“SORDID LIVES,” Oct. 5-6, Muskogee Little Theatre, Cincinnati and D streets. A black comedy about white trash, “Sordid Lives” tells the tale of Peggy, a good Christian woman who hits her head on the sink and bleeds to death after tripping over her lover’s wooden legs in a motel room and the chaos that erupts in Winters, Texas, as a result. “Sordid Lives” is for a mature audience only. The show contains adult language and content. The show is sponsored by Rotary Club of Muskogee and presented with the assistance of the Oklahoma Arts Council. Advance tickets will be available at Soundworld, 123 E. Okmulgee Ave. (918) 683-4901. Information: www.muskogeelittletheatre.com or email@example.com.
“A CHRISTMAS STORY” AUDITIONS, 7 p.m. Oct. 7-8, Muskogee Little Theatre, Cincinnati and D streets. Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing up in the midwest of the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. The cast calls for two adult males, two adult females and multiple youth roles. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. The show is directed by Tommy Cummings. Dates of production are Nov. 30-Dec. 8. Information: www.muskogeelittletheatre.com and click on Auditions or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The production is sponsored by Armstrong Bank and presented with the assistance of the Oklahoma Arts Council.
THE WHITE LIARS AND BLACK COMEDY, Oct. 12-21, Broken Arrow Community Playhouse, 1800 S. Main St., Broken Arrow. Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Ticket prices range from $8 to $15. Information: (918) 258-0077 or www.bacptheatre.com.
SENIOR FOLLIES: SHADES OF GREY, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Muskogee Little Theatre, Cincinnati & D streets. Isabel and Bob Cockle present a fun and entertaining program featuring around 30 local “seasoned citizens” — singing, dancing, and comedic skits. Advance tickets available at Cockle’s Dance Studio and at Soundworld. Proceeds benefit Muskogee Little Theatre’s new facility fund. Information: www.muskogeelittletheatre.com or email@example.com.
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS “DRALION,” Dec. 12-16, BOK Center, Tulsa. Tickets: $37, $57, $77, $97 and $147. Information: www.bokcenter.com or (866) 726-5287.