The Peking Acrobats

The Peking Acrobats

SWOSU Plans Two Upcoming Panorama Events

Southwestern Oklahoma State University has two entertaining events planned for the upcoming 2016 spring semester as part of the 25th anniversary of the Panorama series on the Weatherford campus.

Two favorite groups are coming back to perform:

  • The Second City - February 8, 2016
  • The Peking Acrobats - March 1, 2016

Both events will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center.

The Second CityThe Second City has a special “Hooking Up” program planned Monday, February 8, just in time for the Valentine season. The show makes mirth out of missed connections, girls’ night out adventures and all the crazy things done for love. The theatre troupe from Chicago will entertain the audience with a modern mix of romance, rancor and everything in between.

Tickets go on sale January 6 and are available online at, 877.990.STUB (7882) or in the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office, Room 205 of the Administration Building. Advance tickets are $5 for SWOSU students, faculty/staff and emeriti; $10 for the general public; and $20 for all tickets purchased at the door.

Back by popular demand, The Peking Acrobats will present a stunning show on Tuesday, March 1, featuring daring maneuvers atop a pagoda of chairs, trick cycling, precision tumbling/gymnastics and more. This will be the group’s fourth appearance at SWOSU, and all three previous shows have sold out.

Tickets go on sale February 1 at the same locations. Advance tickets are $10 for SWOSU students, faculty/staff and emeriti; $15 for the general public; $20 for premium seats; and $25 for all tickets purchased at the door.

Former SWOSU President Joe Anna Hibler established the Panorama series in 1991 and for 25 years, Panorama has brought outstanding events to the Weatherford campus.

The first Panorama event was held March 4, 1991, with a performance of King Lear by the National Shakespeare Touring Group of New York City. Throughout the years, students and area residents have enjoyed tremendous shows such as Jeff Dunham (twice), Bill Engvall, The Avett Brothers, The Capitol Steps, Drumline Live, George Plimpton, Harlem Gospel Choir, Kunal Nayyar, The Buried Life, Pauly Shore, STOMP, Jack Hanna, Switchfoot, Linda Ellerbee, George Carlin, Carrott Top and many, many more. 

Additional information about the Panorama series is available by calling the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office at (580) 774-3063.