The spring mainstage opera of the 2017 “Season of Dreamers” will allow audiences to peek into the conservative compound of a religious family.
After directing three operas last year, Evita, Jackie O, and Don Pasquale, David Herendeen has found himself with three awards from the National Opera Association for each one, all in different divisions.
The Oklahoma Opera and Music Theater Company presents the next mainstage opera, La Rondine, by Giacomo Puccini.
Jackie O brings vulnerability and grief to the stage through a story inspired by the life of Jackie Kennedy.
The Oklahoma Opera and Music Theatre Company will present this season’s first mainstage opera with the comedy opera Don Pasquale. “Don Pasquale is an opera that is good for first-time opera goers,” said Dr. David Herendeen, the show’s director. “It speaks in the typical TV language. It is an opportunity for the audiences to be…
The Coronation of Poppea, a baroque opera, opens in the Burg Theater this weekend.
By Kayla McKenna, Staff Writer The first main stage opera, The Pirates of Penzance, is preparing to open and tell a story with romance, comedy and lots of music. The show follows “Frederic,” who has just turned 21 and is free from the pirates of Penzance, or so he thinks. He falls in love with…
National auditions are scheduled this weekend for incoming theater and music students.Students get a chance to volunteer and help guide future students through the audition process.
The first production of the mainstage opera season will open Friday, Nov. 14.The production will differ from past shows, as two one-act operas will be performed on the same evening, instead of one.
Sarah Feist, music theater sophomore, asks Matt Flowers, music theater sophomore, for a dance in the Opera and Music Theater Company’s production of “Bonnie and Clyde.” The musical made its Oklahoma premiere on Oct. 3 at OCU. Photo: Anna Ediger
Napoleon Dynamite actor John Heder is set to star in Fox’s new half-hour comedy pilot, entitled Here’s Your Damn Family. Heder will star as a thirty-something living with his mother whose life is upended when she gets married to a man with three teenage children. For more information on the series, click here. The Departed screenwriter William Monahan…
Lucas Tarrant, vocal performance senior, Brett Bode, vocal performance and musical theatre senior, Brennan Martinez, vocal performance and musical theatre freshman, Anna Bookout, vocal performance senior, and Shannon Rookey, vocal performance senior, gossip about the possibility of their neighbor having an affair during a dress rehearsal for Kurt Weill’s Street Scene Wednesday night in the Kirkpatrick Auditorium of the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center.
Photo: James Murphy
Street Scene, composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics by Langston Hughes, is a Broadway opera that combines catchy 1940s music with tragedy. The story follows the working-class Maurrant family and their neighbors in a tenement on the East Side of Manhattan in 1946
OCU OPERAtions presents Recollections, a short performance of three one-act operas, this weekend.
OPERAtions will present two new chamber operas, Angry Birdsong and Benedicta, both by Milton Granger, and a better-known opera, The Face on the Barroom Floor, by Henry Mollicone.
Violet the Musical, one of the most acclaimed Broadway shows of the ’90s, will be presented this weekend at OCU.
The show will be at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in Burg Theater in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center.
The Wanda L. Bass School of Music will premiere an operatic double feature this weekend, a tragedy and a comedy.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The dust of a Depression-era work camp and the sheen of the golden age of Hollywood provide an updated twist on two Italian opera classics at the Bass School of Music.