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Welcome to OU University Theatre

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.

We are excited to announce that season tickets are conveniently available so be certain to purchase yours without delay! 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 as the season opens on Sept. 23! We promise an unforgettable theatrical experience. Live theatre couldn’t be anything else!

Mary Margaret Holt, University Theatre Producer

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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.

DEAN'S CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT
If you would like to join the Dean’s Circle for Fall 2022-Spring 2023, which includes two complimentary season subscriptions, please contact David Barocio, Director of Advancement, at dbarocio@ou.edu.

Contemporary Dance Oklahoma


CONTEMPORARY DANCE OKLAHOMA

SEPT. 23-OCT. 2, 2022
Energetic and exciting exploration of modern dance
with guest choreography by Thang Dao and Kate Weare. OU School of Dance faculty Leslie Kraus and Roxanne Lyst.
This production is suitable for all audiences.

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812


NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812

Book, Music and Lyrics by Dave Malloy
Ashton Byrum, Director
8 p.m. Oct. 14, 20, 21, 22
3 p.m. Oct. 16, 23
Elsie C. Brackett Theatre

From the pages of Leo Tolstoy’s Russian masterpiece War and Peace, literature’s most iconic characters come to life in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812. With a lush score of electro-pop, folk, rock, and opera, with a fully-immersive, environmental staging style, this feast of a musical (nominated for 12 Tony Awards in 2017) invites the audience to Moscow for an epic tale of heartbreak, infidelity, redemption, and love. This production is suitable for all audiences.

Radium Girls


RADIUM GIRLS

By D.W. Gregory
Seth Gordon, Director
8 p.m. Nov. 4, 10, 11, 12
3 p.m. Nov. 6, 12, 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 and written with warmth and humor, Radium Girls is about greedy corporations, personal integrity, and one woman’s fight for her day in court. This production is suitable for all audiences.

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. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. This production is suitable for all audiences.

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 is suitable for all audiences.

The Wild Party



THE WILD PARTY
Book, Music and Lyrics By Andrew Lippa
Lyn Cramer, Director
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, including Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Obie awards. 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.

Susannah opera



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

Oklahoma Festival Ballet

OKLAHOMA FESTIVAL BALLET
Guest choreography by George Balanchine,
Jerome Robbins, and Penny Saunders
School of Dance choreography by Boyko Dossev,
and Yury Yanowsky
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 choreography by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Penny Saunders, Yury Yanowsky, and Boyko Dossev. This production is suitable for all audiences.

Marie Antoinette

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

Before Britney Spears there was Marie Antoinette. 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 royals sours, revolution brews, and for Marie the political becomes quite personal. Marie Antoinette holds a mirror up to our own society, one that just might be entertaining and social networking itself straight to the guillotine.

(405) 325-4101 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.

ONLINE VIEWING OPTIONS
This year we are offering Livestream and video-on-demand viewing options for select productions. Please check each production for the link to these options.

TO OUR VALUED PATRONS OF OU FINE ARTS
We are taking precautions to protect the health and safety of audience members, musicians, cast, and crew at all times in our theatres and concert halls. For patrons attending a performance, masks are not required, however highly encouraged in all indoor spaces and outside when social distancing is not possible. Seating will be adjusted per University policies. Please be aware that information will be updated as changes occur.

Individual Ticket Prices

Event  Advance
Purchase
Adult
Advance
Purchase
Discount
Advance
Purchase
OU Student
At the
Door
Drama,
Dance
  $30*  $25*  $12*$40*
$15 (student ID)
Musical  $35*   $30*  $12*$45*
$15 (student ID)
Opera   
  $25*   $20*  $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
Your season subscription includes all 9 productions throughout the 2022-2023 school year.
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:
*plus 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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