Welcome to The Poncan Theatre

The Poncan Theatre has entertained and enthralled audiences for over 90 years.

Sonic Escape:

The Ponca City Concert Series Presents: Sonic Escape - Flute & Violin Duo

November 16th


7:30 PM


Concert Admission Is By Membership Only


This globetrotting duo combines their musical passion with unforgettable songs in their new program, Celtic with a Twist. Juilliard graduates Shawn Wyckoff and Maria Millar sing, dance, tell stories and play their hearts out. Amazing musical interpretations with an “anything goes” approach.

For More Information Visit: http://www.pcconcertseries.org

FREE Family Movie:

The Poncan Theatre Presents: FREE Family Movie “Kong: Skull Island”

Friday, November 24th


7:30 PM

Scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape from a primal world where humanity does not belong.

All-Original Bluegrass:

The Poncan Theatre Presents: “Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road with Steelwind"

Saturday, November 18th

7:30 PM

Tickets Are: $15 Per Person

Get ready for a high energy, uplifting musical experience that blends captivating virtuosity and heartfelt sincerity. With all-original Steelwind bluegrass with the acclaimed Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road

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The Poncan Theatre Capital Campaign 

Greetings from the Poncan Theatre,
The Historical Poncan Theatre, 501(c)3, was built in 1927 and added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1985. Next year, 2017, the Poncan will be celebrating its 90th birthday and is very much alive and serving the community. This beautiful venue is a large asset to the community and hosts a variety of shows such as live theatre, movies, concerts, wedding, conferences, Bison / Bison Film Festival, Ponca City Concert Series, Ponca City Arts & Humanities and Evan's Children's Academy of Performing Arts.

The theatre was closed from 1985 to 1994 due to financial difficulties. During this time there was consideration of tearing down the theatre and making it a parking lot. A large group of Ponca citizens, who had a love and passion to see the Poncan remain a part of the community, united together and with their gifts of goods and money and also many gave endless hours of hands-on labor, the Poncan was re-opened in 1994. Since 1994 it has remained a highly sought after venue for a variety of events.

It has been approximately 22 years since the last renovations took place at the theatre. Due to the continued use of a 90 year old building, there have been some repair issues that greatly need some attention for the Poncan to remain such a beautiful part of our community.

As we approach the 90th anniversary of the Poncan Theatre we are making plans for a great year of entertainment and making sure that many generations to come get to enjoy this facility.

We are inviting you to be a donor in making sure that the Historical Poncan Theatre will be a part of the Ponca City Community for next 90 years. The theatre is a 501(c)3 and all donations are tax deductible. A commitment has been made to the Poncan Theatre that all donations will be matched dollar for dollar.
Thank you for your consideration,
The mission of the 1927 Historical Poncan Theatre is to help enrich the entertainment of persons / families and to broaden their appreciation of the arts.


If you have any questions please call The Poncan Theatre box office at 580-765-0943.

Updated: October 9, 2016


Friends of the Poncan

Two Historic Downtown Ponca City Landmarks with Only One BIG Difference

YOU are the difference!
only one was saved.


Become A Friend of the Poncan Today!

The Poncan Theatre....We Make Memories.


The Poncan Theatre has entertained and enthralled audiences for over eighty years. She was designed by the preeminent theatre designers, the Boller Brothers and is an excellent example of their Spanish Colonial Revival style. The Poncan Theatre has been restored to represent her original 1927 look, but modernized for today’s use. She has played host to sellout musical reviews, standing room only shows as well as events sponsored by the Ponca City Arts and Humanities Council and the Ponca City Concert Series. The Poncan Theatre is the proud host to her signature events, the Evans Children’s Performing Arts Academy, and the Poncan Theatrical Season.

Silent Auction

As we look back over the history and many memories of the Poncan Theatre it is so very important to keep the Grandlady at her best for generations to come.


 As we continue to move forward with the many renovations, local artist, Kortny Dylewski, has painted a beautiful portrait of the Poncan Theatre that will be auctioned in tribute of the 90 years of The Poncan Theatre



You can stop by the theatre or call the box office at 765-0943 to make a bid on this beautiful painting.


The Poncan Theatre presents,
"Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road with Steelwind"
Saturday, November 18th @ 7:30 PM
Tickets Are $15 Per Person


For more information contact the Poncan Theatre @ 580-765-0943


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