Kite and Natani Notah: In The Realm of Miracles
Aug. 5-Sept. 25
Donald G. Longcrier: Sin Titulo
Oct. 7-Nov. 23
Dec. 2-Jan. 22
Sticker Book – Julie Alpert
Aug. 5-Nov. 20
American Theatre Company
The Great American Trailer Park Musical
A Christmas Carol
Gentri – The Gentlemen Trio
Maxwell Quartet – The Kilted Quartet
The Five Browns
Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, Edgar Meyer and George Meyer
WINGS: A Celtic Dance Celebration
Lviv National Philharmonic of Ukraine
Kinan Azmeh and Aizuri String Quartet
The Academy of St. Martin – In the Fields Wind Ensemble
Bob Dylan Center
Jerry Schatzberg: 25th & Park
Through Oct. 16
BOK Center and Paycom Center
Fans of all different kinds of music can get there fill at Tulsa’s BOK Center in the coming year.
For the county music enthusiasts, take your pick between Jason Aldean on Aug. 6; Thomas Rhett on Sept. 24; Oklahoma native Carrie Underwood on Oct. 31; and Cody Johnson on Dec. 3.
If you’re looking to rock out with some metal instead, Poison visits Aug. 20; followed by Iron Maiden Sept. 15; and Scorpion with White Snake Sept. 21.
Pop, indie, rap and main-stream rock can also be found on the roster this year, with the Lumineers Aug. 17; Michael Buble on Sept. 11; Post Malone on Oct. 28; and rock legend Bruce Springsteen Feb. 21.
To snag tickets or get more information, visit bokcenter.com.
Rock, pop, rap, country … Paycom Center in OKC offers it all.
For rock ‘n’ roll and beloved mainstream groups and singers, visit Aug. 20 for My Chemical Romance; Sept. 14 for the Backstreet Boys; Sept. 30 for Pearl Jam; Sept. 27 for Shawn Mendes; and Nov. 4 for Greta Van Fleet.
Fans of a rap and pop combo shouldn’t miss Kevin Gates on Aug. 23 and Pitbull on Sept. 4.
And, of course, country music has its time at the Paycom Center: Keith Urban returns to Oklahoma Sept. 30; followed by Koe Wetzel on Oct. 1; Turnpike Troubadours on Nov. 12; and Luke Combs with a double feature on Dec. 9-10.
For tickets, head to paycomcenter.com.
Left: Pearl Jam, Sept. 20, Paycom Center
Photo courtesy Paycom Center
Scorpions with White Snake
Blue’s Clues and You
Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah featuring the OKC Philharmonic
Canterbury Christmas featuring the OKC Philharmonic Brass and Canterbury Youth Voices
Dave Brubeck’s To Hope! A Celebration featuring the Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Crescendo! An Evening with Canterbury featuring the Canterbury Chamber Voices
Bringing Broadway to Tulsa, Celebrity Attractions doesn’t have a bad apple in the bunch for its 2022-2023 season.
Starting off strong, Pretty Woman the Musical comes to the Tulsa PAC from Aug. 23-28. Other highlights include Hadestown running Sept. 27-Oct. 2, which recounts the story of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Kids and kids at heart will enjoy Disney’s Frozen, returning Oct. 20-29, as well as The Lion King, June 1-17.
A popular production, the musical Six runs Nov. 22-27, described as a “modern retelling of the lives of the six wives of Henry VIII, presented as a pop concert.” And finally, the musical that took the world by storm – Hamilton – returns to Tulsa March 7-19. For season tickets and info on more shows, visit celebrityattractions.com.
Left: Six, Nov. 22-27, Celebrity Attractions
Photo by Joan Marcus
Pretty Woman the Musical
Sept. 27-Oct. 2
Jesus Christ Superstar
Ain’t Too Proud
Viano String Quartet
Kalichstein, Laredo, Robinson Trio
Rolston String Quartet
Akropolis Reed Quintet
From classes to outreach, special programming, professional development and kids’ camps, Tulsa’s new Discovery Lab location has something for everyone.
Major draws include the fixed exhibitions, which run the gamut of subjects. These include the Math and Music exhibit, the HydroLab – which is described as an “underwater world” in a “steam punk submarine” – the Imaginarium, which utilizes projected reality that responds to movement, and Ballapalooza, which encourages collaboration with systems of machines and exhibit components.
Other highlights include the ‘High Facilitation Areas,’ of the Workshop, the Science Lab and the Little Lab.
Additionally, the Lab has partnered up with Tulsa Public Schools for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) programming. The curriculum includes field trips and educational classes in the labs, offering students one-of-a-kind learning opportunities.
For more information on the Lab’s offerings, visit discoverylab.org.
Left: Photo courtesy the Discovery Lab
Math and Music Exhibit
The Little Lab
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
Through Aug. 14
Reinstallation of the Permanent Collection
Weitzenhoffer French Impressionism Collection
Eugene B. Adkins Collection
Art Since 1960
Icons from the McGhee Collection
Living Arts of Tulsa
Inspired by Archetypes
Through Aug. 18
Ego Tripping (Spoken Word Event)
Madison Moody & Andrea Martin
Sept. 9-Oct. 14
Day of the Dead Festival
Cole Cathey, Gabriel Rojas, Michael Palazzo & Kayla Marie Andrus
Champagne & Chocolate Member Show
Feb. 3-March 10
Liz Dueck & Joshua Harris
Rachel Rector and Marium Rana
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma City
The Rocky Horror Show
Lyric’s A Christmas Carol
Nov. 16-Dec. 23
Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Feb. 16-March 11
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Sound of Music
June 27-July 2
Gaither Oklahoma Homecoming
Mabee Gerrer Museum of Art
From Ancient Ruins to Skyscrapers: Architecture in Art
Through Aug. 28
Sept. 10-Oct. 23
Messiah: Christ in Art
Dec. 17-Jan. 22
The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts
Stillwater’s McKnight Center for the Performing Arts is gearing up for a fantastic 2022-2023 season.
The fun kicks off on Sept. 9 with a performance from Sara Evans, multi-platinum singer/songwriter. Stick around for other goodies that include the illustrious New York Philharmonic from Sept. 23 to 25, and Buddy Guy Oct. 7. The fifth annual Chamber Music Festival runs Nov. 3-6, with a variety of moving works selected by artistic director Anne-Marie McDermott.
Other gems to enjoy this season include Legally Blonde the Musical on Nov. 10-11; Elf in Concert with the Tulsa Symphony on Dec. 1; Late Night with Leonard Bernstein on March 5; and An Evening with Renée Elise Goldsberry on April 28-29. Get season tickets and more information at mcknightcenter.org.
Left: New York Philharmonic, Sept. 23-25, McKnight Center of Performing Arts
Photo by Chris Lee
McKnight Center for the Performing Arts
Lightwire Theater’s The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare: The Next Gen
New York Philharmonic
5th Annual Chamber Music Festival
Legally Blonde – The Musical
Elf In Concert with the Tulsa Symphony
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
On Your Feet!
The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra
Late Night with Leonard Bernstein
Acoustic Rooster’s Barnyard Boogie: Starring Indigo Blume
Curtis on Tour: The Soldier’s Tale
Peter Pan: Silent Film with Live Organ Performance by Peter Krasinski
An Evening with Renée Elise Goldsberry
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Prix de West
Through Aug. 7
Colter’s Hell: Yellowstone National Park at 150
Through Oct. 23
Looking Through the Windows to the West
Through Feb. 19
Art of the Northwest Coast
Aug. 27-May 1
Aliento a Tequila (The Spirit of Tequila)
Sept. 1-Oct. 23
Sombreros Texanas and Bosses of the Plains: Cowboy Hats from the Permanent Collection
Sept. 16-Jan. 8
Traditional Cowboy Arts Exhibition & Sale
Oct. 1-Jan. 2
Small Works, Great Wonders
Nov. 19-May 7
You Have Died of Dysentery…
Dec. 10-May 7
Fans of the stunning sport and art form of dance shouldn’t miss the jam-packed season at OKC Ballet.
Venture to Scissortail Park on Sept. 17 for the troupe’s season opener, Ballet Under the Stars. Then, you can enjoy Lady of the Camellias on Oct. 21-23 at the Civic Center, with support from the OKC Philharmonic. The ballet tells the story of a forbidden love between a wealthy woman and a lower-class gentleman.
Other must-sees include the holiday favorite The Nutcracker, presented by Devon Energy, running Dec. 10-18. Slip into a fairytale on Feb. 10-12 at Cinderella, which recounts a beloved, age-old story through ballet. Season closers include Future Voices from March 9-12, which highlights stunning choreography from up-and-coming artists, as well as Shorts, which presents three ballets in one from May 5-7. Visit okcballet.org for tickets.
Left: Future Voices: A Choreographic Showcase, Feb. 10-12, OKC Ballet
Photo by Shevaun Williams
Ballet Under the Stars
Val Caniparoli’s Lady of the Camellia’s featuring the OKC Philharmonic
The Nutcracker presented by Devon Energy, featuring the OKC Philharmonic and Canterbury Voices
Cinderella featuring the OKC Philharmonic
Future Voices: A Choreographic Showcase
Shorts: Three Iconic Ballets in One Performance
Dec. 30-Jan. 1
The Book of Mormon
Jesus Christ Superstar
March 22-April 2
May 24-June 4
Happy 90th, John Williams!
Coming Home for Christmas
Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies
Rite of Spring
Kelli O’Hara Celebrates 80 Years of Rodgers & Hammerstein
Sight and Sound
The Texas Tenors
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther in Concert
Oklahoma Stories: Clara Luper Centennial
OKC Town Hall
Victor Davis Hanson
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Exciting programming and unique exhibitions comprise Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s many offerings over the next calendar year.
An ongoing exhibition, Chihuly Then and Now: The Collection at Twenty tells a comprehensive story of Dale Chihuly’s groundbreaking career, and features works that have never been seen in OKC before now. Highlights from the Rose Family Glass Collection runs Sept. 3 through Jan. 15 and explores the broad story of the Studio Glass movement, begun in the 1950s.
Running Oct. 15 to Jan. 15, Abbas Kiarostami: Beyond the Frame highlights the works of the titular Iranian filmmaker, photographer and visual artist. Lastly, Art and Activism at Tougaloo College can be seen Feb. 18-May 14 and puts on display the first-ever collection in Mississippi dedicated to modern art.
For more information, visit okcmoa.com.
Left: Abbas Kiarostami, Oct. 15-Jan. 15, OKCMOA
Photo courtesy the Kiarostami Foundation
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Chihuly Then and Now: The Collection at Twenty
Through June 2024
SONIC Family Discovery Week
Highlights from the Rose Family Glass Collection
Sept. 3-Jan. 15
October 7, 2022
Abbas Kiarostami: Beyond the Frame
October 15, 2022-January 15, 2023
Art and Activism at Tougaloo College
Feb. 18-May 14
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center offers its patrons numerous opportunities for cultural enrichment in the coming months.
Gonzálo Lebrija: Breve historia del tiempo will be showcased Aug. 4 through March 27 at the Campbell Art Park; the piece depicts a 2,500-pound 1968 Chevrolet Malibu that appears to be suspended vertically over a pool of water.Next up is La casa que nos inventamos: Contemporary Art From Guadalajara, which highlights the city that has become a leading hub of contemporary architecture, design, cuisine, literature and visual art, running Sept. 23-Jan. 9. Other must-sees include The Art of Food: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family, running Feb. 2-May 22. This exhibition spotlights over 100 works from contemporary artists that focalize on all things food. Lastly, visit ArtNow: The Soul is a Wanderer from June 22-Sept. 18, 2023. Within the exhibition, 15 artists showcase their work in a variety of mediums. To learn more about Oklahoma Contemporary, visit oklahomacontemporary.org.
Left: ArtNow, June 22-Sept. 18, 2023, Oklahoma Contemporary
Nathan Young, Peyote Box, 2016. Giclee print. Dimensions variable. Image courtesy of the artist.
Through Oct. 17
Gonzálo Lebrija: Breve historia del tiempo
Aug. 4-March 27
La casa que nos inventamos: Contemporary Art From Guadalajara
Sept. 11-Jan. 9
Nov. 3-Feb. 20
Art of Food: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family
Feb. 2-May 22
ArtNow: The Soul is a Wanderer
June 22-Sept. 18
All This Future Tour featuring Hillsong United and Lauren Daigle
My Chemical Romance
PBR Team Series
Greta Van Fleet
Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism
Through Sept. 11
Martine Gutierrez: Indigenous Woman
Through Nov. 27
Rembrandt to Monet: 500 Years of Painting from Joslyn Art Museum
Feb. 19-May 28
Slumgullion: The Venerate Outpost
The Bearded Lady Project
Through Sept. 25
Hall of World Cultures
Hall of Ancient Life
Hall of Natural Wonders
Hall of People of Oklahoma
Rachmaninoff and the Dance Floor
Christmas in Tulsa featuring Signature Chorale
Legends and Swans featuring Andrew Sords
Tulsa Sings! American Jukebox featuring Scott Coulter and Tulsa Sings! Finalists
Tulsa’s beloved local theater is jam-packed with performances during its 2022-2023 season.
The company puts on a variety of shows in different categories – including the Broadway Series, Play Series, Academy for up-and-coming young actors, and the Adventure Series, which showcases new stories and experiences.
In the Broadway Series, don’t miss Something Rotten Aug. 12-28; Little Shop of Horrors just in time for Halloween on Oct. 21-30; 1776 running Jan. 13-29; and Kinky Boots from April 28 to May 7. In the Play Series, Our Town kicks off Nov. 11-20, and American Son runs March 31-April 9. As for the last two sectors, highlights include Monty Python’s Spamalot School Edition, Nov. 3-6; and Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Kids Edition May 12-14.
For more information, visit theatretulsa.org.
Left: Something Rotten!, Aug. 12-28, Theatre Tulsa
Photo by Josh New
Little Shop of Horrors
Monty Python’s Spamalot School Edition
March 31-April 9
April 28- May 7
Disney’s 101 Dalmations Kids Edition
Creations in Studio K
Tchaikovsky: The Man Behind the Music
Tulsa Botanic Garden
Autumn in the Botanic Garden
Sept. 22-Oct. 30
Beaujolais et Lumiere Dinner
Botanic Garden of Lights
Nov. 25-Dec. 30
Tulsa Botanic Blooms
Gioachino Rossini’s The Italian Girl
Oct. 28, 30
Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida
Tobias Picker’s Emmeline
May 12, 14
World Stage Theatre Company presents: Driving Miss Daisy
TPAC presents: Pirate School
World Stage Theatre Company presents: Terminus
Theatre North presents: Paradise Blue
TPAC presents: The Secret Agency
TPAC presents: Cenicienta
Theatre North presents: N
Celebrity Attractions and TPAC present: Discovery Awards
Walt Disney Animation Studios: A Decade in Concert
Chamber Music Series: Schubert
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
Chamber Orchestra Series: Haydn’s Symphony No. 83
Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances
Chamber Music Series: Dvorak
Dvorak Symphony No. 7
Elf in Concert
Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5
Chamber Music Series: Mozart
Brahms Symphony No. 1
An Evening of Opera
Chamber Orchestra Series: Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 1
Chamber Music Series: Beethoven
The Princess Bride in Concert
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 Eroica
Woody Guthrie Museum
Bruce Springsteen Live!
Through Sept. 25
Fire in Little Africa