Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical, which interweaves timeless fairy tales and explores the consequences of its characters’ wishes and quests. Featuring a cast of stars from the worlds of opera and musical theatre.
“…delightful, big and lovable and accessible and loaded with some of Stephen Sondheim’s most gorgeous and endearing songs.” —Deadline.com
Originally directed on Broadway by James Lapine
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
2 hours 30 minutes with one 20-minute intermission
Ann Toomey, Curt Olds, Mary Ann Stewart, Jana McIntyre, Sam Briggs, Meghan Linnington, Leona Mitchell, Nathan Stark, Leah Heater, Craig Irvin, Martin Luther Clark, Blair Cagney, Maddison Breedlove, Laura McHugh, Alexandra Johnson, Tara Faircloth, Cathy Venable
Like an emerald, this precious Broadway gem infuses L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with a dazzling mix of rock, gospel and soul music. The Wiz Jr. is a vibrant take on Dorothy’s adventures through the Land of Oz and a fun, family-friendly musical that is considered one of the most popular and creative theatrical adaptations of all time.
Presented by: Theatre Tulsa Academy A fur-raising adventure of kidnapping villains and courageous puppies. Pet owners Roger and Anita live happily in London with their large brood of dalmatians, But when the monstrous Cruella De Vil plots to steal the puppies for a new fur coat, they rally all the dogs of London for a daring rescue. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 1, 2023! Entry Requirements: Masks are optional.
Presented by: Theatre North Directed by Willie Minor, “N” tells the story of Mrs. Page, a politically conservative 70-year-old African American widow, and her caregiver, Eddy, a young white liberal man trying to get his big acting break. But when his acting break includes the N-word, what’s Eddy to do?
“ON YOUR FEET!” is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Now their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike, with the Chicago Tribune declaring “IT’S A HIT!” and The New York Times cheering, “The very air in the room seems to vibrate in this undeniably crowd-pleasing musical!” “ON YOUR FEET!” features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century, including “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” “Don’t Want To Lose You Now,” “1-2-3” and “Coming Out of the Dark.” Prepare to be on your feet from start to finish!
Follow Alice and friends down the rabbit hole on a journey to Wonderland in this family-friendly opera by contemporary Italian composer Pierangelo Valtinoni based on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale. Presented by Tulsa Youth Opera with orchestra. This Tulsa Youth Opera production will be the U.S. premiere of Valtinoni’s Alice in Wonderland. Composed by Pierangelo Valtinoni Sung in English with supertitles 90 minute runtime
Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical, which interweaves timeless fairy tales and explores the consequences of its characters’ wishes and quests. Featuring a cast of stars from the worlds of opera and musical theatre. “…delightful, big and lovable and accessible and loaded with some of Stephen Sondheim’s most gorgeous and endearing songs.” —Deadline.com Originally directed on Broadway by James Lapine Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick 2 hours 30 minutes with one 20-minute intermission
Sarah Coburn returns to Tulsa Opera for ONE NIGHT ONLY! Join Sarah and the President’s Council of Tulsa Opera for an unforgettable performance. Festivities begin at 6:00pm and will feature an open bar, exquisite dinner, and intimate concert by the award-winning soprano and Oklahoma native, with a special guest performance by Tulsa Youth Opera. Dress to impress with your best black tie attire. Deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, February 13. Don’t wait – seating is limited! *Please note, if you are a current President’s Council member, your tickets are included in your membership! About Sarah Coburn A native of Oklahoma, soprano Sarah Coburn has performed on many of the world’s great stages, including The Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Seattle Opera, Los Angeles Opera, the Wiener Staatsoper, and Welsh National Opera. She has received awards from the George London Foundation, The Richard Tucker Foundation, The Jensen Foundation, The Liederkranz Foundation, Opera Index, and was a National Grand Finalist in the 2001 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Sarah Coburn’s many appearances at Tulsa Opera have included productions of Delibes’ Lakmé, Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, and Verdi’s Rigoletto.
The grandest of grand operas, Verdi’s classic tragedy is performed in concert. Daniela Candillari, newly appointed Principal Conductor at Opera Theatre of St. Louis, makes her Tulsa debut leading a cast of stars, large orchestra, and chorus of seventy. Noted Verdi soprano Michelle Bradley performs the title role of the enslaved Ethiopian Princess Aïda. Aida’s beloved, Radamès, is sung by tenor Limmie Pulliam, fresh from his debut at the Metropolitan Opera. Triple Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung sings the role of Amneris, the Egyptian princess and Radamès betrothed. Morris Robinson and Todd Thomas, last seen in Tulsa Opera’s “Baseball Rigoletto,” return to perform the roles of High Priest Ramfis and Amonasro. Composed by Giuseppe Verdi Sung in Italian with English supertitles 2 hours and 40 minutes with one 20-minute intermission
Presented by: Celebrity Attractions Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to the (Theatre)! More than 100 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING. Audience Recommendation: Performances are recommended for a general audience. As an advisory to adults who might bring young people, DISNEY recommends THE LION KING for ages 6 and up. This is only to be used as a suggestion for you and your child. Each child is different; the decision to attend this show should be made by the parent or guardian. All guests entering the theater, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Please Note: The Pit will not be seated for Disney’s The Lion King. Please Note: The VIP Ticket Package includes the best seats in the theater and a Souvenir Program and exclusive cinch bag. Please Note: Rear Balcony tickets are held off sale online and are available only through the Tulsa PAC ticket office, either in person or over the phone at 918.596.7109. The Tulsa PAC ticket office is open Monday through Friday, 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM. ALL SALES FINAL. No exchanges or refunds. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Standard service fees apply to online or phone orders. Dates, times, prices, and cast subject to change without notice. Offer may be revoked without notice. Limit 9 tickets per person per 7 day period. Tickets must be purchased by June 17, 2023.
Kick up your heels! The dazzling story of a struggling factory owner and an ambitious entertainer who creates a line of stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen! Book by Harvey Fierstein / Music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
AIN’T TOO PROUD – The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards® and the winner of the 2019 Tony Award® for Best Choreography, it’s a thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal during a decade of civil unrest in America. Set to the beat of the group’s treasured hits, including ‘My Girl,’ ‘Just My Imagination,’ ‘Get Ready,’ and ‘Papa Was a Rolling Stone,’ AIN’T TOO PROUD tells the unforgettable story of the legendary quintet that Billboard Magazine named the greatest R&B group of all time. Audience Recommendation: Performances are recommended for a general audience. As an advisory to adults who might bring young people, Celebrity Attractions recommends AIN'T TOO PROUD for ages 12 and up. Regardless of age, a ticket is required for all attending.
There’s been an incident… A biracial couple must confront their feelings about race and bias after their son is detained by local police following a traffic stop. Written by Christopher Demos-Brown Directed by Jennifer Lynn Stage Manager Susan Fenrich