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“Every Brilliant Thing” Presented by Over Our Head Players

Advertisements Over Our Head Players are welcoming guests back into the theater for live performances. This Friday, Every Brilliant Thing opens at the Sixth Street Theatre in downtown Racine and will run for three weekends in November. Directed by Cody Ernest, Every Brilliant Thing is a “humorous and inventive look into depression and mental illness.” […]

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Over Our Head Players Announce ‘2021 Snowdance’ Winners

Advertisements RACINE – Over Our Head Players concluded the 2021 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival on Sunday afternoon by presenting the audience’s favorite Best in Snow prizes on Facebook Live. The Best in Snow winning entry ($500 cash prize) went to playwright John Busser of Avon, Ohio. His short comedy, “Annnd Scene (Of The Crime)”, […]

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State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

Advertisements RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department […]

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Over Our Head Players soliciting playwriting contest scripts

Advertisements Over Our Head Players (OOHP) is accepting submissions for the “2021 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival,” now through November 1.   “Snowdance®” entry is open to original 10-minute or shorter comedies for the stage.  The OOHP Snowdance ensemble will perform winning entries in Winter 2021. Concluding each performance, audience members can vote for their favorite […]

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Historic walking tour offer great socially-distanced fun downtown

Advertisements RACINE – Downtown Racine Corporation now offers a great way to explore downtown with some great socially-distanced fun for the whole family. The DRC’s Main St. Committee is delighted to present a web-based, mobile-friendly update of a walking tour guide commissioned by the Racine Landmarks Commission in April 1990. The original printed brochure, which […]

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Over Our Head Players Select Comedy Writing Contest Finalists

Advertisements Over Our Head Players has announced the 10 finalists selected for performance at the “2020 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival.”  Between July and October, a record-breaking 654 scripts were submitted for consideration.  Playwrights from 43 states and 12 foreign countries entered the competition.  The largest number of entries came from New York, followed by […]

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Over Our Head Players Announces 28th Season Line Up

Advertisements RACINE, WISCONSIN, AUGUST 7, 2019: Over Our Head Players announces their 28th season of live theatre in Downtown Racine!  The 2019-2020 season, presented at Sixth Street Theatre, features two original productions.  In addition to the 16th annual Snowdance original comedy competition, the all-new KRINGLE ….. The Musical?, Part II: West of the I Side […]

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Over Our Head Players Solitciting Playwriting Contest Scripts

Advertisements Over Our Head Players is accepting submissions for the “2020 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival,” now through November 1. “Snowdance®” entry is open to original 10 minute or shorter comedies for the stage. Winning entries will be performed together in one theatre presentation by the OOHP Snowdance ensemble at Sixth Street Theatre for five […]

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Over Our Head Players to showcase 2019 Snowdance 10-Minute Comedy Festival

Advertisements Over Our Head Players will showcase their popular original comedy competition, the “2019 Snowdance 10 Minute Comedy Festival” from Jan. 25 through Feb. 24. Performed by the OOHP Snowdance ensemble, these performances will take place at Sixth Street Theatre, 18 Sixth Street. The audience can vote for their favorite performance and audience favorites win […]

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Playing Lombardi, comedian changes his game face

Advertisements Racine theatergoers may think of Rich Smith as anything but a serious actor. Think again. The one-time class cut-up, the irreverent actor from Over Our Head Players (OOHPS) with the rubber face and 1,001 comic personas, stars as Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi in the Racine Theatre Guild production of Lombardi, through November 4. […]