Tulsa Symphony

Whether you’re a fan of the classic symphonic tunes or in search of some modern arias, Tulsa Symphony has a packed 2021-2022 schedule for music lovers of all tastes.

The season begins Oct. 9 with Triumph, featuring Lina Gonzalez-Granados as conductor and Garrick Ohlsson on piano. Stay tuned for the Polar Express In Concert on Dec. 4, which brings the music of the beloved holiday movie to the stage with conductor Ron Spigelman. Another popular concert, Star Wars: A New Hope, hits the stage Jan. 29, and the season concludes May 7 with Mercurial, featuring Gerhardt Zimmermann as conductor. Visit tulsasymphony.org for season tickets and more details. 

Celebrity Attractions

It’s good to be back in the groove, and Celebrity Attractions returns with a bang that includes numerous award-winning Broadway shows in its exciting line-up. A highlight is Come from Away, premiering Oct. 12-17. Showcasing the true story of 7,000 stranded passengers in the Canadian province of Newfoundland, Come from Away explores the days after Sept. 11, 2001, for those whose flights were grounded around the world. Mean Girls, based upon the eponymous film, follows new kid in town Cady Heron as she navigates the ins-and-outs of the American high school system for the first time. The show comes to Tulsa Jan. 4-9. And Anastasia, rescheduled to July 19-24, tells the story of supposed orphan Anya as she looks to discover the secrets of her past. Other offerings include Tootsie March 8-13 and Oklahoma! June 14-19. Visit celebrityattractions.com for tickets and more information.

Tulsa Ballet

The professionals at Tulsa Ballet are ready to dazzle audiences with their upcoming season. On Oct. 28-31, the ballet partners with the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission to bring Breakin’ Bricks (with Flight of Fancy) to the PAC. The show, a multi-media experience, combines dance and documentary film to explore the harrowing events of 1921. Other can’t-miss shows include the iconic Nutcracker Dec. 10-23, and Vendetta, A Mafia Story on Feb. 10-13, which blends dance, Broadway and film noir. The season concludes with Swan Lake March 24-27 and the Signature Series May 12-15. Visit tulsaballet.org for details.

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Exhibitions on view now at OKCMOA include From Heroes to Immortals and the Painters of Pompeii. From Heroes explores the many ways artists have used classical mythology to showcase tales of love, vengeance, heroism and more, while Pompeii highlights a variety of Roman Frescoes from the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, Italy.

The museum offers For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design from Nov. 6-Jan. 30. Featuring 99 paintings created between 1809 and the present by artists like Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent and Andrew Wyeth, For America provides a unique history of American art. From March 5-Sept. 4, the museum brings Walter Iooss Jr. and the Art of Sports Photography. The show highlights the works of Iooss Jr., who spent over 50 years photographing athletes for Sports Illustrated, starting with his first assignment in 1959 at the age of 17. Learn more at okcmoa.com.

BOK Center

Fans of just about any genre of music can get their fill at the BOK Center in the coming months. For lovers of all things country, visit Tulsa’s largest music venue Aug. 27 for Alan Jackson, Sept. 24 for Blake Shelton or Nov. 5 for Chris Stapleton.

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Rock fans won’t want to miss Kiss Oct. 2, and popular podcaster Joe Rogan visits Dec. 4. 

Stick around for two of pop’s biggest names in 2022: The Weeknd Feb. 20 and Justin Bieber March 18. Visit bokcenter.com for tickets

Chamber
Music Tulsa

Chamber Music Tulsa offers a variety of talented duos, trios, quartets and more this season. The season opener, the Poulenc Trio, comes to town Sept. 24-26 with a variety of sonatas and suites to stun audiences of all ages. Other shows include the Catalyst Quartet Feb. 25-27, performing popular American folk songs including “We Shall Overcome” and “Lemon Tree.” 

The season concludes April 8-10 with the Verona Quartet, performing string quartets from a variety of talented composers. Visit chambermusictulsa.org for tickets.

Armstrong Auditorium

At Armstrong Auditorium, guests can rediscover joy with a bountiful offering of talented musicians this season. The fun kicks off with a bang as Celtic Throne brings the journey of Irish dance to Oklahoma on Aug. 16. Other highlights include the Brazilian All Stars on Oct. 27, featuring bossa novas, ballads, sambas and more. Stick around for the Russian National Ballet’s rendition of The Sleeping Beauty Jan. 26 and the Polish Wieniakski Philharmonic on March 2. Visit armstrongauditorium.org for tickets.

OKC Ballet

At OKC Ballet, the season begins with Ballet Under the Stars on Sept. 10. A free community performance at Scissortail Park, the show will feature students from the OU School of Dance, the OKC Ballet Yvonne Chouteau School, as well as professional OKC Ballet performers.

Other highlights include Alice (In Wonderland) Oct. 22-24; the Nutcracker Dec. 11-12, 17-19; and Made in the U.S.A. Feb. 18-20, which debuts four pieces created by American choreographers. The season concludes with Future Voices March 17-20 and The Sleeping Beauty May 6-8. Visit okcballet.org for tickets and more information. 

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Contemporary

Concert with Grazzhopper
Aug. 21

Concert with The Tulsa Playboys
Sept. 10

TU Student Chamber Group Concert
Sept. 16

A Luthier’s Tale: The Craft of Stringed Instruments
Through Sept. 19

The Space Between
Oct. 1-Nov. 21

Artist Talk with Molly Murphy Adams
Oct. 7

Artist Talk with Anita Fields
Nov. 11

The State of Craft
Dec. 3-Jan. 23

John Chang
Feb. 4–March 20

John Chang Artist Talk
Feb. 10

Shenequa Brooks
April 1–May 22

Fiberworks
June 3–July 24

Ahha Tulsa

Earthly Mirage
Aug. 6-Oct. 24

Greenwood’s Legacy: Shaping a City and a Nation
Through Sept. 19

Seed Reef
Nov. 25-Dec. 26

[email protected]
Jan. 7-Feb. 20

The Experience: Imagine
Ongoing

Armstrong Auditorium

Celtic Throne
Aug. 16

Brazilian All Stars
Oct. 27

Romeros Guitar Quartet
Nov. 11

Bridget Kibbey with Dover String Quartet
Dec. 2

Russian National Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Jan. 26

An Evening with Branford Marsalis
Feb. 10

The King’s Singers
Feb. 20

Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic
March 2

Tabea Debus
March 31

Chanticleer
April 26

BOK Center

Lil Baby
Aug. 6

Alan Jackson
Aug. 27

Blake Shelton
Sept. 24

MercyMe
Oct. 1

Kiss
Oct. 2

Toby Mac
Oct. 4

Marc Anthony
Oct. 15

Alabama
Oct. 23

Chris Stapleton
Nov. 5

Dan + Shay
Nov. 13

Cody Johnson
Nov. 26

Joe Rogan
Dec. 4

The Weeknd
Feb. 20

Justin Bieber
March 18

Canterbury Voices

Jubilate Deo: The Music of Dan Forrest
Oct. 10

Handel’s Messiah
Dec. 5

Duo Lumina
March 27

Celebrity Attractions

Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville
Aug. 31-Sept. 5

Come From Away
Oct. 12-17

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Nov. 2-7

Mean Girls
Jan. 4-9

Tootsie
March 8-13

Oklahoma!
June 14-19

Anastasia
July 19-24

Chamber
Music Tulsa

Poulenc Trio
Sept. 24-26

Brentano Quartet
Oct. 22-24

ATOS Trio
Nov. 12-14

Catalyst Quartet
Feb. 25-27

Imani Winds
March 12-13

Verona Quartet
April 8-10

Chesapeake Energy Arena

Alabama
Sept. 17

Banda MS
Sept. 18

Michael Buble
Sept. 19

Kane Brown
Oct. 14

MercyMe
Oct. 28

Elton John
Jan. 30

Jojo Siwa
Feb. 1

Civic Center
Music Hall

Hansel and Gretel
Aug. 1

Intocable
Aug. 6

Leanne Morgan
Aug. 27

Franco Escamilla
Sept. 5

Neil Degrasse Tyson
Oct. 5

Jubilate Deo:
The Music of Dan Forrest
Oct. 10

Celtic Woman
April 27

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

A Life in Looking:
The Creighton Gilbert Collection

Through Dec. 31

Nuclear Enchantment:
Patrick Nagatani

Aug. 5-Jan. 30

Living Arts of Tulsa

OVAC Art 365
Through Aug. 6

Oh, Tulsa!
Sept. 3–Oct. 8

Día de los Muertos Arts Festival
Nov. 5

Drawing Rally
Dec. 3

Kissinger Pop-Up
Dec. 3-4

Exhibition featuring Faith Green, Jennifer Vasher and Mirella Martinez
Jan. 7–21

Champagne and Chocolate Member Showcase
Feb. 4–March 11

Exhibition featuring Mery McNett and Cult Love
April 1–22

Chiefs, Clans and Kin
May 6–June 20

Exhibition featuring Liz Dueck and Jill O’Bryan
July 1–22, 2022

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Master Class
Sept. 15-Oct. 3

Lyric’s A Christmas Carol
Nov. 17-Dec. 23

Mabee Center

Annual Gala Concert
Oct. 22, 2021

For King and Country
Nov. 7

Mabee-Gerrer Museum
of Art

Interesting Times:
The Art of Honoré Daumier

Through Aug. 29                   

Art of the Aloha Shirt
Sept. 11–Oct. 17         

Depictions of the Holy Family
Dec. 18–Jan. 30

Native American Cradle Boards
April 23–June 19

McKnight Center for the Performing Arts

The Buddy Holly Story
Sept. 17-18

Tim McGraw
Oct. 8

Itzhak Perlman
Oct. 9

Broadway Songbook: Brian Stokes Mitchell and Megan Hilty
Oct. 10

Nosferatu: Silent Film with Organist Peter Krasinski
Oct. 28

Chamber Music Festival On-Stage Soiree
Nov. 4

Chamber Music Festival
Nov. 5, 7

Million Dollar Quartet Christmas
Dec. 9-10

Sarah Coburn in Concert
Jan. 29

Bernadette Peters
Feb. 14

STOMP
Feb. 18-19

The Philadelphia Orchestra
March 10

Pilobolus Dance Company
March 24

Tower of Power
April 9

South Pacific
April 22-23

Family Series: Dan and Claudia Zanes
May 14

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Prix de West
Through Aug. 8

Find Your North
Aug. 20-Oct. 17

Tattooing: Religion, Reality and Regret
Aug. 27-May 8

New Beginnings: An American Story of Romantics and Modernists in the West
Sept. 10-Jan. 2

Western Heritage Awards
Sept. 17-18

Traditional Cowboy Arts Association
Oct. 1-Jan. 2

Viva Mexico!
Through Oct. 17

Small Works, Great Wonders
Nov. 5-28

Santa Fe Trail                            Nov. 20-May 8

Mother Roads
Dec. 10-May 8

Framework: Exploring the Artistic Process
Through Feb. 27

OKC Ballet

Ballet Under the Stars
Sept. 10

Septime Webre’s Alice
(In Wonderland)

Oct. 22-24

The Nutcracker
Dec. 11-12, 17-19

Made in the U.S.A.
Feb. 18-20

Future Voices:
A Choreographic Showcase

March 17-20

The Sleeping Beauty
May 6-8

OKC Broadway

My Fair Lady
Sept. 28-Oct. 3

Friends! The Musical Parody
Sept. 29-30

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Oct. 26-31

Alton Brown: Live Beyond the Eats
Nov. 7

A Magical Cirque Christmas
Dec. 22

Mean Girls
Dec. 28-Jan. 2

Dear Evan Hansen
Jan. 11-16

Oklahoma!
Jan. 25-30

Disney’s The Lion King
May 11-29

OKC Philharmonic

Opening Night: Beethoven Symphony No. 1
Sept. 11

Harmony, Humor and Hubris: Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals
Oct. 16

The Music of Billy Joel
Nov. 5-6

Francaise and Ruski: Ravel Tzigane
Nov. 20

A Christmas Celebration
Dec. 3-4

Rachmaninoff Festival Piano Concerto No. 1
Jan. 8

Masters of the Music
Jan. 21-22

American Gold: Ellington Harlem
Feb. 5

The Music of Whitney Houston
Feb. 25-26

Mahler’s Symphony No. 1
March 5

Ballroom with a Twist
March 18-19

Scheherazade: Rimsky-Korsakov
April 2

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert
April 8-9

Oklahoma Stories
April 30

OKC Museum
of Art

Postwar Abstraction
Through Sept. 26

The Painters of Pompeii
Through Oct. 17

For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design
Nov. 6-Jan. 30

Fritz Scholder
Through Nov. 7

From Heroes to Immortals
Through Nov. 7

A Room with a View
Through Nov. 7

Walter Iooss Jr. and the Art of Sports Photography
March 5–Sept. 4

From the Golden Age to the Moving Image
Through Dec. 31, 2022

OKC
Town Hall

Robert O’Neill
Sept. 16

Dr. Marc Milstein
Oct. 21

Samantha Brown
Nov. 18

Trey Gowdy
Feb. 17

Michael Donahue
March 17

Paul Moore
April 21

Philbrook

From the Limitations of Now
Through Sept. 5

Views of Greenwood
Through Sept. 5

Dalí’s Alice in Wonderland
Through Oct. 17

Another World: The Transcendental Painting Group
Oct. 17-Feb. 20

The BIG Show: Works by Young Artists
March 11–May 8

Sam Noble Museum

In the Dark
Through Sept. 12

Beautiful Beasts
Sept. 25-Jan. 30

Narwhal: Revealing an Arctic Legend
Feb. 12-June 19

Signature Symphony

Chamber Music Performances
Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 6

Christmas in Tulsa
December 11

Scott Seaton Concert
Jan. 22

Alejandro Gómez Guillén Concert
Feb. 26

Robert Franz Concert
April 9

Theatre Tulsa

Matilda The Musical
Aug. 13-29

The Guys
Aug. 27-Sept. 5

Dreamgirls
Oct. 8-17

Chicago: High School Edition
Nov. 5-7

The Sound of Music
Jan. 14-30

Heroes of the Fourth Turning
Feb. 25-March 6

Singin’ In The Rain
April 22-May 8

Moana Jr.
May 20-22

Tulsa
Ballet

Marcello’s Silver Celebration
Aug. 22

Creations in Studio K
Sept. 9-19

The Next Era: Dance Forever
Sept. 25

Ballet on the Green
Oct. 1

Breakin’ Bricks (with Flight of Fancy)
Oct. 29-31

The Nutcracker
Dec. 10-23

Vendetta, a Mafia Story­
Feb. 10-13

Swan Lake
March 24-27

Signature Series
May 12-15 

Tulsa
Botanic Garden

Autumn In the Garden
Sept. 23-Oct. 31

Beaujolais Son et Lumiere
Nov. 19

Garden of Lights
Nov. 26–Jan. 2

Tulsa Botanic Blooms
March 17-April 17

Tulsa Opera

Puccini and Verdi Play Ball
Oct. 15

Emmeline
Feb. 25-27

Salome
April 29, May 1

Tulsa PAC

The Shawshank Redemption
Sept. 10-19

C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce
Oct. 10

The Legend of Georgia McBride
Oct. 21-24

Doubt: A Parable
Dec. 2-5

The Song of Jacob Zulu
Jan. 27-Feb. 6

Alton Brown:
Beyond the Eats
March 29

Shen Yun
April 12-13

The Revolutionists
April 21-May 1

Tulsa
Town Hall

Karl Kallaugher
Oct. 8

David Brooks
Nov. 12

Karl Rove
Jan. 14

Nick Buettner
March 4

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
April 1

Tulsa
Symphony

Triump
Oct. 9

Symphonic Poetry
Nov. 13

The Polar Express in Concert
Dec. 4

Folk Dances
Jan. 15

Star Wars: A New Hope
Jan. 29

Spitfire
Feb. 5

Unfinished
March 5

The Titan
April 2

Mercurial
May 7