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Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival Stands Ready to Stun with their 38 Season

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The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival is set to soar to new heights with its brand new season! Tackling timeless classics and brand new challenges, the 38th season includes William Shakespeare’s “Henry V”, Rodgers’ and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”, “Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding”, and a one-of-a-kind Cabaret event. The festival takes place on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Tickets are on sale now ranging from $15-$40. To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit the Visual and Performing Arts Center Box Office, call at 580.745.2696, or visit oklahomashakes.com.

OSF has already kicked into high gear this summer! The cast and crew is fresh off of an exciting preseason performing at Durant’s annual Magnolia Festival with productions of “The Lion King” and “A Tribute to Wonder Woman”. The Children’s Theatre Workshop and Young Actor’s Studio are also now in full swing. The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival prides itself on providing not only high quality productions for its audiences, but also opportunities for the youth of Texoma to actively participate in theatre and the arts.

“Henry V”, set in the early 1400s, revolves around the fabled English King Henry V and his exploits at the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years’ War. The play follows the maturation of Henry from a rowdy, unruly adolescent to a noble warrior and leader. You can head “once more unto the breach” for only $20 on July 14, 19, & 22 at 7:30pm.

The festival is also thrilled to be undertaking the classic fairytale, “Cinderella.” Cinderella’s life takes a turn for the better when she exchanges her life as a servant for a life of magic and true love. Written by the iconic duo of Rodgers and Hammerstein, the production comes complete with the characters you know and love, including the Fairy Godmother and a handsome prince. Watch the magic unfold July 16 & 23 at 2:00pm, or July 21 at 7:30pm; tickets are $20.

You’re invited to enjoy an evening of eating and entertainment with the dinner theatre performances of “Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding”. An immersive, interactive, and improvisational comedy, this unique experience, set in the 1980s, makes the audience part of the show! “Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding” will be performed July 13 and 15 at 6:30pm. Tickets cost $40, which includes your meal!

The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival will also be presenting its very own “Company Cabaret”. See the cast of OSF’s 38th season perform an evening of unique and diverse musical numbers from multiple genres and decades. With a little something for everyone, the “Company Cabaret” will be unlike anything else this season! Experience it July 18 and 20 at 7:30pm; tickets are $15.

This season promises to be one of the biggest yet for the Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival, all under the guidance of OSF’s Producing Director, Riley Risso Coker. Season Tickets are available and may be purchased for only $80! To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit the Visual and Performing Arts Box Office, call at 580.745.2696, or visit oklahomashakes.com.

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Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival Stands Ready to Stun with their 38 Season