Plan Your Visit 2017-07-19T18:52:05+00:00

Plan Your Visit

The Ohio Light Opera is located in beautiful Wooster, Ohio

The Ohio Light Opera • Freedlander Theatre • 329 E. University St. • Wooster, Ohio 44691

Click here for Google Maps
Click here for the Main Street Wooster website
Click here for The College of Wooster’s Directions & Maps website

Beginning on Monday, May 8th, Burbank Road will be closed between Highland Avenue and Winkler Drive for the Burbank Road Reconstruction project.  This closure will last for the duration of the project, which will be until late summer or fall.  The official, posted detour for southbound traffic will be Dix-Cleveland-Highland. The official, posted detour for northbound traffic will be Highland-Cleveland-Milltown. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the changes please call the City of Wooster (330)263-5200. Click here for more information.

Directions to Wooster

Canton: Take US-30 West to the OH-3 N/OH-83 N exit toward Medina/Lodi. Take the OH-585/Akron Rd ramp to Bowman St. Turn right at OH-585 S/Akron Rd. Continue to follow Akron Rd. Continue onto E Bowman St. Turn right at Beall Ave. Follow north to East Pine Street. Take left through the center of campus and turn right into Freedlander Theatre parking lot.

Akron: Take I-77 South to Route 21 South. Take Route 21 South to Route 585. Take Route 585 west for 21 miles into Wooster to Wayne Avenue. Turn right onto Wayne Avenue to stop sign at Bever Street. Take left onto Bever Street (Freedlander Theatre is on the left, on the corner of University and Bever).

Cleveland: Take I-71 South to Route 83 (Wooster exit). Travel south on Route 83 for 14 miles until you reach Wooster. Once you enter Wooster, turn right on Friendsville Road. Go through four traffic lights until Burbank Road becomes Bever Street (Freedlander Theatre is on the left, on the corner of University and Bever).

Columbus: Take I-71 North to Route 30 East. Take Route 30 East for 28 miles into Wooster. Exit onto Madison Avenue. Turn right off exit and proceed into Wooster on Bever Street (Freedlander Theatre is on the right, on the corner of University and Bever).

Wooster is easily accessible by car. Approximate driving distances to Wooster are:
Mansfield: 35 mins • Canton: 40 mins • Akron: 45 mins • Cleveland: 1 hr • Columbus: 1.5 hrs
Pittsburgh: 2.5 hrs • Cincinnati: 3.5 hrs • Indianapolis: 6 hrs • Chicago: 6 hrs
Washington D.C.: 7 hrs