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This masterful first collaboration between Broadway luminaries Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, is considered the forerunner of Broadway’s Golden Age and with very good reason! Its sensational score is filled with songs that have become popular standards. Its simple character-based story about Laurey Williams’ dilemma choosing who will accompany her to the box social – the braggart cowboy Curly McLain or the compulsive farmhand Jud Fry – still compels contemporary audiences with its wholesome down-home feel-good humour. Set in 1906, against the backdrop of Indian Territory emerging as the state of Oklahoma, this glorious musical will inevitably have theatre goers singing all the way home from the theatre!

Based on the 1931 play Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics & book by Oscar Hammerstein II.

Director and Choreographer: Tim French

Publication Date

2-14-2012

Production Year

2011/2012

Theatre Location

Macdonald-Heaslip Hall, Sheridan

Keywords

Oaklahoma, Theatre Sheridan, musical theatre

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Disciplines

Theatre and Performance Studies

Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

School

Department of Visual and Performing Arts

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Original Citation

French, T. (Director). (2012, February 14 – 25). Oklahoma [Theatre Performance]. Oakville: Theatre Sheridan.

Oklahoma!, February 14 – 25, 2012

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