9 Must-See Events at Ocean City’s Performing Arts Center

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The Ocean City Performing Arts Center is gearing up for a exciting season with a diverse lineup of events that promise to captivate audiences of all ages. From Broadway sensations to interactive game shows, there’s something for everyone at this vibrant venue. Let’s take a closer look at some of the upcoming performances that are set to grace the stage.



1. The Four Phantoms in Concert – February 4
Prepare for an extravagant celebration of Broadway’s most iconic music as The Four Phantoms take center stage on February 4. Featuring the extraordinary quartet of Brent Barrett, John Cudia, Franc D’Ambrosio, and Ciarán Sheehan, this concert promises an unforgettable night of entertainment. Under the musical supervision of two-time Grammy Award-winner David Caddick and the direction of Ryan Shirar, The Four Phantoms Live is an event you won’t want to miss.

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2. Wheel of Fortune Live – February 29
Get ready for the excitement of America’s Game as Wheel of Fortune LIVE! comes to Ocean City on February 29. Audience members have the chance to be selected to join the host on stage, spin the iconic Wheel, solve puzzles, and win incredible prizes. With interactive games and puzzles for the audience too, this experience promises a night of fun and surprises.

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3. The Simon and Garfunkel Story – March 18
Relive the incredible journey of the folk-rock duo in The Simon & Garfunkel Story on March 18. Using photos and original film footage, this immersive concert-style theater show features a full live band performing all the hits, including ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, and more. From their humble beginnings to their dramatic split and iconic reunion, this show captures the essence of Simon & Garfunkel’s musical legacy.

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4. Price is Right Live – April 1
On April 1, The Price Is Right Live brings the excitement of television’s longest-running game show to the stage. Attendees have the chance to “come on down,” play classic games like Plinko and The Big Wheel and most importantly win prizes, including appliances, vacations, and even a new car!

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5. Come From Away – April 8
Experience the heartwarming and breathtaking musical, Come From Away, on April 8. This award winning show portrays the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. This Tony-nominated production is a must-see.

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6. Dinosaur World Live – April 15
Embark on a roarsome adventure with Dinosaur World Live on April 15. This family-friendly show takes you across uncharted territories to discover a prehistoric world filled with astonishing and remarkably life-like dinosaurs. With large-scale dinosaur puppets and captivating storytelling, this performance is sure to delight audiences of all ages.

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7. Mid Atlantic Symphony Orchestra – May 4
On May 4, enjoy an enchanting performance of pieces written by American composers that tell the unique and diverse stories of our country. These songs include: Chokfi’ by Jerod Tate, Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copeland, and Rhapsody in Red, White, and Blue by Peter Boyer.
You don’t want to miss it!

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8. Jay Leno – May 16
Cruisin’ OC weekend gets a dose of comedy as car enthusiast and world-class comedian, Jay Leno takes the stage at the Performing Arts Center on May 16. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the legendary comedian in action.

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9. Menopause The Musical: Cruising Through ‘The Change’ – May 22
Wrap up the season with laughter as Menopause The Musical 2: Cruising Through ‘The Change’ takes the stage on May 22. Join the four beloved ladies on a hilarious and heartfelt journey through the ups and downs of menopause and friendship, accompanied by toe-tapping parodies of hits from the 70s, 80s, and 90s.

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Don’t miss the chance to be part of these unforgettable experiences at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center. Get your tickets now and immerse yourself in the magic of theatre and live entertainment!

Upcoming Events

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8th Annual Ocean City Film Festival

Mar 7, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024

Watch 100+ independent films from all over the world. Featuring in-person screenings in local theaters and special events all weekend long.

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Anime Ocean City

Apr 27, 2024 - Apr 28, 2024

Anime lovers rejoice, Ocean City's newest annual event returns in April!

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Springfest

May 4, 2024 - May 7, 2024

Celebrate Spring and the upcoming Summer season at Springfest's 33rd Anniversary!

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Jay Leno Live at the Performing Arts Center

May 16, 2024

Jay Leno performs live at the Ocean City Convention Center on May 16th, 2024!

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33rd Annual Cruisin’ Ocean City

May 16, 2024 - May 19, 2024

A 20+ year car show that will feature over 3,000 Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, and Trucks participating in events at the OC Convention Center, Inlet Parking Lot, and various car shows throughout town.

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Ocean City Grand Prix 2024

Jun 7, 2024 - Jun 9, 2024

High speed boat racing along the Ocean City coast!

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Ocean City Jeep Week

Aug 22, 2024 - Aug 25, 2024

The biggest, most popular Jeep event in the mid-Atlantic returns to the Ocean City beaches on August 22nd!

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Ocean City Air Show 2024

Aug 24, 2024 - Aug 25, 2024

The Ocean City Air Show returns in August!

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Ocean’s Calling Music Festival

Sep 27, 2024 - Sep 29, 2024

A three day festival in partnership with musicians O.A.R. featuring over 30 performances on 3 stages, all on the classic Ocean City Boardwalk.

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Endless Summer Cruisin’

Oct 10, 2024 - Oct 13, 2024

If you miss Cruisin' OC in May, you get another chance to see more hot rod action in October!

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