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Ohio Light Opera

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Address: The College of Wooster, 1189 Beall Ave, Wooster, OH 44691
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+1 330-263-2345
09:30 - 16:30
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this is a high quality theatre with lots of good acting.

Well done theater with a wide variety of different classic presentations. Very well known in this part of Ohio. Proffessionally presented in a college theatre.

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Wooster, Ohio
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Wooster, Ohio
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Well done theater with a wide variety of different classic presentations. Very well known in this part of Ohio. Proffessionally presented in a college theatre.

Thank mlb83
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We made theater the center of a weekend - 4 plays on Friday and Saturday. Three of the four (Mikado, Annie Get Your Gun, and Kiss me Kate) were absolutely outstanding. The fourth (Have a Heart) was not in the same class. We attributed the problem to a very weak book rather than a poor performance. We are already looking... More 

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valparaiso, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

No wonder this series has been ongoing for 38 years. It is just wonderful. We saw 4 shows in two days beginning with the masters of light opera, Gilbert and Sullivan. As in England, we all stood to sing "God Save the Queen" , an historical touch seldom seen in the U.S. This production of "The Mikado" was unusual in... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

The theater is on the college campus. It is a fine facility. The musicalwas " Kiss Me Kate." the voices and dancing were wonderful.

Thank keninio-h21
Akron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I know it's not trendy, but keeping the flag flying for Gilbert and Sullivan and other light opera should be applauded in my opinion. This year's OLO Mikado was great fun, nicely adapted for the political season, designed and costumed lavishly and lovingly, and performed with gusto and real musical appreciation. Long may they thrive, bravo!

Thank Ruth G
Carmel, Indiana
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We took in 5 shows in 4 days. One could be of differing opinions on the staging, which was mostly good, the sets were excellent, costumes mostly good (they are confused about what an appropriate hemline is for each era and some were WAY too short for the decade and inconsistent with the other costumes on stage. (An aging princess... More 

Thank Konsulentin
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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163 reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We have just seen Annie Get Your Gun. it was fantastic. OHio Light Opera always is wonderful. We attend at least 2 productions every summer. It is a very doable drive from Columbus, Cleveland, Akron, Canton. The quality of the acting and singing is excellent. We personally like to attend matinees and then stop for dinner. It makes the whole... More 

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

We have been going to OLO for 20 years and have been rarely disappointed in one of their productions. We went to the opening performance of the Mikado last week with friends and we all were thoroughly entertained. The performances , costumes, set and staging were all outstanding and the actor who played the Lord High Executioner was hilarious. The... More 

Thank mrycik
Dayton, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Powerful voices brought Cole Porter's "Kiss Me Kate" to life. A thoroughly entertaining, top quality production brought laughs as well as tears. And in a cozy theater (plus generous leg room). We'll be back.

Thank ctmatthews
Chesterland, Ohio
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738 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 479 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you're not already familiar with the Ohio Light Opera, do yourself a favor and just come. If you're worried about the word "opera", don't. From an audience perspective, these light operas are much more like musicals. The music is very accessible. Hardly anyone ever dies. The presentations are peppered with jokes, and the cast are all talented comedic actors.... More 

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