2015 - 2016 SEASON

ALWAYS PATSY CLINE
August 21st – September 12th, 2015

Named one of the most produced musicals in America according to American Theatre Magazine, Always…Patsy Cline is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963. The show is based on a true story about Cline's friendship with a fan, Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in l961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death. Complete with down home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation, the musical includes many of Patsy's unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight…27 songs in all. The show's title was inspired by Cline's letters to Seger, which were consistently signed "Love ALWAYS… Patsy Cline."

“Always...Patsy Cline. Always a hit.” Biloxi Sun Herald

THE COLOR PURPLE
October 16th – 31st, 2015

With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, The Color Purple is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love and a celebration of life. Nominated for eleven TONY Awards, including Best Musical, this musical adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prizewinning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world.

A TERRITORIAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
November 27th – December 20th, 2015

This Pollard Theatre Original, now in its 28th year, never fails to delight enthusiastic Oklahoma audiences. Adapted by gifted Oklahoma playwright, Stephen P. Scott, this version of Charles Dickens' classic tale of redemption and brotherly love is set in the days of the Oklahoma Land Run. The Pollard's all-time bestseller and a true Oklahoma tradition, A Territorial Christmas Carol continues to dazzle audiences and play to sold-out houses, so be sure to buy your tickets early!

GOD OF CARNAGE
February 5th – 27th, 2016

Fast, furious and very, very funny, God of Carnage is a 90-minute thrill ride that takes you into the most dangerous place on earth: parenthood. An innocent squabble over a playground incident becomes an all-out, fur-flying, hilarious brawl between two couples in this new play from Yasmina Reza. God of Carnage stormed Broadway, nabbing the 2009 TONY for Best Play, the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy, and earning knock-out reviews.

HAIRSPRAY
April 15th – May 7th, 2016

The 1950's are out and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of 8 TONY Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. You can't stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl's BIG dream to dance.

AMERICAN IDIOT
June 10th – July 2nd, 2016

Green Day's powerhouse album is brought to life in this electrifying rock musical of youthful disillusion. The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical American Idiot, based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. This high-octane show includes every song from Green Day's album American Idiot, as well as several songs from follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown. An energy-fueled rock opera, American Idiot, features little dialogue and instead relies on the lyrics from Green Day's groundbreaking album to tell an unforgettable coming of age story.

 



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Pollard Theatre Company is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, whose mission is to produce professional theatre that engages and inspires Oklahoma's audiences, and contributes to the quality of life and economy of our community and state. Additional assistance is provided by the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.