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We have more to celebrate than ever in the 2022-2023 season as we welcome you to our performance halls and invite you to discover with us the Stories on our Stage. We are eager to share glorious and intriguing performances of opera, drama, musical theatre, and dance. We encourage you to join us in rediscovering the ever-evolving ways we can be touched by storytelling at its theatrical best through the artistry of our talented cadre of directors, designers, and technicians, not to mention the actors, singers and dancers who will touch your heart and spirit with the intensity of their performances.

Current plans and policies call for our venues to be open at full capacity. Masks, while encouraged, are not currently required but you may be certain that we will share any updates immediately as they occur.

We greatly look forward to sharing Stories on our Stage with you . We promise an unforgettable theatrical experience. Live theatre couldn’t be anything else!

Mary Margaret Holt, University Theatre Producer


OU FINE ARTS BOX OFFICE
(405) 325-4101


The box office is located in the Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St. at Elm Ave.
Hours: 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and again 1 hour prior to performance at the venue.

La Scala di Seta (In Concert)

LA SCALA DI SETA (In Concert)
Gioachino Rossini, Composer
Giuseppe Maria Foppa, Libretist
Jonathan Shames, Artistic Director and Conductor
8 p.m. Dec. 2, and 3 p.m. Dec. 4
Reynolds Performing Arts Center

This operatic farce features a secret marriage, thwarted would-be lovers, and one of Rossini’s most sparkling, well-known overtures. This production is sung in Italian with English supertitles. and is suitable for all audiences.
La Scala di Seta tickets

Young Choreographers' Showcase


YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS’ SHOWCASE

8 p.m. Jan. 26, 27, 28
3 p.m. Jan. 29
Elsie C. Brackett Theatre

Imaginative choreography meets innovative lighting design as students from the School of Dance and Helmerich School of Drama collaborate on this annual favorite. This production may contain adult content. Tickets will go on sale Jan. 17.

The Wild Party

THE WILD PARTY
Book, Music and Lyrics By Andrew Lippa
Directed by Lyn Cramer
8 p.m. Feb. 10, 11, 16, 17, 18
3 p.m. Feb. 12, 19
Weitzenhoffer Theatre

A steamy prohibition tale, steamrolling and roaring its way across the stage, Andrew Lippa’s Wild Party was an Off-Broadway gem that garnered an array of industry accolades. Based on Joseph Moncure March’s 1928 narrative poem of the same name, this darkly brilliant show features one of the most exciting, pulse-racing scores ever written. You are invited to the party! This production contains adult themes, violence, and sexual content.

Susannah opera

SUSANNAH
By Carlisle Floyd
Jonathan Shames, Artistic Director and Conductor
Dan Wallace Miller, stage director
8 p.m. March 2, 3, 4
3 p.m. March 5
Reynolds Performing Arts Center

In this tragic, apocryphal tale of jealousy, lust and murder, the innocent young Susannah finds herself accused of immorality by the town’s elders. This production is sung in English and contains adult content.

Oklahoma Festival Ballet

OKLAHOMA FESTIVAL BALLET

Featured choreography by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Penny Saunders, and Yury Yanowsky, with a new work by Boyko Dossev of the School of Dance
8 p.m. March 31, April 1, 6, 7
3 p.m. April 2, 8
Elsie C. Brackett Theatre

A tour de force of ballet works featuring “Serenade” by Balanchine, "Antique Epigraphs" by Jerome Robbins, “Deux Amours” by Saunders, “Train of Thought” by Yanowsky, and “Candide” by Dossev. This production is suitable for all audiences.

Marie Antoinette

MARIE ANTOINETTE
By David Adjmi
Directed by Melissa Rain Anderson
8 p.m. April 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
3 p.m. April 23, 30
Weitzenhoffer Theatre

In Adjmi’s contemporary take on the famous French queen, Marie is a star created by the people of France, a society that values extravegance and artifice. But the people’s love affair with the royal sours, revolution brews, and for Marie the political becomes quite personal. This production contains adult content.

Contemporary Dance Oklahoma

CONTEMPORARY DANCE OKLAHOMA
Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2022
Reynolds Performing Arts Center

Energetic and exciting exploration of modern dance with choreography by guest artists Thang Dao and Kate Weare. OU School of Dance faculty Austin Hartel, Leslie Kraus and Roxanne Lyst. This production is suitable for all audiences. Enjoy the performance on Pay-per-view.

Enjoy this sampling of images from Contemporary Dance Oklahoma here. All photos by Wendy Mutz Photography. View the digital program here.

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Book, Music and Lyrics by Dave Malloy
Direction by Ashton Byrum
Musical Direction by Harold Mortimer
Choreography by Karen Boyd Bethel
Oct. 14-23, 2022
Elsie C. Brackett Theatre

Based on a slice of Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece, War and Peace, literature’s most iconic characters come to life. With a lush score of electro-pop, folk, rock, and opera, and a fully-immersive, environmental staging style, this feast of a musical was nominated for 12 Tony Awards in 2017. Join our incredible cast of storytellers and musicians as they take us to Moscow, just before Napoleon’s invasion, for an epic tale of heartbreak, infidelity, redemption, and love. View the digital program here.

Radium Girls

RADIUM GIRLS
By D.W. Gregory
Directed by Seth Gordon
Nov. 4-13
Weitzenhoffer Theatre

In 1926 radium was considered a miracle cure and luminous watches the latest rage. Then, the women who made them started getting sick. Based on a true story written with warmth and humor, Radium Girls is about corporate greed, personal integrity, and one woman’s fight for her day in court. This production is suitable for all audiences. View the digital program here.

DEAN'S CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT
Dean’s Circle members receive two complimentary season subscriptions to University Theatre. Please contact David Barocio, Director of Development, at dbarocio@ou.edu to join Dean's Circle.

UNIVERSITY THEATRE SPONSORSHIPS
We invite you to be part of our new season as a university theatre sponsor.
For more information, please contact David Barocio at dbarocio@ou.edu.

OU FINE ARTS BOX OFFICE

OU FINE ARTS BOX OFFICE
Purchase tickets online, in-person, or by phone with the OU Fine Arts Box Office.
(405) 325-4101
The box office is located in the Catlett Music Center 500 W. Boyd St., Norman, OK 73019.

ONLINE VIEWING OPTIONS
Livestream and video-on-demand viewing options will be available for select productions. Please check each production for the link to these options.

OU SCHOOL OF MUSIC CONCERTS

Individual Ticket Prices

Event  Advance
Purchase
Adult
Advance
Purchase
Discount
Advance
Purchase
OU Student
At the
Door
Drama,
Dance
  $34*  $29*  $12*$40*
$15 (student ID)
Musical  $39*   $34*  $12*$45*
$15 (student ID)
Opera   
  $29*   $24*  $12*$35*
$15 (student ID)
Lab
Theatre
  $9*  $7*  $7* 
Live Stream  $10  $10  $10 
Video-on-Demand  $10 single  view  $25 group view  
Concerts  $10*  $6*  $6*  $10* for everyone

SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS
Season subscriptions include all 9 productions throughout the 2022-2023 school year. The new season subscriptions are on sale Aug. 22-Sept. 16, 2022.
Adult Package  @  $195 each
Discount Package @$165 each
Student Package @ $75 each
Plus $10 processing fee and taxt

DISCOUNT – Older Adult (age 60+), military, OU faculty and staff
STUDENT – with OU ID, or under the age 18

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS:
*includes processing fee and tax
Group Discount of $2 per ticket for groups of 20 or more at mainstage productions.

Discounted tickets for music events be purchased in advance by phone (405) 325-4101 or in person at the OU Fine Arts Box Office, 500 W. Boyd St. in the Catlett Music Center.

TICKETS AT THE DOOR may be purchased at the venue, beginning 1 hour prior to the performance. NO DISCOUNTS.

 


 

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