Broadway Tonight at the University of Central Oklahoma

Current Season  

Klea Blackhurst in Everything the Traffic Will Allow: The Songs and Sass of Ethel Merman

7:30pm, August 29, 2015, Mitchell Hall Theater

Klea Blackhurst is bringing her award-winning tribute to Ethel Merman to Oklahoma for the first time!  This knock-out show took New York by storm and features many of Merman's signature songs such as "I Got Rhythm," Blow, Gabriel Blow," and "Everything's Coming Up Roses," as well as rarely performed obscurities including "Just A Moment Ago," "I've Still Got My Health," and "World Take Me Back."  This is your rare chance to experience Blackhurst's crackling wit and powerful vocals as she performs her brilliant, savvy valentine to one of American theatre's greatest stars.

Chicago Tap

7:30 pm, October 5, 2015, Mitchell Hall Theater

“Chicago Tap Theatre is a collision of unparalleled footwork, live music, and storytelling that dares the rest of the tap world to elevate its game.” -Sarah Myers, Chicago Stage Standard

West Side Story in Jazz & Dance*

A Collaboration of UCO Jazz Studies & UCO Dance

7:30 pm, November 13, 2015, Mitchell Hall Theater

In 1961 jazz music greats Stan Kenton and Johnny Richards collaborated on an instrumental jazz album featuring 10 themes from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story. Now UCO Jazz Studies and UCO Dance will take the collaboration a step further, presenting West Side Story in Jazz & Dance. The performance will feature the award-winning UCO Kaleidoscope Dancers performing to the original Stan Kenton/Johnny Richards arrangements played by our award-winning UCO Jazz Bands. An unforgettable evening of jazz music and jazz dance.

*A free gift for our Broadway Tonight Season Subscribers!

Linda Eder

7:30 pm, January 22, 2016, Mitchell Hall Theater

One of the greatest contemporary voices of our time, Linda Eder’s diverse repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. She has performed for sold-out crowds in venues across the country and throughout Europe and now brings her incredible voice to Broadway Tonight.

“What do we mean when we use the word perfection? The question arises every time I watch the pop singer Linda Eder…” Stephen Holden, The New York Times


Melissa Manchester in Concert*

7:30 pm, February 5, 2016, UCO/CHK Boathouse

From her roots in New York, Melissa Manchester honed her talent with Bette Midler and Barry Manilow and immediately sky-rocketed to an amazing international career in popular music, theatre, and film. A Grammy award winning and Oscar-nominated musician and singer, Melissa Manchester will bring her exceptional talents to Broadway Tonight for an evening of her classic hits.  Join us as we welcome one of America’s most cherished performers.

*A private event only for our season subscribers!

5 Broadway Tonight shows for the price of 4! Plus a private event at the UCO/CK Boathouse with the legendary Melissa Manchester.

Season & Individual Tickets Sales Begin August 1.
Limited Seating Available.

Season Ticket Prices are as follows:

Lower Orchestra Upper Orchestra Upper Balcony Full Price $155.00 $155.00 $145.00

Tickets are non-refundable.

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