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Adrienne Proctor

Adrienne Proctor

Adrienne Proctor is an Oklahoma City-based writer, theatre-goer, and mom. An avid supporter of the arts, Adrienne has reviewed regional, university, and Broadway theatre productions since 2017. Her favorite shows are Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Spring Awakening, and Ages of the Moon. When she's not at the theatre, Adrienne loves gardening, reading, and watching her children grow. She's never met a cup of coffee or a theatre patron she didn't like.




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BWW Review: 3rd Act's HAMLET is Wondrous Strange PhotoBWW Review: 3rd Act's HAMLET is Wondrous Strange
Posted: May. 16, 2022


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Review: OKC Broadway twists and turns with reimagined OKLAHOMA! Revival PhotoBWW Review: OKC Broadway twists and turns with reimagined OKLAHOMA! Revival
Posted: Jan. 27, 2022


BWW Review: GREASE is The Word at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma PhotoBWW Review: GREASE is The Word at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
Posted: Jun. 16, 2021


BWW Review: UCO's SWEENEY TODD Cuts Deep PhotoBWW Review: UCO's SWEENEY TODD Cuts Deep
Posted: Mar. 7, 2022


BWW Review: No requiem for DEAR EVAN HANSEN PhotoBWW Review: No requiem for DEAR EVAN HANSEN
Posted: Jan. 14, 2022


BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL is not for the faint of heart PhotoBWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL is not for the faint of heart
Posted: Jul. 27, 2021


BWW Review: The Freeland Center returns to Cherry Tree Lane with MARY POPPINS PhotoBWW Review: The Freeland Center returns to Cherry Tree Lane with MARY POPPINS
Posted: Jun. 29, 2021


BWW Review: Pride and Culture are on display with Lyric's DISTANT THUNDER PhotoBWW Review: Pride and Culture are on display with Lyric's DISTANT THUNDER
Posted: Mar. 29, 2022


BWW Review: 3rd Act's HAMLET is Wondrous Strange
May 16, 2022

3rd Act Theatre Company closes out Season 3: UNKNOWN with the re-imagined, gender-bent, immersive HAMLET. Now through May 28th, Dakota Lee Bryant directs this superb cast in Hamlet's tale of revenge. Kathy Skaggs stars as Hamlet and she's supported by a cast who are ready to recite Shakespeare, dual to the death, and drink from the poison cup.

BWW Review: Lyric Theatre's got the beat with HEAD OVER HEELS
April 19, 2022

Lyric Theatre returns to indoor performances! Back at The Paula Stover Stage in the Plaza district, Head Over Heels is a welcome home celebration for theatre patrons. Decked out in vibrant colors, the cast of eight performs music of The Go-Gos to the story loosely based on Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney.

BWW Review: UCO Opera's THE CONSUL Is a Haunting Tale of Caution
April 5, 2022

UCO's opera department offers a cautionary tale. The Consul tells the story of one family trying to escape a country they can no longer call home. Though it ran on Broadway in 1950, it brings to mind current images that are seen on the news every night. Parallels to refugees and the bureaucratic system of being a victim of foreign war are seen.

BWW Review: Pride and Culture are on display with Lyric's DISTANT THUNDER
March 29, 2022

Lyric Theatre's latest New Work is the Native musical DISTANT THUNDER. Distant Thunder tells the story of Darrell Waters. The young lawyer returns home to a community he doesn't remember and re-learns about his heritage, regaining new friendships and relationships along the way. Native culture is alive and on full display in this beautiful musical.

BWW Review: UCO's SWEENEY TODD Cuts Deep
March 7, 2022

UCO and Broadway Tonight's production of SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a haunting and spooky telling of Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece. The wronged Sweeney Todd and the opportunistic Mrs. Lovett are two of the most beloved antiheroes in Musical Theatre history. This production honors the late Sondheim and does his work justice.

BWW Review: OKC Broadway twists and turns with reimagined OKLAHOMA! Revival
January 27, 2022

The re-imagined version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! is dark and twisting. It's controversial to say the least, and it makes its national tour stop now through January 30th at the Civic Center. OKC University alum Sasha Hutchings leads the dynamic and diverse cast in this modernized take on a musical theatre staple.

BWW Review: No requiem for DEAR EVAN HANSEN
January 14, 2022

The national tour of Dear Evan Hansen makes its OKC stop at the Civic Center now through Jan 16th. When Evan's classmate commits suicide, his friends and family are left grappling and searching for answers. Evan constructs a friendship that never really existed between the two, and as the lie gets bigger, Evan struggles with revealing the truth.

BWW Review: ELF THE MUSICAL is a jolly good time!
January 2, 2022

Elf The Musical is a jolly fun, heartwarming holiday tale for the whole family. Poteet Theatre inside St. Luke's United Methodist Church presents this musical on their cozy stage in downtown Oklahoma City. Buddy Hobbs grows up at the North Pole, and soon discovers he's not one of Santa's elves at all, but a human with a real dad and brother in NYC.

BWW Review: OKC Broadway's MEAN GIRLS is so fetch!
December 29, 2021

OKC Broadway presents MEAN GIRLS now through January 2nd. Tina Fey's 2004 sleeper hit movie became a Broadway musical in 2018, and launched a national tour prior to the COVID pandemic in 2019. The live adaptation has fun choreography and a rocking score. The cast of professionals rock out in Broadway style on the Civic Center Stage.

BWW Review: Lyric Academy's SPONGEBOB is More Than A Simple Sponge
December 17, 2021

The Thelma Gaylord Academy brings live theatre back to The Plaza District! The Academy students bring their A-game and impress with their portrayal of this genuine rock musical. With music from David Bowie, Sara Bareilles, and many more, SPONGEBOB proves himself to be more than just a simple kitchen sponge.

BWW Review: The Pollard Dazzles this Holiday Season with IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
December 1, 2021

The Pollard Theatre is taking part in the territorial Christmas festivities in downtown Guthrie. Finally returning after a major setback earlier this year, The Pollard offers their new favorite and a Christmas classic. It's a Wonderful Life tells the story of George Bailey and the glimpse of the what if he receives one fateful Christmas Eve.

BWW Review: Lyric's A CHRISTMAS CAROL is Classic Christmas Fare
November 19, 2021

Lyric Theatre returns for the second year to their outdoor space at The Harn Homestead. COVID moved the show outdoors, and the success of the event in 2020 brought it back for this holiday season. The walkthrough experience takes the audience along with Scrooge on his Christmas Eve journey amongst the spirits.

BWW Feature: The Pollard Returns to Bedford Falls with IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
November 17, 2021

The Pollard returns! The historic theatre is reopening in time for the Christmas festivities in downtown Guthrie, OK. The Pollard returns to live theatre with their new favorite tradition. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY features voice artists, live radio ads, foley artistry, and follows George Bailey on an unforgettable Christmas Eve.

BWW Review: Luck would have it with 3rd Act's THE RED LAMP
September 20, 2021

3rd Act Theatre Company opens season 3, UNKNOWN, with the comedy of errors The Red Lamp. This mysterious red lamp is supposed to bring good luck to anyone who lights it, and the family at the center of this tale could use all the luck they can get. The Red Lamp is the first of a full lineup of shows for this news theatre company.

BWW Feature: Stillwater's McKnight Center presents THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
September 16, 2021

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is celebrating 30 years since its London debut. The national tour of the original jukebox musical re-launches in Stillwater on OSU's campus. The musical features Buddy Holly's well-known musical numbers and is a stylized and glamorous ode to the American songbook.

BWW Review: The Pollard Theatre Company Struts Into Season 34 with THE 39 STEPS
August 12, 2021

The 39 Steps is a farcical comedic thriller. The play within a play concept works well here in this parody of the 1935 Hitchcock spy murder mystery. The cast of four play multiple roles in this post-pandemic reopener. The Pollard Theatre in historic Guthrie, OK is back and better than ever.

BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL is not for the faint of heart
July 27, 2021

Matilda: The Musical is the stage production based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's classic. Matilda Wormwood is growing up with parents who don't pay attention to her and only think of themselves. She rises above, using her extraordinary mind and capturing the heart of her teacher along the way. This show is not for the faint of heart.

BWW Review: Upstage Theatre's I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE is Funny and Fun
July 19, 2021

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change is a musical comedy told in a series of hilarious and poignant vignettes. Upstage Theatre presents the updated 2018 version of this long-running Off Broadway comedic force. A strong cast of sharp performers keeps the show feeling fresh with every new scene, and the numbers are memorable and fun throughout.

BWW Review: HAMLET WITH PIRATES is Drunk Classics at its booziest and best
July 11, 2021

3rd Act Theatre's Drunk Classics tour is back again for Summer 2021. With stops at breweries around the metro area, this year's production of HAMLET WITH PIRATES is boozy, decadent, and fun. It's laced with audience selected improv edits, a drunk performer, and all the beloved Shakespearean characters in one of The Bard's most robust plays. Arrrgh!

BWW Review: The Freeland Center returns to Cherry Tree Lane with MARY POPPINS
June 29, 2021

Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical is presented by The Freeland Center in the most delightful way! This nostalgic walk in the park features iconic musical numbers in the most classic of Disney productions. Patrons go fly a kite and make up silly words with Mary the Magical Nanny in this lovely production in Bristow, Oklahoma.



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