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OKC City Rep considers partnership with University of Oklahoma School of Drama

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (OKC Rep) has announced that it will begin discussions on a strategic partnership with the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts Helmerich School of Drama at the University of Oklahoma (OU). The theatre will enter this exploratory venture with Seth Gordon, Director-Helmerich […]

A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath continues strong OKC Repertory Theatre (OKCRep) season

The City Sentinel, Staff Report   Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (OKCRep) version of the Tony®-award winning play “A Doll’s House, Part 2” opened last weekend, garnering rave reviews for the production (running through November 24)  at the Civic Center Music Hall’s CitySpace Theatre. The show stars Broadway leading lady and Oklahoma City native Stacey Logan […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pryor Rendering, new Oklahoma musical, premieres at CityRep

Staff Report Oklahoma City— CityRep, Oklahoma City’s award winning professional theatre presents a world premiere Oklahoma musical, PRYOR RENDERING. A lyrical coming of age tale set in the 1960s in Pryor, Oklahoma, this moving story of a young gay man’s journey of self discovery and courage will touch your heart. Based on the critically acclaimed […]

CityRep: ‘Ultimately shattering’ drama “’night, Mother” continues at CitySpace Theater until April 17

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – When it premiered in the 1980s, Marsha Norman’s drama “’night, Mother” was described in one memorable review as “ultimately shattering.” This reviewer has no hidden agenda. To be clear, to me suicide has always seemed the ultimate example of human surrender, and not at all in a Buddhist sense. […]

CityRep and OCU collaborate on magical “Peter and the Starcatcher September 18-27

Staff Report CityRep and OCU School of Theatre will present the Oklahoma premiere of the five-time Broadway Tony Award winning hit, “Peter and the Starcatcher.” This magical play, deemed “an adult prequel to “Peter Pan,” is a fast-paced, funny, sweetly charming story filled with laughter and enchantment. Performances run from September 18 to 27. Rick […]

One Man, One Weekend, One Show (several times): CityRep’s “One-Man Lord of the Rings”

Staff Report Sure, Dave Letterman will soon leave his full-time gig. But those with a passion for social commentary, meaty reflections on important issues and fall-out-of-your-chair laughter need not despair. The Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre delivers again, with a one-man show that delivers the goods. Ever since 2014’s sensational sold-out Oklahoma Premiere of “One-Man Star […]

A Balm in Gilead: The Amish Project proves magnificent and astonishing, a blessing on us

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher Katherine Michelle Tanner delivers a magnificent and astonishing performance in the one-woman show, “The Amish Project”  continuing Saturday night (April 11) and Sunday afternoon (April 12) at the Civic Center. It seems difficult to put into a couple of hundred words the moral power and authority of this unusual play, […]

The Amish Project deemed ‘extraordinary’ and ‘compelling’ and ‘thought-provoking’

Staff Report CityRep, the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre, will present the regional premiere of the highly acclaimed Off-Broadway drama, “The Amish Project.” The play is described by CityRep staff as a “profoundly moving, thought-provoking and beautiful one-woman tour-de-force performance” which compels viewers “to examine the path we take at the crossroads of grief, tragedy, and […]

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