Events under 'Performance'
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Event Name

Date

CHAUTAUQUA - Theodore & Edith Roosevelt

MAY 11 – Larry & Julia Marple as Theodore & Edith Roosevelt (President & 1st Lady)

 

Opener – Zac Sherman - original and soothing music

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season)

2017 Schedule

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Kit Carson

MAY 25 – Mike Petee as Kit Carson (Mountain Man, Explorer, Civil War General)

 

Opener – Bill Miller – all acoustic blend of instrument music

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season)

2017 Schedule

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Bonnie & Clyde

JUNE 15 – Amy K. Stoner & Jim Stoner as Bonnie & Clyde (Bank Robbers)

 

Opener – Joshua Hill – piano based and jazz tinged

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season)

2017 Schedule

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Karen Carpenter

JUNE 29 – Mary Spence as Karen Carpenter (Vocalist of The Carpenters)

 

Opener – Desmond Wall – accompanist for Karen Carpenter

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season)

2017 Schedule

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Roy Orbison

JULY 13 - Jeff Putnam, Desmond Wall, Mike Petee as Traveling Wilburys  (Rock Supergroup)

 

No Opener – for this musical act that includes Bob Dylan, George Harrison and Roy Orbison

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season)

2017 Schedule

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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CHAUTAUQUA - Bob Ross

JULY 27 – Ken Barnett as Bob Ross (Vietnam vet, Artist on PBS)

 

Opener – FolkTails – Chris & Mike Petee delivering folk to please

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season)

2017 Schedule

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Knox Idol Auditions

Friday, August 04, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Johnny Carson

AUGUST 17 – Jim Stoner as Johnny Carson (King of the Late Night Hosts)

 

Opener - Chris Petee singing Rosemary Clooney

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season) 

2017 Schedule

 

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at [email protected]  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Truman Capote

AUGUST 31 – Perry Brokaw as Truman Capote (author of “In Cold Blood”)

 

Opener – Owl Creek – original music that sooths

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season) 

2017 Schedule

 

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at [email protected]  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, August 31, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Clara Barton

SEPTEMBER 14 – Chris Petee as Clara Barton (Founder of the American Red Cross)

 

Opener - Steve Ball – Civil War and Stephen Foster Music Historian and Players

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season) 

2017 Schedule

 

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at [email protected]  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Grandma Gatewood Movie

SEPTEMBER 28 – GRANDMA GATEWOOD MOVIE – TRAIL MAGIC (1st Woman to solo walk the Appalachian Trail)

 

Opener – Joe Rollin Porter – music of the era

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season) 

2017 Schedule

 

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at [email protected]  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Mary Shelley

OCTOBER 12 – Tammy Souhrada as Mary Shelley (author of “Frankenstein”)

 

Opener – Folktales – blending folk music of the era

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season) 

2017 Schedule

 

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at [email protected]  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Ohio Murder Mysteries

OCTOBER 26- Mark Jordan - Ohio Murder Mysteries (Interesting cases from this area)

 

Opener – Bob Ford – music to fit the show – always challenging Bob

 

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season) 

2017 Schedule

 

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at [email protected]  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - Kate Luther

NOVEMBER 2 – Raylene Hlavaty as Kate Luther (wife of Martin Luther)

 

Opener – Tim Noble – amazing pianist/vocalist

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season) 

2017 Schedule

 

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at [email protected]  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, November 02, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

CHAUTAUQUA - George Washington

NOVEMBER 30 – Ken Hammontree as George Washington (Father of our country)

 

Opener - Skeptikells early colonial music with harpsichord, flute  

 

ELIXIR PRESENTS

 With financial support from the Ariel Foundation:

Chautauqua/Lyceum Series (11th Season) 

2017 Schedule

 

All Productions are on a DONATION BASIS on THURSDAYS at 7 PM at [email protected] (120 S. Main St., Mt. Vernon)

11th season of the only monthly Chautauqua in the United States

Cost of admission – donation basis

 

For more information visit www.elixirpresents.com  or contact Mike Petee at [email protected]  and to be added to gentle reminder email on Sunday before each program or call 740-392-6102.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

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Contact Information

The Woodward Opera House,

107 South Main Street
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

(740) 392-6102
(800) 837-5282

[email protected]

Mission

Engage arts and community leadership to authentically restore the Woodward Opera House into a fully functional theater operation, develop the overall Woodward facility into a contemporary self-sustaining arts center for community interaction, become a catalyst for excellence in education, encourage civic engagement, and enrich the quality of life in the Mount Vernon ~ Knox County, Ohio area.

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