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OKG Newsletter


Topic: theater

Coming attractions

Nearly wiped out by a recent twister, the city’s iconic Winchester Drive In Theatre promises a swift reboot.


Features

Louis Fowler
When May’s bout of wicked weather rampaged across the metro, images of the devastation of Moore overshadowed — and rightly so — the comparatively minor destruction in Oklahoma City. After heavy winds calmed and the flooding subsided, many area businesses found themselves having to pick up their own pieces.
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

It’s a gas

Carpenter Square Theatre aims for keeping things light and funny with ‘Out of Sterno.’


Performing Arts

Molly Evans
Out of Sterno
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday through July 20
Carpenter Square Theatre
800 W. Main
carpentersquare.com
232-6500   
$5-$20

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Tune it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
A theater legend whose résumé includes Nine, The Will Rogers Follies and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, nine-time Tony winner Tommy Tune taps his way onto the stage of Lyric Theatre at the Plaza, 1727 N.W. 16, at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday for Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales. (Apologies for all the Ts.) Call 524-9312 or visit lyrictheatreokc.com.

Thursday-Friday

 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Incredible Melting Man

A trash classic lands on Blu-ray.


Sci-Fi

Rod Lott
In the trash classic The Incredible Melting Man, the titular creature — aka astronaut Steve West (Alex Rebar), returned home from a botched mission to Saturn as a walking pile of goo — claims his first victim less than 10 minutes after the MGM lion roars, but only after he's given a nurse such a shock that she jumps through a glass door. What’s not to love?
 
Monday, July 22, 2013

Fit for a 'King'

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park moves indoors for The Life and Death of King John.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
The Life and Death of King John
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday
Burg Theatre, Oklahoma City University
2301 N. Blackwelder
oklahomashakespeare.com
208-5227
$10-$15


 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Reel change

A new screen, upgraded sound and digital projection make moviegoing at Oklahoma City Museum of Art better than ever.


Features

Molly Evans
With last Friday’s showing of the Norwegian adventure Kon-Tiki, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art reopened its 250-seat Noble Theater, debuting more than $160,000 of digital renovations.
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

'Passing' through

Pollard Theatre Company crackles with energy in 'Passing Strange'.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
Passing Strange
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
Pollard Theatre
120 W. Harrison, Guthrie
thepollard.org
282-2800
$25

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Sinbad it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

If you’ve ever dreamt about turning a movie theater into a comedy club, that dream is about to become reality. Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla — a comedy special featuring the tenured entertainer — will air at 8 p.m. Thursday at AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial; Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King; and Norman’s Regal Spotlight 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive. Visit fathomevents.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Broadway it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
If Broadway and Disney classics are your song and dance, rejoice in the sounds of Liz Callaway as she kicks off the University of Central Oklahoma’s 16th annual Broadway Tonight Series at Mitchell Hall Theater on Edmond’s UCO Campus, 100 N. University. The Emmy-winning performer will be joined by The Young Voices of Edmond at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $25. Call 974-3375 or visit uco.edu.

Friday—Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Don’t be 'Lear'y

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park ends its season with a simple and powerful take on the Bard’s tragedy.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
King Lear
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
Myriad Botanical Gardens Water Stage
301 W. Reno Ave.
oklahomashakespeare.org
403-1750
$10-$15
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
 
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