Group Decision Jazz Band  "A Night at the Club"
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Group Decision Jazz Band "A Night at the Club"

Attention members and prospective members!  Join us for our annual members' appreciation event. 

Step back into the 1960's when going to the "club" was a special affair.  Join us for an evening of music from that era including jazz, big band, and more.

Hors d'oeuvres and beverages, including wine and beer.

Free admission to members only.  Memberships available at the door. 

 

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Mid Minnesota Band
Oct
14
2:00 PM14:00

Mid Minnesota Band

Back by popular demand.   This group really knows how to entertain.  The Mid-Minnesota Band is comprised of gifted musicians who come from a four-county area.  Enjoy great music from many eras, including show tunes, marches, traditional numbers, etc.  Look for some humor and audience participation, too.

Mark this one on your calendar now! 

Admission:  $5.00

 

 

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Minnesota Captain Jack Sparrow
Oct
27
1:00 PM13:00

Minnesota Captain Jack Sparrow

Minnesota Captain Jack Sparrow is coming to the Opera House!  Joshua Godfredson impersonates Captain Jack Sparrow with his authentic voice and wardrobe. 

Come for an afternoon of entertainment, including cannonballs, treasure maps, loot bags and more.  Dress up as a pirate or create a costume at the event.  Don't be surprised if you learn a few amazing facts about pirates, too!

Schedule: 

Arts and Crafts Plus Photos with Jack from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Show:  2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Photos with Jack from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Admission: 

5 and under:  Free

6 - 12:  $5.00

13 and older:  $10.00        $30.00 family cap

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Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

Plymouth Concert Band

Join us for an evening of outstanding concert band music!

One of Minnesota’s premiere bands, the Plymouth Concert Band performs a variety of classical and contemporary music, as well as show tunes that appeal to a wide audience. 

Established in 1998, this band is composed of over 55 members from Plymouth, Minnesota and the surrounding communities who share a love of music and a desire to bring the arts to others.   The Plymouth Concert Band is conducted by David Elmhirst, associate director of bands at Wayzata High School. 

Admission:  $5.00

Free will donation for refreshments.

You won't want to miss this performance!

This activity is funded in part with a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council made possible by the voters of Minnesota, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. 

 

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'night Mother by Marsha Mason
Sep
9
2:00 PM14:00

'night Mother by Marsha Mason

Back by popular demand!

The Litchfield Opera House Readers' Theater, by special permission of the Dramatists Play Service, presents the Pulitzer prize winning play:

‘night, Mother

Adapted from the play by Marsha Norman, 'night, Mother is the story of a parent's worst nightmare as a mother and her suicidal daughter debate the question "to die or not to die."

Starring Carole Wendt and Jan Pease

Directed by Carole Wendt

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Prairie Arts Chorale Presents "By Request"
Sep
8
7:00 PM19:00

Prairie Arts Chorale Presents "By Request"

The Prairie Arts Chorale is a regional choral group in Southwestern Minnesota. They will present an evening of classical and popular music, including the selections "California Dreamin, '" "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Mama Mia," "What A Wonderful World," When I'm 64," and many others. 

Join us for an evening of outstanding choral music. 

Admission:  $5.00

Free will donation for refreshments. 

This activity is funded, in part, by a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council through an appropriation from the MN State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.

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Aces and Eights --- Traditional Songs Accompanied by Guiter, Banjo, and  Mandolin
Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

Aces and Eights --- Traditional Songs Accompanied by Guiter, Banjo, and Mandolin

Aces and Eights is a roots music duo from the Black Hills of South Dakota.  They are founders & performers of the Black Hills Opry and winners of CD of the Year with the National Traditional Country Music Association.  This outstanding duo has been featured on public television and radio. 

Join us for an evening of traditional music performed by outstanding singers. 

Admission:  $10

Free will offering for refreshments. 

 

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Aug
14
6:30 PM18:30

Music for the Young and Young at Heart by the Dollerschell Family Singers

Sara Dollerschell and her daughters will be performing on the Opera House lawn (east of the Opera House) on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.  The program, "Music for the Young and Young at Heart" is an interactive musical performance tailored for young children, as well as children of all ages. 

Root Beer floats will be served with free will donations accepted for the refreshments. 

Free admission!

 

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The Traveling Museum of Music
Jul
1
2:00 PM14:00

The Traveling Museum of Music

Grammy nominated musicians Bob and Sheila Everhart perform old time and traditional acoustical country music within the historical context of rural music. 

Bob started playing music at the age of six.  At age ten he received his first paid job for 50-cents to sing Frankie Laine songs.  Sheila was 18 when she joined him playing upright acoustic bass, clog dancing, and playing the fiddle. Bob plays a Martin 12-string guitar, French harp, and does the lead vocals.

This program consists of songs that were popular in rural America during all wars from The Revolutionary War to the Iraqi War.  There is dialogue and music, some is sad and some is funny, but all of it is educational and entertaining. 

Admission:  $10.00

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A Mid Summer Night's Dream
Jun
24
2:00 PM14:00

A Mid Summer Night's Dream

The FungusAmongus Players of Dassel, Minnesota, will produce William Shakespeare's comedy, A Mid Summer Night's Dream, at the Litchfield Opera House on Sunday, June 24, (exact time to be determined).

The FungusAmongus Players produce high quality, affordable theatrical experiences that move and entertain audiences. 

Reserve the date as you won't want to miss this outstanding production!

Free will donation. 

More details to follow . . .

 

 

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Mill Pond Jazz Quartet and Donor Wall Unveiling
May
12
6:30 PM18:30

Mill Pond Jazz Quartet and Donor Wall Unveiling

Back by popular demand, the Mill Pond Jazz Quartet is appearing at the Opera House! 

Their music is a great mix of jazz standards includes Blues, Bebop, Swing, Ballads, Bossa Nova and Fusion styles for your listening pleasure.

Professional musicians in this group have shared their jazz interpretations playing for big musical acts in this country, as well as around the world.

You may want to wear your dancing shoes to this event and try out the beautifully refinished house floor!

Admission:  $7.00

Free will donations will be collected for refreshments. 

The donor wall will be unveiled prior to the event at 6:30 p.m.  Talented woodworker and volunteer Chuck Fuller has created a unique design that echoes the building's facade.  This display on the south wall of the lobby features the names of donors who have given $500 or more to the Litchfield Opera House restoration efforts.  Please join us for this historic moment in time. 

 

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