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The Ohnward Fine Arts Center

"Bringing the arts to everyone"

The Ohnward Fine Arts Center is a volunteer based, nonprofit organization that exists to offer quality and varied entertainment, provide lifelong learning opportunities, and foster creative expression throughout the community in a fiscally responsible manner.

Our Next Event: Seussical Jr.

August 8 at 7pm and August 9 at 2PM

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Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

Based on the works of Dr. Seuss

"Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss's best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper!

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza.

Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat, our narrator, tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Who's, including Jojo, a Who child who gets in trouble for thinking too many "thinks." Horton's challenge is twofold - not only must he protect the Who's from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must also guard an abandoned egg that's been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping, and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphant

Tickets:

      $7(in advance) $10(at the door)
Students (18 & Under) Tickets:
      $5(in advance) $7(at the door)

Our Location

The Ohnward Fine Arts Center is located at 1215 East Platt Street in Maquoketa, Iowa on Highway 64 (right across the road from the Jackson County Fairgrounds). Stop in and see our beautiful facility!

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