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2012 2013

TULSA OPERA

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TULSA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER’S

35th anniversary year was spectacular in many ways. Thank you for attending the numerous events that took place last season. This year we’re delighted to celebrate Theatre Tulsa’s 90th anniversary! Check out that company’s 2012-13 season in this brochure. Congratulations, Theatre Tulsa! The remainder of our brochure covers those performance groups that stage at least three events at the PAC during the August to June regular season. More shows from local and national entertainers will be booked as the season progresses, so refer to our website, TulsaPAC.com, upcoming issues of INTERMISSION and our new color electronic marquees for the most up-to-date information. Contact details for season ticket purchases for all client companies are listed in each group’s section in the following pages. Tickets for many individual shows go on sale about 30 days prior to the event. I encourage you to purchase season tickets for your favorite arts organizations and to sample a variety. Your commitment will be appreciated immensely, and you will reap the rewards of being a stakeholder in Tulsa’s vibrant arts community. We appreciate your interest in the arts and your support of the Tulsa PAC! I’ll see you in the lobby.

John E. Scott Director

THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT October 13, 19, 21 Oklahoma’s own Sarah Coburn stars as Marie, a tomboyish young woman raised by a group of French soldiers, who has been “rescued” by the Marquise of Birkenfeld to be groomed for marriage to an aristocrat. However, Marie is in love with Tonio, a peasant, played by tenor Gregory Schmidt, and humorous plot twists and startling revelations keep Marie’s future happiness in doubt. Peter Strummer performs the role of Sergeant Sulpice, and Tara Faircloth directs this high-spirited romantic comedy by Donizetti. Sung in French with English supertitles.

THE MOST HAPPY FELLA February 23, March 1, 3 Composed by Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls), this original 1956 production has been termed “one of the most ambitiously operatic works ever written for Broadway.” An aging Italian vineyard owner proposes to a young waitress by mail but, leery of revealing his age, sends her a picture of his handsome ranch foreman. Kim Josephson, celebrated Metropolitan Opera baritone and current associate professor of voice at the University of Oklahoma, stars as Tony. Soprano and Oklahoma native Katrina Thurman portrays his beloved Rosabella. Dorothy Danner directs this Tulsa Opera premiere. Sung in English.

AÏDA April 20, 26, 28 Often called the grandest of grand opera, Aïda was the first production Tulsa Opera staged at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center after it opened in 1977. It’s a story of love during wartime, in which Aïda (enslaved Ethiopian princess) and Radamés (leader of the Egyptian army) long to be united forever. But the Pharoah’s daughter, Amneris, also has her eyes on Radames. Rising star soprano SEASON Amber Wagner makes her Tulsa debut in the title role. TICKETS Singers from the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus and dancers 11 918.587.48 from Tulsa Ballet II join forces with Tulsa Opera for a E L G SIN spectacular production celebrating the 200th birthday TICKETS of Aïda’s composer, Guiseppe Verdi. Sung in Italian 1 918.596.711 with English supertitles. m o .c C A aP Tuls


THEATRE TULSA THE ODD COUPLE August 31-September 8

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE January 10-13 Adapted from Mitch Albom’s best-selling book, Tuesdays with Morrie is a sensitive, uplifting play based on the time Albom spent with his dying former professor. Veteran Tulsa actor Tom Berenson stars. NY Magazine says, “The play makes it more vivid, more shattering, more humorous.”

Mix one well-meaning slob of a sportscaster with one neat and tidy health nut, and before long these mismatched roommates are driving each other crazy. Add in their quirky friends and a hot date gone wrong, and you have Neil Simon’s most enduring comedy.

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HAMLET October 26-November 3 Theatre Tulsa teams up with Odeum Theatre Company to present what many consider the greatest play ever written. A multi-generational cast of Tulsa actors brings an inventive approach to Shakespeare’s passionate and enduring story of the Prince of Denmark. A rare theatrical event!

Tuesdays With Morrie

OLIVER! March 15-23 Charles Dickens’ treasured tale of the orphan boy delights with foot-tapping, engaging songs, including “I’d Do Anything,” “Consider Yourself” and “Where Is Love.” Lionel Bart’s book, music and lyrics stir the spirit and teach that each child is a gift.

BOEING-BOEING May 10-18 The 2008 Tony Award winner for best revival, this 1960s French farce focuses on a Parisian ladies’ man who has three fiancées — all beautiful airline hostesses. He keeps “one up, one down and one pending” until schedule changes bring all three to his apartment at the same time!


TULSA SYMPHONY BLUE September 22 Tulsa Symphony’s program selections are categorized by colors this season. Perhaps the title of their first concert should be “Bleu” or “French Blue.” The orchestra leads off a colorful season with Debussy’s La Mer and Ravel’s Mother Goose. Maestro James Paul also conducts Belgian and longtime Paris resident César Franck’s Symphony in D.

GREEN November 3 Featuring Crescendo Award winner Steven Lin on piano, guest conductor Aaron Collins advances a green theme and engenders a contemplative state with performances of Hovhannes’ Mysterious Mountain, Rachmaninoff’s Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Picker’s Old and Lost Rivers, and Respighi’s Pines of Rome.

YELLOW December 1 Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center when Tulsa Symphony presents the film The Wizard of Oz with original audio accompanied by a live symphonic musical score. Popular guest conductor Ron Spigelman takes the audience over the rainbow with Dorothy, her friends, and music made famous by the iconic film.

RED February 9

The color of passion and Valentines, red is an excellent backdrop for Mark O’Connor’s energetic, jazzy and swinging Double Violin Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra. O’Connor is the special guest artist for the concert, conducted by Tim Myers. Also on the program are Daugherty’s Route 66 and Ives’ Symphony No. 1.

VIOLET March 16 Associated with royalty, violet is a color that fits well with the medieval romantic tones of Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4. Tulsa Symphony welcomes royalty in the persons of guest pianist Robin Sutherland and conductor Daniel Hege. A favorite performer at OK Mozart, Sutherland will be featured in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21.

ORANGE April 6 Samuel Barber’s School for Scandal is playful, lively and bursting with drama, much like the comedic play after which it was written. Add to that Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, which catches audiences in a whirlwind of joy, and Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1, and you have one energetic and dramatic program. Conductor David Lockington and featured guest artist Dylana Jenson complete the evening.

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Mark O’Connor


TULSA BALLET The Nutcracker

Dracula

Lady of the Camellias Age of Innocence

AGE OF INNOCENCE September 14-16

THE NUTCRACKER December 8-23

Tulsa Ballet opens its season with works by three modern masters. Acclaimed choreographer Wayne McGregor’s PreSentient is a U.S. premiere, Jorma Elo’s Slice to Sharp returns to the Tulsa Ballet repertoire, and Edwaard Liang’s Age of Innocence — a piece the Chicago Sun Times called a “newly minted masterpiece” — completes this triple-bill program.

A young French girl’s fantasy becomes a glittering dream filled with beauty and romance in an extraordinary production that mixes the visuals of a Broadway show with the heartwarming story of a fairytale Christmas. Marcello Angelini’s choreography is danced to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.

DRACULA October 26-28

The world of 19th-century Paris, along with Chopin’s moving score, comes alive in a touching tale of a beautiful courtesan and her suitor, and a love that family and fate intervene to destroy. Based on a novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils, Lady of the Camellias inspired Verdi’s La Traviata and the film Moulin Rouge.

Set the mood for Halloween! This ballet was the talk of the 2009 season and is back by popular demand. Passionate and visually stunning, Ben Stevenson’s Dracula is a hauntingly spectacular production, featuring an eerie score from Franz Liszt and awe-inspiring special effects.

LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS February 1-3

Tulsa Ballet’s season also includes performances at nearby venues.

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CELEBRITY ATTRACTIONS Mary Poppins

Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan

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West Side Story

100 YEARS OF BROADWAY August 21-26 This memorable musical revue features your favorite Broadway show tunes, sung by the actual stars of musicals such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Jesus Christ Superstar and Cats, as well as some of Broadway’s newest hit shows. Guiding you through the performance is composer, pianist and producer Neil Berg, who will contribute anecdotes about the shows and songs.

MARY POPPINS November 13-18 Take a “Jolly Holiday” with everyone’s favorite nanny and her young charges, Jane and Michael. Playing on Broadway since 2006, this family favorite combines the irresistible story and unforgettable songs of the beloved Disney film with brand-new dance numbers and spectacular stagecraft. “Chim Chim Cher-ee!”

Jekyll & Hyde

JEKYLL & HYDE January 22-27 American Idol star and Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis and Canada’s top R&B artist Deborah Cox inject new life into this classic

tale of good and evil. After a four-year run on Broadway and multiple worldwide tours, the dark and dangerous love story by Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse returns in a stunning new production that’s headed for Broadway in 2013.

CATHY RIGBY IS PETER PAN March 5-10 Peter Pan, the boy, never grows old, and neither does this timeless production or its star, Tonynominated actress and former Olympic gymnast Cathy Rigby. The story follows the three Darling children as they fly away with Peter to his home in Neverland, where they have adventures with Indians, mermaids, pirates and fairies.

WEST SIDE STORY April 30–May 5 More than 50 years ago, West Side Story broke new ground in musical theatre with its sophisticated music, extended dance scenes and focus on social issues. This production, based on the 2009 Broadway revival, remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever, with Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s score boasting the familiar songs “Tonight,” “Maria” and “I Feel Pretty.”


CELEBRITY ATTRACTIONS

ADD-ONS: LATE NITE CATECHISM September 28

Part catechism class, part stand-up routine, Late Nite Catechism is an interactive comedy that the Catholic Explorer calls “a habit-forming hoot.” You are part of Sister’s class as she takes audience members back to the days of the Latin Mass and meatless Fridays, and threatens to whack you across the knuckles with her ruler!

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS December 29-30 Christmas isn’t over until you say it is! Make those warm holiday feelings last a little longer with this special end-of-year live concert by the multi-platinum-selling recording group Mannheim Steamroller, known for its modern arrangements of traditional music.

Disney’s THE LION KING Beginning June 4 Marvel at the spectacle of animals brought to life with breathtaking originality! Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of Africa and sing along with Elton John and Tim Rice’s unforgettable melodies! Winner of six 1998 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, The Lion King continues on Broadway and around the world as one of the most successful and best-loved musicals of all time.

Late Nite Catechism

AMERICAN THEATRE COMPANY ANY DAY NOW October 12-20 The Colbys have enough to worry about: Jackie is doing poorly in school, Josh drinks too much, and Pen is slipping into senility. Now the family patriarch is wandering around the backyard — and he was buried days ago! This dark comedy by Nat Cassidy is both funny and scary.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL December 6-23 American Theatre Company’s magical holiday musical returns for its 35th year. Robert Odle and Richard Averill’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale follows Scrooge’s journey from Christmas curmudgeon to holiday celebrant, incorporating a large cast, gorgeous sets and costumes, and plenty of seasonal cheer.

OF MICE AND MEN March 1-9 An American classic by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck, the novelist’s Depression-era drama centers on two migrant farm workers, George and Lennie, who are caught in a desperate search for honest work, a parcel of land to call their own, and an end to the crippling emotion of loneliness.

A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING May 3-11 This joyous revue celebrates the genius of one of the greatest collaborations in the history of popular song, composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II. It promises to be some enchanted evening (or afternoon) filled with many of Broadway’s most beloved showtunes. American Theatre Company’s season also includes a summer 2013 show at another venue.

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PAC TRUST ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S THE 39 STEPS November 2-3

Frank Vignola

Winner of the 2008 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, The 39 Steps is a comedic thriller based on the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film. With more than 150 unique characters performed by a cast of four, the play follows a man who meets a woman who claims she’s a spy. The next day, she’s dead and a mysSINGLE LY N terious organizaO S T TICKE 1 tion called The 39 918.596.711 om Steps is hot on TulsaPAC.c the man’s trail!

FRANK VIGNOLA January 26 One of the most extraordinary guitarists performing today, Frank Vignola’s stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world’s top performers, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Wynton Marsalis and Tommy Emmanuel. Guitar legend Les Paul put Vignola on his “Five Most Admired Guitarists” list for the Wall Street Journal.

STEP AFRIKA! March 23 Discover the world of stepping with Step Afrika! Created on college campuses by traditionally African-American fraternities and sororities, stepping is percussive dance that uses the kicks, stomps, claps and chants of African and modern dance traditions. It’s one of the most exciting dance forms to evolve in the past century. MOMIX “Botanica”

MOMIX “BOTANICA” April 7 With an eclectic score ranging from birdsong to Vivaldi, “Botanica” is a dreamlike journey through the four seasons of the natural world. Costumes, projections, custom-made props and puppetry enhance the exceptional inventiveness and physical beauty of MOMIX, a company of dancerillusionists led by Moses Pendleton, co-founder of Pilobolus.

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY April 19-20 From Annie to Phantom to Wicked, this fall-down-funny satirical roast of over 30 Broadway hits features outrageous costumes, silly spoofs of the songs you know by heart, and madcap impressions by a stellar cast. Updated regularly, Forbidden Broadway has been an off-Broadway sensation for 27 years!


PAC TRUST

IMAGINATION SERIES THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS September 28-29 The big, bad wolf, now on trial for murder, finally gets to tell his side of the story! A soulful charmer with a love of gourmet cooking and the fine arts, Wolf takes the stand in his own defense. Smooth-talking Julia Pig is the prosecuting attorney. The Honorable Prudence Pig, a tough-asnails judge with a weakness for musical theater, presides over the case. Dallas Children’s Theater THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES October 12-13 This multi-sensory theatrical adaptation of Jean Giono’s environmental classic tells the inspiring story of a shepherd who plants a forest, acorn by acorn, transforming a barren wasteland. A touching tale as well as a hilarious puppet show, this production demonstrates the difference one man (and his dog!) can make in the world. Puppet State Theatre Company

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

ROCK THE PRESIDENTS January 25-26 From George Washington to Barack Obama, 44 men who have risen to the highest office in the land are brought to life through all-new rock, pop and folk music in this high-octane multimedia musical revue. Audiences young and old alike will learn something new about our Presidents, while perhaps seeing something of themselves reflected in the stories on stage. Childsplay ANGELINA BALLERINA April 12-13 Angelina and her friends and their teacher, Ms. Mimi, are all aflutter because a special guest is coming to visit Camembert Academy! The mouselings will perform all types of dance, including hip-hop, modern dance, the Irish jig and, of course, ballet. But will Angelina get the starring moment she hopes for? Vital Theatre Company

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THEATRE POPS NOVEMBER November 8-11 Casinos, American Indians, presidential libraries, and questionable pardons and campaign contributions are all part of November, set one week before an election in which the President of the United States is expected to be voted out of office. Nathan Lane, who starred in the 2007 Broadway premiere of this David Mamet play, said, “It’s like if one of the guys from Glengarry Glen Ross was elected president.”

THE EIGHT: REINDEER MONOLOGUES December 13-23

Angelina Ballerina

In this dark, dark Christmas comedy by Jeff Goode, scandal erupts at the North Pole when one of the reindeer accuses Santa of sexual harassment. As the media descend upon the event, the other members of the sleigh team demand to share their perspectives. A horrific tale of corruption and perversion emerges, which seems to implicate everyone from the tiniest elf to the tainted Saint himself.

LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE April 5-7 Nora and Delia Ephron’s intimate collection of stories is based on the best-selling book by Ilene Beckerman, along with recollections of the Ephron sisters’ friends. The play is organized as a series of monologues by five female actors who use clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell funny and often poignant stories that all women — and perhaps some men — can relate to. SINGLE TICKETS 1 918.596.711 om .c C A aP ls Tu


TULSA TOWN HALL Pat Conroy

James B. Stewart

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Andrew Weil, M.D.

PAT CONROY “My Writing Life” September 21

Sandra West Memorial Speaker

Considered to be one of America’s greatest living authors, this prolific Southern writer has penned such classics as The Water is Wide (the basis for the film Conrack), The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline and the highly acclaimed The Prince of Tides. All became major motion pictures. Other books by Pat Conroy include Beach Music and My Losing Season.

ANDREW WEIL, M.D. “Optimum Health: Maximizing the Body’s Own Healing Systems” November 16 A physician and the author of 11 books, Andrew Weil is a foremost authority on health, wellness and integrative medicine. Named one of the world’s “100 most influential people” by TIME, his general philosophy is that mainstream and alternative medicine can be utilized in conjunction with each other.

ANN COMPTON “Up Close and Very Personal” February 8

Rex Ziak

Ann Compton was the only broadcast reporter allowed to remain onboard the airborne Air Force One during the dramatic hours following the attacks on September 11. An Emmy and Peabody Award winner, she was the first fulltime female network news White House correspondent and is now covering a seventh president in her job with ABC News.

JAMES B. STEWART “Tangled Webs: How False Statements are Undermining America” April 5 Business columnist for The New York Times and bestselling author James B. Stewart combines the skills of an investigative reporter with the style and sensibility of a novelist, examining events in finance, law and politics that shape American society. The San Francisco Examiner called this Pulitzer Prize winner “the journalist every journalist would like to be,” and in 2010 The Daily Beast named him one of the “15 most important writers on business and economics.”

REX ZIAK “In Full View: The True Story of Lewis and Clark” May 10 A historian, author, photographer and Emmy Award-winning cinematographer, Rex Ziak dug into explorers Lewis and Clark’s journals, spending years analyzing their arrival at the Pacific Ocean and their journey to get there. After more than six years of research, Ziak published his breakthrough findings. The story he revealed had never been told by any previous historian.


CHAMBER MUSIC TULSA

Chatham Baroque

Toyko String Quartet

Quartetto di Cremona

CHATHAM BAROQUE September 30 Chatham Baroque enthralls audiences with inspiring artistry. The musicians perform with baroque violin, viola da gamba, theorbo, baroque guitar, and percussion. Their “Fresh Ayre” concert is a musical portrait of 18th-century London with works by George Frederic Handel, Henry Purcell, John Playford, and Nicola Matteis. TOKYO STRING QUARTET October 21 Captivating audiences for more than four decades, Tokyo String Quartet includes a stop in Tulsa in its final season. This supreme chamber ensemble performs on the renowned “Paganini Quartet” of Stradivari’s instruments. They will perform music from Haydn, Bartók and Mendelssohn. ZODIAC TRIO November 18 These talented and passionate young musicians perform to acclaim on three continents. Their engaging programs feature music from classical to contemporary masters. The trio will showcase the music of five composers, including Paul Schoenfield and Béla Bartók.

Zodiac Trio

TESLA QUARTET February 17 Tesla Quartet is a rising star among young American string quartets. Mentored by the renowned Takacs Quartet, they play with great energy, insight and imagination. The ensemble will perform music from Mozart, Webern and Debussy, and the composition “Love Letters,” written by Carter Pann, who will be in Tulsa for the quartet’s performances.

Gryphon Trio

Tesla Quartet

QUARTETTO DI CREMONA March 17 “As sleek and elegant as an Armani suit,” said Strad Magazine of this quartet. Quartetto di Cremona enjoys an international reputation for artistic and thoughtful interpretations of repertoire from classical to contemporary. For their first U.S. tour, the group will perform rarely heard gems from Italian composers Verdi, Puccini, Cherubini and Boccherini.

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GRYPHON TRIO April 14 Canada’s Gryphon Trio is one of the world’s preeminent piano trios, known for highly refined and dynamic performances. This concert features one work from each of four centuries by composers Haydn, Dvořák, Shostakovich and Dan Visconti. Visconti’s “Lonesome Roads” was composed in 2012 for performance by the Gryphon Trio.


ENCORE! THEATRE ARTS

THE WIZARD OF OZ August 17-26

A CHRISTMAS STORY November 28-December 1

Blown to the Land of Oz by a Kansas tornado, Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, are at a loss as to how to get back home. Donning magical ruby slippers, Dorothy goes in search of the Wizard of Oz, hoping he can solve her problem. Along the way, she has some eye-opening adventures with her new friends Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion.

Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the Midwest in the 1940s follows nine-year-old Ralphie in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including Ralphie’s father winning a lamp shaped like a woman’s leg, and the boys’ experiment with a wet tongue on a cold lamppost!

THE LOST PAGES OF OZ AND THE RISE OF THE WINGED MONKEYS September 13-16 Shortly after Dorothy and the Wizard return to Kansas, the Wizard discovers that their adventures were more than a dream. He invents a technology to travel to the future of Oz, where he discovers the Winged Monkeys’ hostile takeover. They rescue the Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Lion, and form an alliance to stop the resurrection of the Wicked Witch.

THE LOST PAGES OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN AND THE BEANSTALK CONSPIRACY February 1-10 Encore’s original “fractured fairy tale” series continues! After Snow White and Prince Charming get married, Rumpelstiltskin arrives, causing mischief, as usual. Is the tale of Jack and the Beanstalk really a cover-up for a deep, dark secret in fairy tale land? Phantom, Merlin, Puss in Boots, Maleficent, the Fairy Godparents and other fanciful characters will stop at nothing to find out.

THE LOST PAGES OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND THE THREE MUS-CAT-EERS April 12-20 In this sequel to The Lost Pages of Rumpelstiltskin, Puss in Boots and his two feline friends join forces to create the Three Mus-CAT-eers. These hilarious royal bodyguards come to the aid of a prince who is under a curse and has been transformed into The Beast. In their efforts to reverse the evil fairy’s spell, the Mus-CAT-eers must fight off a brand-new villain.

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PLAYHOUSE TULSA THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP October 26-28

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS December 7-9

Two actors play all eight characters in this satire of Victorian melodrama, farce and the Alfred Hitchcock film Rebecca. Charles Ludlum’s quick-change romp is set at Mandacrest Estate, home of Lady Enid and her husband, Lord Edgar, who hasn’t quite recovered from the death of his first wife, Irma Vep. The New SEASON York Times called the original production TICKETS 9 “frighteningly funny.” 918.596.710

Charlie Brown’s Christmas is falling apart faster than his needle-dropping little tree. Snoopy has gone all Martha Stewart on his doghouse, and Charlie’s sister Sally is greedier than The Grinch. How will Charlie ever find the true meaning of Christmas? Celebrate the season with this well-loved holiday story based on characters from Charles Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip.

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BAREFOOT IN THE PARK February 8-16 Adjusting to married life isn’t easy for free-spirited Corie and strait-laced attorney Paul, even though they’re madly in love. At their tiny fifth-floor walk-up in Manhattan, the couple must contend with a lack of heat, a skylight that leaks, an oddball neighbor, and Corie’s well-meaning mother. Chris Crawford and Courtneay Sanders star in this romantic comedy by Neil Simon.

TULSA’S 4TH ANNUAL 24-HOUR PLAY FESTIVAL March 9 No, it’s not a play that lasts all day; it’s an all-day — and night — page-tothe-stage process! Writers, actors and directors collaborate in small teams to produce and perform a 10-minute play in 24 hours. They begin writing on Friday night and frantically start rehearsals Saturday morning for a performance that very night!

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT May 17-25 The biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. When news of Joseph’s gift of dream interpretation reaches the Pharaoh (wryly and riotously depicted as Elvis and played by the one and only Rebecca Ungerman), Joseph is well on his way to becoming second in command.


2012-2013 AUGUST

OCTOBER

THE WIZARD OF OZ Encore! Theatre Arts August 17-26

THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES PAC Trust October 12-13

100 YEARS OF BROADWAY Celebrity Attractions August 21-26

ANY DAY NOW American Theatre Company October 12-20

FUNERALS ARE NOT SEXY Philip Geurin August 24-25

THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT Tulsa Opera October 13, 19, 21

THE ODD COUPLE Theatre Tulsa August 31

SEPTEMBER THE ODD COUPLE Theatre Tulsa September 1-8 THE LOST PAGES OF OZ AND THE RISE OF THE WINGED MONKEYS Encore! Theatre Arts September 13-16 AGE OF INNOCENCE Tulsa Ballet September 14-16

BRAIN STORMS PAC Trust October 20 TOKYO STRING QUARTET Chamber Music Tulsa October 21 THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Playhouse Tulsa October 26-28 DRACULA Tulsa Ballet October 26-28 HAMLET Theatre Tulsa October 26-30

PAT CONROY Tulsa Town Hall September 21

NOVEMBER

BLUE Tulsa Symphony September 22

HAMLET Theatre Tulsa November 1-3

LATE NITE CATECHISM Celebrity Attractions September 28

THE 39 STEPS PAC Trust November 2-3

THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS PAC Trust September 28-29

GREEN Tulsa Symphony November 3

CHATHAM BAROQUE Chamber Music Tulsa September 30

NOVEMBER Theatre Pops November 8-11

MARY POPPINS Celebrity Attractions November 13-18 ANDREW WEIL, M.D. Tulsa Town Hall November 16 ZODIAC TRIO Chamber Music Tulsa November 18 A CHRISTMAS STORY Encore! Theatre Arts November 28-30

DECEMBER A CHRISTMAS STORY Encore! Theatre Arts December 1 YELLOW Tulsa Symphony December 1

JANUARY

MARCH

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE Theatre Tulsa January 10-13

THE MOST HAPPY FELLA Tulsa Opera March 1, 3

JEKYLL & HYDE Celebrity Attractions January 22-27

OF MICE AND MEN American Theatre Company March 1-9

ROCK THE PRESIDENTS PAC Trust January 25-26

CATHY RIGBY IS PETER PAN Celebrity Attractions March 5-10

FRANK VIGNOLA PAC Trust January 26

FEBRUARY LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS Tulsa Ballet February 1-3

TULSA’S 4TH ANNUAL 24-HOUR PLAY FESTIVAL Playhouse Tulsa March 9 OLIVER! Theatre Tulsa March 15-23 VIOLET Tulsa Symphony March 16

A CHRISTMAS CAROL American Theatre Company December 6-23

THE LOST PAGES OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN AND THE BEANSTALK CONSPIRACY February 1-10

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Playhouse Tulsa December 7-9

ANN COMPTON Tulsa Town Hall February 8

THE NUTCRACKER Tulsa Ballet December 8-23

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Playhouse Tulsa February 8-16

APRIL

THE EIGHT: REINDEER MONOLOGUES Theatre Pops December 13-23

RED Tulsa Symphony February 9

JAMES B. STEWART Tulsa Town Hall April 5

TESLA QUARTET Chamber Music Tulsa February 17

LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Theatre Pops April 5-7

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS Celebrity Attractions December 29-30

THE MOST HAPPY FELLA Tulsa Opera February 23

QUARTETTO DI CREMONA Chamber Music Tulsa March 17 STEP AFRIKA! PAC Trust March 23

ORANGE Tulsa Symphony April 6 MOMIX “Botanica” PAC Trust April 7


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110 E. Second Street Tulsa, OK 74103 (Downtown between 2nd and 3rd Streets at Cincinnati)

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GRYPHON TRIO Chamber Music Tulsa April 14

DISNEY’S THE LION KING Celebrity Attractions Beginning June 4

TULSA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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THE LOST PAGES OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AND THE THREE MUS-CAT-EERS Encore! Theatre Arts April 12-20

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ANGELINA BALLERINA PAC Trust April 12-13

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FORBIDDEN BROADWAY PAC Trust April 19-20 AÏDA Tulsa Opera April 20, 26, 28 WEST SIDE STORY Celebrity Attractions April 30

MAY WEST SIDE STORY Celebrity Attractions May 1-5 A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING American Theatre Company May 3-11 REX ZIAK Tulsa Town Hall May 10 BOEING-BOEING Theatre Tulsa May 10-18 JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Playhouse Tulsa May 17-25

August/September Marty Olson October Turn Tulsa Pink November Steve Tomlin December Phil Cooper

THIRD STREET TICKET OFFICE Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and two hours before curtain The ticket office on Second Street is open two hours prior to curtain for shows in the Williams, Doenges and Norman Theatres.

January Janice Wright

A 30-minute parking zone in front of the ticket office on Third Street is available for ticket buyers during regular business hours.

February Faculty Art Show

Phone ticket sales: 918-596-7111 Outside Tulsa: 1-800-364-7111

March Artist Palette

Season tickets and group sales: 918-596-7109

April American Advertising Federation

Buy tickets online at MyTicketOffice.com and TulsaPAC.com.

May Mayfest June Michael Bryan

BROWN BAG IT October 10, 17, 24, 31 November 7, 14 December 5 March 13, 20, 27

Avoid “will call” lines by printing your online ticket purchases at home, or have your tickets e-mailed to your cell phone. Service charges are added to all phone and Internet orders. A $1 facility fee is added to every ticket. The PAC accepts DISCOVER, MasterCard and VISA. Access TulsaPAC.com for detailed information, including a list of nearby hotels and restaurants. The PAC is adjoined to a multi-level underground parking lot accessed from Second Street. Parking also is available to the east, south and southeast of the PAC. Parking is $5-$10 in most lots.

Cubic, A Creative Agency is the PAC’s exclusive Internet solutions provider. The PAC’s Internet ticketing is powered by Tickets.com.

PHOTO CREDITS Sarah Coburn (Dario Acosta); Theatre Tulsa (Steven Michaels Photography); Daniel Hege (Christian Steiner); David Lockington (Adrian Mendoza); Mark O’Connor (Jim McGuire); Dracula (Sharen Bradford); The Nutcracker (Rosalie O’Connor); Age of Innocence, Lady of the Camellias (J. Shelton Photography); Mary Poppins (Deen Van Meer); Disney’s The Lion King (Joan Marcus); MOMIX (Max Pucciariello); Ann Compton (Steve Fenn); James B. Stewart (Sigrid Estrada); Tokyo String Quartet (Marco Borggreve); Zodiac Trio (Irina Mednik); Playhouse Tulsa (Michelle Cantrell)

April 3, 10, 17

Brochure design by Amanda Watkins, Langdon Publishing E


Chapman Music Hall

John H. Williams Theatre

Liddy Doenges Theatre

Charles E. Norman Theatre

COME HOME TO THE ARTS This 2012-13 performance season will offer more than 500 events that take place in our four main theatres, in addition to those activities scheduled for the Robert J. LaFortune Studio, the Kathleen P. Westby Pavilion, and our art gallery. We invite you to explore the events listed in these pages and add to your theatre experience by trying out a production from a company or in a theatre that is new to you. It’s going to be another year of engaging and memorable performances in Tulsa’s home to the arts. We’re saving you a seat.

110 E. Second Street Tulsa, OK 74103 TulsaPAC.com

NEW Season Brochure 2012-13  

Tulsa Performing Arts Center Season Brochure

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