Tulsa Performing Arts Center http://publicradiotulsa.org en An Upcoming Workshop at the Fly Loft in Downtown Tulsa: "The Art of Street Performance" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/upcoming-workshop-fly-loft-downtown-tulsa-art-street-performance <p>On this edition of our show, we're talking about buskers --- or, in other words, street performers. Whether it's by juggling, playing music, eating fire, doing magic tricks, enacting mime, or what-have-you, buskers take their creativity, theatricality, and pass-the-hat know-how directly to the streets, as it were --- and, as a socio-cultural phenomenon, they must be as old as cities themselves. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:50:16 +0000 Rich Fisher 62149 at http://publicradiotulsa.org An Upcoming Workshop at the Fly Loft in Downtown Tulsa: "The Art of Street Performance" Getting to Know the Elias String Quartet, Which Will Soon Appear in Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/getting-know-elias-string-quartet-which-will-soon-appear-tulsa <p>The Elias String Quartet --- currently comprised of Sara Bitlloch, Donald Grant, Martin Saving, and Marie Bitlloch --- is one of the <a href="http://eliasstringquartet.com/reviews/">more widely acclaimed "younger" quartets on today's classical scene</a>. They perform around the world, collaborating with many different artists across a range of styles and backgrounds; they formed in 1998 at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:52:07 +0000 Rich Fisher 56603 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Getting to Know the Elias String Quartet, Which Will Soon Appear in Tulsa American Theatre Company Presents a Musical about Trying to Create a Musical: "[title of show]" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/american-theatre-company-presents-musical-about-trying-create-musical-title-show <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we welcome Hunter Bell and Jana Ellis, who are both involved with "[title of show]," the Tony-nominated one-act musical that is currently being staged at the Tulsa PAC by the locally-based American Theatre Company. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:05:47 +0000 Rich Fisher 55819 at http://publicradiotulsa.org American Theatre Company Presents a Musical about Trying to Create a Musical: "[title of show]" Theatre Tulsa's New Stage Presents the Racially Charged and Dramatically Compelling "Clybourne Park" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/theatre-tulsas-new-stage-presents-racially-charged-and-dramatically-compelling-clybourne-park <p>Theatre Tulsa's New Stage initiative will soon offer its first-ever production with a widely hailed play from 2010 that has never before graced an Oklahoma stage: "Clybourne Park," by Bruce Norris, is a Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning comedy/drama that was written in response to Lorraine Hansberry's landmark play, "A Raisin in the Sun" (1959). "Clybourne Park" will be staged in the Liddy Doenges Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center from tomorrow night (Friday the 21st) through March 2nd. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:22:15 +0000 Rich Fisher 54805 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Theatre Tulsa's New Stage Presents the Racially Charged and Dramatically Compelling "Clybourne Park" The Playhouse Tulsa Presents "A Streetcar Named Desire" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/playhouse-tulsa-presents-streetcar-named-desire <p>"A Streetcar Named Desire" --- which earned playwright Tennessee Williams the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948, was the basis for the classic 1951 film with Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, and remains one of the fundamental if not defining works of the American stage --- is opening at 7:30pm tonight (Friday the 14th) here in Tulsa, in a new production at the Tulsa PAC's John H. Williams Theatre. This version of "Streetcar" is being produced by The Playhouse Tulsa; it's running through February 22nd. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:52:31 +0000 Rich Fisher 54489 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Playhouse Tulsa Presents "A Streetcar Named Desire" The Tulsa Symphony Offers an "Audience Choice Concert," with Saint-Saens and Mozart on the Program http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-symphony-offers-audience-choice-concert-saint-saens-and-mozart-program <p>Tomorrow night, Saturday the 8th, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra continues its current season with an "Audience Choice Concert," which begins at 7:30pm in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. On the program, two works by Saint-Saens ("Carnival of the Animals" and "Symphony No. 3") as well as the "Concerto for Two Pianos" by Mozart. It's sure to be a special evening of music, with the twin sisters Christina and Michelle Naughton both appearing as Guest Artists at the piano. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 22:00:17 +0000 Rich Fisher 54107 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Tulsa Symphony Offers an "Audience Choice Concert," with Saint-Saens and Mozart on the Program Celebrity Attractions Announces the New Broadway Season for Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/celebrity-attractions-announces-new-broadway-season-tulsa <p>The new Celebrity Attractions season for Tulsa is announced, and it includes two of the most popular Broadway musicals of all time, Phantom of the Opera and Camelot.</p><p>The Phantom of the Opera is the highlight of the 2014-15 Broadway season in Tulsa. Celebrity Attractions CEO Ed Payton says a lot has changed, especially technically, since Phantom first opened 30 years ago, and this is the latest version coming to Tulsa.</p><p>Also on the bill, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Once, and Million Dollar Quartet.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:34:34 +0000 Marshall Stewart 53140 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Celebrity Attractions Announces the New Broadway Season for Tulsa The Tulsa Symphony Plays Mozart and Prokofiev with Guest Conductor James Judd at the Helm http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-symphony-plays-mozart-and-prokofiev-guest-conductor-james-judd-helm <p>Tomorrow night, Saturday the 11th, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra continues its current season with a pair of beloved yet quite&nbsp;different masterpieces: Mozart's Symphony No. 40 and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5. The concert begins at 7:30pm in the Chapman Music Hall at the Tulsa PAC. (You'll find more about this upcoming concert at <a href="http://tulsasymphony.org/coming-up-next.html">this page from the TSO website</a>.) We are joined today on ST by James Judd, who will be the Guest Conductor tomorrow evening. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 18:42:26 +0000 Rich Fisher 52578 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Tulsa Symphony Plays Mozart and Prokofiev with Guest Conductor James Judd at the Helm The Tulsa Symphony Takes on a Pair of Brahms Masterpieces http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-symphony-takes-pair-brahms-masterpieces <p>Tomorrow night, Saturday the 5th, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra continues its current season with a 7:30pm curtain at the Tulsa PAC. On the program are two well-known, well-loved pieces from Brahms: his Piano Concerto No. 1 and his Symphony No. 2. Our guest on ST is Steven Smith, who will be the guest conductor for this concert, which will also feature a special guest appearance by the renowned pianist William Wolfram. Smith talks about his fondness for --- and his considerable familiarity with --- these two Brahms &quot;war horses&quot; (as he affectionately calls them). Fri, 04 Oct 2013 19:45:15 +0000 Rich Fisher 47368 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Tulsa Symphony Takes on a Pair of Brahms Masterpieces The Tulsa Symphony Goes "Green" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-symphony-goes-green <p>Tomorrow night, Saturday the 3rd, the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra will present the next concert in its current season at 7:30pm&nbsp;in the Tulsa PAC's Chapman Music Hall. This season's overall theme is "Color" --- and tomorrow night's concert is to be a "Green" evening, with music meant to evoke the natural world in all its wonder, variety, and majesty. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 19:45:03 +0000 Rich Fisher 28893 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Tulsa Symphony Goes "Green"