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It’s Showtime! Annie, Kids 7/28-8/6

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One of the world’s best-loved, Award-winning musicals — Annie, KIDS! Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie KIDS features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure.

YOUTH PERFORMANCES 

July 28 – August 6

Showtimes:
Fri at 6pm
Sat at 2pm & 6pm
Sun at 2pm

Admission: $10 general seating

Join us!

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——IMPORTANT –——
We have been selling out performances (HOORAY!)

Please read our Ticket Policy:

ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. SORRY, NO REFUNDS
ALL WILL-CALL TICKETS MUST BE CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW (showtime)
ANY TICKETS NOT CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW WILL BE RELEASED TO GUESTS ON OUR WAITING LIST
SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.
TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR BASED ON AVAILABILITY.
PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY SO YOU MAY FULLY ENJOY YOUR LIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE
LATE SEATING MAY NOT BE ACCOMMODATED.

Student Directed One-Act Plays

Directed by students of our Stage Directing for Girls Program! 

 

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OYES Student Directed One Act Plays 
Directed by students of OYES’ Stage Directing for Girls Program 
Sponsored in part by a grant from the Ojai Arts Commission
Tuesday, June 13th
5pm
OVCC Youth Center
907 El Centro Street
Ojai, CA 93023
Admission is FREE for all ages
(donations accepted)
INFO: tickets@ojaiyes.org
www.ojaiyes.org/news

 

It’s Showtime! Disney’s The Lion King Jr

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February 3-5, 2017 ~ LAST CHANCE TO SEE THE LION KING JR!
All ages afterparty, raffle, appetizers, and special concessions with mulled wine for adult guests (Saturday) and special Q & A with the Actors (Sunday)
 
Learn more on our NEW website! https://www.oyespresents.org/

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Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Production of

Disney’s The Lion King, Jr

A Broadway Junior Production

Music and Lyrics by

Elton John & Tim Rice

Additional Music and Lyrics by

Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin,

and Hans Zimmer

Book by

Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi

Based on the Broadway production directed by

Julie Taymor

 

ENCORE!! 3 SHOWS ADDED!

February 3, 4, 5

Friday, 6pm, Saturday, 6pm, Sunday 1pm

ENCORE TICKETS INCLUDE:
Friday 6pm show ~ Encore OPENING NIGHT SHOW
 
Saturday 6pm show | 7:30pm After-party for all ages!
7:30-9:00pm Celebration party with special concessions, mulled wine, and appetizers! Dance, raffle & awards party for all ages!!!
 
Sunday 1pm show | 2:30-3:00pm Post-show Q & A
Q & A with the Actors – find out from the actors what it’s like to work on The Lion King Jr, and perform with OYES!

Admission

$10 – Children under 13 (General Seating)

$12 – General Admission (General Seating)

Admission to the Saturday night celebration and Sunday Q&A included in the ticket price.

Join us for exciting youth performances for all ages!

Tickets $10/$12 

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IMPORTANT – OYES TICKET POLICY

We have been selling out performances (HOORAY!)

Please read our ticket policy:

  • ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. SORRY, NO REFUNDS
  • ALL WILL-CALL TICKETS MUST BE CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW (showtime)
  • ANY TICKETS NOT CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW WILL BE RELEASED TO GUESTS ON OUR WAITING LIST
  • SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.
  • TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR BASED ON AVAILABILITY.
  • PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY SO YOU MAY FULLY ENJOY YOUR LIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE
  • LATE SEATING MAY NOT BE ACCOMMODATED

 

Winter Holiday Concert 2016

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Live Music for All Ages!

OYES Youth Choir

The Lion King Ensemble Choir

Ojai Youth Orchestra

Rockin’ It Old School Senior Chorus

Songs to delight the soul and spark the spirit sung by Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio Youth Choir and Ensemble Choir members directed by Julija Zonic. Joining in the celebration will be the Ojai Youth Orchestra, directed by Thomas Fredrickson, and the Rockin’ It Old School Senior Chorus directed by Smitty West. Join us!

Sunday, December 11

5pm

$10

Tickets available online and at the door.

Seating is first come, first serve.

Handicap accessible.

VENUE:

Ojai Valley Community Church

Main Sanctuary

907 El Centro St, Ojai, CA

Join us!

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SHOWTIME! Disney’s Aristocats, KIDS

July 19, 2016

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Disney’s Aristocats, KIDs
This summer OYES presents Disney’s Aristocats, Kids. Everybody wants to be a cat in Disney’s enchanting stage adaptation of the animated film classic. What’s a cat to do? Madame’s jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside. Luckily, Thomas O’Malley and his rag-tag bunch of alley cats come to their rescue! This feline adventure will have audiences tapping their feet to its cool, jazzy beat with a score that include the Disney favorites “The Aristocats,” “Scales and Arpeggios” and “Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat.”

Youth Performances
July 29, 30, 31

Friday at 6pm (TOTS & YOUTH)

Saturday at 1pm (TOTS & YOUTH) & 5pm (***YOUTH ONLY)

Sunday at 1pm (TOTS & YOUTH)

Tickets $10 – For all ages
General Seating

Venue:
OVCC Youth Center
907 El Centro St.
Ojai, CA 93023

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It’s SHOWTIME! Once On This Island, Jr – MAY 6-15

April 27, 2016

 

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Set in the mystique of the French Antilles archipelago in the Carribbean Sea, this beloved musical weaves elements of the Romeo and Juliet story and of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Little Mermaid. With almost non-stop dance and music, Once On This Island, Jr., lights up the stage with the tale a young peasant girl who uses the power of love call upon the forces of the gods to wield her future and affect the divide of an Island with two different worlds and social classes.

Directed by Daena Santoyo
Assistant Director Megg Sicotte-Kelly

SHOWTIMES

TIGERS CAST (Youth Performances): May 6, 7, 8
Friday 6pm, Saturday 2pm & 6pm, Sunday 2:30pm

LIONS CAST (Youth Performances): May 13, 14, 15
Friday 6pm, Saturday 2pm & 6pm, Sunday 2pm

TICKETS

Select Seating $12
(First come, first serve seating in the first 2 rows A & B)

General Seating $10
(First come, first serve seating in rows C through G)

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IMPORTANT – OYES TICKETING POLICY
We have been selling out performances (HOORAY!) Please read our ticket policy:

ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS. ALL WILL-CALL TICKETS MUST BE CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW (showtime). ANY TICKETS NOT CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW WILL BE RELEASED TO GUESTS ON OUR WAITING LIST. OYES THEATRE IS A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE SEATING FACILITY. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY SO YOU MAY FULLY ENJOY YOUR LIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE. LATE SEATING MAY NOT BE ACCOMMODATED.

Once On This Island Jr! May 6-15 2016 from OYES Presents on Vimeo.

 

Events | Spring 2016

NOW SHOWING – MAY 6th-15th 

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, JR

A Broadway Junior Musical presented by Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio

Tickets $10 General Seating, $12 Select Seating

For tickets and showtimes visit www.oyesisland.brownpapertickets.com

 


 

Oyes calendar of events March, April, May, 2016

  • Sunday, March 13th — Ojai Valley Improv Show — drop-in after Ojai’s Farmers Market!
  • Sunday, March 20th — Patrick Mureithi Concert – Touring the California Coast —  www.PatrickMureithi.com
  • Weekend, April 9th & 10th – A Child Left Behind, with Alan Aymie — Touring weekend production of LA TIMES CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED  SOLO PERFORMANCE!
  • Saturday, April 23rd — Ojai Shimmy Fest (belly dance festival) – An Ojai tradition and now a fundraiser for OYES!
  • Weekends, May 5th-15th — Once On This Island, Jr — A Broadway Junior Musical Production
  • Tuesday, May 17th —  The Peter Brotzmann Jazz Quartet In Ojai
  • Weekend, May 27th & 28th — Youth & Senior Choir Performances with Julija Zonic and Smitty West & Rockin It Old School Choir

 

MARCH

COMEDY: Improv Show! 

Date: Sunday, March 13

Time: 2:00pm

Tickets $10 at the door

After the Ojai Farmers Market ~ Ojai Valley Improv hits the stage with improv comedy show.  For general audiences. Not recommended for small children under the age of 5.  90-minute show. Proceeds benefit the Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio


CONCERT: Patrick Mureithi

 

Date: Sunday, March 20

Time: 6:00pm

Tickets: $10

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-646-4300

www.PatrickMureithi.com

Patrick Mureithi is a Kenyan singer-songwriter who lives in Springfield, Missouri, USA.  His album, This I Believe, is a collection of songs that are influenced by Folk, Delta Blues and Reggae. Concert  features music and storytelling from his life and making of his documentaries in Kenya and Rwanda.  More at www.PatrickMureithi.com #ThisIBelieve

 


APRIL

“A Child Left Behind”

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Date: April 9 & 10

Time: Sat. 7pm, Sun. 2pm

Tickets $25

Venue: OYES Theatre

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-646-4300

Buy tickets for A Child Left Behind

A critically-acclaimed solo performance about special needs, public education and every man’s first teacher. In celebration of Autism Awareness month of April. Written and performed by Alan Aymie.  Directed by Paul Stein. www.alanaymie.com #AChildLeftBehind #AutismAwareness


1st ANNUAL OJAI WINE WALK 

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EVENT DETAILS at www.ojaiwinewalk.com

Date: Saturday, April 16

Time: 5pm – 9pm

Location:  Ojai Arcade and Plaza. Check-in at OYES Theatre

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-669-8045

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Enjoy the charm of Ojai’s Arcade at sunset on the Ojai Wine Walk tour.  Wine tastings will take place in retail locations and feature local and imported wine selections. This year, the OWW will benefit Ojai’s Youth Entertainers Studio.  Kids Care “movie night” provided at OYES theatre for the event.  Proceeds will benefit the Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio.  www.ojaiwinewalk.com  #OjaiWineWalk


Festival – Ojai ShimmyFest!

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Date: Saturday, April 23

Time: 1pm – 6pm / 7pm – 10pm

Venue: OYES Theatre

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-669-8045

Contact: k.knapic@yahoo.com

Ojai’s exciting festival of Middle Eastern dance and music featuring Tribal and traditional belly dance showcases, vendors, music and a nighttime cabaret of mesmerizing Belly Dance performances! Tickets 1pm-6pm $10.  7pm-10pm $20.  Ojai Shimmy Fest will be donating proceeds to Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio. #OjaiShimmyFest

REGISTER and/or  PURCHASE TICKETS for this event.


MAY

“Once On This Island, Jr”

Date: May 5th – 15th

Venue: OYES Theatre

316 E. Matilija Street

Ojai, CA 93023

Phone: 805-646-4300

www.oyesisland.brownpapertickets.com

A HEART-WARMING CARIBBEAN INSPIRED MUSICAL from the TONY Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.  Youth performances for all ages!  Tickets $10.  Reserve your seats at www.oyesisland.brownpapertickets.com #OYES #IslandMusicalOyes


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DATE OF EVENT: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

EVENT NAME: The Peter Brotzmann Quartet In Ojai

DESCRIPTION OF EVENT: An evening with European jazz musicians, playing for the people of Ojai.

TICKET PRICES: $20.00

 

The 39 Steps

December 3, 2015

Presented by The 3 Masketeers

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December 4th-20th
Fridays at 8pm (No show December 11th)
Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm (No matinee show Dec 12th)
Sundays at 2pm

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! The 39 Steps amounts to an unforgettable evening of laughs and intrigue!

General Admission: $15
SPECIAL 2 for $20 at the door for all matinee shows

VENUE:
OYES Theatre
316 E. Matilija Street
Ojai, CA 93023

 

FAME, JR! 11/6-22

October 19, 2015

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FAME JR – YOUTH PERFORMANCES

“I’m gonna live forever!”

Performance Company:  November 6th, 7th, 8th
Friday 6pm, Saturday 1pm & 5pm, Sunday 2pm

Tigers Cast: November 13th, 14th, 15th
Friday 6pm, Saturday 1pm & 5pm, Sunday 2pm

Lions Cast: November 20th, 21st, 22nd
Friday 6pm, Saturday 2pm & 6pm, Sunday 2pm

TICKETS $10 – General Admission (for all ages)

 

IMPORTANT — OYES TICKETING POLICY:

PLEASE NOTE – NO REFUNDS. OYES THEATRE IS A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE SEATING FACILITY. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY SO YOU MAY FULLY ENJOY YOUR LIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE. ALL PRE-PURCHASED AND WILL-CALL TICKETS MUST BE CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW (showtime). ANY TICKETS NOT CLAIMED BY START OF SHOW WILL BE RELEASED TO GUESTS ON OUR WAITING LIST.  LATE ARRIVALS MAY NOT BE ACCOMMODATED — Please arrive AT LEAST 15 minutes prior to show start in order to receive the best seating experience. Wheelchair access and seating is available.


TICKETS AVAILABLE THROUGH WWW.oyesfame.BrownPaperTickets.Com


About The Show

A part of the Broadway Junior Collection — The pop-culture phenomenon about the legendary New York High School of the Performing Arts lives on forever!

Conceived and Developed by David De Silva

Book by Jose Fernandez             

Lyrics by Jacques Levy                  

Music by Steve  Margoshes               

Title Song “FAME” written by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore        

FAME — An unmistakable title from the unforgettable film! Set during the last years of New York City’s celebrated High School for the Performing Arts, Fame JR. is the bittersweet and inspiring story of a diverse group of students who commit to four years of grueling artistic and academic work.  Packed with candor, humor, and insight, and a contemporary pop-score and the HIT SONG Fame JR!

**SPECIAL EVENT**

August 10, 2015

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Ojai Deer Lodge will host a special fundraising event for the Ojai Youth Entertainers Studio (OYES) on August 17th at 7pm to support their upcoming production of Jonathan Larsons rock-opera, RENT. The Ojai Deer Lodge is located at 2261 Maricopa Highway, Ojai, CA.Teaming up with the Songwriter Showcase at the Ojai Deer Lodge, this event will feature original music by Sam Morris, Bernie Larsen + TD Lind (Tim Arlon), Maclovia and Jeff Uzzel!

Poseidon Brewing Co. will be providing an amazing selection of craft beers never before poured in Ojai. This will be a total tap-takeover with all 11 taps dedicated to Poseidon brews! $1 from every draft beer purchase will be donated to the play, so come thirsty and sample all Poseidon Brewery has to offer! In addition, there will be

free appetizers courtesy of the Deer Lodge and a raffle with
over $1,300 worth of amazing prizes donated by businesses in our gracious community.
Raffle Items graciously donated by:
 
Brenton T. Butler at Montgomery Barber Shop

The Ranch House Ojai
Ojai Valley Inn & Sp

NoSo Vita
Love Heals Jewelry
Michael Saidman Said of Ojai Artisan Woodworkers
Bradley Buley of Ojai Music Works
The Capri Ojai
The Ojai Beverage Company
Bolt and Arrow
The Vine
Arrow Heart Yoga