Oklahoma Contemporary is launching a new series, Women in Performance, in 2018. Beginning in March, we will present three major performances created and performed by women. With three unique shows, the series highlights the incredible creative contributions made by women in the performing arts.
The Other Mozart
8 p.m. March 2-3, 2018
Sylvia Milo in The Other Mozart
Little Matchstick Factory's The Other Mozart, starring Slyvia Milo, is the true, forgotten story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus — the prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer performed throughout Europe with her brother, to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, lost to history. Created by Milo, the monodrama is set in a stunning 18-foot dress (designed by Magdalena Dabrowska from the National Theater of Poland). Directed by Isaac Byrne, The Other Mozart is based on facts, stories and lines pulled directly from the Mozart family's humorous and heartbreaking letters.
Written and performed by Sylvia Milo. Directed by Isaac Byrne. Music composed by Nathan Davis and Phyllis Chen. Additional music by Marianna Martines, Leopold and W. A. Mozart. Created by Little Matchstick Factory.
June 14-16 and 21-23, 2018
A world premiere created by Fresh Paint Performance Lab.
Directed by Katherine Wilkinson.
One Woman Sex and the City
Oct. 18-20, 2018
Written by Kerry Ipema and TJ Dawe.
Performed by Kerry Ipema.