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October Showtimes

Tulsa Ballet’s production of “Peter and the Wolf” is the perfect way to introduce children to the art of ballet! Performances are Oct. 5 and 12; get more information at tulsaballet.org. Photo courtesy of Tulsa Ballet.


  • When: Oct. 4-5, 6 p.m.; Oct. 5, 3 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way E.

Daniel D. is a three time 1st place Apollo Theater Winner, and studied at NYC's Julliard School of Music. He has become one of the most popular new age social media superstars with a constantly growing international fan base. www.gatheringplace.org


  • When: Oct. 4-5, 7:30-9 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way E.

Audiences and critics agree – Cirque Zuma Zuma is unlike anything they have ever seen before. Many describe it as an African-style Cirque du Soleil; such is the standard of the performers and the quality of the show’s live musical score. www.gatheringplace.org


  • When: Oct. 5-6, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 7, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Henthorne Performance Center, 4825 S. Quaker Ave.

Based on the film by Roger Corman and screenplay by Charles Griffith, this horrifically, hilarious rock musical is a classic. What happens when a young floral shop worker comes upon a “strange and interesting plant” that might just have a taste for human flesh? www.clarkyouththeatre.com


  • When: Oct. 5 and 12, 10 a.m.
  • Where: Studio K (Oct. 5), 1212 E. 45th Pl; Zarrow Studio (Oct. 12), 1901 W. New Orleans St., Broken Arrow

Tulsa Ballet’s new Children’s Series matinee performances of Ma Cong’s Peter & the Wolf are perfect for ballet’s youngest fans. This brand-new ballet experience is created especially for children and young families, and features a cast of characters children know and love, with narration to help them understand the story. This magical performance will come to life on-stage thanks to all-new sets, costumes, and choreography, designed just for Tulsa Ballet. www.tulsaballet.org


  • When: October 5 and 12, 7:30 p.m.; October 6-7, 13-14, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Spotlight Theatre, 1381 Riverside Dr.

Enjoy Spotlight Children’s Theatre’s production of “The Boxcar Children.” www.spotlighttheatre.org


  • When: Oct. 6, 8 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

World-renowned cellist Lynn Harrell joins the Tulsa Symphony to perform the grandiose, lyrical cello concerto by Antonín Dvorák. Led by Principal Guest Conductor Daniel Hege, the orchestra will present exuberant selections by Leonard Bernstein to celebrate the centennial of the composer’s birth. www.tulsasymphony.org


  • When: Oct. 8-9, 4 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way E.

Join Doktor Kaboom for a side-splitting journey of increasingly spectacular (and often successful) science experiments designed to involve, excite, educate and entertain audiences of all ages. www.gatheringplace.org


  • When: Oct. 10, 7 p.m.
  • Where: Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady St.

Emmylou Harris will perform at the historic Brady Theater on October10. www.bradytheater.com


  • When: Oct. 11-12, 4 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way E.

Born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, Sonia was born with a smile on her face (that's what her mom always says) and she can easily find the things in the world that bring her joy. In ¡Alegría! (Joy!) her second family album, she shares some of the themes that make her happy: migrating butterflies, waking up early, wild flowers, jumping bunnies, maracas, being grateful to her parents, playing with her band, and of course, singing about birds! Messages of joyful community music making and cultural bridge building will inspire and excite children and grown ups of all backgrounds. www.gatheringplace.org


  • When: Oct. 11-12, 8 p.m.
  • Where: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

Along with special guest Cari B, Bruno Mars will bring his final U.S. tour, ‘XXIVK Magic’ to the BOK Center. www.bokcenter.com


  • When: Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady St.

Lauren Daigle’s “Look Up Child” tour will feature special guests Scott Mulvahill and Ahi. www.bradytheater.com


  • When: Oct. 14, 3 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

Tulsa fell in love with Tesla in 2013 during their week-long community residency and concert weekend. The quartet has since polished its reputation for excellence through extensive touring and teaching, and by winning accolades at major international competitions. Their concerts in Tulsa promise to be a revelation, featuring music by composers from three different continents. Fall in love with Tesla all over again – or for the very first time! www.tulsapac.com


  • When: Oct. 18-19, 4 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way E.

Alphabet Rockers are known as the premiere children’s hip hop artists who focus on social change and racial justice. Partnering with thought leaders on anti-bias and child development from U.C. Berkeley and World Trust, they create empowered, engaging concerts and activities for young children, families, and educators. www.gatheringplace.org


  • When: Oct. 19-20, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: VanTrease PACE, 10300 81st St.

The music of Academy Award-winning composer John Williams has transported people beyond their imagination, to new worlds, through heart-pounding adventures. Be there as Signature Symphony performs John Williams favorites from “Jaws”, “E.T.,” Harry Potter and Indiana Jones in addition to music from Star Wars blockbusters, “The Force Awakens” and “Return of the Jedi.” Bring the entire family to this fun evening that will feature a costume contest for all ages. Free admission for kids dressed as their favorite character in a movie scored by John Williams. www.signaturesymphony.org


  • When: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 21, 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

A zany pursuit of love’s twists, turns, ulterior motives, and true intentions. Count Almaviva, an aristocrat, falls in love with the lovely Rosina, the niece and ward of Doctor Bartolo. Almaviva attempts to woo Rosina, despite Bartolo’s efforts to marry her himself. Enter Figaro, a barber and master schemer, singing the most famous aria in all of opera, Largo al factotum. With Figaro’s help, Almaviva fools Bartolo with his schemes and disguises — ultimately winning the girl. A night of hilarity and belly-laughing humor. www.tulsaopera.com


  • When: Oct. 19, 8 p.m.
  • Where: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

Topping his highly acclaimed sold-out Odisea Tour and jam-packed with state-of-the-art LED screens, sounds, lights and pyrotechnics, OZUNA is bringing Aura Tour to the BOK Center. His music repertoire features more than 2 dozne Billboard charting songs, from the timeless classics to the powerful collaborations with top artists from around the world that have catapulted the Puerto Rican singer to global stardom. www.bokcenter.com


  • When: Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

The first and only estate-approved Prince celebration, 4U will present the music of Prince like never before, performed by the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. www.bokcenter.com


  • When: Oct. 22-23, 4 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way E.

Story Pirates celebrates creative writing by students from coast to coast in a loud, hilarious sketch comedy musical performed by professional improvisers and musicians. The show is based entirely on stories written by elementary school students, and part of the show is made up on the spot by the kids in the audience! www.gatheringplace.org


  • When: Oct. 25-26, 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way E.

Performing two days in a row, you don’t want to miss this show! Dan Zanes and Haitian-American jazz vocalist Claudia Eliaza perform Dan’s most loved songs as well as the children’s music of folk icon, Lead Belly. The shows are highly interactive and the audience is always invited to sing and dance along in what might be called a casual, and subversively educational, party atmosphere. www.gatheringplace.org


  • When: Oct. 26-27, 7:30 p.m; Oct. 28, 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

Ben Stevenson’s “ghoulishly entertaining” (Tulsa World) gothic ballet returns to Tulsa for the first time in six years! With awe inspiring stunning theatrics, vampire brides who soar through the air, and an exploding chandelier, this dramatic production will have you at the edge of your seat. www.tulsaballet.org


  • When: Oct. 26, 7 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St.

The crew of ArcAttack, creators of the original Singing Tesla Coil, use their high-tech wizardry to generate a truly "electrifying" performance. Combining their love of rock music with their love of science, the group invites the audience to explore concepts such as electricity, voltage and current, magnetism, robotics and lightning through a show that’s both entertaining and interactive. www.tulsapac.com

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