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OKG Newsletter

Topic: stage

Stage it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Based on Chaim Potok’s 1972 novel, My Name Is Asher Lev is the latest production of Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W. Main. The drama of a Jewish painter forced to make a choice between his art and his faith stages at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The show ends its run on April 27. Tickets are $16- $21. Call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.

Thursday-Saturday, ongoing

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

‘Side’ effects

OCU alum Erika Hebron feels oh-so-pretty to be part of ‘West Side Story,’ the iconic musical now in OKC as part of a national tour.

Performing Arts

Rod Lott
West Side Story
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 7 p.m. Sunday
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Flush it

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Gazette staff
The Namron Players go to the toilet for their latest stage production, Flush, swirling at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Stash Annex, 412 E. Main in Norman. Steward Savage’s original comedy about a longtime relationship takes place in a bathroom on New Year’s Eve; food poisoning ensues. Tickets are $7-$10. Visit namronplayers.com.


Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Women Who Kill

More like maim.


Rod Lott
An hour of stage comedy by female stand-ups, Women Who Kill errs in putting its not-so-secret weapon right upfront: Amy Schumer, who might just be the funniest person in America right now. Even her throwaway lines (“Do you ever have Oxycontin mouth?” she asks no one, rhetorically) pierce the flesh.
Friday, July 26, 2013

Grease it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Those summer nights are about to get more summery thanks to cult classic Grease 2. Catch the T-Birds, the Pink Ladies and all their wild shenanigans this weekend at The Boom, 2218 N.W. 39th St. The fun starts at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tickets are $15. Call 367-3774 or visit whatisthenextstage.com.


Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Center stage

Vocal proponents of the vividly colored theater vow to save Stage Center with a variety of proposals.


Tim Farley
Historic preservationists like Lisa Chronister and Catherine Montgomery don’t give up. Controversy over Stage Center, the former Mummers Theater in downtown Oklahoma City, built in 1970, is a classic example.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013


Stage center isn’t dead yet

Letters to the Editor

Tim Parker
Stage Center has “outlived its use”? (News, “Center stage,” Sept. 18, Oklahoma Gazette) That comes from a man with an agenda (Kestrel Investments Management Corporation president Rainey Williams).
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Stage it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

It’s never too early to celebrate the holidays, and no better way to celebrate than with Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. See the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday or 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets are $20-$70. Call 800-869-1451 or visit celebrityattractions.com.


Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Stage it

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Gazette staff

Every time a bell rings, an angel sees It’s a Wonderful Life, a Radio-On-Stage Show, and you should too. Adapted from Frank Capra’s beloved 1946 film, this unique take is set as a live radio show — using costumes and microphones from the period. The production is showing 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and runs through Dec. 21. Tickets are $5-$20. Call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.

Friday—Saturday, ongoing

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

OGE Energy's new home?

Stage Center comes closer to demolition, anchor tenant announced for planned high-rise


Gazette staff
The landmark Stage Center building in downtown Oklahoma City is closer to coming down. In its place will be anchor tenant OGE Energy Corp., Kestrel Investments, owner and developer of the property, said Tuesday in a media statement.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013