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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Sellin’ the papes with Lyric’s Newsies

Published July 1, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The Summer at the Civic rolls on! Fresh off their magical series opener Singin’ In the Rain, The Lyric is set to make headlines again, this time with Disney’s beloved musical Newsies. The stage version of Newsies is based on the movie, which starred a young Christian …

Lyric’s summer series returns with Singin’ In the Rain!

Published June 15, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor It’s here again!! The Summer at the Civic Series is the most exciting theatre event of the year. Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma presents a series of three fabulous, fully produced musicals in six weeks on the Civic Center Thelma Gaylord Stage. It’s a spectacular, blink-and-you-miss-it thrill ride …

Crushing on Lyric Theatre’s Girlfriend

Published March 7, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Lyric Theatre’s Oklahoma premiere musical Girlfriend is a coming of age story about two recent high school graduates falling in love. It’s typical in every way that love stories are. There are nerves, first kisses, awkward silences, and shared mixtapes. It’s young love at its finest, most …

90s rock musical Girlfriend set to premiere at Lyric Theatre

Published February 15, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The rock musical Girlfriend, inspired by Matthew Sweet’s 1991 alt rock album, is a coming of age story of young love and self-discovery. The Lyric is bringing this regional premiere to OKC and their Plaza district stage via a collaboration with Washington D.C.’s Signature Theatre. Set in …