2018 Show Information

We’ve got magic to do this summer in Athens!


OPEN AUDITIONS: March 24, 2018

10:00AM – 3:00PM

Baker Theater – Kantner Hall

Calling all singers, dancers, acrobats, magicians, unique individuals, and of course, actors; WE WANT YOU!
Ohio Valley Summer Theater will hold open auditions for the summer production of Pippin on March 24, 2018 in the Baker Theater, Kantner Hall, College St, Athens from 10:00AM to 3:00PM (come at any time during that window). We invite all students, community members, and regional show-offs to come give this amazing show a try. Come prepared to sing 16-32 bars of a Contemporary Broadway tune. Please bring sheet music with you (a pianist will be provided). Expect to be auditioning for about 30 minutes. Dress to move/dance. Callbacks will be Sunday, March 25.
Crew interviews, which can be filled to earn summer scholarships for OU students, will be held with Dan Denhart at this time as well (108 Kantner). Non-students can interview for volunteer positions.
Rehearsals will begin June 12. Performances are July 26-29, August 2-5, 9-12. The show will be directed by Jonathan Hetler and music directed by Devin Sudman.

For further information email ohiovalleysummertheater@gmail.com or call 740-541-3728.

Here are just a few comments from audience members who saw Hairspray (2017):

“Saw it last night. It is fantastic. Wonderful cast and crew!” M.W.

“This is an excellent show!! Kudos to the cast!” A.P.

“This is a wonderful show! Excellent singing, dancing, and storyline! Congratulations to all participants.” M.M.

“We LOVED every minute of the performance!!!” J.M.

“So much talent!” L.S.

“We LOVED it!!” C.P.

“It was great! One of our favorites and they did a superb job!” E.J.

“WOW. Hairspray was so well done. We enjoyed the acting, music and the wonderful dancing. Keep up the good work!” A.G.

“What a great performance Saturday night! The best one yet. The singing and dancing were superb!! Congratulations!” G.C.

“The show was amazing, so much talent.” V.D.

“I just saw the BEST SHOW! Hairspray, OVST….if you haven’t seen it, get your tickets, quick!! This is the last weekend and you will really regret missing the outstanding talent and superb performance. Great job!” K.B.



Photo Credit: Danielle Young