Lyric’s Summer Series Opens with Disney’s Freaky Friday

Published June 10, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor Finally, summertime is here! And with it comes Lyric Theatre’s much anticipated summer series at Civic Center Music Hall. First in the lineup is Disney’s Freaky Friday, a fun and hilarious family musical about a mysterious mother-daughter mix-up. Lyric’s Artistic Director Michael Baron directs this regional premiere, …

UCO’s My Fair Lady is Timeless and Ever Fresh

Published June 4, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor If there was ever an ideal model for what musical theatre should be, My Fair Lady would fit the criteria perfectly. One of the most highly-regarded musicals of all-time, the original Broadway run in 1956 starred Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison. Harrison later reprised his role as …

Always… Patsy Cline Back By Popular Demand

Published May 22, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor One of the nation’s most produced musicals is back this summer at the Pollard Theatre. Always… Patsy Cline is the true story of one of America’s most treasured musical icons and celebrates the beauty of unlikely friendship. The Pollard is closing out their excellent 31st season with this popular show, running June 8th – …

The Lonesome West: Entertainment with a Side of Caution

Published May 21, 2018 | By Adrienne Proctor  Martin McDonagh is a playwright whose works are famous for two things- being based in Ireland, and violence. The second to last production of Carpenter Square Theatre’s 34th season, The Lonesome West, is no exception to that rule. Based in Galway, Ireland in 1997, The Lonesome West features two brothers who …