Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center

 

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Click to Buy TicketsHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
ECU Theatre Presentation

 

Feb. 15-17, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Ataloa Theatre

ECU Theatre and ECU Music bring Frank Loesser's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING to the Ataloa Stage. Based on Shepherd Mead's 1952 book, the musical opened in October 1961, winning 7 Tony awards, New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and the 1962 Pulitzer.  It starred Robert Morse and Rudy Vallee, who reprised their roles in the film. Recent revivals included Matthew Broderick's in 1995 and Daniel "Harry Potter" Radcliffe in 2011 winning Tonys for Best Revival, Best Director/Choreographer,and Best Featured Actor in a Musical for John Larroquette.  The show will be directed by Dr. Rick Groetzinger with musical direction by Vickie Reifsnider

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Instrumental MusicWind Ensemble & Symphonic Band Midwinter Concert
ECU Instrumental Music Presentation

Feb. 25, 2018, 3 p.m.
Ataloa Theatre

Enjoy the music of East Central University Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band. Admission is free and open to the public.

Free Admission
 

 

 

 


Composer's conert flyerComposer's Concert
12th Annual Concert

Feb. 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Ataloa Theatre

 

The Composer's Concert presents a showcase of original musical works created by East Central University Faculty, Students and Friends. This year's event features a "Special Student Edition."  Admission is free and open to the public.

Free Admission
 
 
 
 
 

Pirate School Click to Buy TicketsPirate School!
Fine Arts Center Feature Presentation

 

March 1, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Ataloa Theatre

This riotous, interactive pirate escapade satisfies children's universal curiosity for the briny buccaneers of yore, while promoting everyday polite behavior and social courage.  Now in its 24th season, Pirate School! has delighted thousands of families with a mischievous blend of improvisational clown theater and its signature brand of boisterous full-audience participation. Parents marvel as their kids become "good pirates," swaggering out of the theater transformed by this heartwarming family show.   The audience partakes in riotous, joyful competitions that rattle the rafters and zany lessons on how to stand, talk,sing, and laugh like jaunty buccaneers. Featuring an original cartoon-like sound effect and musical score, eye-popping puppetry, eccentric props, adept magic, slapstick swordplay antics,a misbehaving cannon, a talking skull, and the world's only wearable pirate ship, Pirate School! is truly a treasure to discover!

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Instrumental MusicJazz Ensemble Concert
ECU Instrumental Music Presentation

March 4, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Ataloa Theatre

Enjoy the smooth music of East Central University Jazz Ensemble. Admission is free and open to the public.

Free Admission
 

 

 


Showtime Showtime
A Showtime Presentation

April 6, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Dorothy I. Summers Theatre

Showtime once again presents its spring program of songs in the musical theatre genre in the Dorothy Summers theatre.  The group is directed by Vickie Reifsnider and Rudy Lupinski.

 

 

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Noises Off by Michael Frayn. Click to purchase ticketsNoises Off
ECU Theatre Presentation

April 12-14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Ataloa Theatre

ECU Theatre presents Michael Frayn's uproarious theatrical farce NOISES OFF on the Ataloa Stage directed by graduate student Jamie Davis. The play starts with an onstage rehearsal of a play called NOTHING ON.  The second act takes you backstage during the opening performance.  Act Three is a replay of the second act seen onstage.  The play opened on Broadway in 1984 and has had revivals in 2002 and 2015, winning Outer Critic Circle awards for the two revival directors,a Drama Desk award for direction, and a Tony and Outer Critic Circle award for featured actress Katie Finneran.
 

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Singers and ChoraleChorale Concert

April 16, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

ECU Chorale will serenade attendees off-campus at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church located at 1300 E. Beverly in Ada, Oklahoma. Admission is free and open to the public.
 

Free Admission

 

 

 


Instrumental MusicJazz Ensemble & Instrumental Ensemble Concert
ECU Instrumental Music Presentation

April 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Ataloa Theatre

Enjoy the music of East Central University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble. Admission is free and open to the public.

Free Admission
 

 

 

 

Instrumental MusicWind Ensemble & Symphonic Band Concert
ECU Instrumental Music Presentation

April 22, 2018, 3 p.m.
Ataloa Theatre

Enjoy the music of East Central University Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band. Admission is free and open to the public.

Free Admission
 

 

 

 


Singers and ChoraleECU Singers Student Conductors Concert

April 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

ECU Chorale will serenade attendees off-campus at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church located at 1300 E. Beverly in Ada, Oklahoma. Admission is free and open to the public.
 

Free Admission

 

 

 

 


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