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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]