New Season Features Striking Balance of Genres and Directors
OLATHE, KAN., Nov. 19, 2014: The Olathe Civic Theatre Association (OCTA) Board of Directors has announced its 41st season for 2015-2016, unveiling a balance of genres and directors that promise to propel the theatre into the next phase of its success.
"Building on the success of the current season, OCTA is entering its fifth decade of producing exceptional theatre in Johnson County with a slate of productions that ranges from family-friendly fare to cutting edge Kansas City premieres," Ted Collins, OCTA Board President, said. "Additionally, OCTA is thrilled to be working with established directors and creative teams from across the region, several of whom are new to our theatre."
The 2015-16 season lineup is as follows:
School House Rock Live! September 11 – 27, 2015
Book by Scott Ferguson and Kyle Hall and George Keating. Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and Bob Dorough and Dave Frishberg and Kathy Mandry and George Newall and Tom Yohe.
Directed by Shelly Stewart Banks
Good People, November 6 – 22, 2015
By David Lyndsay-Abaire, Directed by Robert Fletcher
Dogfight, February 19 - March 6, 2016
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Book by Peter Duchan, based on the Warner Bros. film and screenplay by Bob Comfort, Directed by Craig Fisher
No Sex Please, We're British, April 15 - May 1, 2016
By Alistair Foot and Anthony Marriott, Directed by Bob Stewart
Arcadia, June 10 – 26, 2016
By Tom Stoppard , Directed by Barb Nichols
The Olathe Civic Theatre Association is an all-volunteer 501c3 organization producing theatre in Olathe since 1974. Performing in the historical Buddy Rogers Family Playhouse, OCTA produces five high-quality, engaging, and thought-provoking theatre productions a year.
Through the generosity of volunteers, season ticket holders, donors, city and community, in addition to a dedicated Board of Directors, OCTA has grown into one of the most successful and progressive community theaters in the entire Kansas City metropolitan area. For more information and our current season, please visit us at olathetheatre.org.
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