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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma • A15

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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OKLAHOMAN.COM FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021 15A WEEKENDLIFE Coming soon: Movies will be playing regularly again on Oklahoma historic Film Row. Rodeo Cinema is planning to expand its operations into the vintage Paramount Screening Room, which is undergoing reno- vations to turn it into a second screen for the local arthouse theater. of the the exciting things to us about this space is that the last screening room on Film Row, and by preserving it, we are kind of saving said Rodeo Cinema Executive Director Julia Hole- man. we gotten this done, it could have become a deli or some- thing pretty far from what its history See THEATER, Page 16A Film Row expansion underway Rodeo Cinema Brandy McDonnell The Oklahoman USA TODAY NETWORK The Rodeo Cinema is revamping the historic Paramount Screening Room on Film Row in downtown Oklahoma City. PHOTO PROVIDED; PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY RACHEL TODAY NETWORK, AND GETTY IMAGES A multitalented up-and-comer will rock the role of a young Ronald Reagan in the biopic "Reagan." Actor and musician Tommy Ragen, who starred in last year's musical dra- ma "Mighty Oak," will play the 40th president as a youngster in the made- in-Oklahoma producers revealed exclusively to The Oklahoman.

"He led the movie 'Mighty so that just kind of gave us the that he would do a great job for us," pro- ducer Mark Joseph told The Oklaho- man. "Reagan" will star two-time Golden Globe nominee Dennis Quaid Can Only as the adult Reagan, Golden Globe nominee Penelope Ann Miller as lady Nancy Rea- gan and Oscar winner Jon Voight as a KGB agent. "It has been so excit- ing to work with so many talented actors and crew in making Reagan's childhood come to life," said Ragen, 13, in a statement. "Many people don't realize how important his child- hood was to who he became as a per- son." "Reagan" follows the president's winding path from the dusty roads of Dixon, Illinois, to the bright lights of Hollywood to the highest in the land. The is told through the voice of Viktor (Voight), a Soviet KGB agent Tommy Ragen to play young Ronald Reagan in biopic Brandy McDonnell The Oklahoman USA TODAY NETWORK See BIOPIC, Page 18A Ragen SHARP School of Music presents a free live stream concert at 8 p.m.

Friday at The concert fea- tures the music of Florence Price, the Black, female composer to have her work performed by a major Amer- ican symphony in 1933. The stream in- cludes a lecture about life by Dr. Sarah Ellis. For more details, go to mu- or FAIR NORMAN annual Medi- eval Fair is a hybrid virtual and in-per- son event starting at 11 a.m.

Friday and running through Sunday at Reaves Park (2501 Jenkins Ave.) and online at The be- loved food vendors will sell selections to-go from Reaves Park during fair hours, while vendors, artisans and per- formers will have online For more details, go to www.medievalfai- or fair. ONE FOR THE AGES EDMOND Musical Theatre Division presents of at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday at the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 5th St. The juke- box-styled musical features songs from Foreigner, REO Speedwagon, Twisted Sister and other hitmakers.

Tickets are available for both in-person and streaming viewing. Purchase on- line at events, or go to for more information. WHEELING AND DEALING Enjoy Oklahoma vendors, food See WEEK AHEAD, Page 18A WEEK AHEAD.

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