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TheatreOCU presents "Arcadia"

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TheatreOCU presents "Arcadia," by Tom Stoppard, Dec. 5-8 in the Burg Theatre. Tickets are available online here or by calling 405-208-5227.

Showtimes: 8 p.m. Dec. 5, 6, 7 & 8; 2 p.m. Dec. 7 & 8

Arcadia moves back and forth between 1809 and the present on an elegant English estate. The 1809 scenes reveal a household in transition, as, thirteen-year-old Lady Thomasina and her tutor delve into intellectual and romantic issues. Present day scenes introduce two competing scholars who are researching a possible scandal at the estate in 1809 involving Lord Byron. This brilliant play moves smoothly between the centuries and explores the nature of truth and time, the difference between classical and romantic temperaments, and the disruptive influence of sex on our life orbits - the one crucial attraction Newton left out.