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Woodland Opera House

Woodland, California

About Woodland Opera House

The Woodland Opera House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (1971), inventory of Historic Sites in Yolo County (1972), was on the Historic American Building Survey (1966), and listed in the Woodland Historical Zone (1971). Named California Registered Historical Landmark #851 in 1973, the Opera House was made a state historical park in 1976, even though no park rangers are on the premises.

The Woodland Opera House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a California Historical Landmark, is one of four fully functioning 19th century opera houses in California.[3] It is a contributing property to the Downtown Historic District of Woodland, California.

The WOH produces 5 Mainstage musicals and plays, 3 Theatre for Families productions, and 5 Educational productions each season. As a community theatre we depend upon the talents of volunteer actors, musicians, back stage crew and ushers. The WOH also provides theatre and dance education for all ages at the TADA studio.

1896 established
12 shows per year
18 avg. cast size

Upcoming Shows From Woodland Opera House

January 2023 Treasure Island

Excitement runs high in this musical adaptation of a favorite childhood adventure story. Robert Louis Stevenson’s thrilling tale of pirates, treasure maps, mutiny on the high seas and pieces of eight follows Jim Hawkins, an ordinary youth who is drawn into a dangerous race for buried treasure against the treacherous Long John Silver. This lively show, full of fun characters and music, is great for...

February 2023 An American In Paris

Set in the French capital in the wake of World War II, An American in Paris tells the romantic story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl, and an indomitable European city – each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of international conflict. Inspired by the Academy-Award winning 1951 film, the new stage musical features a ravishing score by George and Ira Gershwin and a...

March 2023 Corduroy

An expansion of the beloved picture book that follows Corduroy throughout the department store in search of his missing button while pursued by an increasingly exasperated Night Watchman. Little Lisa, in the meantime, searches for a way to win over Mom so she can give the bear a loving home. The tender, enduring story about true friendship stirs up the stage with a rumpus of action, joy, and...

April 2023 Young Frankenstein

It’s alive! The electrifying adaptation of Mel Brooks’ monstrously funny film will leave you in stitches. Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick, he finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors as he brings to life a creature that eventually...

Past Shows

  • Nov 2022
    A Christmas Story
  • Sep 2022
    Dear Edwina

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