Rocky Horror is back at The Boom… and I’m so glad!

Published October 21, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Oh, Brad! The Rocky Horror Picture Show at The Boom is an interactive crazy train that’s an absolute blast from start to finish. This production involves the movie playing over a big screen in The Boom’s intimate theatre space, while a “Shadow Cast” acts out and sings …

Lyric’s world premiere musical When We’re Gone is a rock of art

Published September 30, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Lyric Theatre’s latest in their New Works Initiative is the rock musical When We’re Gone, a fascinating new production by two up and coming writers. Scotty Arnold wrote the music and Alana Jacoby created the book and lyrics. They combined three interesting elements: Punk, Pop and Plague. …

Spooky, Sexy, Sultry: The Pollard premieres Ghost The Musical

Published September 27, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Storytelling is what The Pollard Theatre does best. Never capitalizing on glitz and spectacle, Artistic Director W. Jerome Stevenson and his company choose time and time again to focus on the beautiful stories that unfold on their stage. What results is heartfelt performances that inspire and move …

Lyric Theatre stages world premiere musical When We’re Gone

Published September 6, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Lyric Theatre of OKC has a history of unique story offerings. Their New Works Initiative has brought the world premieres of Triangle (2014), Bernice Bobs Her Hair (2015) and Mann… And Wife (2016). The tradition continues with their final show of the 2018 season, When We’re Gone. …

Lyric’s fabulous summer series concludes with Mamma Mia

Published July 16, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor What a whirlwind! Lyric Theatre has given us a wonderful Summer at the Civic series, and this memorable season is closing out with another hit. Mamma Mia! opens July 24th and runs until the 29th. Mamma Mia! is a crowd pleaser that features the legendary music of …

More questions than answers as OSP takes on The Revolutionists

Published July 6, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Lauren Gunderson’s The Revolutionists, presented by Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, offers a confusing and odd spin on historical events. It lumps four real women of the French Revolution together in a single room, as if they’ve all been stuck in an elevator, and attempts to find …

Lyric Theatre says “Hello, Dolly!” as Next in Summer Series Opens

Published July 3, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Summer is hot, and Summer at the Civic is even hotter! Rolling out three shows in a five-week span, Lyric Theatre is pulling out all the stops for their second show of the series. They’re welcoming back Dee Hoty, 3-time Tony nominee and Lyric Theatre favorite, to …

Disney’s Freaky Friday is a Hit for Families This Summer at the Civic

Published June 28, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Disney’s Freaky Friday offers a new concept for Disney and the theatre. Directed at older audiences than many of their formulaic stage musicals, Freaky Friday aims its sights at tweens and up. It’s based on the popular novels and movies of the same name. Freaky Friday features …

Fresh Paint Performance Lab premieres Honey

Published June 18, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Oklahoma Contemporary has teamed up with Fresh Paint Performance Lab to present the latest installment in their “Women in Performance” series. Honey: An Immersive Performance is a new work written, starring, directed and choreographed by female artists. Immersion Theatre gives the audience a chance to really be …

Lyric’s Summer Series Opens with Disney’s Freaky Friday

Published June 10, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Finally, summertime is here! And with it comes Lyric Theatre’s much anticipated summer series at Civic Center Music Hall. First in the lineup is Disney’s Freaky Friday, a fun and hilarious family musical about a mysterious mother-daughter mix-up. Lyric’s Artistic Director Michael Baron directs this regional premiere, …