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Tickets Now on Sale for Oliver Jr.

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on October 8, 2021

Tickets are now on sale for Oliver! Jr. The Acorn Theatre production of Oliver! Jr. is co-sponsored by Redmile Appraisers. Set Sponsorship is by WellCome OM Center, Costume Sponsorship by Nancy Ponticos, Sugarmill Woods Homes, and Land and Acorn Scholarship by Marker 48 Brewery. 

Oliver! Jr. will be performed from November 12-14 and 19-21 at the Carol and Frank Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida 34601.

ADVANCED seats are $15 for adults and $8 for children ages 13 and under when accompanied by an adult. Friday and Saturday evening shows are at 7:30 PM; Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2:30 PM. Tickets at the door are increased to $20 for adults and $10 for children with an accompanying adult. Advanced prices are available up to approximately 24 hours before each performance.

To purchase tickets, go to https://liveoaktheatre.square.site/  or email [email protected] or call 352-593-0027.

Please Note: If you purchase tickets under different names and wish to be seated together, you must email the box office at [email protected] or call 352-593-0027.

About the Acorn Theatre production of Oliver! Jr.

Consider yourself at home with Oliver! JR., the Broadway Junior version of Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike.

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. When Oliver is captured for a theft that he did not commit, the benevolent victim, Mr. Brownlow takes him in. Fearing the safety of his hideout, Fagin employs the sinister Bill Sikes and the sympathetic Nancy to kidnap him back, threatening Oliver’s chances of discovering the true love of a family.

Oliver! JR. is full of classic songs like “Consider Yourself”, “Food Glorious Food”, and “Oom-Pah-Pah”

About the Acorn Theatre

Acorn Theatre is Live Oak’s Youth Theatre program for students ages 8-18.   This performance class meets to rehearse on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00- 6:30. The class will run in 8-week periods with 6 performances at the end of each term.  The Acorn Theatre works together to produce and perform 3 shows each year as well as participate in Brooksville’s annual Tree Lighting.  

The Acorn Theatre production team consists of rotating Directors/Instructors who are assisted by a team of apprentices in the areas of Stage Manager, Assistant Director, costumes, choreography, lighting, sound, music, and set design.  Parent volunteers are always welcomed in these areas as well.  

Acorn Theatre apprentices are chosen from regular performers of Live Oak who have “grown up” on our stage.  They assume leadership roles in the production and mentor the students of the Youth Theatre.  

About Live Oak Theatre Company (LOT),

Live Oak Theatre Company (LOT) is a not-for-profit 501 (C) (3) repertory company of local artists, located at the Carol and Frank Morsani Center for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, FL 34601.  The Live Oak Theatre Company exists to enrich families, individuals, and the community by providing positive artistic experiences in the Performing Arts – including excellent, affordable, and edifying family-friendly entertainment, performance, and educational opportunities for Theatre patrons and participants of all ages. 

For more information about the Live Oak Theatre Company, including sponsorship and audition opportunities, go to www.LiveOakTheatre.org, email  [email protected] , or call 352-593-0027.   Visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LiveOakTheatre.

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