An original 1940's Broadway musical!
"A Box-Office Smash!"
This classic production is a great musical for all ages. It contains romance, singing, dancing, drama, humor, and fun for the whole family. It first opened to the public on March 31st 1943. It had an overwhelming 2,212 performances! The musical made it on West End three times. This play also made it to Broadway a total of four times. In 1955 this production made it to the big screen in a movie form.
Oklahoma! tells the story about Curly McLain, a local cowboy, and his love for Laurey Williams. There is another romance in the story with Will Parker and his fiancée Ado Annie. It also shows Laurey's restrained feelings for two different cowboys, Jud and Curley.
Makers of the Production
The person who wrote the music for the production was Richard Rodgers. Oscar Hammerstein wrote the book and did the lyrics for the musical. This play was inspired by the production in 1931 the "Green Grow the Lilacs" by Lynn Riggs.