Olmsted Performing Arts Presents JEKYLL & HYDE Art Contest, Submissions Due 7/25

Olmsted Performing Arts Presents JEKYLL & HYDE Art Contest, Submissions Due 7/25

Olmsted Performing Arts (OPA) - http://www.olmstedperformingarts.com - in Olmsted Falls will unleash the split-personality of "Jekyll & Hyde" on the Olmsted Performing Arts Center (OPAC) stage August 1 -3, and 8 - 10. "Jekyll & Hyde" is headlined by a talented cast of classically trained theatre and musical theatre professionals and is sure to be the most robust, spectacular and entertaining show at OPA yet.

OPA art department wants all artists to submit "Jekyll & Hyde" inspired artwork by July 25

Create art inspired by "Jekyll & Hyde" and submit a high quality photograph or scan of the artwork for entry.

All entries will be posted on the Olmsted Performing Arts Facebook page and every person who enters the contest will receive a pair of free tickets to see Jekyll and Hyde on stage at the Olmsted Performing Arts Center in August. Shannon Timura, art director at the Olmsted Performing Arts Center, will judge the best piece of art and the winning piece of art will be displayed at the Jekyll & Hyde pre-show activities and in the OPAC after that.

Please submit your art to the "Jekyll & Hyde" art contest NOW. We encourage paintings, illustrations, sculptures or graphic art that can be printed and displayed. Send submissions electronically in high resolution as a .jpeg file attachment to shannon.timura@olmstedperformingarts.com. The submission deadline is July 25.

Visit the OPA website - Olmsted Performing Arts (OPA) - http://www.olmstedperformingarts.com - for a full list of entry requirements.

The acclaimed "Jekyll & Hyde" cast - including Michael Padget as Henry Jekyll/Edward Hyde, Rachel Anderson as Emma Carew, Natalie Green as Lucy Harris and Josh Rhett Noble as John Utterson - will electrify the stage with this musical version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of a brilliant scientist and his evil, self made, doppelganger. This evocative tale is an epic battle between good and evil. Henry Jekyll is convinced the cure for his father's mental illness lies in the separation of Man's evil nature from his good and he unwittingly unleashes his own dark side, wreaking havoc in the streets of London as the savage, maniacal Edward Hyde.

With a big cast, a stellar set and an epic vision, directors Angela Boehm, Christina Haviland and choreographer Josh Landis are assembling the "must see" show in the Cleveland area. The low cost of tickets, the acclaimed cast, and the classic story will send Olmsted Performing Arts into a new decade of increasingly quality productions.

The OPA production of "Jekyll & Hyde" is supported by a grant from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.

"Jekyll & Hyde" will be performed at the Olmsted Performing Arts Center - 6941 Columbia Rd, Olmsted Falls, OH - Aug. 1 at 7 p.m., Aug. 2 at 2 and 7 p.m., Aug. 3 at 2 p.m., Aug. 8 at 7 p.m., Aug. 9 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Aug. 10 at 2 p.m. Childcare will be available at the Aug. 3 2 p.m. show.

Find out more about lead "Jekyll & Hyde" actors at http://www.olmstedperformingarts.com/2014/05/14/four-renowned-actors-star-august-production-jekyll-hyde.

"Jekyll & Hyde" was conceived for the stage by Steve Cuden and Frank Wildhom, the book and lyrics ar by Leslie Bricusse, the music is by Frank Wildhom and the musical is based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Tickets to "Jekyll & Hyde" are $13 - $18 and available now online at http://www.olmstedperformingarts.com or over the phone by calling (440) 235-6722.

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