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Adrienne Proctor

Adrienne Proctor

Adrienne Proctor is an Oklahoma City based writer, theatregoer, and mom. An avid supporter of the arts, Adrienne has been writing reviews, features, and interviews for regional theatre in OKC since 2017.

She loves rock musicals, coffee, and pizza. 




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LAST 30 DAYS

BWW Review: Denise Lee Sparkles in Lyric Theatre's DENISE LEE: PRESSURE MAKES DIAMOND PhotoBWW Review: Denise Lee Sparkles in Lyric Theatre's DENISE LEE: PRESSURE MAKES DIAMONDS
Posted: Mar. 29, 2021


BWW Review: UCO's ROCK OF AGES is a Chart-Topping Hit at the Jazz Lab PhotoBWW Review: UCO's ROCK OF AGES is a Chart-Topping Hit at the Jazz Lab
Posted: Apr. 11, 2021


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Review: OU University Theatre Rouses Hearts and Minds with SPRING AWAKENING PhotoBWW Review: OU University Theatre Rouses Hearts and Minds with SPRING AWAKENING
Posted: Mar. 1, 2021


BWW Review: Southmoore High School's LETTERS TO SALA is a Moving Historical Drama PhotoBWW Review: Southmoore High School's LETTERS TO SALA is a Moving Historical Drama
Posted: Nov. 22, 2020


BWW Interview: Matthew Alvin Brown and Jared Blount on the Enduring Power of HEDWIG PhotoBWW Interview: Matthew Alvin Brown and Jared Blount on the Enduring Power of HEDWIG
Posted: Jan. 11, 2021


BWW Review: Choctaw High School goes on a Magical Journey INTO THE WOODS PhotoBWW Review: Choctaw High School goes on a Magical Journey INTO THE WOODS
Posted: Mar. 7, 2021


BWW Review: Lyric Theatre Offers Safe Holiday Storytelling with A CHRISTMAS CAROL PhotoBWW Review: Lyric Theatre Offers Safe Holiday Storytelling with A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Posted: Nov. 10, 2020


BWW Review: OU's School of Drama brings Delightful Holiday Cheer with MISS BENNET: CH PhotoBWW Review: OU's School of Drama brings Delightful Holiday Cheer with MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
Posted: Nov. 15, 2020


BWW Review: 3rd Act Twists and Turns with Marquis de Sade's OXTIERN PhotoBWW Review: 3rd Act Twists and Turns with Marquis de Sade's OXTIERN
Posted: Feb. 8, 2021


BWW Review: UCO's ROCK OF AGES is a Chart-Topping Hit at the Jazz Lab
April 11, 2021

Rock of Ages is nothin' but a good time! This tribute to 80s rock is chock-full of the best music of the decade. From Styx to Journey, Poison to REO Speedwagon, the fun filled night of sex appeal and power ballads rocks the Jazz Lab. Ashley Wells directs and Amy Reynolds-Reed choreographs this cast of rockin' UCO students.

BWW Review: Denise Lee Sparkles in Lyric Theatre's DENISE LEE: PRESSURE MAKES DIAMONDS
March 29, 2021

Multi-faceted performer Denise Lee celebrates her Diamond Anniversary. The four characteristics of a diamond are cut, color, clarity, and carat. Lee takes her audience through all four Cs of her life and career. As she turns 60, Lee celebrates all she's gone through to become the performer she is today. Monique Midgette directs this original work.

BWW Review: Choctaw High School goes on a Magical Journey INTO THE WOODS
March 7, 2021

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS is a challenging musical with soaring numbers and magical moments. Choctaw High School's performing arts students have overcome a host of obstacles, including a pandemic and a snow storm, to present a breathtaking and gloriously fun romp through the woods.

BWW Review: OU University Theatre Rouses Hearts and Minds with SPRING AWAKENING
March 1, 2021

SPRING AWAKENIKNG is a coming-of-age tragedy set in 19th century Germany. It remains shockingly relevant as it explores the ideas of intimacy, and what can happen when people aren't allowed to explore their own physical needs. It's dark and haunting, with a folky rock score that hits hard and strikes the heart.

BWW Review: 3rd Act Twists and Turns with Marquis de Sade's OXTIERN
February 8, 2021

The founder of modern Sadism, Marquis de Sade's works are known for their controversy and sexual violence. More palatable is one of the few surviving plays, written by de Sade during one of his many stints in prison in the late 1700s. OXTIERN is undoubtedly a commentary on the French aristocracy that judged him so harshly.

BWW Interview: Matthew Alvin Brown and Jared Blount on the Enduring Power of HEDWIG
January 11, 2021

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH is a cult-classic, a powerhouse genre-defining rock musical that truly rocks. Hed-Heads are still in love with her story 23 years later. In this exclusive interview, Oklahoma City's Hedwigs Matthew Alvin Brown and Jared Blount break down what this character means to them, and how she changed the narrative on live theatre.

BWW Review: Southmoore High School's LETTERS TO SALA is a Moving Historical Drama
November 22, 2020

LETTERS TO SALA tells the true story of Sala Kirschner. During World War II, Sala endured seven Nazi Labor Camps. Along the way, she corresponded with friends and family, and saved every letter. Her letters kept hidden for fifty years. At 67, Sala finally shared the story with her daughter. Her letters are on display at the NY Public Library.

BWW Review: A Basket Full of Thrills and Chills with Theatre Crude's BASKET CASE
November 18, 2020

BASKET CASE: The Musical is a creepy, freaky, bloody thrill ride, complete with catchy tunes and an old timey feel. Basket Case premiered at the 2020 Theatre Crude Fringe Festival and is set to make another debut in 2021 at the Asheville Fringe Arts Festival. BASKET CASE follows Duane on his quest to avenge wrongs done to him.

BWW Review: OU's School of Drama brings Delightful Holiday Cheer with MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
November 15, 2020

MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY is a cheery Jane Austen tribute piece. It features the beloved characters from the famed novel Pride and Prejudice in an all new holiday story. Patrons can see Lizzie, Mary, Lydia, Jane, and of course, Mr. Darcy. Mrs. Darcy plays hostess to her sisters and some other intriguing characters during Christmas.

BWW Review: Lyric Theatre Offers Safe Holiday Storytelling with A CHRISTMAS CAROL
November 10, 2020

Lyric Theatre's ten year anniversary production of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL has been moved outdoors to accommodate COVID-related restrictions. This immersive walk-through experience brings the audience up close and personal with Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, as well as the ghost of Jacob Marley. This unique re-imagined telling of the beloved Christmas tale runs through December 27th at the Harn Homestead Museum and Grounds.

BWW Review: Don't Dream It, Be It at THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
October 25, 2020

The Rocky Horror Picture Show at The Boom is an interactive musical theatre experience that is not to be missed!! The Shadow Cast performs in front of the iconic movie, complete with Frank N Furter, his lab, his band of freaky weirdos, and the world's most iconic pair of gold short shorts.

BWW Review: UCO Shines with RADIUM GIRLS
October 23, 2020

RADIUM GIRLS tells the true story of the radium factory workers who fought against corporate corruption in 1920s New Jersey. Clock dial factories instructed the all-female workforce to lick the tips of their paintbrushes, exposing them many times over to deadly levels of radium. The Radium Girls paved the way for workplace safety protocols.

BWW Feature: LCR presents CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY
October 14, 2020

CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY tells the story of an American Black family in 1950s Brooklyn. At the dawning of the Civil Rights Movement, Godfrey Crump brings a new wife home to his two teenaged daughters. CRUMBS is a vibrant depiction of Black families. Broadway World has an exclusive interview with the production director Wunmi Fowora.

BWW Feature: UCO's Dept of Theatre Arts Presents the Haunting True Story RADIUM GIRLS
October 13, 2020

D.W. Gregory's play RADIUM GIRLS tells the true story of Grace Fryer and the radium factory workers who fought against corruption. Now the face of the dangers of radiation exposure, these pioneers in the battle for workplace safety standards paid the price with their lives. UCO's Dept of Theatre Arts presents this powerful play streaming online.

BWW Review: Local Classic Repertory's DEADLIFT is Full of Humor and Heart
October 1, 2020

DEADLIFT is a hilarious, heart-wrenching solo play. Written and performed by storyteller Aviva Pressman, DEADLIFT features the artist in her childhood home. As she gives a virtual tour, she tells childhood stories and recounts her experiences dealing with the caretaking of her dying father. Pressman also creates unique works of art in each scene.

BWW Interview: Michael Max Kohl of PERHAPS THE WORLD ENDS HERE at Local Classic Repertory
September 26, 2020

PERHAPS THE WORLD ENDS HERE is a genre bending sci-fi videogaming indigenous new work from Local Classic Repertory. Michael Max Kohl composed the original score, which blends 90s video game sounds with live theatre and a new streaming platform to create the unique experience of this online show. His exclusive interview with Broadway World is here.

BWW Review: Step into the LYRIC KIDS' CLUBHOUSE CABARET!
September 20, 2020

Lyric Kids' Clubhouse is a popular online series that debuted during the quarantine. The live cabaret takes children and their grown ups on an adventure in and around The Clubhouse. With original tunes and cameos from puppet friends and super heroes, this show is a chance for patrons to get out and enjoy live theatre again in a safe outdoor space.

BWW Review: Lyric Theatre's MOONLIGHT CABARET is a Breath of Fresh Air
September 19, 2020

Lyric Theatre returns in a much anticipated set of performances. Lyric's MOONLIGHT CABARET features a lineup of favorite OKC performers singing in a safe, social-distanced outdoor venue. The Myriad Gardens Water Stage offers a perfect setting for open-air entertainment and a night of music and merriment.

BWW Feature: Humor and Heavy Lifting with Original Work DEADLIFT
September 16, 2020

Local Classic Repertory's new original work, DEADLIFT, features writer and creator Aviva Pressman in her own home, telling the stories of her life. In this multimedia theatre experience, audiences can watch Pressman produce a unique work of art while she shares the stories of her childhood home, including the care-taking and death of her father.

BWW Feature: Local Classic Repertory's Virtual Season opens with PERHAPS THE WORLD ENDS HERE
September 15, 2020

PERHAPS THE WORLD ENDS HERE, a new play by OCU grad Daniel Leeman Smith, blends the cultures of Indigenous People, Video-Gaming, and Queerness into one tale about a journey and a quest that one young man must embark on. Local Classic Repertory offers this new work as a part of their inaugural virtual season.



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