MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 8, 2012

THINGS TO DO — Theater 11.09.12


— “TUNG AND CHEEK,” Nov. 9-11 and 16-18, Armory Municipal Center, 100 N. Water Ave. Tahlequah. Written by Pat Cook and directed by Ron Goossen. The play is a comedic, frantic whodunit. Doors open and dinner is served at 6:30 p.m on Friday and Saturday performances and at 1 p.m. on Sunday performances. The play begins one hour after dinner. Show only patrons should arrive around 7:15 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1:45 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $25 for dinner and the show or $15 for show only tickets. Reservations for the dinner shows are required and must be made the Tuesday of that weekend’s performance. Vegetarian and gluten- free meals available on request. Tickets may be purchased at A Bloom, Morris-Cragar, and Cherry Berry, businesses or from our web site www.tcpok.com. Show only tickets may be purchased at the door. Information: (918) 207-2714.

“HAPPY DAYS — A NEW MUSICAL,” Nov. 15-17, Hilldale High School. Information: (918) 683-3253.

“A CHRISTMAS STORY,” Nov. 30-Dec. 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. Information: www.muskogeelittletheatre.com and click on Auditions or email muskogeelittletheatre@gmail.com. The production is sponsored by Armstrong Bank and presented with the assistance of the Oklahoma Arts Council.

“THE NUTCRACKER” Dec. 8-23, Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Expect a more traditional story line complete with new children dances, the traditional opening of the presents under the Christmas tree and, in Act Two, a traditional yet revisited and re-choreographed appearance by famed Mother Ginger! All performances include live music provided by Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. Tickets start at $20 and may be purchased by calling (918) 749-6006 or by visiting www.tulsaballet.org.

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.