5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche is heinously delicious

Published April 15, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Hold on to your quiches! The Boom’s quick-witted, crazy good-time play 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche is comedy gold. Based in 1956, five ladies of superb style and class gather together at the annual quiche contest. This passionate group, known as The Susan B. Anthony Society for …

The Rokademy Experiment braves The Hazards of Love

Published March 23, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Thelma Gaylord Academy’s Rokademy Experiment is gearing up for another epic concert performance. This time around, they’re performing The Hazards of Love by The Decemberists. Part rock theatre, part storytelling, the concept album is more than just fun rock music. The album features a plot and characters …

Bluegrass musical Bright Star premieres at Lyric Theatre

Published March 16, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Bluegrass is the classically American music, and it finds its home in musical storytelling with Lyric Theatre’s Bright Star. Written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Bright Star is a southern story of hope and growing up in North Carolina. Based in the 1920s and the 40s, …

CityRep presents the unique play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Published March 11, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre, CityRep, is presenting the regional professional premiere of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, an intriguing tale with a special main character. Curious Incident focuses on Christopher, a 15-year-old, exceptional young man with a mystery to solve. Christopher must find …

Crushing on Lyric Theatre’s Girlfriend

Published March 7, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Lyric Theatre’s Oklahoma premiere musical Girlfriend is a coming of age story about two recent high school graduates falling in love. It’s typical in every way that love stories are. There are nerves, first kisses, awkward silences, and shared mixtapes. It’s young love at its finest, most …

90s rock musical Girlfriend set to premiere at Lyric Theatre

Published February 15, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor The rock musical Girlfriend, inspired by Matthew Sweet’s 1991 alt rock album, is a coming of age story of young love and self-discovery. The Lyric is bringing this regional premiere to OKC and their Plaza district stage via a collaboration with Washington D.C.’s Signature Theatre. Set in …

Come in from the cold and warm your heart with Almost, Maine

Published January 30, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor It’s cold outside! The northern U.S. is experiencing subzero temps, and even temperate Oklahoma is blustery and chilly by February. What better way to treat your Valentine than to snuggle up in a cozy theatre and warm up with a love story. Actor and playwright John Cariani’s …

Lyric Theatre serves up delicious fun with Curious George: The Golden Meatball

Published January 27, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Lyric Theatre has done it again with their newest Theatre for Young Audiences show. Curious George: The Golden Meatball is a delightful musical that’s suited for the youngest patrons in the family. Geared toward kids in the pre-k through third grade age ranges, the show features the …

Hedwig at The Boom is everything you’ve waited for

Published January 26, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Renowned stage and screen writer John Cameron Mitchell and musician Stephen Trask’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch is not a musical. It’s a rock narrative, disguised as theatre, which is disguised as a drag show, and it’s all balled up into the fire and fury of one …

Whether you like it or not… HEDWIG returns to The Boom

Published January 1, 2019 | By Adrienne Proctor Internationally ignored yet universally loved, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a hard-rock musical that takes no prisoners and makes its own rules. It is welcome in theatre much like its title character, Hedwig Robinson, makes her own way in the world; by not really fitting right …