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.
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“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.”
Oklahoma arts programs like Allied Arts are suffering financially due to the budget shortfall and lower donations.
Lyric Theatre’s production will include two deaf actors and American Sign Language interpreters.
Dreamgirls plays at Civic Center Music Hall Wednesday-Saturday.
This year’s Urban Pioneer Award honors years of work by Lyric Theatre’s managing director Paula Stover.