Young musicians from out of town play alongside our own amazing Corvallis talent. Faculty Jason and Anthea join musicians from Inside Music Academy, a nationally recognized music camp, based right here in Corvallis.
Henry of the House of Lancaster, King of England, sits precariously on his throne. Crowned when he was just nine months old, he has grown into a weak and unsuitable leader, surrounded by a rapacious aristocracy and riotous factions vying for supremacy within his government. Henry’s father, the brilliant general Henry V, won control of large areas of France some years ago, but the empire is crumbling under Henry’s mismanagement.
After the young king impulsively marries the clever and strong-willed Margaret of Anjou, her scheming presence at court tips the balance of grumbling factions towards an all-out civil war. When the ambitious Richard, Duke of York, takes this opportunity to press a claim to the throne, everyone must pick a side -- Lancaster or York, the Red Rose or the White.
Not only is Fighting for Love a beautiful story with beautiful music, it is a symbol of our deepest hopes for the world. While the musical focuses on two individuals, it also applies to our collective fight to overcome self-centeredness, so that we may better relate to one another and work together in harmony.
The show tells the story of two characters who speak to us through words and a moving musical performance. As they work through the obstacles in their shared relationship, they learn to connect more deeply with one another and together forge a path toward healing and happiness. Their journey is raw and real, and it underscores how essential it is to fight for love.
Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
Based on the book from the Tales From a Revolution Series by Oregon author Lars D.H. Hedbor, The Siege tells the story of Nathaniel Wooster, recently wounded in battle, his Fiancée Anna, and their widowed neighbor, Mrs. James, as they ride out the Siege of Yorktown near the end of the American Revolution.
Meanwhile, in 2021, in the midst of a Global Pandemic, three of Nathaniel and Anna’s descendants discover their family’s history through letters written by Nathaniel to his parents, and they contemplate the similarities they face adapting to this new world as their ancestors did 240 years prior.
Streaming on Facebook Live August 20th.