News & Events
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Our Town Theatre presents A Night at Blarney Castle, Friday, March 17, 2023!
We will be auditioning for The Cemetery Club by Ivan Menchell on Sunday, February 19 and Monday, February 20, 2023 from 6–8 p.m., and auditions for The Odd Couple by Neil Simon on Sunday, March 12, 2023 from 2-5 p.m. and Monday, March 13, 2023 from 6-9 p.m.
To honor Jane B. Avery, founder of Our Town Theatre, and her love of teaching students, the Our Town Theatre Board of Directors has established the annual Jane B. Avery Keepsakes Award. Performances will be the weekend of April 21-22, 2023.
We will be auditioning for The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of A Christmas Carol by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin, Jr. on Tuesday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 26, 2022 from 7–9 p.m.
In 2021, the Board of Directors of Our Town Theatre created the JBA Keepsakes Award to honor the legacy of Jane B. Avery. We set aside $2,000 to award to high school seniors in the graduating class of 2022.
Sincell will be honored for both his academic and community achievements at Garrett College’s 50th commencement exercises on May 21st with the awarding of professor emeritus status.
Our Town will be reopening this holiday season with the comedy Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) by Michael Carleton, James Fitzgerald, and John K. Alvarez.
Our Town Theatre will be holding auditions for The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful by Charles Ludlam. This play is a full-length, quick-change, three-act play and all roles are portrayed by two performers. Auditions are open to all adults, men and women, over the age of 18.
Auditions for our next show The 39 Steps, by Patrick Barlow & John Buchan, will be held Friday, January 3rd and Saturday, January 4th from 7 - 9 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Christmas with a new take on a beloved classic. This production of It’s A Wonderful Life is staged as a radio play, complete with hilarious “ads!”
Invite your friends to meet you to shop for the best gifts by local artists in the warm atmosphere of Our Town Theatre in Oakland, MD. Come in and savor coffee and home-made chili in The Christmas Café, serenaded by local musicians.
Our Town Theatre is pleased to announce a fundraiser for the Northern High School library on Saturday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Our Town Theatre is thrilled to announce a fundraiser featuring Aurora Celtic on Saturday, September 14 at 7 p.m.
Our Town Theatre will be holding auditions for Ghost Walk on Monday, September 8 and Tuesday, September 9 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm. All age groups are needed and there are walk-on parts available in addition to monologues.
Do you like dressing in period costumes? Would you like to play a part that does not require learning any lines?? Have you been yearning to get involved with the theatre in some way, but it's never been the right time??? Well, now is your chance!!
Our Town Theatre will be holding a yard sale Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Backstage.
BlueShift Dance is committed to offering unique, immersive experiences with the human body in performance; to bringing interdisciplinary artists together to collaboratively curate site-specific installations and performances; to embracing critical thinking, in an environment of equality, open-mindedness, and artistic growth; and to stimulating conversations important to our community, on a universal scale.
Our Town Theatre is pleased to participate in this year’s Chautauqua events in Mountain Lake Park. The theatre will be hosting Victorian house tours from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 6th.
Join us for The Inaugural Our Town Theatre Old Time Music Jam Thursday, April 11th 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the heart of beautiful and historic Oakland, Maryland.
Auditions for our next show Gracefully Ending, by A.J. DeLauder, will be held Tuesday, April 9th and Wednesday, April 10th from 7 - 9 p.m.
Please join us Thursday, March 28th at 7 p.m. for a celebration of some of history's women who made a difference in the lives of women and men today.
Our Town Theatre presents Ghost Walks, October 26 and 27. There will be two tours this year, one starting at 7:00 p.m. and a slightly scarier version at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be $8 per person.
This year's children's play is called Trouble in Gooseland and it was written by Amanda Krems and the Waller Mill Elementary School. Auditions will be held Sunday, September 30th from 1 - 3 p.m. and Monday, October 1st from 7 - 9 p.m.
Has your life been affected by cancer? Would you be willing to share your story through a theatrical experience?
We are thrilled to share our fully redesigned website, courtesy of our friends at CurlyRed!
September will find us casting our annual children's show! Watch our website and social media for more details on auditions.
Our Summer Sunday Play Readings continue this year. Join us on August 12, 19, and 26 at 2:00 p.m. at the theatre to hear works by local playwrights.
Barter Camp has been a staple of our summer lineup for 20 years. This year Barter Camp is going Shakespeare! Our campers will get to learn a little about Shakespeare's life, his style, and why he really is so cool! This year's camp will be held August 6-10 from 10 a.m. until noon.