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OU Fine Arts Box Office (405) 325-4101
BY PHONE (405) 325-4101, box office hours: 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
IN PERSON at the OU Fine Arts Box Office, Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St.
Box office hours: 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and again 1 hour prior to curtain at the venue.

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The President’s Thursday Theatre Group Special is a BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE OFFER for OU faculty, staff and students on University Theatre Thursday tickets. It’s a great savings on admission to see university students perform “live” on stage in drama, opera, musical and dance productions.

To take advantage of this special 2-for-1 offer, visit the Fine Arts Box Office located in the Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St. during regular business hours, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. A valid OU ID is required and tickets must be purchased in advance. Offer is not valid for at-the-door sales the hour prior to performance. Please note that tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. For more information, or accommodations please call the box office at (405) 325-4101.  

 

Hansel and Gretel opera at OU

HANSEL AND GRETEL
Opera composed by Engelbert Humperdinck
Libretto by Adelheid Wette
Conducted by Jonathan Shames, Artistic Director
Stage direction by William Ferrara
8 p.m. Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2
3 p.m. Dec. 3
Reynolds Performing Arts Center

Gingerbread Alert! Missing children last seen entering an enchanted forest! Evidence found at the scene: a trail of breadcrumbs, guardian angels and a suspicious witch riding a broomstick in the vicinity. If you have any information, please contact the authorities at OU Opera Theatre! Presented in English. This production is suitable for all audiences. BUY TICKETS

Young Choreographers' Showcase at OU

YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS' SHOWCASE
8 p.m. Jan. 25, 26, 27
3 p.m. Jan. 28
Reynolds Performing Arts Center

A perennial favorite, Young Choreographers’ Showcase features new and innovative choreography created by School of Dance students especially selected for this production. Featuring dance works from the full spectrum of movement styles with lighting design by students from the Peggy Dow Helmerich School of Drama, Young Choreographers’ Showcase never fails to entertain and inspire. This production is suitable for all audiences.

Nice Work if You Can Get It at OU

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT

Music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin
Book by Joe DiPietro, Directed by Lyn Cramer
Choreography by Kristen Beth Williams, Broadway star and OU Alumna
8 p.m. Feb. 9, 10, 16, 17
3 p.m. Feb. 11, 18
Elsie C. Brackett Theatre                                              

The roaring twenties brings together a cast of outrageous characters in New York to celebrate the wedding of a wealthy playboy. But, when the playboy meets a gutsy bootlegger who melts his heart, nothing goes as planned. Enjoy the glitz and glamour of this production, featuring some of the most memorable songs by George and Ira Gershwin, including ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’, ‘Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off’, and ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’. This production includes slapstick comedy, jazzy dance numbers and the occasional tender ballad.

Contemporary Dance Oklahoma at OU

CONTEMPORARY DANCE OKLAHOMA

Choreography by Austin Hartel, Roxanne Lyst
and David Hochoy, guest choreographer
8 p.m. March 2, 3, 9, 10
3 p.m. March 4, 11
Elsie C. Brackett Theatre

Contemporary Dance Oklahoma examines the creative range of modern dance, featuring choreography that is abstract, mood-inspired and narrative. Guest choreographer David Hochoy of Dance Kaleidoscope joins OU faculty choreographers in challenging our dancers and entertaining our audiences. This production is suitable for all audiences.

Lucia di Lammernoor at OU

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

Composed by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano
Conducted by Jonathan Shames, Artistic Director
Stage direction by William Ferrara
8 p.m. April 5, 6, 7
3 p.m. April 8
Reynolds Performing Arts Center                          

A ruined castle in the Scottish Highlands is the setting for Sir Walter Scott’s eerie Gothic romance. Torn by a family feud and forced into an arranged marriage, Lucia loses her mind and murders her bridegroom on their wedding night. University Theatre’s production of Donizetti’s gorgeous opera will feature lavish costumes, sets, full orchestra, and chorus. Performed in Italian with English supertitles. This production contains adult themes and violence.

Alice in Wonderland at OU

ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Adapted for the stage by
Eva Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus
Original book by Lewis Carroll
Directed by Judith Midyett Pender
8 p.m. April 20, 21, 27, 28
3 p.m. April 22, 29
Elsie C. Brackett Theatre

Come make memories with your children as you travel down the rabbit hole into the delightful world of Wonderland. Le Gallienne and Friebus have deftly adapted Lewis Carroll’s classic works, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, into a sumptuous spectacle of intrigue and excitement. This production is suitable for all audiences.

INDIVIDUAL TICKET PRICES

Event   Advance Purchase Adult Advance Purchase Discount Advance Purchase OU StudentAt the Door
Drama, Dance
$25* $20*$10*$35/$15 (student ID)
Musical$30* $25*$10*$40/$15 (student ID)
Opera   
$20* $15*$10*$30/$15
(student ID)
Lab Theatre$8$6$6 
Music Concert$9 $5$5$10
Discount – Adult Senior (age 60+), military, OU faculty and staff
Student – with OU ID, or under the age 18
*PLUS PROCESSING FEE AND TAX

Group Discount of $2 per ticket for groups of 20 or more at Mainstage productions.
 

DISCOUNTED TICKETS music 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 performance. NO DISCOUNTS.

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