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Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre announces retirement of founding Artistic Director Don Jordan

From Broadway World (Oklahoma) Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (OKC Rep), Oklahoma’s award-winning professional regional theatre announced today that its founding Artistic Director Donald Jordan will transition and assume the title of “Founding Artistic Director emeritus” in the Summer of 2021. “The reputation of the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre was built by the hard work of […]

CityRep’s “Curious Incident” Opens April 4 at Civic Center

Staff Report   The new theatrical presentation from CityRep is here at last. Opening Thursday, April 4, at the Civic Center’s Freede Little Theater – “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” This is the regional premiere of the Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards’ winner for Best […]

To Benefit CityRep – ‘The Second City’ comes to historic Tower Theatre on October 11

Staff Report Join CityRep at the historic Tower Theatre (425 N.W. 23, 73103) to welcome Chicago’s legendary sketch and improvisation comedy theater “The Second City” for a performance of their “Best of The Second City.” Described by event organizers as a “must-see show” this particular production will feature “some of the lauded comedy company’s all-time […]

The latest news from ‘Greater Tuna’ brings both humor and pity, as Reed and Jordan shine

Patrick B. McGuigan The news from Tuna, Texas is as relevant and laugh-out-loud humorous as ever, but leavened with some moments of pathos and pity. Working from the original script of Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, a total of twenty characters came on stage, miraculously brought to life through only two performers: Jonathan […]

The one and only ‘Greater Tuna’ returns to the CityRep repertoire

Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK —Back by popular demand, Oklahoma’s award winning professional theatre, CityRep, is opening a can of side-splitting comedy with the smash hit “Greater Tuna.” The play is by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard. CityRep Founding Artistic Director Donald Jordan and CityRep co-founder Jonathan Beck Reed are back in this popular […]

City Rep’s ‘Heisenberg’ is mature, tender and realistic

Patrick B. McGuigan Stage veteran Ben Hall is Alex, and Stacey Logan is Georgie in “Heisenberg,” a pre-Valentine’s Day tale of seemingly mismatched London residents who find their way to a  sometimes uncomfortable commitment that evolves into deep attachment. Simon Stephens’ script was characterized, in one press release, as “sharply original” – and this turns […]

CityRep’s ‘Heisenberg’ opens Friday – good choice, good theatre, good for your Valentine

Staff Report   The Oklahoma City Repertory 2017-18 season continues in downtown Oklahoma City over the next two weekends, with a strong two-person show delivered in an intimate setting. Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, impulsive American chatterbox Georgie spots Alex, a quiet, older buttoned-down British man, and plants a kiss on […]

CityRep lands the legendary Judy Collins as Holbrook’s replacement

Staff Report   CityRep, Oklahoma’s award-winning professional theatre, will present legendary multi Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Judy Collins in an extraordinary one-night only concert event, “A Love Letter to Stephen Sondheim,” on Friday, March 9. This event replaces the performance of Hal Holbrook’s “Mark Twain Tonight,” a fundraiser canceled after Holbrook’s retirement. Collins is known for […]

CityRep opens season with Patsy Cline Sept. 16-24, Twain fundraiser cancelled

Staff Report This week, CityRep opens its sixteenth season with a two week run for the Oklahoma premiere of the hit musical “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” that opens on on September 16. The tribute to the music, life and times of Patsy Cline has been a breakout hit across the country. It is a nostalgic stroll […]

Tuna Triumph, a special anniversary, post-electric humor, a caveman’s visit, and a beauty’s artistry

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – CityRep, affiliated with the Actors Equity Association, received another singular honor on opening night of the group’s most recent performance. David Kolen, a representative of the national association based in Chicago, came to town to present a special commendation to CityRep, in recognition of the 15th Anniversary of […]

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