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 […]

3rd Act shines with Moonglow

Kim Carney’s Moonglow is a heart wrenching, true-to-life story about the effects of Alzheimer’s on patients and their families. 3rd Act Theatre Company reopens after a COVID-19 related hiatus to close out their first season with this beautiful production. Set in a Dementia and Alzheimer’s fulltime care home, Moonglow centers on Maxine and Joe, two […]

We’re all plane people, and we all Come From Away

Published February 5, 2020 | By Adrienne Proctor September 11, 2001 is a day the world changed forever. Those who remember it consider it a dividing line. There is now only pre 9/11 and post 9/11. Those who were born later grew up in a world where the ideas of terrorism, Xenophobia, and fear of […]

Two friends, one front porch: Ages of the Moon at Carpenter Square

Published January 22, 2018 | By: Adrienne Proctor The scene before us is a familiar one; two friends sharing a drink on a front porch in August, somewhere in the south. They’re waiting out the heat of the day and anticipating an upcoming lunar eclipse. The two reminisce over bourbon, and under the broken ceiling […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]