Performing Arts Events
Green Country offers an amazing array of cultural amenities and particularly performing arts. From concerts by huge national acts and some of the largest music festivals in the country to acclaimed ballet, opera, symphony and drama productions, Green Country has an abundance of entertainment options to offer.
Enjoy concerts by megastar musicians and Green Country natives like Carrie Underwood and Kristin Chenoweth at the BOK Center in Tulsa or at one of several casinos with top-notch concert venues. See up-and-coming touring musicians, comedians and entertainers at more intimate venues like the famous Cain's Ballroom, The Vanguard or historic theaters that have been given a second life as concert halls. Or enjoy local live music at dozens of nightlife hot spots, bars, restaurants and even marinas on the lakes. Attend professional symphony performances by both Tulsa Symphony Orchestra and the Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra to get your Classical music fix in Green Country. From the Tulsa Sound to Bob Wills' unique brand of Western Swing and the Greenwood District's historic jazz joints, live music is part of the fiber of Green Country's culture.
Theater aficionados will find plenty to love in Green Country too. Attend highly-rated off-Broadway touring productions at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center and the Bartlesville Community Center. Or support local theater companies in many towns including Broken Arrow, Ponca City and Grove as well as several troupes in Tulsa like Tulsa Spotlight Theater that has the distinction of hosting the longest continually-performed play in North America that invites plenty of audience participation. Be mesmerized by a performance of the Tulsa Opera with all the pageantry of intricate costuming and set design along with larger-than-life talent on stage. Marvel at the athletic grace of the Tulsa Ballet Company at performances ranging from the traditional Nutcracker to unique creations with original choreography or see the Bartlesville Civic Ballet perform in their renowned venue.
Whatever your preferences might be, when it comes to the performing arts, Green Country has more than its share of talented performers ready to make your visit memorable!