UCO gears up for Grease at Mitchell Hall Theatre

Published September 19, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Grease is the word! UCO’s Fall 2019 season is starting up with the quintessential American musical. Their production of Grease: The Musical takes us back to high school with the greasers, the pink ladies, and all the antics of Rydell High! It’s a wild ride and tons […]

Stillwater’s Town and Gown Theatre presents Sweeney Todd

Published September 16, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Town and Gown Theatre in Stillwater is opening its 69th season with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The folklore story behind Sweeney Todd is as memorable as it is gruesome. When Sweeney returns to Victorian London, he’s on a mission of revenge against those […]

Let’s do the time warp again with Lyric’s Rocky Horror Show

Published September 16, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Cult classic The Rocky Horror Show makes a long-awaited return to Lyric’s Plaza Theatre! Shiver with anticipation no more. Lyric Theatre only does this show every 3 years, and luckily, it’s on in 2019! Rocky Horror has a following like no other, with an ability to raise […]

Lyric Theatre’s Frost/Nixon hits close to home

Published September 8, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Peter Morgan’s Frost/Nixon is based on the 1977 televised interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and the resigned and disgraced President Richard Nixon. When the Watergate scandal happened, the country became divided. The president resigned and was immediately pardoned, leaving the American people with none of […]

Lyric Theatre Depicts Real Life Drama with Premiere of Frost/Nixon

Published August 22, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Lyric Theatre is back at their Plaza District Theatre with the explosive Frost/Nixon. The 2006 play by Peter Morgan depicts a real-life, televised interview that occurred between two disgraced public figures. In 1977, David Frost landed an interview with the recently resigned President Richard Nixon. All eyes […]

CityRep provokes thought and communication with Every Brilliant Thing

Published August 17, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep) uses their stage to provide thought-provoking, moving theatre as well as community outreach through art. This is a unique dynamic that Founding Artistic Director Donald Jordan prides himself on most. Says Jordan, “CityRep has a history of story offerings that are a […]

Driving Force: The Pollard opens season 33 with Driving Miss Daisy

Published August 8, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The Pollard Theatre in Guthrie opens their highly anticipated Season 33 with Driving Miss Daisy. Featuring a legendary cast, Driving Miss Daisy is directed by Pollard artistic director W. Jerome Stevenson. Brenda Williams and Albert Bostick are reprising their roles as Daisy Werthan and Hoke Colburn, with […]

Taking Her Shot: UCO alum Erin Clemons returns to OKC with Hamilton tour

Published August 6, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Nothing is more abuzz in Oklahoma City right now than the national tour of Hamilton: An American Musical. Promised by OKC Broadway and the Civic Center way back in January 2017, Hamilton finally landed in OKC July 30th and runs 8 shows a week until August 18th. […]

Kismet’s Hunchback of Notre Dame stands tall

Published August 4, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The Oklahoma regional premiere of The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a hidden gem in OKC community theatre. Director Angela Polk amasses a large cast of players who possess infinite energy and talent. This version of the musical, though not based strictly on the 1996 Disney film, […]

Lyric Theatre makes headlines with Newsies

Published July 14, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The Lyric’s Summer at the Civic series is unstoppable! The second of 3 large-scale musicals this season is the galvanizing Disney classic Newsies. Based on the newsboy strike of 1899 in New York City, Newsies follows Jack Kelly and his band of Manhattan-based newspaper peddlers. When the […]