Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park http://kgou.org en Entertaining the Hours of Your Week: Performance Previews http://kgou.org/post/entertaining-hours-your-week-performance-previews <p>This week’s OneSix8 brings performances of three different kinds: some State Fair entertainment, a classic Shakespearean work, and a 1939 comedic play.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kate Carlton 13339 at http://kgou.org Entertaining the Hours of Your Week: Performance Previews Entertaining the Hours of Your Week With Songs, Shakespeare And A (Book) Signing http://kgou.org/post/entertaining-hours-your-week-songs-shakespeare-and-book-signing-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week’s </span>OneSix8<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, I bring you a summer jazz festival, a </span>Shakespearian<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> play set in Vienna, Virginia in 1969, and a panel discussion with an award-winning author and photographer. Let’s get started.</span></p><p>When <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kgou/events.eventsmain?action=showEvent&amp;eventID=1382039">Jazz in June</a> first started in 1984, it drew 300 people. Thirty years later, the annual festival plans to attract over 50,000 people. Jazz enthusiasts can hear musicians like Oklahoma native <a href="http://parkermillsap.com/">Parker Millsap</a> as well as renowned guitarist <a href="http://www.dukerobillard.com/">Duke Robillard</a> June 20 – 22 at Andrews Park, Brookhaven Village, and the Performing Arts Studio in Norman.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:09:16 +0000 Kate Carlton 8124 at http://kgou.org Entertaining the Hours of Your Week With Songs, Shakespeare And A (Book) Signing Trio of OKC Theater Companies Takes Cooperation Earnestly http://kgou.org/post/trio-okc-theater-companies-takes-cooperation-earnestly <p></p><p>Three Oklahoma City theater groups are joining together for a production of <em>The Importance of Being Earnest</em> by Oscar Wilde.</p><p>The leaders of City Rep, Oklahoma City University’s School of Theater and Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park have combined their resources to bring the classic play to <a href="https://secure.okcu.edu/ticketoffice/?id=111">OCU’s Burg Theater April 5-14</a>.</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 16:56:24 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 3315 at http://kgou.org Trio of OKC Theater Companies Takes Cooperation Earnestly