Ohio Light Opera 41st Season

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Freedlander Theatre, 329 E. University St., Wooster, Ohio 44691

You might already be aware that Wayne County, Ohio is part of the world’s largest Amish settlement and home to Lehman’s Hardware, The J.M. Smucker Company Store and Café, Everything Rubbermaid, and P. Graham Dunn.

But did you know that the Ohio Light Opera, summer resident opera company of the College of Wooster also calls Wayne County their home?

The 2019 Light Opera festival season, which runs June 15 through August 10 featuring:

Rogers & Hammerstein South Pacific

Gershwin Girl Crazy 

Sondheim Into the Woods

Gilbert & Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance

Kern Music in the Air

Kálmán The Devil's Rider

Novello Perchance to Dream 

Wooster for the Ohio Light Opera

Over 20,000 patrons from across the country and around the world come to Wooster for the Ohio Light Opera performances in the intimate confines of Freedlander Theater each summer. Patrons find the matinee performances fit in well with local restaurants that offer upscale dining and still leave time for sightseeing and shopping. Evening performances can be followed by wine pairings or decadent desserts and coffee.

Hotels, Inns and Bed, and Breakfasts offer special packages that include show tickets and meals.

Additional information about the Ohio Light Opera is available by phone 330 263-2345 or online at ohiolightopera.org or by contacting the Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-362-6474 or online at wccvb.com.