The Oswego Civic Arts Center

   Frances Marion Brown Theater 




"A One Act Play"

by Michael Nupuf & Stephen Wolf

Directed by Richard Mosher

August 18th at 8:00 PM and August 19th at 2:00 PM

Audrey Marie Munson was an American artist's model and film actress, considered "America's First Supermodel. Audrey was the model or inspiration for more than 12 statues in New York City.  Audrey who lived to be 104 years old led a tragic life in her later years as mental illness plagued her from her early 30s until her death at 104.

Buried in New Haven, NY, she remains a local legend we learn about in this fascinating one act by playwrights Wolf and Nupuf. Come join us as we learn of her life’s journey through flashbacks, unique staging and stunning acting. You won’t want to miss this theater experience.



 by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston

Directed by Troy Pepper

September 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 2018

“Dracula” comes to the Oswego Players stage with all the excitement of Bram Stoker’s original book. In the revised play, Abraham Van Helsing investigates the mysterious illness of a young woman, Lucy Seward, with the help of her father and fiance. He discovers she is the victim of Count Dracula, a powerful vampire who is feeding on her blood. The men follow one of Dracula's servants to the vampire's hiding place, where they decide they must try to kill him. Come early to the theater, get the best seat in the house and experience the rush of excitement watching if they finally succeed in their quest. Faint of heart beware.





by Andrew Bergman

(Dinner Theater at the Church of the Resurrection)

Directed by Inez Parker

October 19, 20, 2018

“Social Security” is a play by Andrew Bergman that focuses on trendy Manhattan art gallery owners Barbara and David Kahn, whose life is upended when her Mineola housewife sister Trudy deposits their eccentric mother Sophie on the couple's doorstep while she and her husband Martin head to Buffalo to rescue their sexually precocious college student daughter from an unusual affair. Barbara and David introduce Sophie to suave artist Maurice Koenig, who offers to paint her portrait and soon begins to brighten her life in ways she never expected in her twilight years. The laughs are hearty and frequent. Come join us for home-cooked dinner and a hilarious show.





 by Philip Grecian

Directed by Bobby Fantana

December 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 2018

Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself, at Higbee's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out!" All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here to enjoy as a Christmas treat for kids and adults. Bring the whole family as “A Christmas Story” is destined to become a theatrical holiday perennial.







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