Presenting the 2015-2016 season!

Current subscribers should have received their renewal order form in the mail.  Please call OCT at 503-228-9571 to renew!

Junie B. Jones: The Musical

October 24 – November 22, 2015 • Newmark Theatre

“1st grade is hard!  Last year I had two best friends. This year the lunch lady is my best friend. Last year I was cute. This year I need glasses.” Will our feisty first grader survive the new school year? Find out in this delightful musical!
Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Geronimo Stilton: Mouse in Space

January 16 – February 14, 2016 • Newmark Theatre

Villains are threatening New Mouse City and the only hope is our reluctant hero, GERONIMO STILTON! In this “ENORMOUSE” adventure, Geronimo is launched into space on a top secret mission to save the day!
Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Bad Kitty

February 27 – March 27, 2016 • Winningstad Theatre

Some surprises are too hard to handle!  Kitty doesn’t want a smelly new dog, a drooling new baby, or Uncle Murray’s unusual cat sitting. Kitty just wants to have Kitty’s world back to normal. A world that revolves around the most important creature in Kitty’s life…KITTY. Co-commissioned with Bay Area Children’s Theatre.
Recommended for ages 4 and up.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

April 2 – April 17, 2016 • Winningstad Theatre

"Exquisite language, inventive plot twists, and memorable characters."  — Publishers Weekly

Tossed overboard, thrown in a garbage heap, stuck in a hobo’s knapsack, and used as a scarecrow, Edward, a proper china rabbit doll, unexpectedly embarks on a perilous 20-year journey and discovers the importance of people and love.
Recommended for ages 7 and up.

James and the Giant Peach: A New Musical!

May 7 – May 29, 2016 • Newmark Theatre

One boy, two awful aunts, five larger-than-large bugs and a giant peach, can James save the day? Let the magic adventure begin in this brand new musical.  Based on the book by Roald Dahl.
Recommended for ages 4 and up.

OCT’S Young Professionals Company Productions

All YP performances are at the YP Studio Theater.

The Wrestling Season

November 5 – 15, 2015

Impactful and poignant, this close look at teen dynamics creates a charged theatrical event that explores the destructive power of rumor, the search for identity, and the peer pressure that accompanies it. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Impulse! OCT’s Improv Troupe

Jan. 23 - Feb. 7, 2016 • Directed by Jake Michels

After last year’s sold-out shows, Impulse is ready to take the stage again to create fast-paced comedic scenes and games—all based on audience suggestions!  Get ready for quick wits and lots of laughter. Recommended for ages 7 and up.


April 14 – 24, 2016 • Written and directed by Matthew B. Zrebski

Are we at the precipice of dramatic change?  From this question comes Chrysalis, a modern-day myth that explores the teen generation as transformative.  From out of hibernation, new creatures emerge – full of beauty and offering music, but also potentially dangerous.  Be a part of the journey – whimsical and at times terrifying…  Recommended for ages 14 and up.