You’d be hard-pressed to find a weekend without an enticing performance on the stage this month.
Major can’t-miss shows at the PAC this month include Spitfire, running Feb. 5, hosted by the Tulsa Symphony. Principal guest conductor Daniel Hege leads the orchestra in a program featuring Walton’s Spitfire: Prelude and Fugue. Stick around for the much-anticipated Vendetta, A Mafia Story courtesy the Tulsa Ballet, running Feb. 10-13. This stunning showcase of dance follows Rosalia Carbone in 1950s Chicago, as her wedding day is ruined by a violent murder brought on by mob ties. Lastly, Tulsa Opera brings Emmeline, Tobias Picker’s first opera, to the PAC on Feb. 25-27. Also in T-Town, visit the TCC Van Trease PACE for Signature Symphony’s Fantastical – Firebird meets Harry Potter on Feb. 26.
OKC’s Civic Center Music Hall is also bustling this month. February kicks off with American Gold on Feb. 5, a show created by the OKC Phil that showcases a variety of talented composers. OKC Ballet returns to the spotlight with Made in the U.S.A. from Feb. 18-20; the performance offers four ballets created in the United States by American choreographers. And the Phil rounds out the month at the Civic Center with a tribute to one of pop’s biggest legends during The Music of Whitney Houston, Feb. 25-26. You can also head to Lyric Theatre from Feb. 16-March 6 for the company’s presentation of Head over Heels.
The McKnight Center in Stillwater brings two shows this month. Bernadette Peters hits the stage on Feb. 14, and the fascinating sounds of Stomp return Feb. 18-19.