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The Magic Tree House books have been taking young readers on amazing adventures for more than 20 years. In A Night in New Orleans (based on the book A Good Night for Ghosts) fearless explorers Jack and Annie travel back in time to Jazz Age New Orleans to meet and encourage a young Louis Armstrong. With original music composed by R&B legend Allen Toussaint and performed by a live jazz band, the whole family will savor this little bit of spicy gumbo served up onstage!
The word is out, he’s “some pig,” “radiant,” “terrific!” A timeless story of friendship, loss and love, Charlotte’s Web shines onstage. Intelligent, funny, and heartfelt, the classic E.B. White book has captivated young readers for generations. A feisty piglet named Wilbur is saved from slaughter and sent to live on a farm where he finds a barnyard full of animals who become family. But it's the most unlikely of them who proves to be his best friend: A spider named Charlotte uses her skills to spare Wilbur's life once more while her own is slipping away.
Even Zombies need love! Mortimer is looking for love in all the usual places—like the gym (if only his arm would stop falling off) and the bus stop (too bad his chocolates were worm-filled). Nothing works. But when he takes out a newspaper ad to find a date to Cupid’s Ball, Mortimer is sure he’ll find the ghoul of his dreams waiting by the punch bowl. Haunting tunes and monster mash moves are sure to thrill audiences of all ages. It’s not easy being a brain-eating, graveyard-walking, bleeding-heart romantic, but Zombie in Love will make you believe in love after life.
Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices, individuality, or emotions—they are against the rules. When Jonas turns twelve he is selected to train with The Giver, who is the keeper of the entire Community’s memories, both good and bad. Now Jonas must shoulder the burden of memory and learn the harsh truths of what it means to live a life of sameness. For ages 9 and up.
Don your most glamorous attire, pour a spot of tea, and join us for the most elegant musical of the year — Fancy Nancy: The Musical! Nancy and her pals Wanda, Rhonda, Bree, and Lionel are super-excited to be dancing in a school recital. Nancy is sure she will be cast as a shimmering mermaid, but ends up as an ordinary, dreary tree. When Bree lands the coveted role, Nancy realizes that being fancy comes in many forms—all it takes is a dash of imagination, camaraderie, and a little joie de vivre!
Join three madcap men as they weave their wicked way through Shakespeare’s comedies, histories, and tragedies in a wild ride that will leave audiences helpless with laughter. For ages 11 and up.
Back after two years of sold out performances with a whole new new show! Join the audience of a Portland radio broadcast during World War II—complete with inspiring true stories, comedic sketches, and the songs that shook the airwaves. Travel back in time for this classic holiday tradition. Based on the Christmas from Home series by Pat Kruis Tellinghusen; originally performed by Tapestry Theatre. For ages 8 and up.
Impulse!, OCT's hilarious Improvisational troupe, returns for its seventh year! Our latest ensemble of Young Professionals take the stage to deliver fast-paced comedic scenes and games — all based on audience suggestions. No scripts, no costumes, and no idea what's about to happen! For ages 7 and up.