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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 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 […]