Title

Oklahoma!

Files

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Playwright

Oscar Hammerstein

Performance Dates

October 17-18, 1958

Creative Team

Director -

Musical Director - Lee Shackson

Chorus Master - John Lloyd

Choreography - Joanne VanSant

Scenic Designer - Charles Dodrill

Stage Manager - Lorraine Bliss

Synopsis

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

Disciplines

Theatre and Performance Studies

Keywords

Otterbein Theatre, Performing Arts, College Theater

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