Oklahoma City Rep and American Theatre Wing to Present DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN, 2/8-17

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Oklahoma City Rep and American Theatre Wing to Present DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN, 2/8-17

Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre continues their Eleventh Season with Rob Becker's DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN. Defending the Caveman holds the record as the longest running solo play in Broadway history. Caveman is also now a worldwide rock-solid tour de force that has won the hearts of millions and it's sure to win yours. Caveman has been seen in 45 countries and translated into 18 different languages (and counting!).

A hilariously insightful play about the ways men and women relate, Caveman has both sexes roaring with laughter and recognition. Affectionate nudging between audience members occurs during the performance as they recognize themselves in the stories being told on stage.

Defending the Caveman makes us laugh at ourselves about all the ways men and women fight, laugh and love. That's why couples all across America and around the world are in love with Defending the Caveman.

The wildly popular comedy Defending the Caveman was written by Rob Becker over a 3-year period during which he made an informal study of anthropology, prehistory, psychology, sociology and mythology. Caveman has since become a peacemaker in the ongoing misunderstandings between men and women.

Caveman originally opened in San Francisco in 1991 and soon moved to Dallas. After a year in Dallas-now an unqualified hit-Caveman went on to sold-out engagements in Washington DC, Philadelphia and Chicago, before opening on Broadway in 1995. After running two and a half years, playing 702 performances at the Helen Hayes Theater, Caveman entered the record books as the longest running solo play in Broadway history. Caveman has been touring theaters all around America and around the globe ever since.

The CityRep production stars John Venable. Tickets are $8 for Students, Teachers and Military Personnel (with ID), $20 (groups of eight or more), $30 (matinees) and $35 (evening performances), and may be purchased by calling the CityRep Ticket Hotline at 405.848.3761 or the Civic Center Music Hall Box Office at 405.297.2264 or 1.800.364.7111. Tickets may be purchased online through the CityRep website at www.cityrep.com, or through the Civic Center Music Hall Box Office website at www.okcciviccenter.org.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

Friday, February 8, 2013 7:30 pm Preview
Saturday, February 9, 2013 1:30 pm Matinee Preview
Saturday, February 9, 2013 7:30 pm Opening Night Performance
Sunday, February 10, 2013 1:30 pm Matinee

The Schedule continues as follows:

Thursday, February 14, 2013 7:30 pm Special Valentine's Day Performance
Friday, February 15, 2013 7:30 pm Performance
Saturday, February 16, 2013 1:30 pm Matinee
Saturday, February 16, 2013 7:30 pm Performance
Sunday, February 17, 2013 1:30 pm Closing Matinee

CityRep (Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre), under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Donald Jordan, is one of only three Equity professional theatre companies in the state of Oklahoma, and as such provides a vital service to our community by presenting programming that is reflected in major arts communities around the country-and to our Oklahoma professional theatre artists by providing an Oklahoma venue for employment and an artistic home. CityRep operates under an agreement with Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.

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