UCO presents the musical revue There’s No Business Like Snow Business

Published November 27, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor It’s finally here! The holiday season hits hard and fast this week, with Christmas lights going up everywhere and early shopping already starting. Always in the holiday spirit, UCO’s musical theatre department presents another fun night of music with their latest themed revue. There’s No Business Like […]

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is a new tradition at the Pollard

Published November 20, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The Pollard Theatre’s new holiday tradition returns for the 2019 Christmas season. It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play tells the story of George Bailey, a business and family man who attempts to end his life on Christmas Eve. An unlikely visitor intervenes, and in turn […]

The Lyric Academy’s Marvel Spotlight highlights great fun

Published November 18, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The Thelma Gaylord Academy presents a fun set of One Act plays. Marvel Spotlight features superheroes, both known and somewhat unknown, in a new light. In Hammered: A Thor and Loki Play, a teenaged Thor is facing his exams. Not one to make things easy on him, […]

Moore High School Fine Arts presents a rousing Les Mis

Published November 18, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The ultimate tale of redemption, love, and loss comes to life on a high school stage. The students of Moore High School Fine Arts department present Les Misérables, known colloquially as Les Mis. Les Mis tells the story of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict who vows to […]

The Lyric Academy’s Mary Poppins is practically perfect!

Published November 11, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Lyric Theatre’s Thelma Gaylord Academy produces top-notch, professional quality theatre for OKC patrons. By utilizing their students, they present a unique experience and a chance for young artists to hone their artistry and technical skills. Their fall production of Mary Poppins is challenging, a technical marvel, and […]

UCO’s musical theatre students twist the knife with Macabret

Published October 28, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The UCO Musical Theatre students present a “Spooktactular Halloween Revue” at the UCO Jazz Lab. The annual concert, Macabret, features the full cast of UCO musical theatre students, presenting contemporary pop/rock songs with a Halloween inspired twist. The production is wholly produced, performed, directed and designed by […]

The Pollard’s Evil Dead is bloody great!

Published October 17, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Evil Dead: The Musical is a bloody, gory, funny, grotesque, absurd, ridiculous thrill of a parody and it’s great fun for theatre-goers. The Pollard Theatre brings it back by popular demand after a sold-out run five years ago. This go-round is exceptionally directed by Pollard company member […]

OU’s Cabaret remains startling and relevant

Published October 7, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Cabaret opened on Broadway in 1966, but it remains shockingly relevant in 2019.  Based in Berlin in the early days of the Nazi party, Cabaret is alluring and tempting, dark and horrific, and it still speaks to cultural and political topics that we’re debating to this very […]

UCO’s musical theatre students present the spooky, spectacular Macabret

Published October 4, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor There’s something fun about mashing up words, especially for the season at hand. The ever popular Snowpocalypse comes around occasionally for an impeding snow storm and the apocalyptic response that ensues. Then of course, there’s the classic Fallsummoween. This is one we’re very familiar with in Oklahoma. […]

Go back to high school with UCO’s Grease

Published September 30, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Though it debuted in 1971, with a hit movie in 1978, it seems like Grease has been around forever. It’s woven so completely into the American songbook, and heavily into the theatre rotation, that nearly everyone from sea to shining sea knows the songs, the characters and […]