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Oklahoma!   

St. James Theatre, (3/31/1943 - 5/29/1948)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Mar 31, 1943    
Closing Date: May 29, 1948 Total Performances: 2212

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Indian territory (now Oklahoma) just after the turn of the century.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
Music by Richard Rodgers; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the play "Green Grow The Lilacs" by Lynn Riggs; Musical Director: Jacob Schwartzdorf; Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian; Choreographed by Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Miles White
Company Manager: Max A. Meyer
General Stage Manager: Reginald Hammerstein; Stage Manager: Ted Hammerstein; Assistant Stage Mgr: Herbert Rissman
Conducted by Jay Blackton; Orchestra Contractor: Sol Gusikoff
Press Representative: Alfred Tamarin and Dick Weaver; Theatre Guild Administrative Assistant: Armina Marshall
Cast
Alfred Drake
Curly
Joan Roberts
Laurey
Joseph Buloff
Ali Hakim
Howard Da Silva
Jud Fry
Lee Dixon
Will Parker
Betty Garde
Aunt Eller
Celeste Holm
Ado Annie Carnes
Diana Adams
Dancing Ensemble
Remo Arlotta
Singing Ensemble
Elsie Arnold
Singing Ensemble
Bobby Barrentine
Other Post Card
Dream Ballet
Dancing Ensemble
John Baum
Singing Ensemble
Harvey Brown
Singing Ensemble
Kenneth Buffett
Dancing Ensemble
George Church
Jess
Dream Jud
Edwin Clay
Fred
Singing Ensemble
Joseph Cunneff
Singing Ensemble
Margit De Kova
One of Jud's Postcards
Dream Ballet
Dancing Ensemble
Jack Dunphy
Dancing Ensemble
Nona Feid
Laurey's Friend
Dream Ballet
Dancing Ensemble
Gary Fleming
Dancing Ensemble
Kate Friedlich
Dancing Ensemble
One of Jud's Postcards
Dream Ballet
Armina
Hayes Gordon
Sam
Singing Ensemble
June Graham
Laurey's Friend
Dream Ballet
Ray Harrison
Dancing Ensemble
Maria Harriton
Laurey's Friend
Dream Ballet
Dancing Ensemble
Jack Harwood
A Cowboy
Rhoda Hoffman
Laurey's Friend
Dream Ballet
Dancing Ensemble
Edmund Howland
Dancing Ensemble
George Irving
Joe
Singing Ensemble
Barry Kelley
Ike Skidmore
Eric Kristen
Dancing Ensemble
Jane Lawrence
Gertie Cummings
Bambi Linn
Aggie
Dream Child
Dancing Ensemble
Suzanne Lloyd
Singing Ensemble
Ellen Love
Kate
Singing Ensemble
Owen Martin
Cord Elam
Joan McCracken
Sylvie
Dancing Ensemble
One of Jud's Postcards
Dream Ballet
Dorothea McFarland
Singing Ensemble
Pat Meany
Dancing Ensemble
May Muth
Singing Ensemble
Carl Nelson
Singing Ensemble
Virginia Oswald
Singing Ensemble
Robert Penn
Singing Ensemble
Marc Platt
Chalmers
Dream Curly
Ralph Riggs
Andrew Carnes
Herbert Rissman
Slim
Singing Ensemble
Rosemary Schaefer
Laurey's Friend
Dream Ballet
Dancing Ensemble
Katharine Sergava
Ellen
Dream Laurey
Paul Shiers
Mike
Singing Ensemble
Vivienne Simon
Singing Ensemble
Faye Smith
Singing Ensemble
Gary Smith, Jr.
Singing Ensemble
Vivian Smith
Dancing Ensemble
Other Post Card
Dream Ballet
Arthur Ulisse
Singing Ensemble
Billie Zay
Laurey's Friend
Dream Ballet
Dancing Ensemble
Swings: Kenneth Buffett, Jack Dunphy, Gary Fleming, Ray Harrison, Edmund Howland, Eric Kristen and Pat Meany
Theatre World
winner 1947 Award [recipient]
Dorothea MacFarland
ACT 1 Sung By
Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' Curly
The Surrey with the Fringe on Top Curly, Laurey and Aunt Eller
Kansas City Boys, Will Parker and Aunt Eller
I Can't Say No Ado Annie Carnes
Many a New Day Laurey, Girls and Dancers
It's a Scandal! It's an Outrage! Ali Hakim, Boys and Girls
People Will Say Curly and Laurey
Pore Jud Curly and Jud Fry
Lonely Room Jud Fry
Out of My Dreams - Ballet Laurey, Girls, Dream Laurey, Dream Curly, Dream Jud, Dream Child, Jud's Post Cards, Laurey's Friends, Cowboys and Other Post Cards
ACT 2 Sung By
The Farmer and the Cowman Andrew Carnes, Aunt Eller, Curly, Will Parker, Ado Annie Carnes and Ensemble
All 'Er Nothin' Ado Annie Carnes, Will Parker and Dancers
People Will Say (Reprise) Curly and Laurey
Oklahoma! Curly, Laurey, Aunt Eller, Ike Skidmore, Fred and Ensemble
Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' (Reprise) Laurey, Curly and Ensemble
Finale Ultimo Ensemble