Start your new year off right with a variety of performances and showcases on the stage.

In Tulsa, Celebrity Attractions starts strong with Hairspray, running Jan. 2-7 at the Tulsa PAC. Other goodies at the PAC include Amahl and the Night Visitors on Jan. 6-7; the show, presented by Tulsa Youth Opera, follows the three kings and their trip to Bethlehem. Stick around for Tulsa Symphony’s Ebb and Flow, playing Jan. 13 with in-demand composer Sarah Hicks. Theatre Tulsa welcomes its first show of the year at the PAC: Annie, running Jan. 19-Feb. 4. Other can’t-miss performances this month include comedian Anthony Jeselnik at River Spirit Casino Resort on Jan. 27 and Signature Symphony’s Inspirations, playing at the TCC Van Trease PACE on Jan. 27. 

In OKC, the Civic Center Music Hall beckons with performances galore. Begin the month with the OKC Philharmonic, which offers Rachmaninoff! on Jan. 13 and Funky Fresh & Sugar Free on Jan. 14. Stick around for Les Miserables, presented by OKC Broadway, coming to town Jan. 16-21. Other performances in OKC include comedian Trey Kennedy on Jan. 13 at the Criterion; the Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration by the Norman Philharmonic on Jan. 15 at McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church; and Armstrong Auditorium’s presentation of the Vida Guitar Quartet. 

Around the state, don’t miss comedian John Mulaney at Winstar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville on Jan. 20; Gaslight Theatre’s presentation of As You Like It, Jan. 20-28 in Enid; and Come From Away, Jan. 23-24 at the McKnight Center for the Performing Arts.

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