The Tulsa Performing Arts Center is full to the brim with performances this month. First, visit for Fantastique on Feb. 3. The show, created by Tulsa Symphony, includes a solo by concert master Rossitza Goza. Stick around for Tulsa Ballet’s Strictly Gershwin, Feb. 8-11. For more dance, try Ailey II on Feb. 13; the group is “universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s finest early career dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding and emerging choreographers,” according to tpac.com. Chamber Music Tulsa hosts the Danish Spring Quartet on Feb. 18, and Celebrity Attractions rounds out the month with two musicals: Mean Girls (Feb. 24-25) and My Fair Lady (Feb. 27-March 3).
In Oklahoma City, the Civic Center is a hub of entertainment. Visit Feb. 3 for OKC Phil’s Brahms Classics concert, with Alexander Mickelthwate conducting and Benjamin Schmid on violin. OKC Ballet returns Feb. 9-11 with Giselle, a dramatic ballet that tells the story of a young peasant girl with a passion for dance. OKC Phil comes back around for a second show, Bravo Broadway! from Feb. 16-17. And you won’t want to miss one of the world’s favorite musicals, Wicked, courtesy OKC Broadway, from Feb. 21-March 10.
Edmond’s Armstrong Auditorium welcomes the Italian Saxophone Quartet on Feb. 7, as well as the Sofia Philharmonic of Bulgaria on Feb. 27. Finally, visit Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma for Small on Feb. 15-25. The show follows horse jockey Robert Mantano, who shares his autobiographical ride through childhood into a tumultuous career.
Across the state, a few performance highlights include Mean Girls, Feb. 1 at the Bartlesville Community Center; the Pauls Valley Opry, Feb. 3 at the Pauls Valley Junior High School Auditorium; An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth, Feb. 14, and the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Feb. 25, both at Stillwater’s McKnight Center for the Performing Arts.