Overview


Synopsis

The first collaboration of famed partners Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, OKLAHOMA! set the American musical theatre standard. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the Century, the spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the backdrop for the love story between Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a beautiful farm girl. The road to true love is anything but smooth, but there is no doubt that these two romantics will succeed in making a life together. As the road to romance and the road to statehood converge, Curly and Laurey are poised to spend their new life together in a brand new state: O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A - OKLAHOMA!


Characters

Male

Lead

Baritone

Female

Lead

Soprano

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano



Show Information

Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1943
Settings
Multiple Settings
Time & Place
turn of the century, 1900s
Cast Size
medium
Orchestra Size
Large
Dancing
Some Dance
Ideal For
elementary school, high school, college/university, amateur/community, professional theatre, religious organizations
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes mature adult, elderly, young adult, adult characters

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