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December 5, 2013

THINGS TO DO — Theater


— “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE,” 8 p.m. Dec. 6-7 and 12-14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 8, Muskogee Little Theatre, 325 Cincinnati St. Advance tickets at Soundworld, 123 E. Okmulgee Ave. (918) 683-4901. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students. In this holiday classic, George Bailey’s guardian angel swoops in to remind him that faith, hope and family make life truly wonderful. The show is sponsored by Armstrong Bank and is presented with the assistance of the Oklahoma Arts Council. Information: www.muskogeelittletheatre.com.

“TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD” AUDITIONS, 5 p.m. Dec. 8, Broken Arrow Community Playhouse, 1800 South Main St., Broken Arrow. Directed by Martha Cherbini. Cast of consists of 12 males and eight females of all ethnicities and ages ranging from 8 to 80. The audition will consist of cold readings from the script. Information: (918) 258-0077.

“DON’T MENTION MY NAME” AUDITIONS, 7 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10, St. Basil Episcopal Church, Tahlequah. The cast includes three men and five women. Also needed are crew for backstage, lights, sound, makeup, etc. Dates of production are Feb. 14-16 and 21-23. All performances are held at the Armory Municipal Center Auditorium, 100 N. Water Ave., Tahlequah. The play is a combination comedy, romance, and mystery. The play opens when the leading man, who suffers from temporary amnesia, stumbles into a bed and breakfast off season, only to find that he was expected for the weekend. Information: (918) 458-9406.

“ON GOLDEN POND,” 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 1 p.m. Dec. 14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15, Muskogee High School cafeteria. Play presented by Muskogee High School’s Repertory Theater. Tickets: $5 for matinee shows, $20 for dinner shows or $100 for a table seating six. Dinner includes salad, spaghetti, meat sauce and garlic bread, desserts, coffee, tea and water. Dinner theater requires 24-hour advance purchase. Information: Kathleen Trueblood, (918) 348-8653.

“THE NUTCRACKER,” 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and 3 p.m. Dec. 15, Sadler Arts Acadmey. Cost: $5. Tickets can be pre-purchased at the school.

“A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE” AUDITIONS, 7 p.m. Dec. 15-16, Muskogee Little Theatre, 325 Cincinnati St. Directed by Lisa Wilson. Auditions will consist of readings/mologues from the script. Audition details available at: www.muskogeelittletheatre.com. Dates of the production are Feb. 7-15. Playwright Tennessee Williams received a Pultizer Prize for his masterpiece. A tragic and effective drama which ranks as one of the greatest in theatre. The show is presented with the assistance of the Oklahoma Arts Council.