OKC has phenomenal local talent in theatre, dance and music, making for great live performances all year round. Check out some of these shows in OKC this fall and winter!
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma has two fan-favorite productions coming this fall and winter. The Rocky Horror Show, back by popular demand, returns with a new rendition of the show in the Plaza Theatre from October 5-30. A Christmas Carol returns for its 12th winter season. This magical production will be held at Orr Family Farm from November 16-December 24. Come wearing your walking shoes and a warm jacket. The entire performance is outside and requires audience members to walk from scene to scene!
Oklahoma Repertory Theatre, in partnership with Oklahoma Contemporary, is set to produce two productions this fall. Bill’s 44th runs for one weekend only (September 29-October 1). Join Bill as he celebrates his 44th birthday and explores what it means to be another year older. The Great Leap follows an American basketball team as they travel to Beijing in the post-Cultural Revolution 1980s. This production runs from November 10-18, and both shows will be held at Oklahoma Contemporary in the Te Ata Theater.
Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park brings Shakespeare’s most famous play to OKC. This fall, enjoy Hamlet in the beautiful outdoor Shakespeare Gardens in the Paseo from September 9-24. As the weather turns cooler, Blithe Spirit (October 21-November 5) and Jane Austen’s Christmas Cracker (December 9-23) both are set to perform in the newly renovated indoor Black Box at Oklahoma Shakespeare.
The Oklahoma City Ballet will give a sneak preview of their upcoming productions at Ballet Under the Stars on September 17 in Scissortail Park. There will also be a photo opportunity with the dancers and a dance class open to all ages before the performance. Lady of the Camellias, which runs October 21-23 at the Civic Center, is the fall opener. Then, The Nutcracker returns this holiday season from December 10-18 at the Civic Center. One performance, on December 15, will be a sensory-friendly show. Find more information on this performance here.
Oklahoma City Philharmonic kicks off its season with Opening Night on September 17. Next, come to the Civic Center on October 15 and November 12 for Mahler’s Vienna and Bolero! respectively. These classics will be conducted by Maestro Alexander Mickelthwate and feature guest artists from around the world. Lastly, The OKCPHIL presents a spectacular program of holiday favorites with guest artist Michael Feinstein December 2-3.