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Tulsa Performing Arts Center exterior
Occupying half a city block in Tulsa's historic downtown, the Performing Arts Center is the design of Minoru Yamasaki, architect of the former World Trade Center towers. The PAC houses four theaters, a studio space, and a large reception hall.

Replacing the city’s first municipal theater (now the Brady Theater), erected in 1914, the Tulsa Performing Arts Center opened its doors in March 1977. Constructed with a combination of public and private funds, the Center is owned by the City of Tulsa. Local arts organizations, entertainment promoters, performers and the citizens of Tulsa are the PAC’s main clients.

The building of the PAC was the result of a 1973 bond issue. Civic leaders John H. Williams and Leta Chapman posed a challenge to Tulsa voters: If citizens would vote to fund half of the total cost for a new performance space, Williams and Chapman would raise a matching amount. The challenge was taken by Tulsa voters, and the new center held its first concert on March 19, 1977, featuring the Tulsa Philharmonic and jazz great Ella Fitzgerald.
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