Beat the heat by enjoying a variety of showcases, performed by arts companies around the state.
First, you won’t want to miss the best-selling musical of all time: The Lion King, coming to the Tulsa PAC June 1-17 courtesy Celebrity Attractions. Become mesmerized by the compelling story of Simba as he goes on a journey to find himself with the help of his ragtag crew – including Nala, Timon and Pumba. Celebrity Attractions also brings the most beloved Beatles tribute band to the PAC – 1965 … The Tribute – on June 23. Also at the PAC, you can enjoy Some Girls from June 2-11. The story follows a single man’s odyssey to find the perfect girl … whom he’s already broken up with.
In OKC, offerings abound. Smash-hit Hamilton finishes out its run at the Civic Center Music Hall through June 4, courtesy OKC Broadway. Also at the Civic Center, don’t miss Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma’s The Sound of Music, running June 27-June 1. Classics fans should visit Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park’s Much Ado About Nothing, June 8-18 in the Shakespeare Garden. Other goodies include Painted Sky Opera’s presentation of La Boheme, June 23-24 at Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center in Midwest City, and Unboxed by OKC Ballet, described as “a celebration of contemporary dance by three world-renowned choreographers at the top of their fields.”
You can also venture to Guthrie’s Pollard Theatre to view Little Shop of Horrors from June 9-July 1.