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 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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Review: Lyric Theatre Goes to THE PROM
Review: Lyric Theatre Goes to THE PROM
July 13, 2023

Based on real events, THE PROM tells the story of a high schooler who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom. When the school board, PTA, and homophobic parents say no, a group of Broadway stars step in to give Emma and her date the prom of their dreams. Lyric's summer production runs through July 16th at the Civic Center Music Hall.

Interview: Hunter Semrau
Interview: Hunter Semrau
June 13, 2023

One of the stars of the Million Dollar Quartet Christmas National Tour gave an exclusive interview to Broadway World! Hunter Semrau has had a busy year since graduating from Oklahoma City University, and he caught Broadway World up on everything he's been doing! Check out his Artist Spotlight interview here!

Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At The Pollard Is Horribly Fun
Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At The Pollard Is Horribly Fun
June 12, 2023

The Pollard presents the horrifically fun LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS through July 1st, 2023. The cult hit features singable tunes from Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, lovable shop owners, sadistic dentists, and one very bloodthirsty plant. LITTLE SHOP is a romp down memory lane and gives the audience a useful piece of advice- Never, ever feed the plant.

Review: OU University Theatre Takes No Prisoners with MARIE ANTOINETTE
Review: OU University Theatre Takes No Prisoners with MARIE ANTOINETTE
April 23, 2023

Marie Antoinette is a historical figure that has only grown larger than life and her wigs as time has gone by. The French Revolution starts as a spark and ends with a full-blown blaze in this historical drama, on stage at OU's intimate blackbox style Weitzenhoffer Theatre, now through April 30th on their Norman campus.

Review: Lyric Theatre Gets Everything Right with THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
Review: Lyric Theatre Gets Everything Right with THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
April 9, 2023

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma presents THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG now through April 23rd at their Plaza District location. When a well-intentioned but unprepared community theatre company attempts to open a murder-mystery play, disaster ensues. Lyric's cast of pros pulls off this comedic farce with gutsy moves and disastrous consequences.

Review: OKC Broadway melts hearts with FROZEN
Review: OKC Broadway melts hearts with FROZEN
March 26, 2023

The national tour of FROZEN breezes into OKC now through April 2nd at the Civic Center Music Hall. When princess of Arendelle Elsa comes of age, she's crowned queen. Cursed with powers she can't control, she unleashes an endless winter. Her sister Anna will stop at nothing to save her. Frozen is a sweeping, beautiful show from Disney Theatricals.

Review: Everyone's a suspect with The Pollard's murder/mystery musical CLUE
Review: Everyone's a suspect with The Pollard's murder/mystery musical CLUE
March 12, 2023

Audiences have a chance to get in on the action and help solve the murder with CLUE: The Musical. Based on the popular whodunnit board game, CLUE is an interactive mystery musical that's entertaining and fun for all audiences. Come ready to investigate, as the ending to this musical changes from night to night.

Review: Southmoore Has A Bikini Bottom Day With SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS THE MUSICAL
Review: Southmoore Has A Bikini Bottom Day With SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS THE MUSICAL
March 7, 2023

The Southmoore High School Spring production is SpongeBob The Musical. This whimsical take on the popular 1990s cartoon features a star-studded lineup of original tunes by Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Cyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco, Lady A, and more. The large ensemble cast is having the time of their lives with this fish tale.

Review: Lyric Theatre Embarks On An Epic Journey With BIG RIVER
Review: Lyric Theatre Embarks On An Epic Journey With BIG RIVER
February 17, 2023

Big River is based on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. This Theatre for Young Audiences version has been adapted from the original Tony Award winning musical. Lyric presents their annual kids' show now through March 11th at their Lyric at the Plaza venue.

Review: 3rd Act Theatre Company comes to play and slay with EAT, SLAY, LEAVE
Review: 3rd Act Theatre Company comes to play and slay with EAT, SLAY, LEAVE
October 27, 2022

When three best friends embark on a self-care weekend, they expect a quiet few days in the woods. They bring wine and bath bombs, and set up a 'ritual' to cast out their old selves. All hell breaks loose when they cast those demons out and right into their cabin. It's a fight to the death for the three best friends in this 'self-care culture' satire.

Review: OKC Broadway Tempts Fate With HADESTOWN
Review: OKC Broadway Tempts Fate With HADESTOWN
October 26, 2022

The 2019 Tony Award winner for best musical, HADESTOWN, makes its tour stop in OKC. Hadestown is a mashup of two Greek mythologies, with original music and lyrics by singer/songwriter Anais Mitchell. When Eurydice follows Hades to his underground kingdom, Orpheus risks it all to find her and bring her back.

Interview: Spotlight On Artist and Performer Gonzalo Aburto de la Fuente
Interview: Spotlight On Artist and Performer Gonzalo Aburto de la Fuente
October 18, 2022

We know you've got burning questions, and we've got the answers! Gonzalo Aburto de la Fuente gave Broadway World an exclusive interview about his career and performance goals. His artist spotlight is here!

Review: Yee-haw! Lyric's ROCKY HORROR SHOW is bigger than Texas
Review: Yee-haw! Lyric's ROCKY HORROR SHOW is bigger than Texas
October 9, 2022

Rocky Horror returns to Lyric Theatre and patrons are so glad! This season's production is nicer than Betty Monroe had, and it's bigger than ever with a Texas-themed setting. Rocky Horror is raunchy and sexy, and it's the cure for whatever is holding you back. Don't dream it, be it. Rose tint your world with this fun and naughty production. Yeehaw!

Review: OKC Broadway reaches new heights with HAIRSPRAY
Review: OKC Broadway reaches new heights with HAIRSPRAY
September 7, 2022

OKC Broadway opens their fall season with the new tour of HAIRSPRAY. This is the Hairspray you know and love, with iconic musical numbers and higher than high hair dos. When teenaged Tracy Turnblad lands a spot on the Corny Collins show, she wants nothing more than to dance on TV with her friends. She and her gang set out to integrate the show.

Interview: Cameron King of LIZZIE at Southern Plains Productions
Interview: Cameron King of LIZZIE at Southern Plains Productions
August 17, 2022

Broadway World interviews production director of LIZZE, Cameron King. Presented by Southern Plains Productions, Lizzie runs August 18th and 19th at the Tower Theatre in OKC.

Feature: 3rd Act Theatre Company announces Season 4: REGENERATE
Feature: 3rd Act Theatre Company announces Season 4: REGENERATE
July 26, 2022

3rd Act Theatre Company in Oklahoma City opens Season 4: REGENERATE. The first show in Season 4 is the Noire production of Cyrano De Bergerac, and stars Taylor Reich as Cyrano and Holly McNatt as Roxane. Season tickets are on sale now.

Review: Lyric Theatre Death-Drops and High-Kicks in KINKY BOOTS
Review: Lyric Theatre Death-Drops and High-Kicks in KINKY BOOTS
July 20, 2022

Lyric opens their final production of their 2022 Summer series. KINKY BOOTS is a fun-filled romp with a message of love and self-acceptance. With book by Harvey Fierstein and music by Cyndi Lauper, this Tony winner tells the story of Charlie Price, a shoemaker with a failing business. He meets Lola and the two go into business together.

Review: Lyric Theatre's CAROUSEL Dazzles on the Civic Center stage
Review: Lyric Theatre's CAROUSEL Dazzles on the Civic Center stage
July 7, 2022

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma presents a dazzling spectacle on the Civic Center stage. The second of their three summer musicals, CAROUSEL is a beautiful musical, complete with epic dance numbers and opera-level singing. The orchestra onstage adds to the romantic quality of this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.

Review: Lyric Theatre's Summer Series returns with MATILDA: THE MUSICAL
Review: Lyric Theatre's Summer Series returns with MATILDA: THE MUSICAL
June 22, 2022

MATILDA is a funny, irreverent story about a special young girl. Gifted with imagination and the ability to teach herself complex subjects, Matilda appeals to anyone who has the fighting spirit. Roald Dahl's beloved children's novel was adapted for the stage by Dennis Kelly, with songs by Tim Minchin. Lyric presents Matilda at the Civic Center. See what our critic thought. 

BWW Feature: UCO's Broadway Tonight presents FLIPSIDE
BWW Feature: UCO's Broadway Tonight presents FLIPSIDE
June 15, 2022

FLIPSIDE: The Patti Page Story celebrates its ten year anniversary production at St. Luke's downtown. Written and developed by UCO MT Dept. Head Greg White, FLIPSIDE is a celebration of the life and career of Oklahoma-born icon Patti Page. The musical features some of the best known tunes from 'The Singin' Rage, Ms. Patti Page'.



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