About Sontag Greek Theatre

Each July, Ophelia's Jump has presents its Midsummer Shakespeare Festival at the beautiful Sontag Greek Theatre on the campus of Pomona College who is a major sponsor of the event.  


The Sontag Greek Theatre, located at the western edge of The Wash on Pomona College's campus, was built in 1910 and renovated in 1997, when it was renamed in honor of Professor of Philosophy Frederick Sontag, who was a member of Pomona’s faculty for 57 years, and his wife Carol.

The site of the Greek Theatre had long been a location for both casual student events and more formal performances and ceremonies. In 1910, the senior class gifted $2,500 to build a permanent theatre, which included several hundred concrete seats and bleachers. Pomona College: Reflections on a Campus states that the Wash as “a civic space embedded in nature, it represented both an extension of the ‘college in a garden’ concept and reference to the classical groves of academe."


The amphitheatre is set amidst a grove of old oaks and surrounded by lawns affording an ideal space for the festival allowing patrons to arrive early and picnic while enjoying the "Green Show" before each performance.  On Saturdays, local artisans, community organizations and vendors set up tables to sell their wares and provide information.  


Several local restaurants provide boxed dinners that can be pre-ordered and picked up on the way to the theatre.  


For more information about the festival, box dinners, participating as a vendor, or the Sontag venue call us at 909 734-6565​.

Tickets are available for single purchase, subscriptions or through membership.  Visit our Tickets Page to purchase individual tickets, or save $ and get cool perks by subscribing or becoming a member.  We now have discounted "GEN-OJP" subscriptions for anyone 29 and under!  You can also avoid ticketing fees by pre-buying tickets from our Box Office by calling (909) 734-6565.

Saturday // June 16
Saturday Smorgasbord

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Tickets $15

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Saturday // June 23
A Lifetime of Regret

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Tickets $15

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Thursday // July 12
As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Caitlin Lopez

Sontag Greek Theatre
Doors: 6:00 pm / Green Show: 7:30 pm/ Main show: 8:30 pm
Tickets $25
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Friday // July 13
Romeo & Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Aly Easton

Sontag Greek Theatre
Doors: 6:00 pm / Green Show: 7:30 pm/ Main Show : 8:30pm
Tickets $25
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Saturday // July 14
As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Caitlin Lopez

Sontag Greek Theatre
Doors: 5:00 pm / Green Show: 7:30pm/ Main Show: 8:30
Tickets $25
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Sunday // July 15
Romeo & Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Directed Aly Easton

Sontag Greek Theatre
Doors: 6:00 pm / Green Show: 7:30pm/ Main Show: 8:30pm
Tickets $25 
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Thursday // July 19
Romeo & Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Aly Easton

Sontag Greek Theatre
Doors: 6:00 pm / Green Show: 7:30pm/ Main Show 8:30 pm
Tickets $25 
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Friday // July 20
As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Caitlin Lopez

Sontag Greek Theatre
Doors: 6:00 pm / Green Show: 7:30pm/ Main Show 8:30 pm
Tickets $25 
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Saturday // July 21
Romeo & Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Aly Easton
Sontag Greek Theatre

Doors: 5:00 pm / Green Show: 7:30pm/ Main Show 8:30 pm
Tickets $25 
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Sunday // July 22
As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Caitlin Lopez
Sontag Greek Theatre

Doors: 6:00 pm / Green Show: 7:30pm/ Main Show 8:30 pm
Tickets $25 
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About The OJP Studio

We're thrilled to be in the our new venue since last June.  Our intimate theater space seats 49 in comfortable tiered seating so there is not a bad seat in the house.  Doors open an hour before curtain; enjoy dinner from the Big Easy Food truck and refreshments at our concessions bar. Conveniently located in Upland close to the border with Claremont, we are centrally located close to both the Claremont Village and Downtown Upland.  The OJP Studio is perfect for meetings and workshops.  Call us for information about rentals.