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.

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, Mamma 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.

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. This event is held at the Woodford County Senior Center right next door to the theatre. Attendees will pick up Breakfast tickets from the Box Office beginning at 9:00 AM and then staff will direct you to the Center Center, where doors will open at 9:30 AM.

Frozen Jr. Characters, Cookies, and Cocoa
Saturdays November 30, December 7, 21 after the 2:00 PM Matinee (beginning at approximately 3:45 PM)
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.