“Venus in Fur” Reviews are IN! 2 More Chances to See this Masterpiece!

The Reviews are IN! Thank you Tulsa for coming out to see this AMAZING play!

“Have to say Venus In Fur was stunning, truly phenomenal. I was skeptical of only 2 characters all night, but they both blew me away. Great chemistry, incredible command of the script. Two thumbs straight up!”

-Paula Hays

“Just [saw] Venus in Fur…It is nice to see this fruition of thought, this vision from over a year ago make it’s way through the season. Go see the show you all…….Heather ‘whips ass’!”

– Larry Ward

“Venus in Fur was amazing! Fantastically done.”

– Jyl Getman

“Everyone HAS to come see this play. They are doing it for the next two days. Venus in Fur at the IDL.”

– Donna Briggs

“Awesome theatre happening in an unexpected, cool space!”

– Dara Allen-Lawrence

And have you seen our teaser?? Well, here it...

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Announcing the Cast of “Bard Fiction”

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First, a big THANK YOU to everyone that came out to the auditions!!! Such a great display of talent! Congrats to everyone cast in the show. It’s going to be a fun ride and Theatre Pops is proud to have you aboard!

Pumpkin Pie – Dale Sams
Meadsweet – Nichole Martin
Waitress – Sloopy McCoy
Vincent – Justin McKean
Julius – Freddie Tate
Brittanus – Marion Gooding
Roger – Dale Sams
Marvin – Jack Allen
Marcellus – Dave Garcia
Butch – Marion Gooding
Juno – Peggy Fry
Lancelot – Jack Allen
Mia – Brittany Martin
Bess – Peggy Fry
Norman –Corey Reilly
Fabiana – Marlena Bethea
Ghost – Charles Smith
Scottish Dave – Dale Sams
Esmaralda – Sloopy McCoy
Claudio – Corey Reilly
Jacob – Sterling McHan
DeWulf – Dale Sams

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“Venus in Fur” Opening Night Costume Party!

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Theatre Pops is celebrating the opening of the Oklahoma premiere of Venus in Fur!

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This event is open to all that are coming to see the show throughout the run! Theatre Pops will be hosting a champagne toast with chocolate-covered strawberries in Enso Bar prior to the opening performance of Venus in Fur. We’ll have a few door prizes as well as a little costume contest for those that come dressed the part (think “sexy”)! We’ll have some masquerade masks on-hand if you want to go in disguise!

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To attend the party, just bring in your Venus in Fur ticket and show it at the door. If you have yet to purchase your ticket, we’ll have someone on-hand to help you do that! To avoid a credit card processing fee, bring cash! Tickets are $20/adult, $15/students and seniors.

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Bard Fiction Auditions Set!

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Theatre Pops will host the Bard Fiction auditions on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2PM at the IDL Ballroom, located at 230 E. 1st St. in downtown Tulsa. Auditions are open to the public, and no appointment is necessary.

More Pulp Fiction-y than a full blown Shakespeare play, Bard Fiction takes all the iconic moments from the film (Sam Jackson’s Ezekiel speech, the diner dance, and yes, even the graphic pawn shop scene) and condenses them into a one-hour play. The major change is all the actors talk like they’re from 16th century England!

Sterling McHan directs this exciting retelling of the cult classic...

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August: Osage County reviews are in!

Tulsa loves August: Osage County!

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The reviews are in, folks! After the first weekend of shows, audiences are sending in their praises and rave reviews. Read what they have to say:

“It’s not often in Tulsa that you get to see a modern classic of theater, performed in an intimate setting by a cast that is positively roaring in its command of the stage. That’s what I witnessed Thursday with the opening night performance by Theatre Pops of the Tony-winning August: Osage County.” – Ken Harwood

“Bravo to the exceptional cast and crew of August: Osage County!… Thank you for a beautiful night of theatre that transported me from simply an audience member to an eavesdropper.” – Kristin Harding

“Wow! It was amazing! The cast was awesome, as was the direction...

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Announcing the cast of “August: Osage County”…

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Violet Weston – Lisa Wilson
Beverly Weston – George Nelson

Barbara Fordham – Angie Green
Bill Fordham – Sterling McHan
Jean Fordham – Leah Hartney

Ivy Weston – Leslie Long
Karen Weston – Angela Adams

Mattie Fae Aiken – Liz Masters
Charlie Aiken – Craig Walter
Little Charles Aiken – John Cruncleton

Johnna Monevata – Shanna Postoak
Steve Heidebrecht – Chris Williams
Sheriff Deon Gilbeau – Tony Shanks

Thank you to everyone that came out to the auditions. This was an extremely difficult process. Thank you for your hard work. We cannot wait to show you this amazing show!

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Expedite your Audition this Saturday!

Hi gang!
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We wanted to make things a little simpler upon arrival at the auditions this Saturday. Filling out an audition form can take precious time away from your audition, so we decided to let you download the form ahead of time. Simply click on the link below, and bring your completed form with you to auditions.

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Here’s a list of FAQs regarding the audition process:

Q. Where is the FlyLoft?
A. 117 N. Boston Ave. The FlyLoft is just north of AHHA (the rusty metal building in the heart of the Brady District). There’s plenty of parking all around, including a lot just to the west of the building (next to Hey Mambo).

Q. What time can we get into the FlyLoft?
A...

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Help us welcome our new president!

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Dave Garcia, a major supporter and advocate for the local theatre scene, took the reins on August 9th. Dave came to theatre late in life with his debut in TCC’s production of “Cabaret” as Herr Schultz. What was to be a “bucket list” item at age 54 became a love affair. That love affair takes him to every audition and every show in town. Dave will lead Theatre Pops into the biggest production to date, while continuing to build on the foundation laid by the inimitable Randy Whalen.

“I am truly honored to follow Randy as Theatre Pops president,” Garcia said. “I will do my utmost to carry on the Theatre Pops storytelling tradition. Well done, Sir.”

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Details About “August: Osage County” Auditions

A note from director, Meghan Hurley:
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Hi gang!

Are you getting antsy? I know I am! Auditions are THIS WEEK, and there’s a lot happening over at Theatre Pops. Did you get the see the artwork?? Thank you to J. Traczyk Creative for all your hard work. Jason has worked incredibly hard designing some amazing artwork for the remainder of the season. We are beyond thrilled! Tickets for the remainder of our season went on sale last week, and we’ll have some additional fun announcements coming soon!

This show…I love it. Apparently, so do you! Because of this, we have an overwhelming number of people coming out to audition to be part of the Weston family. That means we need to add some time onto the auditions, as well as break things up a bit. Auditions will now run 2PM-6PM at the FlyLoft...

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“August: Osage County” Auditions Set for August 30th!

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Theatre Pops is proud to announce the auditions for the 3rd production of its 2014-2015 Season, “August: Osage County,” written by Pulitzer & Tony Award-winning Oklahoma native Tracy Letts. Auditions will be held on Saturday, August 30th from 2-5PM at the Fly Loft in downtown Tulsa’s Brady Arts District. Performances will be held at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center’s Liddy Doenges Theatre January 8-18, 2015.

“August: Osage County” tells the story of the Weston family and their unexpected reunion after their father disappears. As the story unfolds, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets...

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