The 15th Annual Arts Celebration featuring:

 

 

"We're Off to See the Wizard..." The Wizard of Oz, that is, presented by the 7th and 8th graders. Buy your tickets today for the Arts Celebration at The Woods. The Arts Celebration is a culmination of the year's work from all students throughout the school. It will take place on May 16th and 17th. Come and see student work from all grade levels in our Art Gallery, listen to our incredible student musicians in the MPR, and join us for the 7th and 8th grade performance of The Wizard of Oz.

These are two important dates that you do not want to miss!

Please Note the Following Deadlines:

Playbill Messages - Monday, May 13 @ 11:59 PM

Make a Gift to the Arts - Monday, May 13 @ 11:59 PM

Purchase Tickets for Thursday's Show - Wednesday, May 15 @ 11:59 PM

Purchase Tickets for Friday's Show - Thursday, May 16 @ 11:59 PM

Order a DVD - Thursday, May 16 @ 11:59 PM

Tickets will be sold at the door for $15 each. Please have cash or check available for payment.

What You Need to Know

Ticket Sales

Online ticket sales for The Wizard of Oz and the Arts Celebration will end soon. All tickets for Thursday's show must be purchased online by 11:59 PM on Wednesday. All tickets for Friday's show must be purchased online by 11:59 PM on Thursday. Tickets will be picked up at Will Call on the day of the show. In addition, tickets will be sold at the door for $15 each. Please bring cash or check.

Please visit the online ticket order form and follow the directions to purchase tickets. In addition to buying tickets, parents and family members can place a message in the playbill and/or donate money and become a patron of the Arts at The Woods. You can also order a DVD of the The Wizard of Oz performance. Please note deadlines listed above.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, May 15

7:00 - 8:30 PM Wine, Cheese & Art (Adults Only)

 

THURSDAY, May 16

2:45 - 3:15 PM Normal Dismissal (Parents must pick up their children at the regular time, drive to offsite parking and return to The Woods Academy via the shuttle bus.)

3:00 PM Shuttle Buses begin.

3:30 PM Art Gallery, Musical Performances

4:30 PM Showtime

7:00 PM Last Shuttle Bus

 

FRIDAY, May 17

5:00 PM Shuttle Buses begin.

5:30 PM Art Gallery, Musical Performances

7:00 PM Showtime

10:00 PM Last Shuttle Bus

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist in organizing the student art gallery and exhibit hall from May 13-17, to sell STARS to the students during lunch May 14-17, and volunteers can help on May 16 and 17 by selling snacks, STARS, and roses just before the play, during intermission, and immediately after the play. (You'll still be able to see the performance.)

Please sign up to show your support of our outstanding Arts program and Woods Arts Celebration Team.

Volunteer Today!

 

Concessions

Snacks, candy, and water bottles will be sold at our concessions table in the atrium before the show and during intermission. You will also be able to purchase roses for the performers and STARS at the concessions table.

Please come prepared to pay CASH for water, concessions, roses, and STARS.

STARS

STARS will be sold to honor your favorite Wizard of Oz performer, teacher, friend, prayer partner, etc. during lunch every day the week of May 13. STARS will be $1 each and will benefit the Arts at The Woods.

STARS as well as ROSES will be sold the nights of the performances.

Transportation

On both Thursday, May 16, and Friday May 17 there will be OFFSITE PARKING.

THURSDAY, MAY 16
Offsite Location for Thursday:
  • THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE - 7701 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817 (Please park in the spaces farthest from the entrance and closest to the golf course.)

Shuttle Bus Schedule for Thursday:

  • Shuttle buses will run from 3:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Parents are to pick up their children at the regular dismissal time and drive to the location. They will then be transported back to school.
  • Showtime is 4:30 PM.
  • The last shuttle bus on Thursday will leave at 7:00 PM.
FRIDAY, MAY 17
Offsite Location for Friday:
  • THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE - 7701 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817 (Please park in the spaces farthest from the entrance and closest to the golf course.)

Shuttle Bus Schedule for Friday:

  • Shuttle buses will run from 5:00 – 10:00 PM.
  • Showtime is 7:00 PM.
  • The last shuttle bus on Friday will leave at 10:00 PM.

If parents or guests arrive late to the performance, they are to drive directly to the offsite parking.

REMINDER: NO PARKING ON NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS.

THANK YOU TO ALL FOR SHOWING CONSIDERATION AND RESPECT TOWARDS THE WOODS TRANSPORTATION CREW WHO WILL BE ON DUTY FOR BOTH PERFORMANCES.