Tickets now on sale for 2016-17 Ogdensburg Command Performance season; seven productions planned
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 2:35 pm

OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg Command Performances 2016-17 season will bring seven musicals to OFA’s George Hall Auditorium.

Tickets for single shows are $18 to $40. Season passes are $61 to $158. They are available from ilovetheatre.org, [email protected] or 393-2625.

The season starts Oct. at 3 p.m. with “Sister Roberta Anne’s Cabaret Class.” The one-woman show includes songs from the “Nunsense” series, interspersed with humorous stories and audience interaction. The plot includes the show’s star showing how to put together a cabaret act.

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker will be Nov. 29 at 7:45 p.m. Coming to the North Country from Russia, the show features what OCP calls “the world’s best dancers,” a 60-foot growing Christmas tree, costumes and props.

The next show, slated for Feb. 16 at 7:45 p.m., will be “Cheers Live On Stage.” It features the original scripts from the “Cheers” TV show adapted into a stage production, with characters Sam, Diane, Coach, Carla, Cliff and Norm.

“DRUMLine Live” will be March 4 at 7:45 p.m. The show was created by the musical team behind the movies “Drumline” and “Drumline: A New Beat”. It includes show-style marching popularized at Historically Black College and University, with hip hop, soul, gospel and jazz numbers.

“Saturday Night Fever” will be on March 28 at 7:45 p.m. It includes a score by The Bee Gees, colored lights and disco choreography.

Up next is “Beehive The 60s Musical” April 5 at 7:45 p.m. The show, on its 30th anniversary tour, is a musical retrospective of the 1960s. It includes six singers, 40 costumes, 23 wigs and 40 hits, such as “To Sir With Love,” “Downtown,” “It’s My Party,” “Where the Boys Are,” “Respect” and other songs.

To close the season on May 20 at 7:45 p.m., Jimmy Osmond will present “Moon River and Me,” a tribute to his friend and mentor Andy Williams.

Preshow chats with a touring company representative will be one hour before most performances. OCP says these are “to enhance your enjoyment of the production.”