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Tulsa Community College Theater Department presents “The Last Five Years” starting Feb. 12

Tulsa Community College’s theater department presents “The Last Five Years” by Jason Robert Brown. The production is directed by Vernon L. Stefanic, playwright and former critic for the Tulsa World.
Performance times are at 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13; 18-20 and 2 p.m. Feb. 14 and 21 in the Studio Theatre at TCC VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education10300 E. 81st St. (81st St. and Highway 169) in Tulsa, OK. The Thursday, Feb. 18 performance will be sign interpreted for the deaf.

According to a news release, “The Last Five Years” is “a uniquely staged multimedia production, featuring the combined talents of the TCC’s theatre, music, and film departments. “The Last Five Years” is a contemporary, ambitious and emotional musical that ingeniously chronicles the five-year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up … or is it from break-up to meeting? Audiences have to decide, because “The Last Five Years” is an intensely personal and creative look at the relationship between a writer and an actress told simultaneously from both points of view – one telling the story from first date to eventual divorce, and the other story arc from divorce back to the magical first date. It is bittersweet; it is sweetly bitter?”
For more information, visit the PACE Ticket Office, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Friday or call  (918) 595-7777.

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“Vanities” presented this weekend at VanTrease PACE Studio Theater

Jack Heifner’s Broadway production “Vanities” (directed by William Carter) will be presented at 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday at VanTrease PACE Studio Theater, Tulsa Community College’s Southeast Campus, 10300 E. 81st S. in Tulsa, OK.

“Vanities” is a bittersweet comedy that chronicles the lives of three small-town Texas girls deal with personal upheavals of the 1960s, as dreams wither and friendship turns sour. In 1963, Joanne, Kathy and Mary are presented as aggressively vivacious cheerleaders. Five years later in their college sorority house, they are forced to confront their future. In 1974, they reunite briefly in New York. Their friendship, which thrived once on assumption, is strained and ambiguous. Their attempts at honest conversation show that times have changed and they can no longer have very much in common.

For ticket information, call (918) 595-7777.

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Youth Onstage to perform “Grease” in Tulsa

Youth Onstage will perform “Grease” at 8 p.m. July 17 and 18 and 2 p.m. July 19 at the Studio Theatre on Tulsa Community College’s Southeast Campus at 81st Street and Highway 169.
Made up of more than 60 teens from seven school districts and home schools in
the Tulsa metro area, Youth Onstage is an all-volunteer teen acting troupe of
high school and middle school students (starting with 6th grade),
completing its 9th season. The troupe provides young people with an
affirming environment which nurtures love of theatre through teaching
such skills as acting, directing, producing, set design, make-up,
lighting and sound. Past performances include 4 Summerstage shows:
“Leader of the Pack,” “Smile,” “Babes in Arms” and “Schoolhouse Rock,”
and 2 musicals at TCC: “Leader of the Pack” and “Pajama Game.”
Youth Onstage, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, has never,
and will never, charge its members any fees for becoming a member of its
acting troupe.
Its efforts are made possible by donations from the community, from
ticket and concession sales at our performances, and the active
participation of our wonderful parents.
For more information about the troupe, auditions, or “Grease,” call Morgan K. Powell, Youth Onstage president at (918) 625-2165.

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