Reunions can be a funny thing. Whether a literal homecoming after freshman year at college or the symbolic revisiting of a beloved musical, there’s a propensity toward heightened emotion and renewed feeling. In the case of In the Heights, it’s both. Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma presents In the Heights Aug. 8-12 in Civic Center Music…
The iconic Broadway musical runs through July 29 at Civic Center Music Hall.
The production is a collaboration with ZACH Theatre in Austin, Texas.
Broadway & Brew blends performances with beer to raise funds for Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma’s programs.
The production is presented in partnership with Washington, D.C.’s Adventure Theatre.
“We’re taking our actors to a gun range,” he said. “It’s a very intense experience, just like the psychological experience of the historical characters we’re portraying.”
Lyric asked Lumbard to play Scrooge in the past, but this is the first year the actor could fit it into his schedule.
Volunteers began hanging ornaments in October for the show.
Pumpkins, goblins, zombies, murder mysteries, terror trails, candy, cocktails, costumes, bar crawls and more haunt the metro this season. With two weekends in which to celebrate the coming of all hallows’ eve this year, our city offers dozens of activities for adults and families alike. Heeeeere’s Oklahoma Gazette’s list of things to do and see…
“You kind of relive your first time with them,” he said. “By the time the show is over, they want to come back the next time we do it.”