UCO Presents the Haunting True Story RADIUM GIRLS

When radium was first discovered by famed scientist Marie Curie, it was touted as a miracle cure. The glowing substance was incorporated in everyday items from medicines to beauty products, and it was used to treat a host of ailments. In the 1920s, three U.S. radium factories hired young women to paint clock dials with […]

It’s practically love for The Pollard’s Almost, Maine

Published February 17, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The Pollard Theatre’s Valentine season play Almost, Maine is a love story in nine parts, featuring four actors who each portray several characters. Almost is a township that isn’t quite a town, and the citizens there are very nearly finding love on a snowy winter night. Though […]

3rd Act shines with Moonglow

Kim Carney’s Moonglow is a heart wrenching, true-to-life story about the effects of Alzheimer’s on patients and their families. 3rd Act Theatre Company reopens after a COVID-19 related hiatus to close out their first season with this beautiful production. Set in a Dementia and Alzheimer’s fulltime care home, Moonglow centers on Maxine and Joe, two […]

We’re all plane people, and we all Come From Away

Published February 5, 2020 | By Adrienne Proctor September 11, 2001 is a day the world changed forever. Those who remember it consider it a dividing line. There is now only pre 9/11 and post 9/11. Those who were born later grew up in a world where the ideas of terrorism, Xenophobia, and fear of […]

Two friends, one front porch: Ages of the Moon at Carpenter Square

Published January 22, 2018 | By: Adrienne Proctor The scene before us is a familiar one; two friends sharing a drink on a front porch in August, somewhere in the south. They’re waiting out the heat of the day and anticipating an upcoming lunar eclipse. The two reminisce over bourbon, and under the broken ceiling […]

A theatre reviewer rambles: Meet Adrienne!

Published January 20, 2020 | By Adrienne Proctor Hello! I’m Adrienne, the writer of this blog! I graduated in December 2019 with a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Administration & Logistics from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant. It has NOTHING to do with theatre, but it’s helped me in all aspects of my writing! I […]

UCO’s Snow Business is simply divine!

Published December 7, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor UCO’s Musical Theatre Christmas concert is a lovely holiday revue featuring Christmas numbers from a variety of stage musicals. There’s No Business Like Snow Business is a gloriously festive night at the UCO Jazz Lab. The show opens with the full cast performing “We Need a Little […]

OCU’s school of Theatre presents the intriguing drama Arcadia

Published December 3, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is an intriguing and complex drama about the influences of science, nature, truth, time, and sex on our lives. The play is set in two time periods and centers on a grand English estate. In 1809, a young girl and her tutor are delving […]

Lyric Theatre’s A Christmas Carol honors the holiday season

Published December 3, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor A central theme of Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella A Christmas Carol is honoring Christmas. Not just during the holiday season, but year-round. Shortly after the publication of the famous novella, it was adapted for the stage and began its first production run in 1844. The Victorian Era […]

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is a unique holiday experience

Published December 2, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Christmas is a busy time for theatres. Everyone seems to get into a Dickens-y spirit this time of year, with ghosts and Humbugs in every theatrical production you can find. A welcome break from tired traditions is It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. This production […]