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World Premiere Play 'BOV WATER at Northern Stage Receives NEA Grant

 Northern Stage has announced a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the development of the world premiere production of ‘Bov Water, playing January 25 – February 12 in the Byrne Theater at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, Vermont, as part of Northern Stage’s 25th Anniversary Season.
Photos: Inside Look at the 2022 Tommy Tune Awards

The 2022 Tommy Tune Awards from Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) held virtually once again this year, premiered at 7 p.m. tonight on the musical theatre company’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.
BWW Interview: Matthew Alvin Brown and Jared Blount on the Enduring Power of HEDWIG

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 Feature: Lyric Theatre returns to the stage with two outdoor cabarets

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma returns after a pandemic-related hiatus to offer up two gorgeous productions full of music and fun! The Moonlight Cabaret features many of the most venerated and loved OKC professional theatre perfromers and directors, and the Kids Clubhouse Cabaret will fill the daytime performances with lights and music, bringing the Myriad Gardens Water Stage to life.
Lyric Theatre Programming Shifts To Myriad Botanical Gardens

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will return to the live stage this month with programming planned at downtown's Myriad Botanical Gardens Water Stage.
Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers!
Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Oklahoma Awards!

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Oklahoma Awards!

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Oklahoma Awards!

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
Vote For The 2018 BWW Oklahoma Awards; WHEN WE'RE GONE Leads Best New Work!

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards; Lyric Theatre's MAMMA MIA Leads Best Ensemble!

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
Photo Flash: First Look at Music Theatre Wichita's SISTER ACT

Sister Act opens Music Theatre Wichita's season, directed by Mark Madama and choreographed by Robert Hartwell. Mr. Madama is Associate Professor of Musical Theatre at the University of Michigan, with a host of directing credits, both in the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Hartwell's numerous Broadway performing credits include Motown, Nice Work If You Can Get It (Astaire Award nomination) and Bette Midler's original company of Hello, Dolly!, and he is the founder and director of 'The Broadway Collective.' Scenic designer Adam Koch will join the team to consult on the sets he designed for the Ogunquit Playhouse.
Pollard's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH is a Breathtaking Rock N Roll Experience Not to Be Missed

Some shows can challenge a review when it comes to whether or not to recommend a particular production. There can sometimes be long internal debates about whether or not to advise audiences to spend their hard earned money buying those tickets. That is not the case with the Pollard Theatre Company's current production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. No waffling or wavering here. The best advice about this particular production can be summed up in three words: See. This. Show.
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH is Shaping up with Style at The Pollard

John Mitchell Cameron's Hedwig and the Angry Inch could be considered a rather controversial choice for the Pollard Theatre, however, it is an important choice as it acknowledges the alternative culture growing in America today.
BWW Review: Fanciful, Family-Friendly JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at Lyric Theatre

Adapting any children's book for the stage is likely to be a tricky proposition. By their very nature, kids' books are filled with challenging settings and characters, from talking animals to fantastical locations to entire magical worlds that come right out of the most vivid and playful imaginations. It's no different for Roald Dahl's classic James and the Giant Peach. Having said that, it's hard to imagine any production of a stage version being as well-produced and successfully achieved as the one currently playing at the Lyric Theatre's Plaza Theatre.
Join the Adventure of Lyric's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

Bring the gang for an all-new family adventure with Lyric Theatre's musical production of James and the Giant Peach, March 30 through April 9 at Lyric at the Plaza, 1725 NW 16 St. This adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl story follows a young boy who embarks on a grand adventure with his larger-than-life insect friends.
Lyric Theatre Awarded NEA Grant for JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

The National Endowment for the Arts on Tuesday awarded a grant to Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma to assist with educational programming for its spring production of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. The grant was one of four issued to Oklahoma-based arts organizations.
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma to Present THE WIZARD OF OZ, 7/12-16

One of the world's most beloved movie musicals comes to life at the Civic Center Music Hall this summer in Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's production of THE WIZARD OF OZ. Running July 12 through 16 and sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, this joyous musical will feature some of Oklahoma's most talented performers in its leading roles.
Emily Skinner, Kyle Taylor Parker & More Set for Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2016 Summer Season

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma announces casting and production teams for its annual summer shows, featuring new and returning national talent, including Emily Skinner, Adam Heller, Sandra Mae Frank, Trista Dollison, Kyle Taylor Parker, Jerry Jay Cranford, Martin Burke, David Coffee, Kristina Love, Monte Riegel Wheeler, Casey Elizabeth Gill, and more. All four productions- DREAMGIRLS, THE WIZARD OF OZ, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE - will perform at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City.
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma to Present THE ROCKY HOROR SHOW, 10/16-11/2

Back by popular demand, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will present its hit, Richard O'Brien's THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, October 16 through November 2 at the Plaza Theatre. The production comes on the heels of Lyric's wildly successful run of summer shows. With direction by Matthew Alvin Brown and choreography by Chris Castleberry, the show will be the interactive, live, musical version of the cult classic.

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