The musical is based on the play by L. Riggs. Composer – R. Rodgers. Screenwriter – O. Hammerstein II. Trials were held in March 1943 at the Shubert Theatre stage. After renaming the musical and making it in a new way, the spectacular was showed on Broadway. The play was on stage of St. James Theatre from March 1943 to May 1948, exhibited 2212 performances. Director – R. Mamoulian. Choreographer – A. de Mille. In the show were involved such cast: A. Drake, J. Roberts, C. Holm, H. D. Silva, B. Garde, L. Dixon, J. Bulloff, J. Lawrence, M. Platt, K. Sergava & V. Kostenko.
The London premiere took place in April 1947 on the stage of Theatre Royal. The show was completed in May 1950 after 1543 presentations. Directed by R. Mamoulian, choreographed by A. D. Mille. In performance participated: H. Keel, B. J. Watson, D. MacFarland, H. Clarke, M. Marlo, W. Donahue & M. Windheim. In April 1947, the musical was held in Manchester Opera House.
In May 1951, it staged in the Broadway Theatre with 100 performances. Cast was: P. Northrop, R. Bond, H. Clarke & J. Sundt. In 1953, 40 performances took place in NY’s City Center. In the musical were involved: F. Henderson, R. Bond, B. Cook. The new version of the histrionics was held at the Palace Theatre stage from December 1979 to August 1980, directed by W. Hammerstein, choreographed by G. D. Lappe. The new variant has been shown in the West End in 1980 and during 1998 – 2003, in the London in the George Gershwin’s Theatre. The musical received several Theatre Worlds, Tonies, Drama Desks, and others awards.
Release date: 1943
Last Update:June, 25th 2016
Oklahoma lyrics list
- Act 1
- Oh, What a Beautiful Morning
- Laurey's Entrance
- Surrey With the Fringe on Top
- Kansas City
- I Cain't Say No
- Many a New Day
- Many A New Day Ballet
- It's a Scandal! It's a Outrage!
- People Will Say We're in Love
- Pore Jud Is Daid
- Lonely Room
- Out of My Dreams
- Act 2
- Farmer and the Cowman
- All Er Nothin'
- People Will Say We're in Love (Reprise)
- Finale: Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'