There's nothing quite like live theatre! And Oklahoma City has tons of it over the summer. Enjoy large scale musicals at the Civic Center with Lyric, smaller, more intimate plays with Oklahoma Shakespeare or a unique, self-led immersive experience with OKC Repertory this summer.
Lyric's big summer productions are performed at the Civic Center, each for a week only! You don't want to miss these high-quality, high-energy musicals performed and produced by local talent.
Matilda | June 21-26
Packed with high-energy dance and songs, this Tony Award-winning musical celebrates the power of imagination and tells the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life while becoming the greatest little hero. Matilda is great fun for the whole family!
Carousel | July 5-10
Carousel was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s second collaboration and Rodgers's favorite musical. This American classic features some of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most iconic pieces, including “If I Loved You,” “Mister Snow,” “June Is Bustin Out All Over” and the iconic “You’ll Never Walk Alone." This musical has more adult content, so be cautious in bringing little ones.
Kinky Boots | July 19-24
This exhilarating Tony Award-winner tells the true story about a struggling shoe factory that will lift your spirits to high-heeled heights! This musical has elaborate costumes, exhilarating choreography and a heartfelt story. This production occasionally contains strong language and situations.
Emma | June 10-25
Join Oklahoma Shakespeare in the lovely Shakespeare Gardens on the Paseo this summer. Emma, a heroine of stubbornly romantic sentiment, pursues match-making with disastrous consequences. She comes to find out in the end, it all comes down to love.
Venus in Fur | July 29-August 13
Staged in the beautiful new indoor black box theatre at Oklahoma Shakespeare on the Paseo, this Tony-Award winning comedy is about the power of sex and the sexiness of power.
OF A MIND | May 5-29
OF A MIND: OKLAHOMA CITY is an immersive audio tour designed by artists from all over the world especially for Oklahoma City's increasing vibrant downtown.