October 17-18, 1958
Musical Director - Lee Shackson
Chorus Master - John Lloyd
Choreography - Joanne VanSant
Scenic Designer - Charles Dodrill
Stage Manager - Lorraine Bliss
Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. The musical is set in Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, it tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams. A secondary romance concerns cowboy Will Parker and his flirtatious fiancée, Ado Annie.
The original Broadway production opened on March 31, 1943. It was a box-office smash and ran for an unprecedented 2,212 performances. Oklahoma!. (2017, April 24). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:06, May 23, 2017, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Oklahoma!&oldid=776919771
Theatre and Performance Studies
Otterbein Theatre, Performing Arts, College Theater
Otterbein University Theatre and Dance Department, "Oklahoma!" (2001). 1958-1959 Season. 4.