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Oklahoma City Theatrical Companies

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Oklahoma City has a number of professional, semi-professional and community theatre companies that operate in the metro - Here is a list of performance groups with information for each on venue, season and more.

Carpenter Square Theatre

  • Founded: 2013-2014 marks the company's 30th season.
  • Focus: Carpenter Square presents a mix of drama and comedy stage plays and musicals, both modern and classic.
  • Venue: 800 W. Main (SW corner of Main and Shartel)
  • Season Length: Essentially year-round, with approximately 8 shows
  • Contact: (405) 232-6500 - online tickets

Celebrity Attractions

  • Founded: 1983
  • Focus: Celebrity Attractions is not a theatrical company but a presenter and producer of nationally-touring Broadway productions.
  • Venue: Civic Center Music Hall
  • Season Length: October through April; some years include special productions in other months
  • Contact: (800) 869-1451 - online tickets

Jewel Box Theatre

  • Founded: 1957
  • Focus: Sponsored by the First Christian Church, Jewel Box Theatre presents stage comedies, dramas and musicals, and the company also has a national playwright competition each year.
  • Venue: 3700 N. Walker
  • Season Length: Late August through early May
  • Contact: (405) 521-1786 - online tickets

Oklahoma City Ballet

  • Founded: 1963
  • Focus: Previously known as Ballet Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City Ballet presents annual favorites such as "The Nutcracker" and also features a ballet school.
  • Venue: Civic Center Music Hall
  • Season Length: October through April
  • Contact: (405) 848-8637 - online tickets

Lyric Theatre

  • Founded: 1963
  • Focus: A professional company, Lyric presents stage comedies, dramas and musicals, as well as theatrical training and education at the Lyric Academy.
  • Venues: Civic Center Music Hall / Plaza Theatre
  • Season Length: Year-round
  • Contact: (405) 524-9312 - online tickets

OKC Theatre Company

  • Founded: 1999
  • Focus: A professional company originally called Synchronicity Theatre Company, the OKC Theatre Company focuses on multiple genres, everything from classics to comedy musicals made relevant to contemporary audiences. The organization also holds an annual Native American Play Festival.
  • Venue: Civic Center Music Hall (CitySpace Theatre or the Freede Little Theatre)
  • Season Length: Late August through late March
  • Contact: (405) 297-2264 - online tickets

Oklahoma Children's Theatre

  • Founded: 1986
  • Focus: With camps, classes and a slate of touring productions, Oklahoma Children's Theatre's mission is to bring the theatre experience to young audiences.
  • Venue: Children Center for the Arts, Burg Theatre, and Kirkpatrick Theatre at Oklahoma City University / Touring
  • Season Length: January - May
  • Contact: (405) 951-0011 - online tickets

Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre

  • Founded: 2002
  • Focus: City Rep presents a mix of comedies and dramas, classics and modern plays.
  • Venue: Civic Center Music Hall (CitySpace Theatre or the Freede Little Theatre)
  • Season Length: September - June
  • Contact: (405) 848-3761 - online tickets

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park

  • Founded: 1985
  • Focus: What began as a summer festival has now turned into a popular metro theatre group that presents classical live theatre in an outdoor setting.
  • Venue: Myriad Gardens Water Stage
  • Season Length: Summer season is typically June through September
  • Contact: - online tickets

Poteet Theatre

  • Founded: 1999
  • Focus: Affiliated with St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Poteet Theatre presents five main stage productions each year, plays and musicals, and also offers classes and workshops
  • Venue: 222 NW 15th St.
  • Season Length: March - December
  • Contact: (405) 609-1023 - online tickets

Sooner Theatre

  • Founded: 1982
  • Focus: A community performing arts organization in a historic space, Sooner Theatre has classes, concerts, special events and musical theatre productions.
  • Venue: 101 E. Main St. (Norman)
  • Season Length: Musical theatre season typically includes 3 to 4 productions from February to April or May.
  • Contact: (405) 321-9600 - online tickets
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