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The Yale Theater, 227 SW 25th St., was once the premier movie theater serving neighbors of Capitol Hill and other south Oklahoma City neighborhoods. Developers Aimee Ahpeatone and Steve Mason seek to revitalize the near hundred year old facility into an events center. (Garett Fisbeck )

Yale Theater is poised for preservation, which district leaders say is revitalization gold for historic area

Yale Theater is poised for preservation, which district leaders say is revitalization gold for historic area

Oklahoma City’s Yale Theater is one of 25 preservation projects vying for funding from Partners in Preservation: Main Street.

This year’s Plaza District Festival is expected to draw in its largest crowd yet. (Plaza District Association / provided)

Plaza District Festival and Plaza Walls Expo put a local spotlight on the ever-growing arts district

Both events run simultaneously Saturday in 16th Street Plaza District.

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma presents Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights Aug. 8-12 at Civic Center Music Hall. | Photo Kirk Tuck / Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma / provided

Lyric Theatre’s In the Heights propels questions of culture, class and identity

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

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Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma uses Million Dollar Quartet to open up its summer season

The production is a collaboration with ZACH Theatre in Austin, Texas.

Jennifer Teel, from left to right, Hudson Ratcliff and Lexi Windsor star in Lyric Theatre's production of James and the Giant Peach.  Photo by KO Rinearson

Lyric Theatre hosts a sensory-safe production of James and the Giant Peach

The production is presented in partnership with Washington, D.C.’s Adventure Theatre.

From Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's cast of ASSASSINS, from left to right, Lyn Cramer (Sara Jane Moore), Mateja Govich (John Wilkes Booth) and Mark Jammal (John Hinkley). Photo by KO Rinearson.

Assassins throws notorious historical figures in a room together, sets their turmoil to music

“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.”

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Broadway actor Dirk Lumbard stars as Scrooge in Lyric Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol

Lyric asked Lumbard to play Scrooge in the past, but this is the first year the actor could fit it into his schedule.

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Red Earth’s Treefest expands in its second year

Volunteers began hanging ornaments in October for the show.

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