Publisher: Elizabeth Hurd / Managing Director: Adrienne Proctor / Editor: Jillian Pritchard Ball

Lyric Theatre

Lyric’s Summer Series Opens with Disney’s Freaky Friday

Disney’s Freaky Friday. Artwork courtesy Lyric Theatre

Finally, summertime is here! And with it comes Lyric Theatre’s much anticipated summer series at Civic Center Music Hall. First in the lineup is Disney’s Freaky Friday, a fun and hilarious family musical about a mysterious mother-daughter mix-up. Lyric’s Artistic Director Michael Baron directs this regional premiere, and he says “Freaky Friday is a modern, upbeat musical comedy that is truly funny with an awesome, new pop-musical score.”

Freaky Friday stars Jennifer Teel and Celeste Rose as Katherine and Ellie Blake, the duo who switch bodies in an exciting twist of… Continue reading

Junie B. Jones Wows and Delights at Lyric Theatre

Kristen Küns as Junie B. Jones Photo Courtesy of KO Rinearson

….by Adrienne Proctor

Junie B. Jones is a beloved book series about a precocious, intelligent little first grader, and Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma has brought her to life on stage. Kristin Küns stars as the energetic young Junie, and her cast of friends and family are equally charismatic and fun. The cast features six actors, most in multiple roles.

While Küns may only have one role, as the title character she’s on stage for the duration of the show. Küns sings, dances, and bounces about the stage with all… Continue reading