-Theatre, Music, Dance
American Theatre Company
3003 E. 56th St./Performances at Tulsa PAC and Philbrook lawn/918-747-9494/americantheatrecompany.org
March 2-10//The Bomb-itty of Errors
This part play and part rap concert gives the bard's slapstick farce a Generation-Y rejuvenation.
Though football's Super Bowl trophy is named for him, few know the real story of Lombardi the man -- his inspiration, his passions and the ability to drive people to achieve what they never thought possible.
Summer//The Comedy of Errors
The story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth is one of Shakespeare's most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humor coming from slapstick and mistaken identity, in addition to puns and word play.
Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa
2210 S. Main/918-584-3333/ahct.org
August 4-6, 1-13//Die Nasty: The Final Episode
A murder mystery play is staged for guests, along with dinner and refreshments at the Harwelden Mansion.
200 S. Denver/918-894-4200/bokcenter.com
February 18-19//Cirque Du Soleil -- Michael Jackson
A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that immerses audiences in Michael's creative world and literally turns his signature moves upside down.
Broadway in Bartlesville
300 S.E. Adams, Bartlesville/918-336-2787/bartlesvillecommunitycenter.com
March 11//In The Heights
Take an exhilarating journey into one of New York's most vibrant communities.
March 27//Damn Yankees
This is a frothy tale of a baseball fanatic who sells his soul to the Devil to help his favorite team win the pennant race.
April 20//Pop Goes The Rock by Cirque Dreams
A new musical of unexpected sights and sounds that explode on stage like a Rock n' Roll party set in a carnival fun house.
Broken Arrow Arts & Humanities Council
123 N. Main, Broken Arrow/ Performances at Tivoli Inn, Central Park and South Broken Arrow Library/918-259-5778/artsba.org
January 26//St. Louis Brass
April 20//Oklahoma Originals
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St., Broken Arrow/918-258-0077/bacptheatre.com
February 3-5, 10-12//Love Letters
The piece is comprised of letters exchanged over a lifetime between two people who grew up together, went their separate ways, but continued to share confidences.
April 6-8, 13-15//Murder at the Howard Johnson's
It's a light and very funny comedy in which every character tries to kill every other character. Who knew so much was happening at the Howard Johnson's?!
June 1-2, 8-10//Kiss Me Kate
Two divorced, musical theatre actors star together in a Broadway bound version of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." Backstage bickering between the co-stars threatens to sabotage opening night until along comes a couple of gangsters with a gambling debt to collect, resulting in on, and off, stage hilarity.
August//Honky Tonk angels
October//Black Comedy/White Liars
Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center
701 S. Main St./918-259-5778/thepacba.com
January 31//Elvis Lives
A multi-media extravaganza that pays homage to Elvis Presley during various stages of his career.
35 brass, percussion and visual performers are brought together in a unique explosion of music and theatre. This 15-number show bridges the categories of classical, blues, jazz, rock-n-roll, and techno-pop music.
March 10//In The Heights
The universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood -- a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.
April 17//In The Mood
More than a concert, it's a Big Band Theatrical Swing Revue. It's the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other greats of the 1940s.
April 20//Oklahoma Originals
May 12//Roy Clark in Concert
7506 E. 91st St./Performances at Tulsa PAC/918-477-7469/celebrityattractions.com
January 24-29//The Addams Family
Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has a "normal" boyfriend, and for parents Gomez and Morticia, this shocking development will turn the Addams house downside up.
The global hit brings some new surprises, with sections of the show updated and restructured, and the addition of two new full-scale routines using props like tractor tire inner tubes and paint cans.
May 8-13//Fiddler on the Roof
Based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, this production has been lauded by critics and won the hearts of people around the world.
June 6-24//Jersey Boys
Music about rock and Roll Hall of Famers, The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeViton and Nick Massi.
American String Quartet
Chamber Music Tulsa
2210 S. Main/918-587-3802/chambermusictulsa.org
January 28-29//Miro Quartet
The Miró is currently the Faculty String Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Texas, and is regularly invited to perform at the world's most celebrated concert halls.
February 18-19//Trio Solisti
Performing a broad spectrum of styles, their versatility extends to new music, most notably to the work of Paul Moravec.
March 17-18//American String Quartet
In its 35 years of performing, they have presented the complete quartets of Beethoven, Schubert, Schoenberg, Bartók, and Mozart. They are currently the resident quartet at the Aspen Music Festival and the Manhattan School of Music in New York.
April 14-15//Aviv Quartet
The Aviv Quartet, founded in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1997, has won awards at competitions around the world, including the Grand Prix and four special prizes at the 3rd Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition.
Children's Musical Theatre
600 S.E. Delaware, Bartlesville/Performances at Bartlesville Community Center/918-336-0558/cmtonstage.com
3719 S. Wheeling/Performances at Tulsa PAC/Film Festival at Circle Cinema/918-295-5965/choregus.org
Batsheva Dance Company
January 22//Ladysmith Black Mambazo
These voices have married the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions to the sounds and sentiments of Christian gospel music, resulting in a musical and spiritual alchemy that has touched audiences representing every corner of the religious, cultural and ethnic landscape.
February 3-4//Mark Morris Dance Group
Noted for its commitment to live music, this dance group collaborates with leading orchestras, opera companies, and musicians.
March 15//Batsheva Dance Company
Critically acclaimed and popularly embraced as one of the most exciting contemporary dance companies in the world, praised for fearless, full-bodied, movingly honest performances.
March 17//The Original Tribute to the Blues Brothers
This all-new 'Original' show brings all those amazing favorite moments and songs with a few new twists, a few new moves and a clean, freshly laundered suit.
April 28//Music of the Sun: Ethel with Robert Mirabal
Using the instruments of the string quartet, Native American flutes, as well as the spirited voices of students and community members, Ethel and Mirabal unite to create a cross-cultural contemporary music event.
Reinvent dance, re-imagine theater and redefine thrills. Comprised of dancers, gymnasts and actors under the creative directorship of Jacques Heim.
Encore Theatre Arts
1302 E. 15th St./918-933-4203/encoretulsa.com
February 29-March 3//The Lost Pages of Cinderella and the Phantom Fairy
The classic fairy tale loved by many generations, but with a twist. The story of another villain with a wicked plan, Cinderella has sword fights, fantasy creatures and more.
April 12-15//Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily
The wit of Oscar Wilde meets the cunning of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle when Wilde brings his dear friend, Lillie Langtry, to Baker St.
Summer//Winnie the Pooh
Christopher Robin has decided to run away with his friends Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and the rest. There is a dark, mysterious threat that he's to be sent away to Education and no one know what or where that is.
A whimsical tale of a boy who wouldn't grow up. Fly away with Tink and the Lost Boys to defeat Captain Hook and his band of motherless pirates once and for all.
Summer//The Wizard of Oz
Blown to the Land of Oz by a Kansas cyclone, Dorothy and her little dog are at a loss to know how to get back home. On the way, she picks up some delightful new friends who join her in seeking out the mighty Wizard.
Grace Ann Productions
1125 E. 8th St./918-491-3470/grace-ann.org
Heller and Clark Theater productions at Henthorne Performing Arts Center
4825 S. Quaker/918-746-5065/hellertheatre.com
January 27-29, 31, February 3-4//Caucasian Chalk Circle
A retelling of the Solomon tale of two mothers arguing over one baby, updated to a postmodern urban setting with original music by Tulsa artist Damien Shade.
February 24-26, March 2-4//Animal Farm
The farm animals have driven out their cruel master and taken over the running of the farm. They form a society where "all animals are equal." But the pigs, who have taken over leadership, twist that ideal more and more, until eventually, "some animals are more equal than others."
March 9 and May 4//Laughing Matters
A live comedy show using suggestions from the audience to create a fun evening for the whole family.
March 10 and May 5//Clark Teen Laughing Matter
Clark's own comedy improvisation troupe are family friendly and sure to provide plenty of laughs.
April 13-15, 20-22//Twelfth Night
Come celebrate the joys of misunderstanding, mistaken identities, forged letters, and gender-crossing disguise. Of course, everything is put right in the end as "true love" conquers all.
May 11-12, 15, 18-20//Banished Children of Eve
The New York draft riots of 1863 form the backdrop to this racially charged historical drama. A group of outcasts huddle for protection amidst the riots, in which largely Irish-American throngs erupted into violence on the streets of New York, much of it directed against African-Americans.
June//The Emergence Project
A festival of several short plays, all written, directed and performed by Tulsa area students.
Light Opera Oklahoma (LOOK)
2210 S. Main St./Performances at Tulsa PAC/918-583-4267/lightoperaok.org
February 12//Cabaret & Dinner
Dinner, wine and a fun cabaret by Andrea Leap. Benefit for the upcoming LOOK season.
Summer//A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
By LOOK performers.
307 S. Brady/918-585-1234/livingarts.org
February 3-19//You Complete Me
February 3-19//Eye 4 Eye
In partnership with Tulsa Opera exhibit.
February 4//24-Hour Video Race
February 11//Love & Lust
February 16//24-Hour Video Race Screening
Video and New Media at Philbrook Museum.
Febrary 17-18//Home Made Dance
At Tulsa Performing Arts Center. New Genre XIX Festival.
February 24-25//Live Cinema
viDEO sAVant with dancers. Tulsa Performing Arts Center. New Genre XIX Festival.
March 1//Kathy Rose Workshop
Education lecture. New Genre XIX Festival.
March 2-3//Cathedral of Emptiness & Interiosity
Performance by Kathy Rose at Nightingale Theater. New Genre XIX Festival.
Performance by Lindsey Allgood at Nightingale Theater. New Genre XIX Festival.
March 24//OK Avant Garde
April 3-9//We Remember Joe Brainard
Exhibit and performance.
April 7//Drums for Peace
April 14//Living Arts Poetry Slam
May 5//Art BoxCar Workshop
Educational at Philbrook Museum.
May 11-24//ArtCar Related Exhibit
May 12//Featured Poet Night
May 17-20//Tulsa ArtCar Weekend
May 18-20//One Heart in Rhythm
Drumming workshop with Mayfest Performance
June 23//SW Shootout
July 16-27//New Arts Camp 12
Coordinated by Shun Manabe.
August 10//Poltclly Krrct
Living Water Dance Company
7777 S. Lewis Ave./918-495-6400/mabeecenter.com
February 17//The Rock & Worship Roadshow
Mercy Me, Tenth Avenue North, LeCraw Hawk Nelson, Disciple and Sidewalk Prophets.
1416 E. 4th St./918-633-8666/nightingaletheater.org
January 21//Old Crow Confessions
Like an AA meeting with booze, everyone is encouraged to drink from the bottle and unburden themselves during this unrehearsed evening of cheap whiskey and true confessions on the theme of failure, regret, humiliation, fear, guilt and secret pleasures.
February 3//Live From the Starving Ear
The Occupy Movement, the Tea Party, same-sex marriage, Socialism, Creationism, guns, taxes, abstinence and yes, presidential politics all come under tuneful scrutiny through satirical songwriting by Roy Zimmerman.
February 16-18, 23-25//The Frogs
Our favorite god of drunken madness, Dionysus, travels to Hades to bring back the best dead poet, encountering monsters, mysteries, and several spankings along the way. This hilarious comedy from the ancient world has had audiences rolling for over two thousand years. Midwestern Theater Troupe pays homage to our Vaudeville roots in this brand-new translation featuring original music and, of course...spankings.
March 2-3//Cathedral of Emptiness and Vocabulary of The Veils
Kathy Rose's work has evolved from her early drawn animated films, and her unique, pioneering performances combining dance with film in the 1980-90's, to her current surreal performance spectacles and videos, with influence from symbolist art and the Japanese Noh theater.
As a live performance and installation artist, Lindsey is a Masters candidate in Fine Arts at the University of Oklahoma. She engages in time-based works to explore meaning and possibilities of temporal existence. She aims to draw attention to tangible, yet momentary forms with movement through space by exploring experience in the body and relationship to objects and others. Interaction between the body and materials examines biology's role in developing social constructions, self-identity, and spiritual realities.
March 30-31 and April 6-7//Farmers' Daughters
From the folks who brought you last summer's sizzlin' smash hit "School For Red Hot Mamas," comes a new spin on some vintage tail...er, tale! I mean tale! Horesemeat Flea Circus Naughty Vaudeville Cabaret presents a story inspired by the classic vaudeville comedic set-up, and featuring live music by The Calamities and bawdy bumps and glitzy grinds from the dancing dolls of Eye Candy Burlesque, and very special guests Madame MacKay and Foxy Von Trap of Kansas City's Burlesque Downtown Underground and Dallas's draglesque queen Nikki Trash, this show is a country cocktail that's two parts Minsky, one part Petticoat Junction, and a dash of rock-n-roll!
May 18-19, 25-26 and June 1-2//Warm Delicious Play
A pulp-myth comic fantasia about a witch searching for her daughter. This homegrown gonzo classic will make you happy and holy, filling your nodes of perception with yummo! As an added bonus, you'll enjoy a complimentary cup of glop with every admission!
Odeum Theatre Company
3719 S. Wheeling Ave./918-295-5965/Performances at Nightingale Theater/odeumtheatrecompany.com
March 8-10, 15-17//Gruesome Playground Injuries
Two eight-year-olds' lives collide in the nurse's office: Doug rode his bike off the roof and Kayleen can't stop throwing up. As they mature from accident-prone kids to self-destructive adults, their broken hearts and broken bones draw them ever closer. These two rebels may only be fit for one another. But how far can one person go to heal another's wounds?
Performances at various locations/Showcase events not listed/okmozart.com
June 10//Opening Night Celebration
June 11//Sublime Strings
Amici New York Orchestra.
June 12//Buster Keaton The General
June 13//Turtle Island Quartet
June 13//Fritz Lang's Metropolis
June 13-17//Morning Mini-Chamber Concerts
June 13-17//Afternoon Chamber Concerts
June 14//Budapest at Night
Spencer Prentiss Classical All Stars.
June 14//Classical All Stars Chamber Music
June 14//An Evening of Jimi Hendrix
Turtle Island Quartet.
June 15//Wiley Post -- Tone Poem for Violin and Orchestra
World premier. Amici New York Orchestra.
June 15//The Carolina Chocolate Drops.
June 16//The Carolina Chocolate Drops
June 17//Wooloroc Outdoor Concert
Amici New York Orchestra.
June 18//The Grand Finale Concert -- An Evening with Joshua Bell
Amici New York Orchestra.
June 19//An Afternoon with Joshua Bell
Grand Finale Encore.
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
111 E. 1st St./918-281-8600/okjazz.org
January 22//Denny Morouse
Legendary saxophonist, Denny Morouse leads his band of musicians on a jazz romp to include many of your favorite jazz standards
January 29//Olivia Duhon
She wraps her sultry voice around melodies and lyrics by the great Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and Harold Arlen like no one else.
February 19//Mardi Gras with Steve Ham and The Jambalaya Jass Band
One of Oklahoma's favorite musical sons and an extraordinary trombonist in his own right, Mr. Ham and crew always delivers the sounds of New Orleans and the second line.
February 26//Debre Jackson and Steve Schrag "Mr. D & Steve"
Devre and pianist Steve Schrag combine their talents to bring you one of the best shows of the year, highlighting timeless jazz standards, blues favorites and a few original compositions to boot.
March 4//"Don't Fence Me In" with Cindy Cain
Cindy will take you for a gallop through familiar jazz standards, vintage blues, some of her original jazz and blues tunes, and additional obscurities.
March 11//Woody Guthrie Tribute with David Amram
March 18//Broadway Showstoppers
Performer Chris Middlebrook and flawless pianist Amy Cottingham lead an incredible cast of vocalists who will sing showstoppers from hit Broadway shows.
March 25//Barron Ryan
a very special one-man show showcasing jazz standards, original compositions and his take on new and exciting trends in music.
April 1//New Faces of 2012
An original production by Chuck Cissel highlighting the fresh, new faces on the scene at the Jazz Depot and in Tulsa this past year.
April 15//Cole Porter Revue
the musical magic of America's most celebrated Broadway and Hollywood composer, the prolific Cole Porter. Hits such as, "Night and Day," "I Get a Kick out of You,""Love For Sale," and "I've Got You Under My Skin" will be sung by a cast that includes Jazz Hall favorites Sandy Gardner, Pam Crosby, Dionne White, Cynthia Simmons, Jeff Shadley and Emily Chappell.
April 22//TU Jazz Band One
Vernon Howard, musical director and professor of Jazz Studies always brings a stellar program and this season will be no different.
May 6//Angie Cockrell
Angie will sing all of your favorite standards and mix it up with solid pop and contemporary gospel tunes as well.
May 13//"Here's to the Ladies Who Lunch"
An original production written and directed by Chuck Cissel to honor mothers and grandmothers on their special day. The show will feature vocalists, Cynthia Simmons, Emily Chappell, Angie Cockrell, Pam Crosby, and Devre Jackson. Bring your mothers and grandmothers!
May 20//Charles V. Gardner
A melodious and relaxing evening of music, with one of the Jazz Hall's all-time favorite artists, the gifted pianist Chuck Gardner, is one you don't want to miss.
May 28//Salute to Memorial Day -- Cavalcade of Music Stars
A special salute to the men and women who have served this country and to those presently serving in the Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force. It will be a special musical celebration with the songs of Irvin Berlin and the Andrew Sisters.
Oral Roberts College of Arts & Cultural Studies
7777 S. Lewis Ave./918-495-6518/oru.edu
Wind Ensemble and Orchestra.
March 13//ORU Wind Ensemble
March 13-15//ORU Theatre Spring Showcase
April 3//ORU Jazz Combos and Jazz Ensemble
April 10//ORU Guitar Ensemble
April 13//ORU Chamber Singers & Ladies & Gentlement
April 17//ORU Orchestra
ORU Dance Ensemble.
April 20//ORU University Chorale
April 26-27//The Shakespeare Initiative
Owasso Community Theatre
P.O. Box 1241, Owasso/918-237-1656/oktok.org
April 12-14//The Secret Garden
7700 Riverside Pkwy./Performances at Tulsa PAC/918-872-1245/playhousetheatretulsa.com
February 10, 12, 16, 18//The Storm Repertory: William and Judith
Virginia Woolf imagines that Shakespeare had an equally talented and ambitious sister, Judith. This world premiere raises questions concerning the role of women in Shakespeare's time, the nature of creativity, ownership of an idea and what it means to take risks as an artist.
February 11, 15, 17//The Storm Repertory: The Tempest
In one of Shakespeare's greatest and final plays, Prospero, a great wizard, and his teenage daughter, Miranda, have been banished to an isolated island where they've been living for many years. Longing for revenge, Prospero uses his sorcery to cause a shipwreck and lure the survivors into the heart of the island where they are drawn into a web of magical spells.
In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. Amid the people, a hero decides he's had enough, and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom!
May 10-13//The Unmentionables
Thanks to their missionary zeal, a motley collection of do-gooder Americans stir up tension and trouble in an isolated African village.
Summer//If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
One thing leads to another, and another, and another until mayhem ensued and you can't even remember how it all began.
Portico Dans Theatre
314 S. Kenosha Ave./405-596-8767/porticodanstheatre.org
February 11//Performance at Living Arts of Tulsa's Love and Lust
February 16//Sneak peak of the BorN
Sneak peak of the trailer at Living Arts of Tulsa's 24 Hr Video Race Screening Party.
February 23-24//Performance with Video Savant
For Living Arts of Tulsa's New Genre Festival.
Performance prior to Tulsa Ballet's Creation piece at Studio K
New full-length production at Tulsa PAC.
Robson Performing Arts Center
101 E. Stuart Roosa, Claremore/918-699-7390/claremorepac.org
February 18//Deer Camp the Musical
May 19-20//Flipside: The Patti Page Story
Sand Springs Community Theatre
P.O. Box 1528, Sand Springs/Performances at Charles Page High School Performing Arts Auditorium/918-246-2196/pageplayers.com
Sapulpa Community Theatre
124 S. Water St., Sapulpa/918-227-2169/sapulpacommunitytheatre.com
February 10-12, 17-19//The Mousetrap
April 13-15, 20-22//Death by Chocolate
Nick Noir, private eye, has fallen on hard times. Now he's at the end of his rope and is forced to fire his devoted secretary Selma. That is, until a call from Coco Purvis offers a tantalizing case that just might pay off for Nick.
June 15-17, 22-24//The Elephant Man
John Merrick is discovered working in a sideshow freak display and is taken to the hospital after a severe beating. As he is treated, he is introduced to the public and his fame grows.
Signature Symphony of TCC
10300 E. 81st St./Performances at VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education/918-595-7777/signaturesymphony.org
January 21//The Manhattan Transfer
Cheryl Bentyne, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul and Tim Hauser take the stage for a stellar night of swing, vocalese and jazz fusion.
January 23//Performance Plus -- Franz Liszt
The first musical heartthrob. Roger Price, pianist, will perform the exciting Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 and the lovely Liebestraum.
February 11//Tchaikovsky Gold Medal Cellist
Featuring the music of British composer, Edgar Elgar.
February 20//Performance Plus -- Johann Brahms
He never kept a composition he didn't like. The Signature Chorale celebrates Brahms choral music with the Liebesileder Waltzes and Lass Dicht Nur Nichts Nicht Dauren.
February 24-25//Signature Big Band
March 10//Bella Hristova
March 16-17//Signature Symphony Reflections
Reflecting on some of the most popular presentations of the last 33 years and focusing on many local and international artists that have graced the stage to help define Signature Pops.
April 2//I. Stravinsky
The forgotten genius. Amy Cottingham and Ann Raphael, two of Tulsa's finest pianists perform the finger breaking arrangement of The Rite of Spring for four hands.
April 14//Titanic 100th Anniversary
Salute those who sailed on that maiden and last voyage with music from the movie and Broadway musical.
April 21//The Planets-Gustav Holst
July 3//4th on the 3rd
A special celebration of days gone by and time to come.
1381 Riverside Dr./918-587-5050/spotlighttheater.org
February 17-19, 24-26//Blather Blarney Balderdash
May 4-6, 11-13//Wipe Out
Ongoing//The Drunkard & The Olio
Every Saturday night. Come see the longest running play in America where old-fashioned melodrama unravels and patrons are encouraged to boo the villain and cheer the hero.
207 N. Main St./Performances at Tulsa PAC/918-587-8402/theatretulsa.org
January 19-21//Waiting For Lefty
A depression-era play depicting the working man's struggles.
March 9-17//Effects Of Gamma Rays On Man On The Moon Marigolds
A Pulitzer Prize winning drama highlighting the impact everyday resourcefulness can have on the human spirit.
May 11-19//Arsenic and Old Lace
This hilarious comedy, a clever combination of the farcical and the macabre, centers on two elderly sisters who are famous in their Brooklyn neighborhood for their numerous acts of charity. Unfortunately, their charity includes poisoning lonely old men who come to their home looking for lodging.
1212 E. 45th Pl. S./Performances at Tulsa PAC/918-749-6030/tulsaballet.org
Tulsa Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
February 10-12//Romeo and Juliet
This famous tragedy, set to music and dance, will be created for Tulsa Ballet by one of America's rising stars: choreographer Edwaard Liang. Look for engaging duets, appealing group dances, intricate choreography, and daring sword fights.
March 16//Icons & Idols
This event commemorates the golden era of the past and supports Tulsa Ballet's impact on the community's future.
March 30-April 1//A Ballets Russes Evening
An evening of tribute to Tulsa Ballet's founders, Roman Jasinski and Moscelyne Larkin.
April 27-29, May 2-6//Off The Floor: Creations in Studio K
Three fascinating world premieres by three exciting choreographers.
3612 S. New Haven Ave./Performances at All Souls Unitarian Church/918-406-5440/tulsacamerata.org
February 16//Rustic Inspiration
April 26//Darkness & Light
Tulsa Children's Chorus
2210 S. Main St./918-295-7787/tulsachildrenschorus.org
Tulsa Children's Museum
P.O. Box 701620//918-295-8144/tulsachildrensmuseum.org
January 22//Jeff Porter & The Claptet
This interactive performance will have everyone moving to the music and learning how to do body percussion, all while learning about the sounds being presented from stories of the Claptet's adventures around the globe.
April 1//The Verve Pipe
Upbeat, positive messages encourage kids to love themselves and their siblings despite competition for attention, inspiring children to connect with music by experimenting with musical instruments and being funny and silly.
Tulsa Community College Theater and Music Departments
10300 E. 81st St./918-595-7777/tulsacc.edu
February 28//Concert Choir, Orchestra, Show Choir
March 1//Concert Band, TCC Community Band
March 13//TCC Community Band & Orchestra
March 29-30//Jazz Festival
The third annual.
April 3-4//Concert Band Festival
April 13-15, 19-22//A Servant of Two Masters
Theatre department presents the production by Carlo Goldoni.
April 23//TCC Music Department Ensemble Concert
April 24//Concert Choir, Orchestra and Concert Band
April 26//Show Choir and Jazz Band
May 8//Spring Concert
TCC Community Orchestra.
Two-week intensive music sessions.
Tulsa Little Theater
1511 S. Delaware Ave./918-749-0020/tulsalittletheatre.com
1610 S. Boulder/ 918-582-4035/tulsaopera.com
February 25, March 2, 4//Dead Man Walking
A young nun, working with the poor in the projects outside New Orleans, becomes a pen pal to Joseph De Rocher, a murderer on death row. Through meetings with him, his family and the parents of his victims, Sister Helen makes a journey through pain, conflict and grief to help De Rocher find his way to the truth -- and the redemptive power of love.
April 21, 27, 29//Madame Butterfly
When the Geisha Cio-Cio San marries Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton, she gives him her whole heart and promises to be his for life. When his tour of duty ends, he abandons her to return to America. When he finally arrives, after three years, she is shocked to find their relationship changed forever.
Tulsa Oratorio Chorus
111 E. 1st St. Ste. 1/918-728-8600/toconline.org
March 24//Symphony No. 3
The women of TOC join the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra in the performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 3 at the PAC.
May 12//Bach Mass in B Minor
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
110 E. 2nd St./918-596-7122/tulsapac.com/Presented by various companies
January 20-21// All State Music Festival
February 24//Barry Asmus: America's Economic Future
February 24-25, March 2-3//The Face of Emmett Till
This is a true-to-life dramatization of the death of a 14-year-old Chicago boy and the life of his mother after she realizes the horror.
March 23-24//MOCK-U-PY Tulsa, or Shakes on the Plains
Under the direction of Rebecca Ungerman, the cast pokes musical fun at all the usual suspects, from City Hall to the White House, with all sorts of detours in between, just as the Tulsa Gridiron has been doing for nearly 8 decades.
March 30//Alison Levine: Oxygen Not Included
April 26-29//God of Carnage
Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, as the evening goes on, the parents become increasingly childish, devolving into chaos.
May 4//John Edward Hasse: Ragtime, Blues and Jazz
June & July//SummerStage 2011
SummerStage is a performing arts festival held during June and July at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Performances include a variety of disciplines: musicals, drama, comedy, dance and cabaret theatre events. SummerStage provides local arts groups and artists the opportunity to work together in forminga showcase of talent from Tulsa and the surrounding communities. The result is a cohesive, colorful, balanced, diverse and high-energy festival with something for everyone.
Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust
110 E. 2nd St./918-596-7122/tulsapactrust.org
March 23-24//Twinkle, Twonkle
Inspired by nursery rhymes and the Big Bang, Stella's little brother Ryan wishes on a star, extends the telescope all the way, and starts climbing up it.
April 20-21//Are You My Mother?
At last, Baby Bird emerges from her shell and expects to be greeted by her mother's song. But her mother is not there. Where is she? Why isn't she home? With the help of Dog, Cat and Hen, Baby Bird sets out in search of Mother Bird.
A mysterious figure has arrived in town. A flurry of a cape, the glint of a sword and a flash of a mask. If you're looking for some swashbuckling fun, come and lock swords with Zorro.
Tulsa Project Theatre
918-895-8690/tulsaprojecttheatre.com/Performances at Assembly Hall in the Tulsa Convention Center
March 9-18//Always...Patsy Cline
Complete with down home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation, Always...Patsy Cline includes many of the legendary country singer's unforgettable hits such as "Crazy, I Fall to Pieces". The show is based on a true story about Cline's friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honkytonk in l961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death.
May 4-13//Guess Who's Coming to Seder?
Sarah Friedman is about to turn 40 and decides to hold her first Passover Seder dinner for 8 of her closest friends -- not one of whom is Jewish.
A spunky Depression-era orphan is determined to find her parents but eventually finds a new family and home in billionaire Oliver Warbucks.
Tulsa Symphony Orchestra
111 E. 1st St. Tulsa, OK 74103/Performances at Tulsa PAC/918-584-3645/tulsasymphony.org
February 4//The American West
March 9//Flavors of Europe Chamber Series: France
March 24//The Universe in 90 Minutes
May 5//Musical Fireworks
Ultimate Murder Mystery
Performances at various locations/918-857-8092/ultimatemurdermystery.com
January 21, 28 and February 11, 18, 25//Love Never Dies! (But You Ain't Love!)
March 10, 24 and April 7, 21//Die Pussycat! Die! Die! Die!
May 5, 19 and June 2, 16, 30//Trailer Trash Karaoke Death Match
July 14, 21, 28 and August 11//Dead Dudes Don't Disco
'70s theme mystery.
August 25//Do U Really Want 2 Hurt Me, Do U Really Want 2 Kill Me Now
'80s theme mystery.
University of Tulsa Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre
800 S. Tucker Dr./Performances at Lorton Performance Center/918-631-2567/utulsa.edu
January 27-28//So TU, Think You Can Dance?
February 9//Concerts with Commentary: Women in Traditional Music
February 13//TU Symphony Orchestra
February 16//Bela Rozsa Composition Competition
February 20//TU Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble
March 1//Concerts with Commentary: Tenor and Oboe
March 6//Trio Tulsa
March 8-11//Our Town
March 22//Bela Rozsa Memorial
March 23//J. Donald Feagin
0.Visiting Artist Sequeira Costa.
April 12-15//The Drowsy Chaperone
April 16//TU Symphonic Winds, Wind Ensemble
April 19//Concerts with Commentary: Hindemith und Seine Freunde
April 20//Cappella Chamber Singers
TU Chorale Spring Concert.
April 21//8th Annual TU Jazz Day
April 23//President's Concert TU Symphony Orchestra
10300 E. 81st St./918-595-7777/tulsacc.edu/12764
March 24//Crescendo Competition
Galleries and Museums
Circle Cinema Gallery
12 S. Lewis/918-585-3456/circlecinema.com
January 19-February 26//A Room with Two Views
Show by Cynthia Marcoux and Matt Moffett
Equality Center Gallery
621 E. 4th St./918-743-4297/okeq.org
January//Heathyr Chenoweth and Rosie Lynch
August//Barbara Kennedy, Zeke Taylor, and John Rankine
September//Colleen and Chris Stiles
Gallery on Sixth
2207 E. 6th St./918-694-8467/thegalleryonsixth.com
1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd./918-596-2700/gilcrease.org
January 19-April 1//Peace Medals: Symbols of Influence and Prestige in America
February 5-April 29//Woody at One Hundred: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration
Joseph Gierek Fine Art
1512 E. 15th St./918-592-5432/gierek.com
307 E. Brady St./918-585-1234/livingarts.org
February 12//ArtCore Studios Brainstorming Session
February 14//tEEth Master Class
ArtCore Studios Education. New Genre XIX Festival.
February 23//Erica Mott Workshop Education
Liggett Studio. New Genre XIX Festival
February 24-25//Revised and Revisited
By Erica Mott at Liggett Studio. New Genre XIX Festival.
Still Life Graphite on Paper/Benjamin Entner
March 2-24//Still Life: Graphite on Paper
Inflatable sculpture exhibit by Benjamin Entner. New Genre XIX Festival.
March 2-24//ArtCore Studios Installation
March 2-24//Darned Delicates
Mixed media exhibit by Laura Tanner. New Genre XIX Festival.
April 3-9//We Remember Joe Brainard
Exhibit and performance.
Exhibit by Joe DalPra.
April 6-26//Free Entrophy
Kate Rivers Exhibit.
April 28-May 4//TPS Exhibit
June 1-22//John Pigford Ashley
August 3-23//Ritual Fiber Objects
Brady Craft Alliance Sponsored Exhibit.
Lot No. 6
1323 E. 6th St. S/918-582-9999/tulsaclub.net
Painting and printmaking.
June//Vanessa Somerville and Brando
Collaborative Show. Ceramics and painting.
Benefitting the Girls Art School. Multi-media.
Painting and printmaking.
6528 E. 51st/918-664-4732/lovettsgallery.com
M.A. Doran Gallery
3509 S. Peoria Ave./918-748-8700/madorangallery.com
January 19-26//Michael Sexton
A new installation.
2727 S. Rockford Rd./918-749-7941/philbrook.org
January 19-April 8//The Sinuous Line
Jacques Callot and the Rebirth of Printmaking in Early Modern France.
February 5-April 15//Black on Black & White
The Southwest of Laura Gilpin and Maria Martinez.
Pierson Gallery and Boston Avenue Frame
1307-1311 E. 15th St./918-584-2440/bostonavenueframetheavenuestudio.com
Price Tower Arts Center
510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville/918-336-4949/pricetower.org
January 20-May 6//Greta Magnusson Grossman
A Car and Some Shorts.
May 18-September 2//From Process to Print
Graphic works by Romare Bearden.
Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art
2021 E. 71st St./918-492-1818/jewishmuseum.net
January//Marc Chagall: Drawings For the Bible
January 15-February 19//Jews of the Luthertown Wittenberg
The exhibition consists of multiple panels of graphics and text, including examples of documentation from the era and photographs of the Jewish community.
Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium
3624 N. 74th E. Ave./918-834-9900/tulsaairandspacemuseum.org
January 19-April 14//Tuskegee Airmen
Tells the story of the first African-American aviators to serve in the military in the U.S.
January 24-March 13//The Magic of Science
Interactive exhibits that demonstrate how and why humans remember, how memories change over time, and how and why some memories intensify while others are forgotten.
Tulsa Artists' Coalition
9 E. Brady/918-592-0041/tacgallery.org
April//24 Works on Paper
Tulsa Historical Society
2445 S. Peoria Ave./918-712-9484/tulsahistory.org
Jim Halsey and the Legends of Country Music.
Ongoing//Portrait of a Generation
Sons and Daughters of the Red Earth.
Ongoing//Timeline of Tulsa History: A Brief Journey Through Tulsa's Past
A general historical overview of Tulsa's past. The exhibit guides visitors through the significant events and time periods in Tulsa's rich history.
Ongoing//Life of a House: A History of the Travis Mansion
The mansion that the Historical Society now calls home has a rich history.
Ongoing//Becoming Tulsa: Cultivating City Life from a Prairie Town, 1878-1900
The exhibit includes a variety of historical artifacts ranging from Native American items to household goods to clothing and artifacts from churches and businesses.
Ongoing//The Big 97: Tulsa's KAKC Radio
This exhibit includes memorabilia and original audio from this historical radio station as well as objects and photos from the 1960s.
Ongoing//Porcelain Oklahoma: The Sooner State Rekindles the Art of China Painting
Learn about the history of this art form, the various techniques used in china painting as well as the important part Oklahomans played in the resurgence of china painting in the mid-twentieth century.
Tulsa Performing Arts Center Gallery
110 E. 2nd St./918-596-7111/tulsapac.com
January//Youth Services Art Studio
University of Tulsa
800 S. Tucker Dr./Alexandre Hogue Gallery, Phillips Hall/918-631-2739/utulsa.edu
January 12-February 16//Karen Kunc
February 23-March 22//Masters of Fine Art Thesis Exhibition
Urban Color Works
427 S. Boston/918-625-1895/urbancolorworks.com
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