The Oklahoma Christian University Music Department has "something coming” on
Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 10-12: the 22nd annual Valentine Cabaret
dinner theater, featuring the music of the legendary Broadway composer
The festivities will start at 6 p.m. each evening, with a catered
candlelight dinner in the McIntosh Conservatory, located inside the
Garvey Center on the OC campus, followed by the Cabaret performance at 7
p.m. in the adjacent Recital Hall. The dinner menu will be a tossed
green salad with dressing, followed by a hot London Broil steak, whole
new potatoes with parsley butter, and grilled fresh vegetables, with
chocolate and raspberry swirl cheesecake for dessert. Tea, hot coffee
and water will also be served.
This year’s Cabaret is titled "It’s Love: Bernstein on Broadway,” and
will feature 20 songs from the musicals "West Side Story,” "On The
Town,” "Candide,” and "Wonderful Town.” The show will trace the ups and
downs of relationships through such Bernstein favorites as "Something’s
Coming,” "Maria,” "New York, New York” and "A Little Bit In Love.”
The Cabaret cast members are Laura Bowles, Hannah Faye Foster, Rachel
O’Laughlin, Courtney Tarpley, Moriah Willing, Sam Durrill, Reece
Kingcade, Cody Summerville, Brett Vanderzee and Brian Wilcox.
The show is directed and choreographed by Barbara Berard, with music
direction by OC staff accompanist Eric Grigg, who will also play piano
for the performances.
Patrons may also visit the University Gallery to view the exhibit
of works by political cartoonist, Paul Fell.
Tickets are $18 for the dinner and show, or $7 for the show alone. For
tickets, call the OC Music Department at 425-5530, between 8:30 a.m. and
4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.