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Pryor RenderingSeptember 30 - October 09
Pryor Rendering
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Freede Little Theatre
Presented by CityRep Theatre
September 30-October 9, 2016

A new musical by Frank Schiro and Shawn Churchman
Based on the critically acclaimed Oklahoma novel by Gary Reed

A World Premiere Theatrical Event!

CityRep, in collaboration with Tulsa's American Theatre Company, brings this lyrical coming of age tale to the stage. Set in the 1960s in Pryor, Oklahoma, this moving story of a young man's journey of self discovery and courage will touch your heart.

Classics 2 - Andres Franco, Guest ConductorOctober 01
Classics 2 - Andres Franco, Guest Conductor
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8pm

Stefan Milenkovich, violin

Dvorak - Carnival Overture. Op. 92 
Sarasate - Fantasy on Bizet's "Carmen" 
Strauss, J, Jr. - Zigeunerbaron (Gypsy Baron): Overture
Strauss, R - Der Rosenkavalier Suite Op. 59 (1945)

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LiveOctober 06
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live
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Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center
Midwest City
Presented by 35 Concerts
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:30pm

VIP Tickets receive a post show meet and greet with the cast.

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” lives on with the award- winning television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and his friends are hopping aboard the trolley to delight live audiences with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE!Donning his iconic red sweater, Daniel invites the audience on an interactive musical adventure as he and his friends explore their much-loved Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Through the show’s familiar themes and music, the neighbors share stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences in this live theatrical production filled with singing, dancing, laughter and “grr-ific” surprises that will warm the hearts of multiple generations.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood tells its engaging stories about the life of a preschooler using musical strategies based on Fred Rogers’ ground-breaking television work. Through imagination, creativity and music, Daniel and his friends learn the key social skills necessary for school and for life.

In February 2015, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood was the #2 program across all TV networks for Kids 2-5 and with moms of young children. In addition, it continues to be one of the highest-streamed shows, averaging over 40 million streams per month. One million Daniel Tiger books have been published to date, and downloads of the apps, music and episodes continue to rank high on iTunes.

The animated TV series has garnered a host of prestigious awards, and most recently was nominated for a 2015 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program. This recognition follows a string of additional honors, including a 2015 Parents’ Choice Gold Award and 2014 Prix Jeunesse International Selection as well as the 2013 Kidscreen Award for Best Animated Series in the Preschool Category, and 2013 Cynopsis: Kids! Imagination Award for Preschool Series.

Spirit of AmericaOctober 07
Spirit of America
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by Canterbury Voices
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 8pm

American culture encompasses the customs and traditions of the United States, including language, religion, food and the arts.  American culture has been shaped by European immigrants, American Indians, Latin Americans, Africans and Asians.  America is described as a “melting pot” in which these different cultures have contributed their own distinct flavors and influences, and it is the most culturally diverse country in the world. 

It is in this “spirit” that this concert is a celebration of several of these contributions: folksongs and hymns of America, African-American, and more notably, a newly commissioned work for adult chorus, children’s chorus, soloists and orchestra by Chickasaw composer and Oklahoma native, Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate.

Also featured will be “Wings of Fire” written by Oklahoma City University composer-in-residence and award-winning composer, Edward Knight, and is a nine-part choral cycle calling on blues and gospel, chant and hymns.  This work is inspired by the Book of Psalms (particularly Psalm 51) and the poetry of Langston Hughes.  Hughes, an African-American author, was most concerned with the uplifting of his people, whose strengths, resiliency, courage and humor he wanted to record as part of the general American experience.  And finally, included will be The American Songbook, with a cappella folksong and hymn selections by such composers as Aaron Copland, Alice Parker, and Moses Hogan.

Joining the Canterbury adult chorus for this concert are the Canterbury Youth Choruses and guest artist soloists. During the current political climate, Spirit of America will showcase and remind us all of the rich culture of America and our history of immigration.

With the Oklahoma City Philharmonic


The Sound of MusicOctober 11 - October 16
The Sound of Music
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Broadway
October 11-16, 2016

“Sparkling, fresh and lively.”–Los Angeles Times

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien, is coming to the Civic Center Music Hall. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp. THE SOUND OF MUSIC enjoyed extraordinary success as the first live television production of a musical in over 50 years when “The Sound of Music Live!” aired on NBC in December, 2013 and was seen by over 44 million people. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.


The Woman in BlackOctober 14 - October 29
The Woman in Black
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Freede Little Theatre
Presented by Reduxion Theatre Company
October 14-29, 2016

Journey into darkness this Halloween season for a tale of the supernatural that will leave your spine tingling and your eyes disbelieving. Based on the book of the same name, and currently the second-longest running play on London's West End, this dark and haunting ghost story is the perfect treat for a crisp Autumn evening. Join us, if you dare!

The Woman in Black is recommended for ages 13 and up.

ABSOLUTELY NO LATE SEATING.

Rodeo - A Triple BillOctober 21 - October 23
Rodeo - A Triple Bill
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Ballet
October 21-23, 2016

Serande is a milestone in the history of dance. It is the first original ballet George Balanchine created in America and is one of the signature works of New York City Ballet's repertory. 

Artistic Director Robert Mills in recent years has created popular story ballets like Beauty and the Beast and Romeo and Juliet. For the first time since he choreographed the audience favorite Pushing Pennies, Mr. Mills delves back into the world of abstract contemporary ballet with his premier or Our Private Rooms. 

With its world famous score by Aaron Copeland, Rodeo is Agnes de Mille's most beloved and most frequently presented ballet. Rodeo had its world premiere with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo at the Metropolitan Opera House, October 16, 1942.

Bye Bye BirdieOctober 21 - October 23
Bye Bye Birdie
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Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center
Midwest City
Presented by Rose State College Theatre
October 21-23, 2016

Book by Michael Stewart
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams

BYE BYE BIRDIE is one of the most captivating musical shows of our time. It is a satire crafted with the fondest of affection telling the story of a rock and roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. "An English Teacher," "What Did I Ever See in Him?," "Put on a Happy Face," "One Boy," "A Lot of Livin' to Do, Kids," "Rosie" and "Spanish Rose" are musical theatre classics. This is the tops in imagination and good old-fashioned fun.

For all audiences.

Straight No ChaserOctober 27
Straight No Chaser
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by Emporium Presents
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:30pm

I'll Have Another... 20th Anniversary World Tour

If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they vaudeville-style kitsch. They have emerged as a phenomenon with a massive fanbase, numerous national TV appearances and proven success with CD releases. The I’LL HAVE ANOTHER…WORLD TOUR comes to town in celebration of the group’s 20th Anniversary together.  Straight No Chaser is the real deal, the captivating sound of ten unadulterated human voices coming together to make extraordinary music that is moving people in a fundamental sense... and with a sense of humor. On the road, Straight No Chaser has built a reputation as an unforgettable live act.

Discovery 1 - Haunt the PhilOctober 30
Discovery 1 - Haunt the Phil
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 2pm

Matthew Thomas Troy, conductor

Share the joy of music with the children in your life. Each one-hour concert is designed to entertain and educate youngsters ages 4 to 13 years. These concerts set children on the path to a life-long love of music. 

Join the pre-concert FUN at 1:00pm in the lobby! Instrument Playground, Conductor's Corner, meet the performers and more. Free with ticket purchase.

Pops 1 - The Music of the Rolling StonesNovember 04 - November 05
Pops 1 - The Music of the Rolling Stones
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
November 4-5, 2016

Brody Dolyniuk, vocalist
Richard Carsey, conductor

Join the OKC Philharmonic as we pay tribute to the Rolling Stones - the band that has toured for over 50 years, ranked in the top five of Billboard Magazine's Greatest Artists of All Time, and sold over 200 million albums. Enjoy hits including "Satisfaction," "Paint it Black," "Ruby Tuesday," "Honky Tonk Women," and many more.

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

North meets Southern Momma TourNovember 18
North meets Southern Momma Tour
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Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center
Midwest City
Presented by Bang Productions Produced by John Edmonds Kozma 
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 7:30pm

Bang Productions presents the North meets Southern Momma Tour starring Darren Knight aka Southern Momma produced by John Edmonds Kozma. Featuring Rocky Dale Davis who was hand picked for Kevin Hart's new stand up show "Hart of the City."

Real Life Comedy When You Need To Laugh! Comedian Darren Knight aka Southern Momma is a social media celebrity. He's been compared to Jeff Foxworthy, as the next star of redneck comedy. Darren is from Munford, Alabama.

Alan Parsons Live ProjectNovember 19
Alan Parsons Live Project
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Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center
Midwest City
Presented by Emporium Presents
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 7:30pm



Performing his greatest hits on tour, Alan Parsons amazes audiences worldwide with his contributions to engineering and performing. He had dabbled with live performance in his late teens as a folk/blues acoustic player and as a lead guitarist with a blues band in the late sixties in his hometown of London. But as soon as he landed a job at the famous Abbey Road Studios at the age of 19, it became clear that the world of sound recording was to dominate his career. He was fortunate enough to work as assistant engineer on the last two albums by The Beatles and after he qualified as a fully-fledged recording engineer, he went on to work with Paul McCartney, and most notably Pink Floyd's classic Dark Side of the Moon.

When Alan was asked what his fans can expect from his new live show, he said "We've established the Live Project to perform The Alan Parsons Project hits and we don't disappoint. We don't go ‘eclectic’ with the set lists — I walked out of a Steely Dan concert [recently] for that reason, because it was so self-indulgent! The show is fun, liberating, and it's great to hear audience reaction. The fans will hear all the songs they know we have to play in the spectacular fashion they deserve!”


Classics 3 - Alexander Mickelthwate, Guest ConductorNovember 19
Classics 3 - Alexander Mickelthwate, Guest Conductor
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8pm

Andrew von Oeyen, piano

Clyne, Anna - Masquerade
Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The MusicalNovember 21
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by 35 Concerts
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 7:30pm

The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It's an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don't miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us. Based on the animated television special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and the stage production directed and conceived by Jeff Frank and First Stage. Script adaptation by Robert Penola. Arrangements and orchestrations by Timothy Splain.

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian NutcrackerNovember 25
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
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Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center
Midwest City
Presented by Talmi Entertainment
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 7pm

The biggest Christmas experience of the year! The original, direct from Russia, Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker! "Knock Out!" Raves the New York Times. Enchant the whole family with larger than life magical props, a 60 foot growing Christmas tree and spectacular Russian-made costumes and sets.

Pops 2 - The Christmas Show starring Kelli O'HaraDecember 01 - December 03
Pops 2 - The Christmas Show starring Kelli O'Hara
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
December 1-3, 2016

Oklahoma's Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, fresh from Broadways The King and I, stars in OKC's original, full staged Christmas extravaganza. Bring the entire family to welcome santa and his tap-dancing kickline, the Philharmonic Pops Chorale and Maestro Levine and the entire Philharmonic. 

A Tuna ChristmasDecember 01 - December 18
A Tuna Christmas
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Freede Little Theatre
Presented by CityRep Theatre
December 1-18, 2016

Written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard

As part of our 15th Anniversary celebration, we are bringing back the biggest hit and the most requested show in CityRep history, the side-splitting comedy, A TUNA CHRISTMAS. CityRep Artistic Director Donald Jordan and CityRep co-founder Jonathan Beck Reed are back in this Tony Award nominated sequel to GREATER TUNA, where it is Christmas in the third smallest town in Texas. These two dazzling comic actors play all the denizens of a small town in this laugh a minute, quick change, comic tour de force!

Jane Austen's Christmas Cracker!December 02 - December 17
Jane Austen's Christmas Cracker!
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Joel Levine Rehearsal Hall
Presented by Reduxion Theatre 
December 2-17, 2016

Raise a cup of good cheer and join us this holiday season for a magical journey through time, back to the elegance and society of a Regency Christmas ball, complete with sweets, treats, caroling and, best of all, an entire cast of characters from Jane Austen's world. Dance and sing along with your beloved favourites in this holiday classic from Reduxion Theatre.

ABSOLUTELY NO LATE SEATING.

Canterbury ChristmasDecember 04
Canterbury Christmas
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by Canterbury Voices 
Sunday, December 4, 2017 - 7pm

Canterbury’s annual Christmas concert has become a much-loved and highly anticipated holiday tradition in the Oklahoma City community!  Joining us each year are always a variety of guests and the children of Canterbury Youth Choruses.  Also featured will be the traditional holiday carol sing-a-long with the audience which always is a favorite with Canterbury audiences!   This experience is a joyous experience of holiday cheer to share with friends and family!  Begin your holidays by giving the gift of music!

This concert will be followed by a Holiday Reception in the Civic Center lobby.  Don’t forget to have your photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus by the Atrium tree!


The Nutcracker presented by Devon EnergyDecember 10 - December 20
The Nutcracker presented by Devon Energy
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Ballet
December 10-20, 2016

The holidays are a time to create special memories with family and friends. The Nutcracker is Oklahoma City's favorite holiday tradition and is the perfect first ballet for children or adults. Oklahoma City Ballet's stunning professional dancers are joined by over 100 children from The Dance Center of Oklahoma City Ballet plus the Oklahoma City Philharmonic to complete this dreamlike production the whole family will enjoy. 

Tommy EmmanuelDecember 14
Tommy Emmanuel
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Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center
Midwest City
Presented by Emporium Presents & Standing Ovation Productions
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Give a listen to “Old Photographs,” the closing track on Tommy Emmanuel’s It’s Never Too Late, and you’ll hear the distinctive squeak of finger noise as he runs his hands across the frets of his Maton Signature TE guitar. Many musicians would edit those imperfections out, but to Emmanuel, those imperfections are perfect.

 A master technician, Emmanuel started professionally at age 6, rising through the ranks as a studio player and member of several Australian rock bands before he set off on a solo career. One of only five musicians handpicked by his mentor, Chet Atkins, as a Certified Guitar Player (CGP), he’s piled up numerous accolades, including two Grammy nominations, two ARIA Awards from the Australian Recording Industry Association (the Aussie equivalent of the Recording Academy) and repeated honors in the Guitar Player magazine reader’s poll.

A noted fingerstyle guitarist, Emmanuel frequently threads three different parts simultaneously into his material, operating as a one-man band who handles the melody, the supporting chords and the bass all at once. His talents, which translate in any language, carry him to the far corners of the globe, but Emmanuel never plays the same show twice, and he improvises big chunks of every date. That leaves him open to those technical imperfections, though they also provide some of the humanity to an other-worldly talent.

“It’s all about the feeling of the music,” Emmanuel says. “And it has to make me feel something. I’m still playing for myself, you know, because I figure if I please me, then I’m pretty sure I’m gonna please you. And that’s not an arrogant statement, it’s just quality control.”


ShenYun 2017December 22 - December 23
ShenYun 2017
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by the Southern USA Falun Dafa Association
December 22-23, 2016

Imagine a performance so profound so inspiring it touches your soul. Let SHEN YUN take you on an extraordinary journey through China’s 5,000 years of divine culture, from the origins of civilization to modern day.

Beautiful fairies, courageous warriors, and even a magical monkey! Experience ancient legends and heavenly realms spring to life through classical Chinese dance. See dazzling costumes and powerful flips fill the stage with color and energy. The vibrant ethnic and folk dances will whisk you away, and the exquisite melodic notes and animated backdrops will transport you to another world.

 “Extraordinary experience! Exquisitely beautiful!” – Cate Blanchett, Academy Award-winning actress

“5,000 years of Chinese music and dance, in one night!” – The New York Times

 Based in New York, SHEN YUN has become a global sensation, reviving the authentic culture of China that was once almost lost. And now, after enchanting royals in London, performing for packed houses across Asia, and wowing sold-out audiences in the U.S. last season, SHEN YUN returns with a brand-new 2017 production!

 This season, uplift your spirit and discover the wonder China’s divine culture with SHEN YUN. It’s a performance that not only entertains, but also educates and inspires.

 Don’t miss Shen Yun Performing Arts at Civic Center Music Hall (Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre)For more information, call 1-888-974-3698 or visit ShenYun.com/OKC.


Elf the MusicalDecember 27 - December 31
Elf the Musical
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Broadway 
December 27-31, 2016

ELF THE MUSICAL is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF.


Classics 4 - David Lockington, Guest ConductorJanuary 07
Classics 4 - David Lockington, Guest Conductor
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8pm

Hye-Jin Kim, violin

Copland - Buckaroo Holiday from "Rodeo"
Saint-Saens - Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61
Elgar - Enigma Variations, Op. 36

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

Speaker in the City: Carrie FisherJanuary 18
Speaker in the City: Carrie Fisher
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by Junior League of Oklahoma City, Inc.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7pm

The Junior League of Oklahoma City welcomes actress and writer, Carrie Fisher, as the keynote for Speaker in the City, taking place on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7 p.m., at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. All proceeds from this event, and a VIP event immediately following, will be reinvested locally, expressly designated to improve the health and wellness of our Oklahoma City community.

Fisher, popularly known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars Trilogy, has taken a groundbreaking and very public stance on mental illness. According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, 1 in 4 adults experience mental illness in a given year. Despite the high frequency of cases, negative attitudes about mental illness continue to discourage people from seeking help. Fisher's public admission of her bipolar disease has paved the way for people to learn about the little understood disease. She’s given honest testimonies of the trials and triumphs of battling addiction and bipolar disorder, displaying a no-holds-barred attitude when it comes to discussing the realities of mental health conditions.

 The event will be a question and answer format.  All questions will be pre-submitted through the Junior League of Oklahoma City’s website. Please visit jloc.org in order to submit your question today.


The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the GoddessesJanuary 21
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by MGP Live
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 7:30pm

Based on one of the most popular and beloved video game series of all time, Symphony of the Goddesses features live orchestral performances of theme music from Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda franchise, and a giant screen showing the most memorable moments of the series. Guests will enjoy their favorite game music carefully and beautifully timed with a gorgeous orchestral score approved by Legend of Zelda franchise composer Koji Kondo. 

A four-movement symphony, recounting the classes storylines from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Wind Walker, Majora's Mask, A Link to the Past and many more, including the recently released Tri Force Heroes and new original arrangements of music from Skyward Sword and Twilight Princess HD.

Pops 3 - Disney In Concert: Tale as Old as TimeJanuary 27 - January 28
Pops 3 - Disney In Concert: Tale as Old as Time
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
January 27-28, 2017

Peter Stafford Wilson, conductor

Join us for a magical journey into storytelling and music as only the timeless tales of Disney can evoke. Brought to life through stunning vocals and animated feature film sequences, this concert explore iconic moments, plot twists and feats of daring from "Frozen," "Beauty and the Beast," "Cinderella," "Lion King," and more. This musical celebration is certain to remind the young and young at heart that wishes can be made on stars, hope is eternal, and love conquers all.

Discovery 2 - Sugar Free AllstarsJanuary 29
Discovery 2 - Sugar Free Allstars
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 2pm

Matthew Thomas Troy, conductor

Share the joy of music with the children in your life. Each one-hour concert is designed to entertain and educate youngsters ages 4 to 13 years. These concerts set children on the path to a life-long love of music. 

Join the pre-concert FUN at 1:00 p.m. in the lobby! Instrument Playground, Conductor's Corner, meet the performers and more. Free with ticket purchase. 

Classics 5 - Andreas Delfs, Guest ConductorFebruary 04
Classics 5 - Andreas Delfs, Guest Conductor
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 8pm

Christine Lampra, cello

Debussy - Prelude a "L'apres-midi d'un faune" (Afternoon of a Faun)
Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Roccoco Theme, Op. 33
Tchaikovsky - Andate Cantabile
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

PippinFebruary 07 - February 12
Pippin
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Broadway
February 7-12, 2017

Pippin is for mature audiences.

Some thirty years before writing WICKED, Steven Schwartz had an early success and now PIPPIN is back on tour for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago… the show The New York Times declared “ASTONISHING.” Winning the Tony Award® for Best Musical Revival, PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory? This captivating new production features sizzling choreography in the style of BOB FOSSE and breathtaking acrobatics by LES 7 DOIGTS DE LA MAIN, the creative force behind the nationwide sensation TRACES.


The TempestFebruary 10 - March 04
The Tempest
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Freede Little Theatre
Presented by Reduxion Theatre
February 10-March 4, 2016

Trapped on a magical island with only their mad spirits to keep them company, Prospero and his daughter, Miranda, must journey through an awakening of self-discovery and forgiveness when unexpected visitors come to their isle. Take a magical journey to an enchanted land, and experience the majesty of one of Shakespeare's greatest romantic plays in ways you've never dreamed possible.

ABSOLUTELY NO LATE SEATING.

The Sleeping BeautyFebruary 17 - February 19
The Sleeping Beauty
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Ballet
February 17-19, 2017

 A feast for the eyes and ears, The Sleeping Beatuy is a charming fairytale featuring some of classical ballet's most challenging yet enchanting choreography. Follow the story of Princess Aurora, the evil Carabosse, and the charming Prince Desire who pulls the Sleeping Beauty from her 100 year slumber. Featuring luxurious sets and costumes, Tchaikovsky's glorious score, and a cast of fanciful characters, The Sleeping Beauty will awaken the senses. With the Oklahoma City Philharmonic.

Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric PlayFebruary 23 - March 05
Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
CitySpace Theatre
Presented by CityRep Theatre
February 23-March 5, 2017

Written by Anne Washburn
Music by Michael Friedman
A co-production with Oklahoma City University's School of Theatre

What will endure when the cataclysm arrives- when the grid falls, society crumbles, and we're faced with the task of rebuidling? Anne Washburn's imaginative dark comedy, one of the most produced new plays in American theatre, propels us forward nearly a century, following a new civilizations stumbling into its future. A paean to live theatre, and to the resilience of Bart Simpson through the ages, Mr. Burns is an exploration of how the pop culture of one era might evolve into the mythology of another.

Pops 4 - Sinatra and Beyond with Tony DeSareFebruary 24 - February 25
Pops 4 - Sinatra and Beyond with Tony DeSare
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
February 24-25, 2017

Joel Levine, conductor

With three Billboard Top 10 Jazz albums, and a host of national appearances with symphony orchestras, DeSare returns to the OKC Phil stage to celebrate a night of Sinatra and other favorites, including "Come Fly With Me," "Fly Me to the Moon," and many more.

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

Classics 6 - Daniel Hege, Guest ConductorMarch 04
Classics 6 - Daniel Hege, Guest Conductor
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 8pm

Haochen Zhang, piano

Barber - Overturn to the School for Scandal
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major
Brahms - Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

Motown the Musical March 07 - March 12
Motown the Musical
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Broadway
March 7-12, 2017

Motown the Musical is rated for ages 10 and up.

Featuring more than 40 classic hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” MOTOWN THE MUSICAL tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.


Pops 5 - Broadway's Best with Joel LevineMarch 17 - March 18
Pops 5 - Broadway's Best with Joel Levine
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
March 17-18, 2017

Join Maestro Joel Levine as he presents a night of Broadway favorites, old and new, featuring seven decades of music from the Great White Way. Enjoy featured guest vocalists including Ben Crawford and the OKC Philharmonic Pops Chorale, led by Vince Leseney.

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

Classics 7 - Vladimir Kulenovic, Guest ConductorMarch 25
Classics 7 - Vladimir Kulenovic, Guest Conductor
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8pm

Chloe Hanslip, violin

Beethoven, Coriolan Overture
Mendelssohn Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64
Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

Discovery 3 - Machines, Motors, and MusicMarch 26
Discovery 3 - Machines, Motors, and Music
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil 
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 2pm

Matthew Thomas Troy, conductor

Share the joy of music with the children in your life. Each one- hour concert is designed to entertain and educate youngsters ages 4 to 13 years. These concerts set children on the path to a life-long love of music. 

Join the pre-concert FUN at 1:00 p.m. in the lobby! Instrument Playground, Conductor's Corder, meet the performers and more. Free with ticket purchase.

Israel in EgyptApril 02
Israel in Egypt
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by Canterbury Voices
Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 3pm

Do you remember the 1956 epic film The Ten Commandments starring Charlton Heston?  It is still shown on television each year, and dramatizes the biblical story of Moses.  The same story is the subject of Handel’s Israel in Egypt, which begins with the Israelites’ bondage in Egypt, followed by descriptions of the plagues that Moses calls down upon the Egyptians to persuade the Pharaoh to let the Israelites go. Eventually the Pharaoh is persuaded and the Israelites are led out of Egypt by Moses, only to be pursued by the Pharaoh’s army of 600 chariots.  The Israelites finally arrive at the Red Sea in front of them and trapped by mountains all around.  Seeing Pharaoh’s soldiers coming, they are terrified.  God tells Moses to stretch his hand out and the Red Sea waters part. The Israelites flee through the Red Sea, a wall of water on either side and dry land under their feet.  The Egyptian army, arriving at the sea, charge in after them, but once the Israelites are safe on the other side, the sea rolls back in, covering the Egyptian army, its chariots and horses.  The Israelites celebrate the power of their God and their deliverance.

What a dramatic story! And this setting by Handel is full of “word painting” where the sound of the music imitates the text imagery. The plagues, especially, inspired him to create some of his most colorful painting – one can easily hear the hopping of the frogs, the buzzing of the flies, the pounding of the fiery hail, and the eerie darkness.

It is a great irony that Handel who is associated with some of the greatest choral music in the English language (composer of the famous Messiah) was in fact a German whose lifelong interest was Italian opera.  Handel wrote more than 40 operas, borrowing from some of that music for his choral music.  Israel in Egypt is unique in its abundance of choruses and double choruses, and now stands second only to Messiah as Handel’s most beloved work.


Pops 6 - Under the StreetlampApril 07 - April 08
Pops 6 - Under the Streetlamp
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil
April 7-8, 2017

Douglas Droste, conductor

A PBS all male vocal music sensation! Prepare for an electrifying evening of classics hits from the American Radio Songbook. This group is comprised of recent leading cast members from the Tony Award winning sensation Jersey Boys. They blend seamlessly with our Philharmonic to deliver a unique blend of tight harmonies and slick dance moves, all to your favorite Doo-Wop, Motown and old time Rock 'n' Roll hits.

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

Classics 8 - A Philharmonic Gala with Maestro Joel LevineApril 15
Classics 8 - A Philharmonic Gala with Maestro Joel Levine
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Phil 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 8pm

Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture
Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1 in F minor
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5, Op. 64, E minor

Note: "Classics" and "Pops" series concerts are recommended for children ages 5 and up, with the exception of "The Christmas Show." Children under the age of 5 will be refused admission. Everyone entering the concert hall must have a ticket.

A Midsummer Night's DreamApril 21 - April 23
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Ballet
April 21-23, 2017

 Witness the vibrant, mystical fantasy of William Shakespeare's classic comedy A Midsummer NIght's Dream. Set to Felix Mendelssohn's lush score, Artistic Director Robert Mills brings the classic comedy to life for this fabulous world premiere. Follow the adventures and misadventures of a group of mortals and immortals in their quest for love. More than 20 child dancers from our school will fill the forest as fireflies, bugs, and fairies. 

Opening the evening will be a world premiere work from Denver choreographer Sarah Tallman.

Reduxion DevisedApril 21 - May 06
Reduxion Devised
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Theatre TBD
Presented by Reduxion Theatre
April 21-May 6, 2017

Experience the joy and the wonder of intimate movement with this world-premier piece devised entirely for Reduxion Thaetre by international movement and intimacy expert, Tonia Sina. Experimental theatre at its best, this piece is entirely presented using physical story-telling, and will challenge your conception of what theatre can be.

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Alton Brown LiveApril 30
Alton Brown Live
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Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Broadway
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 7pm

"Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science", the follow-up to the smash "Edible Inevitable" tour, will hit the road in 2016. Fans can expect all-new everything including songs, multimedia presentations, talk-show antics, and bigger and better potentially dangerous food demonstrations. 

Brown has a knack for mixing together a perfect base of science, music and food into two hours of pure entertainment. Critics and fans alike have raved about the interactive components of Brown's shows. He promises "plenty of new therapy inducing opportunities during our audience participation segments. "I don't want to give too much away, but this time we're going to play a little game while we're at it. Plus, you'll see things I've never been allowed to do on TV." He's also contemplating more sophisticated protective gear for folks in the first few rows...just in case things get messy...again.

Disney's The Lion KingMay 09 - May 28
Disney's The Lion King
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre
Presented by OKC Broadway
May 9-28, 2017

Disney’s THE LION KING is returning to OKC! More than 85 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. With Music and Lyrics by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice, there is simply nothing else like THE LION KING.


Hello AgainJune 16 - July 08
Hello Again
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OKC Civic Center Music Hall
CitySpace Theatre
Presented by Reduxion Theatre
June 16-July 8, 2017

Based on the 1897 play La Ronde, Hello Again tells the story of ten separate, intimate love affairs during each decade of the 20th century. Exploring musical styles as diverse as jazz to disco, and nominated for eight Drama Desk awards including Best Musical, this heart-pounding, pulsing, charged musical daisy-chain is sure to leave you breathless.

ABSOLUTELY NO LATE SEATING.

 
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