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If you love the art of theater, Oklahoma has a multitude of opportunities to see Broadway-caliber performances from professional companies as well as fantastic community theaters. Lyric Theatre, one of the state’s premiere professional theater companies, has highly-anticipated shows at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. Get lost in the stories of ballets performed by both the Tulsa and Oklahoma City Ballet companies, as well as Broadway musicals brought to Oklahoma’s major metropolitan areas by Celebrity Attractions.
Each summer, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park brings some of the famous playwright’s works to the Myriad Botanical Gardens for a unique outdoor theater experience. Witness even more fantastic performance art at the Armstrong Auditorium in Edmond with concerts by musicians from around the globe that will wow you with their prowess. Don’t miss celebrating the holidays with Guthrie’s historic Pollard Theatre’s production of “A Territorial Christmas” that has become an Oklahoma tradition. From plays to musicals to ballet, Oklahoma’s wide range of theatrical performances has it all.