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2013-2014 College of Fine Arts & Design Events
Concerts, Dance, Theatre, Opera, Music Theatre, Musicals, Galleries & Collections

August

The ADDY Show: An Exhibition of ADDY Award-Winning Entries from the Department of Design
Opening Reception: 4-5:30 pm, Aug. 22, Donna Nigh Gallery, 3rd and 4th Floor, Nigh University Center
Exhibit continues through Sept. 16.

Broadway Tonight: Liz Callaway and the Young Voices of Edmond
7:30 pm, Aug. 23-24, Mitchell Hall Theater
Tony Award-nominee and Emmy Award-winner Liz Callaway is best known as the voice of “Anastasia.”  Join us for a magical evening of Disney and Broadway favorites.
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

September

Broadway Tonight:
Savion Glover in Solo in Time
7:30 pm, Sept. 6, Mitchell Hall Theater
Tony Award-winning choreographer and dancer pays tribute to the history and art of tap.
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

Route 44 – A Journey
Opening Reception: 4-6 pm, Sept. 12, Melton Gallery, UCO Art and Design Building
A retrospective exhibit by Larry Hefner.
Exhibit continues through Nov. 1.

Beyond the Box: Student Concepts for Package Design
Opening Reception: 4-5:30 pm, Sept. 19, Donna Nigh Gallery, 3rd and 4th Floor, Nigh University Center
Exhibit continues through Oct. 14.

The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?
7:30 pm, Sept 19-21 & 2 pm, Sept. 22, Mitchell Hall Theater
Middle-aged Martin and his wife and son undergo a family crisis when Martin falls in love with a goat. Playwright Edward Albee challenges audience members to question their own morality in the face of social taboos.  This show is for mature audiences.
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

Godspell
Sept. 27-Oct. 6, Freede Little Theatre, Civic Center
Based on the Gospel according to Matthew, “Godspell” uses improvisations and contemporary themes to illustrate a message of kindness, community and hope that still resonates today. 
For tickets and showtimes, call (405) 848-3761.

October

Reed Trio
7:30 pm, Oct. 1, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

UCO Jazz Ensembles Concert 
7 pm, Oct. 7, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

UCO Choir Concert
7:30 pm, Oct. 8, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Wind Symphony Concert
7:30 pm, Oct.15, Mitchell Hall Theater
Featuring compositions by Hindemith, Grainger, Arnold, Whitacre and a world premiere of Jim Colonna’s “Anth’s Boogie,” this concert begins a yearlong Wind Symphony theme titled “Central STANDARD Time.”
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

Vocal Jazz Concert
7 pm, Oct. 17, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

Guest Artist: Claude Chalhoub
7:30 pm, Oct.17 & 19, Mitchell Hall Theater
UCO Symphony Orchestra featured Oct. 17, and UCO Chamber Orchestra featured Oct. 19.
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Jazz Combos Concerts
7 pm, Oct. 21-22, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

Type Talks: An Exhibition of Student Experiments with Typography
Opening Reception: 4-5:30 pm, Oct. 24, Donna Nigh Gallery, 3rd Floor, Nigh University Center
Exhibit continues through Nov. 24.

Theatre Arts: "Measure for Measure" Preview
4-6 pm, Oct. 24, UCO Melton Gallery

Macabret: A Spooktacular Halloween Revue
6 pm & 8:30 pm, Oct. 25-27, UCO Jazz Lab
Featuring some of your favorite vampire, werewolf and zombie tunes, this concert is a fundraiser for Musical Theatre facilities.
For tickets, call (405) 974-3375.

Halloween V: UCO Voice Faculty
7:30 pm, Oct. 29, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.  

Measure for Measure
7:30 pm, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 & 2 pm, Nov. 3, Mitchell Hall Theater
His city caught in a moral free-fall, the Duke of Vienna surrenders power to Lord Angelo, who fervently enforces codes of chastity.  When a young nun pleads for the life of her brother, Angelo’s response is surprisingly sensual – revealing a web of desire, deception and hypocrisy that infects all of society. 
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

School Of Music: Faculty Chamber Music
4-6 pm, Oct. 31, UCO Melton Gallery

November

Student Choreography Showcase
7:30 pm, Nov. 2 & 2 pm, Nov. 3, Health and Physical Ed. Building Dance Studio, 2nd Floor
Admission is $5

Jazz Ensembles Concert
7 pm, Nov. 4, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

5th Street Jazz Collective
7:30 pm, Nov 5, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

Chamber Music Concert
7:30 pm, Nov. 7, Radke Fine Arts Theatre, UCO Center for Transformative Learning

Imagining Space: An Exhibition of Interior Design Student Work
Nov. 7-21*, UCO Melton Gallery
*Nov. 16-20: The CIDA team will review work in the Melton Gallery.  The gallery will not be accessible to the public at this time.

Nothin Betta than Operetta
7:30 pm, Nov. 12-14, UCO Jazz Lab
Come enjoy this series of comedic scenes from popular operettas in the relaxed environment of the Jazz Lab.
Admission is $5 at the door.

Dance: UCO Kaleidoscope Preview
4-6 pm, Nov. 14, UCO Melton Gallery

UCO Chamber Orchestra Concert
7:30 pm, Nov. 18, Radke Fine Arts Theatre, UCO Center for Transformative Learning

Jazz Combos Concerts
7 pm, Nov. 18-19, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

School of Music: Student Leadership Ensembles
4-6 pm, Nov. 21, UCO Melton Gallery

Chamber Music Concert
7:30 pm, Nov. 21, Radke Fine Arts Theatre, UCO Center for Transformative Learning

UCO Kaleidoscope Dancers in Concert
7:30 pm, Nov. 21-23, Mitchell Hall Theater
UCO’s Kaleidoscope Dancers present a one-of-a-kind dance performance featuring new and innovative choreography from UCO faculty and guest artists.
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Short Play Festival
7:30 pm, Nov. 22-23, Pegasus Theatre, UCO Liberal Arts Building
Come join a dynamic evening of theatre produced by a company of Central students.  Admission is free.

Improvisation Tonight!
7 pm, Nov. 24, Pegasus Theater, Liberal Arts Building
Admission is free.

Toast to the Maestro
7 pm, Nov. 25, UCO Jazz Lab
A signature event for piano scholarships and the All-Steinway School initiative.
For tickets, call (405) 974-3768.

UCO Symphony Orchestra Concert
7:30 pm, Nov. 26, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

December

UCO Jazz Ensembles Concert
7 pm, Dec. 2, Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

UCO Percussion Consort Concert
7:30 pm, Dec. 3, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

Habitat: Designs of Dwelling Spaces for Animals
Opening Reception: 4-5:30, Dec. 5, Melton Gallery, Art and Design Building
Exhibit continues through Dec. 20.

UCO Wind Symphony Concert
7:30 pm, Dec. 5, Mitchell Hall Theater
Featuring flute soloist Emily Butterfield, this concert includes works by Bach, Osterfield, Lauridsen and Margolis.
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Jazz Lab Christmas Show
8 pm, Dec. 5-8 & Dec. 12-14, UCO Jazz Lab
Join us for a toe-tapping evening of your favorite holiday tunes by some of Central’s finest Music Theatre vocalists.
For tickets, call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Choirs Concert 
7:30 pm, Dec. 7, Edmond North High School Auditorium
Admission is free.

Music Theatre: "Christmas Show" Preview
4-6 pm, Dec. 12, UCO Melton Gallery

Senior Choreography Showcase
7:30 pm, Dec. 12, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

January

Peggy Moran, Horn
7:30 pm, Jan. 14, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

“Cello Plus” featuring Tess Remy- Schumacher, cello
7:30 pm, Jan. 21, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

Broadway Tonight: Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight!
7:30 pm, Jan. 24, Mitchell Hall Theater
Come see a living breathing American masterpiece and one of the most acclaimed performances in history. 
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

Barbara Caprilli, voice & Rob Glaubitz, voice
7:30 pm, Jan. 28, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

February

Jazz Ensembles Concert
7 pm, Feb. 3, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-3375.

Emily Butterfield, flute
7:30 pm, Feb. 4, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

Faculty Brass Quintet
7:30 pm, Feb. 11, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

bobrasuschenbergamerica
7:30 pm, Feb 13-15 & 2 pm, Feb.16, Mitchell Hall Theater
Depicting a fantastical road-trip through the American landscape, this play is a glorious collage of people, music, dancing, love stories, a human martini and the world’s worst collection of chicken jokes. 
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

Piano Faculty
7:30 pm, Feb. 18, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

Broadway Tonight:Greg Edelman in Broadway State of Mind
7:30 pm, Feb. 22, Mitchell Hall Theater
Tony Award-nominee Gregg Edelman enjoys a remarkable career in television and in Hollywood.  Join us for a dazzling evening of charm and song.
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Chamber Orchestra Concert
7:30 pm, Feb. 24, Radke Fine Arts Theatre, UCO Center for Transformative Learning

Jazz Combos Concerts
7:30 pm, Feb. 24-25, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-3375.

Jazz Combos Concerts
7:30 pm, Feb. 24-25, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-3375.

“Get Your Geek On:  Celebrating Art in Anime, Comics and Video Games”
Curated by Shikoh Shiraiwa
Opening reception:  Thursday, February 27th, 2014, 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
Melton Gallery, Art and Design Building
Exhibit will run through March 27th, 2014

“I'm a Little Teapot”
Opening reception: Thursday, February, 27th, 2014, 4:00-5:30 pm
4th floor, Donna Nigh Gallery, Nigh University Center
Exhibit will run through March 27th, 2014

Premises: Undergraduate thesis projects in Interior Design
Opening reception: Thursday, January 30th, 2014, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
4th floor, Donna Nigh Gallery, Nigh University Center
Exhibit will run through Feb 20th, 2014

March

UCO Jazz Ensembles Concert
7 pm, March 3, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-3375.

Dixieland Band
7:30 pm, March 4, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

Under Construction: an exhibition showcasing the evolution of design ideas
by Amy Jacobson-Peters
Opening reception: Thursday, March 6th, 2014, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
3rd floor, Donna Nigh Gallery, Nigh University Center
Exhibit will run through April 10th, 2014

Side Show
7:30 pm, March 6-8 & 2 pm, March 9, Mitchell Hall Theater
Based on the true story of Siamese twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, “Side Show” is a moving portrait of two women whose extraordinary bond brings them fame but denies them love. For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Choirs Concert
7:30 pm, March 8, First Christian Church, Edmond
Admission is free

Student Choreography Showcase 
7:30 pm, March 8 & 2 pm, March 9, Health and Physical Education Building Dance Studio, 2nd Floor
Admission is $5.

UCO Symphony Orchestra Concert
7:30 pm, March 11, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Symphonic Band Concert (David Maslanka residency)
7:30 pm, March 12, Mitchell Hall Theater
The Symphonic Band (David Hanan, conductor) will be joined in performance by the Percussion Consort (David Hardman, director) and Graduate Assistant Brittany Richardson will also be conducting a small Wind Ensemble on this concert. For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Wind Symphony Concert (David Maslanka residency)
7:30 pm, March 13, Mitchell Hall Theater
All of the repertoire will be Maslanka:  Morning Star,  Remember Me (for solo cello and Chamber Winds, Oklahoma premiere), and Symphony No. 4. For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

Tea & Tunes
This event has been cancelled due to scheduling conflincts.  Please stay tuned for other exciting Broadway Tonight events.

Zephyr Winds
7:30 pm, March 25, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

Chamber Music Concert
7:30 pm, March 27, Radke Fine Arts theatre, UCO Transformative Learning Center

April

UCO Kaleidoscope Dancers in Concert
7:30 pm, April 3-5, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, call (405) 974-3375.

Working
8 pm, April 3-6, UCO Jazz Lab
This musical paints a vivid portrait of the men and women the world so often takes for granted: working America. For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

5th Street Jazz Collective
7:30 pm, April 8, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 974-5004, all proceed donated to student scholarships.

Chamber Music Concert
7:30 pm, April 10, Radke Fine Arts theatre, UCO Transformative Learning Center

UCO Short Play Festival
7:30 pm, April 11-12, Pegasus Theater, UCO Liberal Arts Building
Come join a dynamic evening of theatre produced by a company of Central students.  Admission is free.

Cantilena Concert
4 pm, April 12, Radke Fine Arts theatre, UCO Transformative Learning Center

The Fall of Adam
7:30 pm, April 13, Pegasus Theater, UCO Liberal Arts Building
New Play Studio: A stage reading of an original full-length play by UCO Theatre Arts student Gabriel Pranter.  Admission is free.

UCO Chamber Orchestra Concert
7:30 pm, April 15,Radke Fine Arts theatre, UCO Transformative Learning Center

UCO Vocal Jazz Concerts
7 pm, April 17, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989. 

UCO Jazz Ensembles Concerts
7 pm, April 21, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

UCO Jazz Combos Concerts
7 pm, April 22-23, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

L'Elisir D'Amore
7:30 pm, April 24-26 & 2 pm, April 27, Mitchell Hall Theater
Peasant Nemorino’s unrequited love for Adina brings him to buy a love potion from the snake oil salesman Dulcamara.  When Adina announces she is willing to marry the dashing Sergeant Belcore in six days, Nemorino is forced to buy more elixir, hoping it works.  Come see if it will in one of the most popular comedic operas. For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

Post no bills: Letter-pressed designs by Amy Johnson
Opening reception: Thursday, April 24th, 2014, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Melton Gallery, Art and Design Building
Exhibit will run through May 22nd, 2014

UCO Percussion Consort
7:30 pm, April 27, UCO Jazz Lab
For tickets, call (405) 359-7989.

UCO Symphony Orchestra
7:30 pm, April 29, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

UCO Symphonic Band Concert
7:30 pm, April 30, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

May

UCO Wind Symphony
7:30 pm, May 1, Mitchell Hall Theater
Featuring works by Milhaud, Stravinsky, Piston and Nelson. For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

FUBAR: The Musical, Part 9
7:30 pm, May 2-3, Pegasus Theater, UCO Liberal Arts Building
This student-written rock musical is irresistible and totally out-of-control. This show is for mature audiences and is $2 at the door.

UCO Choirs Masterworks Concert
7:30 pm, May 3, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

Improvisation Tonight!
7 pm, May 4, Pegasus Theater, UCO Liberal Arts Building
Admission is free.

Senior Choreography Showcase
7:30 pm, May 5, Mitchell Hall Theater
For tickets, go online or call (405) 974-3375.

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