The OOH Annual Events
We need your support to maintain our historic building and continue our mission of providing affordable, quality theatre and educational opportunities in the arts. Please join us for one of the several annual events we offer in addition to our regular season shows.
Summertime Arts Soiree
SPONSORED BY: MARTIN DISTRIBUTING and HOLLYWOOD CASINO AT CHARLES TOWN RACES
Saturday, August 4th (5pm to 9pm)
It is a lazy summer evening in August and you are looking for something to excite your senses and recharge your creative batteries. Well look no further than the Old Opera House’s 12th Annual Summertime Arts Soiree!
$37.50 per person...Includes delectable hors d’oeuvres, fine wine, and the music of singer-songwriter Laura Busey
Donna Ashbaugh: Watercolor Paintings
Joe Bourgeois: Occasional tables, inlay boxes and small objects d ’arts
Diana Cooper: Wildlife and scenic photographic prints, canvases and cards
Earl Mills: Fine Photographs
Tom Nebel: Painting in acrylics and pastels
Sandra Nichols: Gemstone/art glass/metal, one-of-a-kind jewelry
Denise O’Brien: Glass Work and fine jewelry
Scott Tatina: Wood turnings
Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance by calling the Old Opera House BOX OFFICE at #304.725.4420 or
An Annual Event Held Every June
Each June this one-act play festival attracts some of the country's most gifted new playwrights. See the works of four of the best plays submitted each year and get the unique opportunity to serve as a theatre critic and vote for your favorite entry.
A Night at the Races
Each April join the OOH at the Hollywood Casino at the Charles Town Races with a fun-filled night of races and prime-rib/seafood buffet.
Annual Summertime Arts Soirée
Each August this premier showing of artists' work kicks off with a splendid ticketed gala on Friday evening with free perusal of the artwork on Saturday.
Each fall the Old Opera House hosts the this ticketed auction as a fundraiser at the Clarion Hotel in Shepherdstown, WV. Proceeds go to the upkeep of the historical OOH building.