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2015 Season

Disney's Jungle Book Kids

Music and Lyrics by Rickard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman,

and Terry Gilkyson

Additional lyrics and Book adapted by Marcy Heisler

Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle

Directed By: Cory Ott

Musically Directed By: Linda McNamara

Production Staff: Jill Holland and Kelsey Sandmann

Show Dates:

July 24th, 25th, & 26th, 2015 At O.J. Work Auditorium

OCTA Jr. Performance: August 1st, 2015 (Perrysburg, Ohio)


The jungle is jumpin’ with jazz in Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic film, this musical includes all your favorite Disney tunes, like “The Bare Necessities,” and “I Wan’na Be Like You.” On the run from Shere Khan, a ferocious tiger who has banished him from the jungle, a human boy named Mowgli is aided by an agile panther named Bagheera. Along the way, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd of elephants, and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the swingin’ musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera are forced to run for their lives. Shere Khan returns, leading our protagonists to rally their follow jungle creatures into battle and restore peace to the jungle.


  • Appreciation Award Of Participation
  • Merit in Ensemble
  • Merit in Musical Performance as Bagherra: Holly Fongheiser
  • Gypsy Award: Gianna Turano
  • Excellence in Props
  • Excellence in Set Design
  • The Spirit Award

Café Murder

By: Nathan Hartswick

Directed By: Cory Ott

Show Dates:

October 16th, 17th, & 18th, 2015 At Grace Lutheran Church


- House Salad

- Fully Loaded Baked Potato Entree With Your Choice Of Toppings

- Dessert Selection

- Water, Tea, Lemonade, Coffee


Rosemary Saint-John is a loud, annoying hypochondriac convinced she is allergic to water. Celebrating her birthday at a restaurant with her four kooky sisters–a hippie, a valley girl, a trucker and a banker–Rosemary makes enemies with everyone around her. When she disappears and is presumed murdered, the only objective witnesses in the restaurant are the audience members, who must cast their vote. Was it one of Rosemary’s sisters? The self-taught detective? The passionate French chef? The polite and proper mâitre d’? The sarcastic waiter? No one is above suspicion in this delightful dinner theatre murder mystery!

Harry Connick Jr.'s

The Happy Elf

Music and Lyrics by Harry Connick, Jr.

Book by Lauren Gunderson and Andrew Fishman

Based on the song by Harry Connick, Jr. and

Adapted from the television show written by Andrew Fishman.

Directed By: Debbie Lake

Musically Directed By: Linda McNamara

Show Dates:

December 11th, 12th, & 13th, 2015 At O.J. Work Auditorium


The Happy Elf follows Eubie, the happiest elf in the North Pole. More than anything else, Eubie longs to be a part of Santa's sleigh team. Instead, he's stuck checking the naughty-or-nice lists. Then one Christmas Eve he sees something strange: in the whole town of Bluesville, not a single person has been nice. With a pinch of elfish magic and a magical whoosh, Eubie's off to Bluesville. But can he turn a whole town of naughty children nice in just one day? 

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