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Entertainment events


January 2020

Rose District Ice Rink

January 1-5, 2020

Skate under the festive twinkle lights at Broken Arrow’s only outdoor skating rink. Bring your ice skates or rent them directly on-site and glide across the ice under the pavilion at the Rose District Plaza. The Rose District Ice Rink invites all to create new holiday memories at this fun attraction, which opened before Thanksgiving and runs through the new year. Group rates, private ice, and birthday party packages available.

Location:

Rose District

418 Main Street
Broken Arrow, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-455-4762


Miss Saigon

January 1-5, 2020

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon. It’s the story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who is orphaned by war and forced to work in a bar. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris, but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For three years, Kim struggles to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he’s fathered a son.

Location:

Tulsa PAC - Chapman Music Hall

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111


The Color Purple

January 21, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.

From Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller and Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film comes a stage musical with a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues. This stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life. This Tony and Drama Desk award-winning musical has been graced with such talents as Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams and “American Idol” alums Jennifer Hudson and Fantasia Barrino.

Location:

Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center

701 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-259-5778


February 2020

Voctave

February 1, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.

Voctave is an 11-member a cappella group from the Central Florida area. Formed in the winter of 2015, the voices that bring their artistic arrangements to life represent a wealth of diverse backgrounds and musical experiences. Group members have professional roots with Walt Disney World entertainment, but their range does not stop there. From gospel music to musical theater, contemporary Christian to barbershop, pop music to choral specialists, Voctave voices have covered it all both in and out of the a cappella realm.

Location:

Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center

701 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-259-5778


Daedalus Quartet

February 2, 2020

The Sunday Afternoon Series provides a full-length performance in the relaxed atmosphere of the Williams Theatre at the PAC. There is something special when the lights go down and the music begins. For 66 years, Chamber Music Tulsa has been committed to presenting world-renowned and emerging young chamber ensembles in truly unforgettable concert experiences. This season, the excellence continues with performances by the American Brass Quintet, Harlem String Quartet, the Miró Quartet, and more! Subscribe today and join us on this musical journey.

Location:

Tulsa PAC - John H. Williams Theatre

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111


Brown Bag It: Donald Ryan

February 5, 2020 | 12:10 p.m.

Presented By: Tulsa PAC Trust The Brown Bag It free noontime concert series at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center happens the first Wednesday of the month. The series features some of Oklahoma’s finest professional musicians performing in the PAC's Westby Pavilion. A commanding and dynamic pianist, Donald Ryan has been called “a music kaleidoscope, sparkling at everything he plays.” This "everything" encompasses the arenas of classical, religious/inspirational, and jazz. His virtuosity and amazing gift of improvisation have delighted audiences throughout the U. S. A.- Carnegie Hall included - as well as in England, France, Germany, Austria, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the Caribbean and South America. At the 9th International Frederic Chopin Competition (1975) in Warsaw, Poland, Mr. Ryan was both a diplomate and the recipient of the Madeyska award. Since that time he has performed on three continents as soloist, collaborator and as a featured artist with orchestras. Among the luminaries he has played with are Simon Estes, Henry Mancini, Ralph Carmichael, Red Skelton, Eddie Daniels, Steve Wilkerson, Diahann Carroll, Eileen Farrell, Johnny Desmond, Joe Williams, Andrea Baker, William Warfield, and Leona Mitchell. He has also made more than a dozen recordings. A 2006 inductee into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall Of Fame, Donald Ryan has been playing the piano since he was three years old in his native Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies. He has earned music degrees from Oral Roberts University and The University Of Tulsa and taught piano at ORU. In addition to his solo career, Mr. Ryan also delights in playing with his son, Barron, in the exciting piano duo, Ryan & Ryan. Donald Ryan is a Steinway Artist.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/donaldryan


I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady From Rwanda

February 6-9, 2020

Presented By: OK World Stage Theatre Company Inspired by the real life experiences of Rwandan refugees in the UK, this play tells the story of two people from entirely different worlds who meet at a refugee center in London. Juliette is a young Rwandan asylum seeker, determined to write a book on the genocide that killed her family. Simon is a middle-aged failing novelist whose job is to help people write

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/rwanda


Marlee Matlin & Henry Winkler

February 7, 2020 | 10:30 a.m.

Presented By: Tulsa Town Hall The fellow actors and longtime friends delight audiences with an intimate dialogue revealing their profound connection and individual journeys. Through humorous anecdotes, inspirational life lessons, and moving stories, Matlin (Children of a Lesser God) and Winkler (Happy Days, Barry) explore themes of overcoming adversity and believing in oneself.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/matlinwinkler


Valentine's Day Father Daughter Dance

February 8, 2020 | 6 - 9 p.m.

Fathers and daughters of all ages are invited to attend our annual Valentine's Day Father Daughter Dance. There will be plenty of good music to dance to along with snacks, punch and cake. $5 per person CASH OR CHECK ONLY!!!!

Location:

Bixby Community Center

211 North Cabaniss
Bixby, OK


Mozart and Grieg

February 8, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.

Presented By: Tulsa Symphony In celebration of the 2020 Summer Olympics, this program opens with Michael Torke’s effervescent Javelin. Next, guest artist Sean Chen, praised by the New York Times for his "alluring, colorfully shaded renditions,” performs Grieg’s lyrical Piano Concerto. The evening concludes with Mozart’s majestic Symphony No. 39. Guest conductor Leslie Dunner takes the podium

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/mozartgrieg


Malpaso Dance Company

February 8, 2020 | 8 p.m.

Presented By: Choregus Productions Established in 2012, Malpaso Dance Company has already become one of the most sought-after Cuban dance companies with a growing international profile. The company tours with 11 dancers and is led by its three founders: Resident Choreographer and Artistic Director Osnel Delgado, Executive Director Fernando Sáez, and dancer and co-founder Daileidys Carrazana.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/malpaso


Dorothy and the Prince of Oz

February 13-16, 2020

Presented By: Tulsa Ballet The Land of Oz is in danger, and only Dorothy can help restore peace to this magical world. With help from her friend Scarecrow, she braves a dangerous journey to save the Prince and reunite the kingdom, finding love along the way. Edwaard Liang's visually stunning ballet boasts vibrant costumes, epic battle scenes, and animated puppets from visionary designer Basil Twist

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/princeofoz


Godspell

February 14-23, 2020

Presented By: Tulsa Project Theatre This 2012 revival version tells the story of the Gospel of Matthew in modern-day New York City. A small group of people help Jesus tell different parables by using a wide variety of games and storytelling techniques with hefty doses of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as the story of Jesus and his messages of kindness, tolerance and love come vibrantly to life.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/godspell


KELLI O'HARA

February 15, 2020 | 7:30 p.m.

An Oklahoma native with world-class resume, Kelli O’Hara is making her Broken Arrow PAC debut! On Broadway, Kelli’s portrayal of Anna Leonowens in the revival of “The King and I” garnered her the 2015 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. Other stage credits include “The Pajama Game,” “The Bridges of Madison County,” “South Pacific,” and her current starring role in “Kiss Me, Kate.” Kelli received a 2018 Emmy nomination for her role in the hit web-series thriller “The Accidental Wolf,” and appears in the second season of Netflix’s series “13 Reasons Why.” Other film and television credits include” Sex & The City 2” and “Masters of Sex.”

Location:

Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center

701 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-259-5778

www.brokenarrowpac.com/spotlight


August: Osage County

February 15-23, 2020

Presented By: Theatre Tulsa Tulsa playwright Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning triumph. Following their patriarch’s suicide, the Weston family comes together in Osage County, Oklahoma. Buried secrets are revealed and the bonds of family are tested in this frighteningly poignant show that proves the deepest scars come from the ones you love the most.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/august


5th Annual Tulsa Mardi Gras Masquerade

February 22-23, 2020 | 7 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Isn't time Tulsa had a proper Mardi Gras celebration? Oklahomans for Equality, LockHeart Productions, and the Blue Dome District are hosting the 5th annual Tulsa Mardi Gras Masquerade on Saturday Feb 22nd at 7:00pm. This event is for ages 21 and up. The funds raised by our 2020 masquerade go to support OKEQ. This event WILL sell out. Tickets start at $35, please buy them in advance in order to make sure you can attend. One ticket gets you into two shows! Enjoy a traditional Mardi Gras immersive environment with live Cajun and music at Enso Bar, or get a little crazy and go to a Mardi Gras gone wild celebration in The Unicorn Club. Our Masquerade is a fully immersive experience. From the flavors, sights, and sounds, to party favors, complimentary masks, bead necklaces, and more! Both on stage and among the crowd, our cast and crew of performers and character actors will whisk you away to the bayou with their wild costumes and performances. When you step through our doors you are walking into a proper Mardi Gras celebration. The masquerade is designed to be a philanthropic event that raises funds for local non-profits. Our 2020 goal is to provide OKEQ with a fundraiser that they love without tapping into any resources that can be used for their normal programming. Our long-term goal is to build Mardi Gras up to a level of notoriety that rivals other downtown holidays and festivals in downtown Tulsa.

Location:

Enso bar and Unicorn club

230 E 1st st
Tulsa, OK 74103

For more information, contact:

Nick D Simon
(405)-431-0755
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

mardigrastulsa.com/


Madama Butterfly

February 28-29, 2020

Presented By: Tulsa Opera An unscrupulous American naval officer (tenor Matthew White) marries a young Japanese geisha (soprano Maria Natale) who believes that their love is eternal, leading to a heartbreaking betrayal. Last presented by Tulsa Opera in 2012, Francesca Zambello’s production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly returns to the stage under the direction of John de los Santos with James Lowe conducting.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/madamabutterfly


March 2020

Madama Butterfly

March 1, 2020

Presented By: Tulsa Opera An unscrupulous American naval officer (tenor Matthew White) marries a young Japanese geisha (soprano Maria Natale) who believes that their love is eternal, leading to a heartbreaking betrayal. Last presented by Tulsa Opera in 2012, Francesca Zambello’s production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly returns to the stage under the direction of John de los Santos with James Lowe conducting.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/madamabutterfly


The Face of Emmett Till

March 1-8, 2020

Presented By: Theatre North The Face of Emmett Till is a true-to-life dramatization of the death of a 14-year-old black Chicagoan who, while visiting relatives in Mississippi in 1955, was kidnapped, tortured and murdered by two white men who claimed they wanted to teach him a lesson for (allegedly) whistling at a local white woman. The play chronicles this tragedy, its aftermath, Till’s mother’s heroic crusade for justice, and the beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/emmett


Brown Bag It: Finnegans Awake

March 4, 2020 | 12:10 p.m.

Presented By: Tulsa PAC Trust The Brown Bag It free noontime concert series at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center happens the first Wednesday of the month. The series features some of Oklahoma’s finest professional musicians performing in the PAC's Westby Pavilion. Keith Francis has been playing stand-up bass since 5th grade in a variety of musical genres. He also sings and plays the guitar, bass guitar and banjo. He has an active background in contemporary Church music, having played in worship bands, served as an interim music minister, and been worship leader for two Tulsa-area Celebrate Recovery groups. He's been a part of Finnegans Awake since 2014. By trade, Keith is a lawyer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Heidi Rigert plays multiple instruments and was classically trained in violin and piano. But she also plays a ukelele, a djembe, and is tackling mandolin. She has played with different groups, doing everything from old-time pop and folk and folk-pop, and has been a member of Finnegans Awake since 2014. By trade, Heidi is a music professor at Tulsa Community College, Southeast Campus, where she teaches musical performance and music theory. Kristal Tomshany plays a variety of whistles, flutes, and harmonicas, as well as the bodhran (Irish drum) and conga drums, and lends her voice to harmonies. In the past, she played in the group, Ceoltori Tulsa, Cavan, and joined Finnegans Awake in 2001. Kristal is a professional artist, showing in galleries around Tulsa, and an adjunct instructor of art at Tulsa Community College, Metro Campus. Rob Tomshany has been singing folk music since he was a college student, performing with his father at Mayfest, Sunfest, and other folk venues. In high school, he sang in the chorus at Booker T. Washington. Rob is a student and enthusiast of many types of music, and will happily give you his opinion on all of them. He joined Finnegans Awake in 2014. Before state layoffs, Rob worked for the Department of Human Services in their Child Support Division, and now works for a grocery shopping service. Tom Tomshany began playing folk music in Tulsa in 1961, playing guitar, banjo, and singing. He left Tulsa in the Sixties and lived and played music in California, Missouri, and Kentucky, before returning to Tulsa. In the 1990s he joined a Celtic group, Green Strings, and then joined with two other musicians to form Finnegans Awake in 2000. Tom is a semi-retired adjunct English instructor at Tulsa Community College, Metro Campus.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111

www.tulsapac.com/events/2020/finnegans


McGill / McHale Trio

March 8, 2020

The Sunday Afternoon Series provides a full-length performance in the relaxed atmosphere of the Williams Theatre at the PAC. There is something special when the lights go down and the music begins. For 66 years, Chamber Music Tulsa has been committed to presenting world-renowned and emerging young chamber ensembles in truly unforgettable concert experiences. This season, the excellence continues with performances by the American Brass Quintet, Harlem String Quartet, the Miró Quartet, and more! Subscribe today and join us on this musical journey.

Location:

Tulsa PAC - John H. Williams Theatre

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103

For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111


SHAMROCK THE ROSE!!

March 14, 2020 | 5 - 10 p.m.

Welcome to Broken Arrow’s Official St. Patrick’s Day Block Party…. “ShamROCK the Rose”! This will be the 6th Annual…. “ShamROCK the Rose”! “ShamROCK the Rose!” is Broken Arrow’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration and is in it’s fifth year! Join us March 14th from 5:00pm-10:00pm in the heart of Broken Arrow’s Art & Entertainment hotspot… the Rose District! Last year’s attendance hit 15,000! From Shamrocks to Shenanigans, you will find something fun to do. Enjoy some rocking entertainment on the outdoor stage, experience some tasty beers, including green ones at one of beer stations, enjoy original artwork and hand crafted items from local artisans, food trucks and much more. Plus we are adding the ever popular… Craft Beer Garden to this year’s event and it’s doubled in size! We currently have 15 statewide breweries signed up as well as a slue of home brewers from FOAM!! Once again this Soldier’s Wish event is to help raise funds to grant wishes to our Veterans! BA Buzz has been able to give back $70,000 through the ShamRock the Rose event over the years! Interested in going indoors for a change of scenery? Visit one of our amazing restaurants or unique shops on Main Street. Businesses will be open during the event boasting some remarkable sales and in-store discounts and a grand prize drawing to be announced on center stage! There is no luck needed to have fun at this event! It is all about the experience. Munich has Oktoberfest, New Orleans has Mardi Gras, Brazil has Carnival… Broken Arrow has “ShamRock the Rose!” Grab your red carpet VIP Experience tickets NOW! You do not want to be the one looking in from the outside! 3rd-floor balcony view of the entertainment, free food and beer, photo ops with the bands & more! To purchase a ticket, click here! Finally – you DO NOT want to miss the granting of a wish to a local deserving hero at 6:30 on the main stage! Tickets: $5 – $60 Event Date: March 14, 2020 Duration: 5:00pm-10:00pm Host: Soldiers Wish Address: Main Street, Broken Arrow, OK 74012 Between the Farmer’s Market & Broadway Contact: Debra Wimpee, Event Coordinator BA Buzz Events Soldiers Wish (918) 850-3654 www.thebabuzz.com www.soldierswish.org eat1@eau1eav1eaw1 www.facebook.com/shamrocktherose

Location:

Rose District

418 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK

For more information, contact:

Debra Wimpee
(918)-850-3654
eat1@eau1eav1eaw1

rosedistrict.com/events/shamrock-the-rose-6/


April 2020

Miró Quartet

April 5, 2020

The Sunday Afternoon Series provides a full-length performance in the relaxed atmosphere of the Williams Theatre at the PAC. There is something special when the lights go down and the music begins. For 66 years, Chamber Music Tulsa has been committed to presenting world-renowned and emerging young chamber ensembles in truly unforgettable concert experiences. This season, the excellence continues with performances by the American Brass Quintet, Harlem String Quartet, the Miró Quartet, and more! Subscribe today and join us on this musical journey.

Location:

Tulsa PAC - John H. Williams Theatre

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103

For more information, contact:

Tulsa PAC - John H. Williams Theatre
(918)-596-7111


March 2022

Spring Break at Will Rogers Memorial Museums

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 1 - 3 p.m.
March 18, 21, 22, 23 & 24, 2022

Children 17 and under learn about the life of Will as a child on the ranch where he was born and have an opportunity to learn more about the man he became. Activities include behind the scenes at the Museum, including the tomb where Will and his family are buried and storage of art and archives — Insights into the life of Will, his various careers and humanitarian efforts. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Claremore Museum; Tuesday and Thursday at Birthplace Ranch, 9501 E. 380 Road, Oologah.

Location:

Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch

1720 West Will Rogers, Claremore and Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch
Claremore, OK 74017

For more information, contact:

Pat Reeder
(918)-906-7258
eat3@eau3eav3eaw3

willrogers.com