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‘Strange’ magic

The Pollard hits a high note with its latest musical.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
Passing Strange
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
through June 26
The Pollard Theatre, 120 W. Harrison, Guthrie
ThePollard.org, 282-2800
$15-$25
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

That’s the ticket

Guthrie’s Pollard has done away with classic season tickets to move toward a unique membership group.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
Would you rather pay $13 a month or $156 per year for a theater season ticket? Wait a minute: They’re the same!
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Redneck romp

The plot’s as insubstantial as the trailers it’s based around, but ‘Trailer Park Musical’ goes for it with authentic costumes and one-liners.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
The Great American Trailer Park Musical
8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday
Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker
297-2264
$25-$30, $8 Student rush
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

By the ‘Saints’

Ghostlight’s ‘Lives of the Saints’ is silly, but mostly successful.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

Lives of the Saints
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday Through May 28
Ghostlight Theatre Club
3110 N. Walker
$15, $10 students
286-9412

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Lucky ‘Seven’

Questions abound in ‘Seven Interviews,’ an original work premiering courtesy of Oklahoma City Theatre Company. Should you see it? The answer is ‘yes.’


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

Seven Interviews
8 p.m. Thursday, Saturday
Oklahoma City Theatre Company Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker
OKCTC.org 297-2264
$19, $16 seniors

 
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Ribald, not ‘Rotten’

The Pollard stages a musical adaptation of the comedy film ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,’ but first, may we go to the bathroom? ... Thank you.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday through May 8
The Pollard Theatre, 120 W. Harrison, Guthrie
ThePollard.org, 282-2800
$25 adults, $22.50 seniors, $15 students

 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Lift off

Lyric takes to the skies with ‘Boeing Boeing,’ a comedy that initially idles on the Tarmac.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

Boeing Boeing
7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, through April 16
Lyric at the Plaza, 1725 N.W. 16th
524-9312
$40

 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

In the Army now

Everything falls in line for Neil Simon’s ‘Biloxi Blues.’


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

Biloxi Blues
8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday through March 20
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre
Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker
OKCCivicCenter.com, 297-2264
$25, $30, $8 students and military

 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Bible stories

Judas goes on trial in an effective dramedy that calls a host of characters throughout history to the stand.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday through March 19
Ghostlight Theatre Club, 3110 N. Walker
GhostlightTheatreClub.com, 286-9412
$15, $10 seniors

 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Look ‘Deep’er

Adept performances elevate an average play


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

Skin Deep
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Through March 12
Carpenter Square Theatre, Bricktown Hotel & Convention Center, 2001 E. Reno
CarpenterSquare.com, 232-6500
$19, $16 seniors, $5 student rush

 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

‘Nerd’ humor

An early-’80s comedy has a hard time translating to the 21st century.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

The Nerd
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Through March 5
Pollard Theatre
120 W. Harrison, Guthrie
282-2800
$15-$20

 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Not too ‘Much’

Shakespeare’s screwball comedy becomes contemporary with Oklahoma City Theatre Company’s somewhat successful staging of ‘Much Ado About Nothing.’


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

Much Ado About Nothing
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Through Feb. 20
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker 297-2264
$19, $16 students and seniors

 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

‘Crazy’ good

Lyric’s ‘Always … Patsy Cline’ is a stage success.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

Always … Patsy Cline
7:30 p.m. tonight, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday
Through Feb. 12
Lyric at the Plaza, 1725 N.W. 16th
524-9312
$40

 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Enter stage left

New plays and musicals are a rare thing for Central Oklahoma. What can be done to change that?


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
Central Oklahoma professional, semipro, collegiate and amateur theater companies — along with touring shows and performance-art events — will stage nearly 100 productions this season. But rarely will the presentations be new plays and musicals.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The year in theater


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
A look back at the best metro stages had to offer in 2010.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
 
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