Coming Soon
July 12 - Aug 4, 2024

Step into the bustling streets of New York with 'Newsies,' where the air buzzes with the spirit of rebellion and the melody of hope. Ovation Theatre presents this stirring turn-of-the-century saga. With rousing anthems and an indomitable will, Jack Kelly leads a vibrant youth movement in this unforgettable Disney musical, echoing a timeless message that resonates louder than ever.

Coming Soon
Aug 23 - Sep 15, 2024

Unfold the tapestry of Carole King's remarkable rise to stardom with 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.' Directed by Cody Garcia, this inspiring production celebrates the iconic music and enduring legacy of one of music's most beloved figures. Experience the soulful classics and the heartwarming story of a Brooklyn girl who found her voice and became a king of the music world.

2023-24 Season
Flex Pass Now Available

2024-2025 • SEASON 7

La Cage aux Folles

June 7 - 23, 2024


July 12 - Aug 4, 2024

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Aug 23 - Sep 15, 2024

Sweeney Todd

Oct 18 - Nov 9, 2024

School of Rock

Dec 5 - 22, 2024

Avenue Q

Jan 31 - Feb 23, 2025


Mar 14 - 30, 2025


Apr 25 - May 18, 2025

2024-25 Season 7 Flex Passes Now Available!

With our annual Flex Pass, you can build your custom Ovation Theatre experience and change it throughout the season! Enjoy every show, or enjoy your favorite production again and again; the choice is yours.

The Reviews Are In...


Saw a truly wonderful production of, a chorus line, last week with a friend. Great, great, great production. The acting corps were truly wonderful. The singing was beautiful  the emotions were raw and heartfelt.

- Lamar K.


Comfortable theater. Fantastic talent. We've had 2 enjoyable experiences here. Looking forward to many more plays and performances. Good job everyone!!

- Barbara S.


More so that any other community theater, Ovation embraces the idea of going beyond theatrical productions. With concerts and comedy, the 19th Street venue hosts various forms of entertainment.


About Us

The Ovation Repertory Theatre is a semi-professional theater offering the community professional quality productions.

We are an organization ahead of the curve, unafraid to take chances with our art to impact the community as well as push the art form of theatre in Bakersfield forward. We believe theatre is an important element of entertainment in Bakersfield and must be continued at all costs.

Elf and other castmembers on stage