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Isabella Doering as Aunt Polly and Maggie Hope-Hernandez as Mrs. Payson
in the Spotlight Children's Theatre production of Pollyanna opening May 3.

From Broadway performances to the best local children's theater, here are the shows you won't want to miss this month!

 


TBII: NEXT GENERATION

  • When: Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m. (at Studio K); Saturday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. (at Zarrow Performance Center); Sunday, April 28, 2:30 p.m. (at Studio K)
  • Where: Studio K, 1212 E. 45th Pl.; Zarrow Performance Center, 1901 W. New Orleans St., Broken Arrow

See tomorrow’s stars of ballet, today! Tulsa Ballet II, the second company of Tulsa Ballet, is comprised of the most promising young dancers from around the globe. Next Generation will feature three exciting World Premiere works from in-demand choreographers, created exclusively for TBII dancers. Program to be announced. tulsaballet.org


WOODY GUTHRIE CENTER 6TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERTS AT GUTHRIE GREEN

  • When: Saturday, April 27, 2:30-9 p.m.
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

Celebrate Woody Guthrie Center’s 6th Anniversary with an afternoon of concerts on the green! woodyguthriecenter.org


MEGHADOOTAM: CLOUD MESSENGER

  • When: Saturday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

Meghadootam is a ballet based on the great Sanskrit poet Kalidasa's epic work Meghaduta, in which a yaksa, a subject of King Kubera (the god of wealth), has been exiled for a year to Mount Ramagiri for neglecting his duties. The yaksa pines for his wife, and convinces a passing cloud to take a message to her by describing the many beautiful sights the cloud will see on its way. Presented by South Asian Performing Arts Foundation. Tulsapac.com


THE STORYBOOK SERIES

  • When: Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Henthorne Performance Center, 4825 S. Quaker Ave.

Clark Youth Theatre is excited to bring back The Storybook Series to young audiences this season. Introduce your child to live performance as they watch their favorite books come to life on our stage! Perfect for ages 4-8. Tickets include a snack & a drink. clarkyouththeater.com


TULSA YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S SPRING SERENADE

  • When: Monday, April 29, 7 p.m.
  • Where: Union PAC, 6636 S. Mingo Rd.

Don’t miss Tulsa Youth Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert featuring some of Tulsa’s most talented young musicians! tyso.org


LEON BRIDGES

  • When: Tuesday, April 30, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady St.

Leon Bridges will perform at the Brady Theater. Get more information at bradytheater.com 

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CLARK YOUTH THEATRE IMPROV

  • When: May 2 and 4, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Henthorne Park, 4825 S. Quake Ave.

Clark Youth Theatre continues its laugh-out-loud, comedy adventure with Laughing Matter Improv. Enjoy an evening full of laughter featuring Clark Youth Theatre’s Pre-teen, Teen and Conservatory troupes as they present high energy, hilarious unscripted theatre. Fun for the whole family! clarkyouththeatre.com


"POLLYANNA"

  • When: May 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12; Fridays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays-Sundays at 2 p.m.
  • Where: Spotlight Theatre, 1381 S. Riverside Dr. 

Spotlight Children's Theatre is closing out their season with a production of "Pollyanna." Read more about this performance--and get information about their upcoming season--in this article from our May issue! spotlighttheatre.org

2019 INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FEST PRESENTED BY SPIRIT BANK

  • When: May 3, 6-9 p.m.
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

Enjoy a free jazz concert during the Tulsa Arts District’s First Friday festivities. tulsajazz.com


DON GIOVANNI

  • When: May 3, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

Rogue. Charmer. Seducer. Cheat. Whatever his label, everyone finds him sexy, magnetic and totally irresistible. This centuries-old opera buffa blends serious with comic action to form a true masterpiece. A wealthy nobleman with no morals takes what he wants whenever he wants. The scoundrel’s true intentions are eventually unmasked and his fate determined. Universally recognized as “the perfect opera,” Mozart’s classic expertly mixes black comedy with poignant tragedy. tulsaopera.com


THE WIZARD OF OZ

  • When: May 3-4, 7:30 p.m.; May 4-5, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

Follow the yellow brick road to see our super-talented young tykes perform the family favorite! Lions, tigers, bears (and witches, flying monkeys, and so, so much more). Oh my! Presented by Theatre Tulsa. tulsapac.com


FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE!

  • When: May 3, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Henthorne Park, 4825 S. Quaker Ave.

Think Saturday Night Live! At Clark! Evenings will include original sketch comedy, stand-up routines, musical guests and lots of laughter. clarkyouththeatre.com


SOMETHING ROTTEN!

  • When: May 4, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Broken Arrow PAC, 701 S. Main St.

Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! brokenarrowpac.com


SIGNATURE SERIES: FROM BALLET TO BROADWAY

  • When: May 9-12, 7:30 p.m.; May 11-12, 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Lorton Performance Center, 550 S. Gary Pl.

Tulsa Ballet’s season closer takes a look at choreographers that find inspiration across genres and seamlessly blend styles to create works with long lasting, widespread appeal. Classical ballet and Broadway-style dance fuse together in all three works for a joyful evening of movement. tulsaballet.org


CRAYONS IMPROV SHOW FOR ALL AGES

  • When: May 10, 7-8 p.m.
  • Where: Heritage United Methodist Church, 5400 Kenosha Ave., Broken Arrow

Crayons Improv uses audience drawings, suggestions, and participation to create hilarious scenes that are fun for the whole family.  Shows are only $5 but children 5 and under are free. crayonsimprov.com


INTO THE WOODS JR.

  • When: May 10-11, 7 p.m.; May 11, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

Be careful what you wish for, as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical. Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters — Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch — in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables. Presented by Riverfield Country Day School. tulsapac.com


TBCDE END OF YEAR PERFORMANCE

  • When: May 13 (students from BA campus) and 14 (students from Brookside campus), 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education is proud to present the End of Year Student Performances! The End of Year Performance showcases the students from both our Broken Arrow and Brookside campuses, with students ranging in age from 6-18. Join us to celebrate the effort and dedication of our students that has culminated in this exciting show! tulsapac.com


THE AVETT BROTHERS

  • When: May 14, 7 p.m.
  • Where: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

Folk rock band The Avett Brothers returns to Tulsa on May 14 on the heels of an incredible year! bokcenter.com


THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

  • When: May 17-18, 24-25, 8 p.m; May 19 and 26, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

The show that’s taken New York and London by storm is coming to a Tulsa local theatre stage for the first time! After a neighbor’s dog is found dead, an autistic teenager seeks to investigate – but discovers more than he could have imagined! Presented by Theatre Tulsa. tulsapac.com


ONE-MAN PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

  • When: May 18, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St. 

It is a truth universally acknowledged that an actor in possession of a woman’s story must be in want of a wife — to help him adapt it! InOne-Man Pride and Prejudice, Canadian actor Charles Ross (One-Man Star Wars Trilogy) and visual artist Lisa Hebden take all the intrigue, dancing and proposals of the Jane Austen classic romance and give them the one-man once-over. Presented by Tulsa Project Theatre tulsapac.com


ONE-MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY

  • When: May 18, 8 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St. 

Created and brought to life onstage by Canadian actor Charles Ross,One-Man Star Wars Trilogy is just what it sounds like — a live solo performance of the original trilogy of Star Wars movies (A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi). The multi-talented Ross stuns audiences by single-handedly playing all the characters, singing the music, flying the ships, fighting the battles and condensing the Star Wars plots into just over 60 minutes of live entertainment. Presented by Tulsa Project Theatre tulsapac.com


MUSIC IN THE PARK

  • When: May 24, 7 p.m.
  • Where: Charley Young Event Park, 50 W. Dawes Ave., Bixby

Enjoy an evening of live music in Bixby! Food trucks will open at 6:30 p.m.; the show will start at 7 p.m. facebook.com/BixbyCity


THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL

  • When: May 31-June 1, 7:30 p.m; June 1, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

The Greek gods are real, and they’re ruining Percy Jackson’s life! As a son of Poseidon, Percy has newly discovered powers he can’t control and monsters on his trail as he embarks on an epic quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt and prevent a war between the gods. This new musical is adapted from the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan. Presented by Celebrity Attractions. tulsapac.com


THE GRIFFINS

  • When: May 31-June 1, 8 p.m.; June 2, 3 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St. 

It's a hot summer in 1921. Alex and Mattie Griffin are successful entrepreneurs on Black Wall Street, a bustling African-American business district in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The planned lynching of a black 19-year-old (Dick Rowland) for allegedly raping a white teen (Sarah Page) in an elevator sparks one of the worst incidents of racial violence in U.S. history. This play by Dr. Rodney L. Clark relates the true events of that time from the perspective of the fictional Griffin family. Presented by Theatre North. tulsapac.com


SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES AT GUTHRIE GREEN

  • When: Each Sunday in May, 2:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

Enjoy an afternoon with great weather, friends, food, and free live music. guthriegreen.com


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