker at the Woodstock Fine Arts Association’s Creative Living...
Perky, Pink, Passionate: “Legally Blonde” Hits Stage

Perky, Pink, Passionate: “Legally Blonde” Hits Stage

Audiences will take a comedic trip from Southern California to Harvard Law School — all without leaving the Woodstock Opera House — during TownSquare Players’ production of “Legally Blonde — The Musical.” The musical version of the hit motion picture tells the story...
Community Choir to Perform Groundhog Weekend

Community Choir to Perform Groundhog Weekend

In a move fitting of “Groundhog Day” the movie, the Woodstock Community Choir has once again been scheduled to perform as part of the Groundhog Days festivities. The choir will take the stage at the Opera House at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. The concert, entitled Journeys,...
Lookingglass Founder Will Speak at Opera House

Lookingglass Founder Will Speak at Opera House

David Catlin, a founding member of Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company, will come to the Woodstock Opera House Feb. 16 as part of the Woodstock Fine Arts Association’s Creative Living Series. An actor, director, playwright and Northwestern University instructor,...
Original Web Comedy Series Features the Opera House

Original Web Comedy Series Features the Opera House

The Woodstock Opera House is the backdrop for an original web comedy series that creator Jeff Cook hopes could one day find its way into mainstream media such as Netflix or Hulu. Film Stripped Productions has just completed filming the first three episodes of...

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