Introducing Whole Audience Education!
Join Woodford Theatre for a brand new Something Extra season, extending the show experience by providing workshops and talkbacks with professional artists from the area and beyond.
THE TWELVE DATES OF CHRISTMAS
Sunday, December 1 after the 2:00 PM Matinee
$10 Ticket Add-On
Actor and Playwright Ginna Hoben, author of The Twelve Dates of Christmas, leads a post-show workshop on developing, writing, and performing in a one person show.
GINNA HOBEN is a New York-based actor/writer. The Twelve Dates of Christmas has enjoyed over fifty productions nation and worldwide. Other produced plays include No Spring Chicken (D.C.’s Women’s Voices Theatre Festival), wind-chill factor, telephone, and Spit Spat Splendor Spite. She has also been a writer/producer for the Emmy nominated TV show, Brain Games.
Ginna has performed at various American regional theatres, most notably in 31 productions at American Shakespeare Center, including the titular role in the World Premiere of Shakespeare’s Sister by Emma Whipday, and in Richard Dresser’s What Are You Afraid Of? (Humana Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville.) www.ginnahoben.com
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Sunday, February 2 after the 2:00 PM Matinee
$10 Ticket Add-On
Workshop with Actor, Director, Writer, Matthew Lewis Johnson, director of Shakespeare in Love.
MATT JOHNSON is the director of the Appalachian Shakespeare Center and an Assistant Professor of Music at EKU. He has been a professional Theatre artist since the last millennium. An award-winning performer, playwright, director and designer, Matthew has served as Associate Artistic Director at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, as a Resident Puppeteer at The Center for Puppetry Arts, and as Director of the Theatre Program at EKU. Local audiences may have seen Matthew on stage with KCT in A One Man Hamlet, Mama Mia, My Fair Lady or with AthensWest as Shag in Equivocation, or at Cincy Shakes where he has performed in more than 50 productions. This native of the Bluegrass is proud to call Versailles home and is thrilled to be making his Woodford MainStage debut directing this production.
CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD
Sunday, March 22 after the 2:00 PM Matinee
$10 Ticket Add-On
Accessibility Workshop with Director Rowen Haigh and members of the d/Deaf Community.
Our Traditional Something Extra Series…Something Extra – because you’re worth it!
Frozen Jr. Character Breakfast December 14 10:00 AM (doors open at 9:30 AM) $10/Person Join Anna, Elsa, and other characters from Frozen Jr. for delicious Norwegian pre-show breakfast with tasty pastries, jams, fruits, yogurts and cheese. Reserve early. Limited seating available.
Frozen Jr. Characters, Cookies, and Cocoa
Saturdays November 30, December 7, 21 after the 2:00 PM Matinee
Join Anna, Elsa, and other characters from Frozen Jr. for a post-show snack complete with delicious cocoa and cookies.
Grease Karaoke and Costume Party!
Friday, May 8 from 7:30-10:00 PM
Bring on the T-bird leather jackets, saddle shoes, and pink lady jackets as we celebrate the end of the season with a karaoke and costume contest!
Woodford Theatre Young Artists Showcase
Friday, April 10 at 7:30 PM, Saturday, April 11 at 2:00 PM
$15/Adult, $10/Student or Child
Join the Award-Winning Woodford Theatre Young Artists in their yearly showcase. The WTYA Showcase is a celebration of professional musical theatre training. Enjoy an array of Broadway favorites combined with original work.