A diverse selection of comedies highlights the theater company’s 2017 offerings.
The event is partially a live taping of KOSU’s The Dates of Our Lives.
The local theater company has lost a number of important donors, including Aubrey McClendon, who died in March 2016.
The Lion King North American Tour runs at Civic Center Music Hall through May 28.
The play is written by acclaimed playwright Taylor Mac.
The show stars W. Jerome Stevenson as Max Bialystock and Jared Blount as Leo Bloom.
The storytelling event features 13 performers in this year’s cast.
Pardo is known for his long-running Never Not Funny podcast and a stint opening for Conan O’Brien’s nightly talk show.
Angela Prock directs the play after making her community theater debut more than a decade ago in a Jewel Box production of the same show.
The updated classic runs April 21-23 at Civic Center Music Hall.