Valentine Cabaret set for Feb. 9-11

The Oklahoma Christian University Music Department presents its 23rd-annual Valentine Cabaret dinner theater on Thursday through Saturday, February 9-11.

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 “An Evening of Modern Musical Theatre,” and will feature songs from a variety of Broadway’s more recent musicals. Featured will be songs from shows such as “Wicked,” “Spamalot,” “The Addams Family,” “The Producers,” and “Legally Blonde.”

Performing will be cast members Madison Callaway, Hannah Faye Foster, Alyssa Jackson, Moriah Willing, Laura Vanderzee, Ryan Gonzales, Chris Jenkins, Reece Kingcade, Brian Wilcox and Brett Vanderzee.

The show is directed and choreographed by Barbara Berard, with music direction by OC graduate and OCU graduate student Rebekah Parker, who will also play piano for the performances.

Tickets are $19 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.