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Welcome to Tulsa Spotlight Theatre

The Best volunteer Theater in Tulsa

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What's new? 

New and Exciting events

Wow!!!!

The new sound and light systems are 

AWESOME

Thanks again to the Hemphill Family and all of you that donated and made the Spotlight even better. 

Come see a show and hear the difference for yourself. 

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All new Children's Program!

Here is our 2022 Children's Season. 

And Then What Happened?! - Auditions April 25 & 26, Performances June 17 - 26

Characters - Auditions Aug. 15 & 16, Performances Sept. 30 - Oct 9

The Enchanted Bookshop - Auditions Oct. 10 & 11 Performances Dec. 2-11

We have a wonderful team that is going to make 2022 a remarkable year for our Children's Program. 

Don't miss out on giving you child a life time memory of being a performer. 

It is something they will talk about the rest of their lives.

Upcoming Events

  • Jul 16, 7:00 PM
    1381 Riverside Dr, 1381 Riverside Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127, USA
    Enjoy a truly unique evening of audience participation fun in "The Drunkard," an "old time melodrama!" Boo and hiss the villain, cheer on the hero, sing along to some grand old songs, and enjoy some of the Tulsa area's finest talent in the "Olio" preceding the play.
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  • Jul 23, 7:00 PM
    1381 Riverside Dr, 1381 Riverside Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127, USA
    Enjoy a truly unique evening of audience participation fun in "The Drunkard," an "old time melodrama!" Boo and hiss the villain, cheer on the hero, sing along to some grand old songs, and enjoy some of the Tulsa area's finest talent in the "Olio" preceding the play.
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  • Jul 30, 7:00 PM
    1381 Riverside Dr, 1381 Riverside Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127, USA
    Enjoy a truly unique evening of audience participation fun in "The Drunkard," an "old time melodrama!" Boo and hiss the villain, cheer on the hero, sing along to some grand old songs, and enjoy some of the Tulsa area's finest talent in the "Olio" preceding the play.
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  • Aug 06, 7:00 PM
    1381 Riverside Dr, 1381 Riverside Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127, USA
    Enjoy a truly unique evening of audience participation fun in "The Drunkard," an "old time melodrama!" Boo and hiss the villain, cheer on the hero, sing along to some grand old songs, and enjoy some of the Tulsa area's finest talent in the "Olio" preceding the play.
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  • Aug 13, 7:00 PM
    1381 Riverside Dr, 1381 Riverside Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127, USA
    Enjoy a truly unique evening of audience participation fun in "The Drunkard," an "old time melodrama!" Boo and hiss the villain, cheer on the hero, sing along to some grand old songs, and enjoy some of the Tulsa area's finest talent in the "Olio" preceding the play.
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  • Aug 20, 7:00 PM
    1381 Riverside Dr, 1381 Riverside Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127, USA
    Enjoy a truly unique evening of audience participation fun in "The Drunkard," an "old time melodrama!" Boo and hiss the villain, cheer on the hero, sing along to some grand old songs, and enjoy some of the Tulsa area's finest talent in the "Olio" preceding the play.
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  • Aug 27, 7:00 PM
    1381 Riverside Dr, 1381 Riverside Dr, Tulsa, OK 74127, USA
    Enjoy a truly unique evening of audience participation fun in "The Drunkard," an "old time melodrama!" Boo and hiss the villain, cheer on the hero, sing along to some grand old songs, and enjoy some of the Tulsa area's finest talent in the "Olio" preceding the play.
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Hungry?
Besides our snacks, sodas, beer and wine we have pizza!
Call the theater to pre-order your pizza. We always have drinks and snacks on hand. 

Tulsa Spotlight Theatre has made a name for itself since 2000 as the most talked about Theater in Tulsa. And as such, we want to keep you updated on announcements of new shows, features on some of our most talented performers, and notes on reviews in the press. Have a look below at what’s being said about us, and make sure you never miss out on any Tulsa Spotlight Theatre performances or special events by signing up for our newsletter.

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The Spotlight Theatre is a Tulsa Landmark

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The Drunkard is the oldest

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A place for children development.

Upcoming Entertainment

Theatre Shows

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Children's Theatre

The Children's theatre put on at least 6 programs a year using local talent. Spotlight staff educate, Foster and develop young people to achieve their highest artistic talents through productions, theatrical and workshops.

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Plan your next event at the Spotlight Theater

Need a place for a birthday party, office retreat or some other special event?

Check out what we have to offer. 

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The Drunkard and the Olio

It began on Nov. 14, 1953 and has never stopped! That’s how The Drunkard became America’s longest-running play. More than 3,000 Tulsans have participated on or offstage. More than a quarter-million have seen the show, making it a laughter-filled Tulsa tradition in which temperance triumphs and evildoers receive their merited fates. There are even tomatoes to throw at the villain!

Over the years, Tulsa Spotlight Theatre has been blessed with many donations. Some have provided new seating, or paint, carpeting for our Lobby, a new roof and most recently a new sound/lighting system. Your Donations are always needed, and gratefully appreciated!

Checkout some
Tulsa
History!

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To honor and memorialize this gem of Tulsa history, a group of Spotlight patrons joined with donors from the community, architecture buffs, and the family of Patti Shriner to create this monument.

The Tulsa Spotlight Theatre Historical Monument is a black granite slab sourced from Sri Lanka. The monument literally "sets in stone" the significance and history of the Spotlight Theatre.  The monument is etched with text and historical photos telling the story of original owner Patti Shriner and building architect Bruce Goff.  It features Spotlight co-founder Richard Mansfield Dickinson, Tulsa Spotlighters, and a number of principal actors and performers who have graced the stage of the Spotlight Theatre over the decades.