OKGazette.com - Performing Arts http://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/articles.sec-108-1-performing-arts.html <![CDATA[Jurassic live - Cancel those trips to Jurassic Park. A much safer (but equally cool) dinosaur replica is coming to Oklahoma.]]>

Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular
7 p.m. Oct. 23-24; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 25; 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Oct. 26 
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno Ave.
dinosaurlive.com 
800-745-3000 
$22-$56.50 

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<![CDATA[Medieval prime - A far cry from a Trojan horse, Lyric Theatre’s Monty Python’s Spamalot is confidently equipped to invade the Civic Center.]]>

Monty Python’s Spamalot
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker Ave.
lyrictheatreokc.com 
524-9312
$35-$74 

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<![CDATA[Immortalized - With its <i>Immortal World Tour</i>, Cirque du Soleil pays tribute to the King of Pop with an extravagant, high-flying touring show.]]>

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour
8 p.m. July 22-23 
Chesapeake Energy Arena 
100 W. Reno Ave. 
cirquedusoleil.com 
800-745-3000
$50-$175 

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<![CDATA[Ancient delight - Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park’s <i>Antony and Cleopatra</i> is an extravagant crowd-pleaser.]]>

Antony and Cleopatra
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday Water Stage
Myriad Botanical Gardens 
301 W. Reno Ave. 
oklahomashakespeare.org 
235-3700
$10-$15 

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<![CDATA[Funny lines - Darryl Rhoades has been performing comedy since the ’80s, and this weekend, he brings his party to OKC.]]>

Darryl Rhoades with Stan Silliman and Brian Rundus
10 p.m. Friday
Bricktown Hotel & Convention Center 
2001 E. Reno Ave. 
bricktownhotelokc.com
235-1647
$8-$10 

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<![CDATA[For all Mankind - After enduring physical hardship, professional wrestling legend Mick Foley utilizes his diverse persona in a variety of ways.]]>

Hardcore Legend: An Evening with Mick Foley
7:30 p.m. Monday
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center 
3000 General Pershing Blvd. 
okccomedy.com
866-966-1777
$25 

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<![CDATA[Ad Hot - Escape the sweltering July heat with OKC Improv’s inaugural summer festival.]]>

Wet Hot Improv Summer

7:30 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Saturday

Through July 26

Broadway Theater

914 N. Broadway Ave.

okcimprov.com

456-9858

$5-$15

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<![CDATA[Red scare - With its bold new production, Red Dirt Theatre Company seeks to bring something new to Oklahoma.]]>

The Bolshevik Bride
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday 
Actors Warehouse Studio
30 NE 52nd St. 
facebook.com/reddirttheatrecompany 
290-8899
$10-$15 

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<![CDATA[Night in the Park - Now three decades in, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park takes on a new endeavor.]]>

Twelfth Night
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 8 p.m. Thursday
Water Stage
Myriad Botanical Gardens
301 W. Reno Ave. 
oklahomashakespeare.org 
403-1750
$10-$15 

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<![CDATA[Les musical - Perhaps the defining work of its kind, <i>Les Misérables</i> gets the Lyric Theatre treatment.]]>

Les Misérables
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker Ave.
lyrictheatreokc.com 
524-9312
$35-$74 

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<![CDATA[Iz you going? - A colorful man who has led an equally colorful life, comedian Eddie Izzard possesses talent without bounds.]]>

Force Majeure

8 p.m. Saturday

Rose State College Performing Arts Theater

6420 SE 15th St, Midwest City

sold out


8 p.m. Sunday

Brady Theater

105 W. Brady St., Tulsa

eddieizzard.com/gigs

918-582-7239

$38.50-$56.50

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<![CDATA[Howlin’ Wolf - Adèle Wolf ’s Oklahoma City Burlesque Festival is back and as dazzling as ever.]]>

Oklahoma City Burlesque Festival

8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

3000 General Pershing Blvd.

okcburlesquefest.com

445-1696 

$25-$40

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<![CDATA[Anatomical art - Pollard Theatre Company’s rendition of The Vagina Monologues hits all the right pleasure centers.]]> For this 1999 piece, Ensler interviewed many women of various backgrounds and ages, and their stories are the sources for the monologues. Their experiences range from hopeful to harrowing. Many of the women appear surprised that anyone takes interest in their stories.]]> <![CDATA[French quarters - At its third Spring Chamber Music Festival, Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble highlights one of the genre’s most fertile regions.]]>

Spring Chamber Music Festival: “The Music of France”
7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday
St. Paul’s Cathedral 
127 NW Seventh St. 
brightmusic.org 
216-5595
Free-$45 

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<![CDATA[Native roots - ]]>

Red Earth Festival
6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday
1 Remington Place 
redearth.org/red-earth-festival 
424-1000
$7.50-$10 

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<![CDATA[Do the locomotion - The high-flying theatrics of Perpetual Motion Dance’s new production combines aerial performance with more traditional techniques.]]>

Kinetic

7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

Oklahoma Contemporary

3000 General Pershing Blvd.

perpetualmotiondance.org

951-0000

$8-$18

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<![CDATA[Tour de Force - Charles Ross’ Jedi-themed production features one man, three episodes and countless characters — all in just 60 minutes. This is the show you’re looking for.]]>

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 1:30 p.m and 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker Ave.
cityrep.com 
297-2264 
$30-$35 

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<![CDATA[Oklahoma Shake-down - Oklahoma Shakepeare in the Park commemorates its 30th year with a spirited celebration.]]>

Le Festa Bianca
Shakespeare in the Park’s 30th Anniversary Party
6:30 p.m. Friday
Dunlap Codding
609 W. Sheridan Ave. 
oklahomashakespeare.org 
235-3700
$45-$55 

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<![CDATA[Fit for a king - Reduxion Theatre’s <i>Henry V</i> does justice to Shakespeare’s original with a well-acted, niftily presented affair.]]>

Henry V
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday 
Through May 31
Broadway Theater
914 N. Broadway Ave. 
reduxiontheatre.com
604-4730 
$16-$22 

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<![CDATA[Festive features - Manahatta, part of the upcoming Native American New Play Festival, has the potential to be as informative as it is entertaining.]]>

Native American New Play Festival featuring Manahatta

8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

Through May 18

CitySpace Theatre

Civic Center Music Hall

201 N. Walker Ave.

okctheatrecompany.org

297-2264

$10

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