Broadway in Bartlesville!
The Bartlesville Community Center Trust Authority presents the Broadway in Bartlesville! series featuring national touring productions for audiences of all ages. The Center continually strives to present quality entertainment that leaves audiences longing for more.
Next year, Broadway in Bartlesville! will begin its eleventh year of bringing quality entertainment to Northeastern Oklahoma. With an amazing selection of hits, Broadway in Bartlesville! offers plays, operas, musicals, comedies and other Broadway productions that have entertained thousands over the years.
Previous Broadway in Bartlesville presentations have included: Copacabana, Titanic, Fiddler on the Roof, The Producers, Hairspray, Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Annie, Camelot and Cats.
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 7:30pm
From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical. It bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs, and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, MEMPHIS is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves — filled with laughter, soaring emotion, and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. Get ready to experience theatre’s most exciting new destination… MEMPHIS, winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical.
Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 7:30pm
HELLO, DOLLY! was first produced on Broadway in l964, winning ten Tony Awards including Best Musical. It has become one of the most enduring musical theatre hits, enjoying three Broadway revivals and international success. It was also made into a 1969 film, starring Barbra Streisand, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards. The show's album "Hello, Dolly!" an Original Cast Recording, was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002. Jerry Herman's score is filled with Broadway standards including terrific songs like "Put on Your Sunday Clothes", “It Only Takes a Moment", and the show-stopping act one curtain song, "Before the Parade Passes By".
The Addams Family
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:30pm
The weird and wonderful family created by THE NEW YORKER cartoonist Charles Addams comes to devilishly delightful life in a Broadway musical. This magnificently macabre new show is created by JERSEY BOYS authors Marshall Brickman and Tick Elice plus Drama Desk-winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (THE WILD PARTY). It’s an Addams Family portrait you’ve never seen before. Gomez, all mad impetuosity; Morticia, equal parts fire and ice; Fester, restless and romantic; Pugsley, for whom immediate gratification can’t come soon enough; and Wednesday, eighteen years old and finally feeling what it means to be a woman. A family that’s quite shockingly, and endearingly, just like yours.
The Ten Tenors
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 7:30pm
THE TEN TENORS’ unique approach to opera has powered their rise to the top. They bring rock and classical music together and they have created a sound that is uniquely theirs. Expect them to bring the same contrast of raw power and soothing beauty to this special evening of Broadway in Bartlesville! Amidst incredible international success, this Australian troupe has become known as one of the hardest working touring acts; performing an average of 250 shows per year across seven continents. They have sold over 3.5 million concert tickets; have four gold and two platinum CDs; and two gold and one platinum DVDs. They continually strive to challenge themselves and their audiences.
West Side Story
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 7:30pm
More than fifty years ago, a show about New York City changed musical theatre forever. Now it's coming home to make history once again. This spring, WEST SIDE STORY returns to Broadway in a groundbreaking new production directed by its legendary librettist, Tony Award winner Arthur Laurents. From the first notes to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Mr. Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant, and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The collection of standards includes "Tonight," "America," "Maria," "I Feel Pretty" and "Somewhere." The extraordinary, Tony-winning choreography by Jerome Robbins completely changed the language of Broadway dance. Don't miss this thrilling presentation of a matchless work of art.