Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! July 16, 2015
“Finally we are proud to bring you the classic of all classics. Oklahoma! is one of the crown jewels of American Musical Theater. Featuring such favorites as: “Oh What a Beautiful Morning,” “I Can't Say No” and the title number “Oklahoma!” Never before done by Midtown, this show will not disappoint.”
Thursday, July 16 - Senior Center Auditorium, 9:30 – 11:30
In the first of two classroom sessions, a series of speakers will give us the background we need to enjoy Oklahoma! as more than a frivolous musical. We’ll learn about Green Grow the Lilacs, the play that becomes Oklahoma!, and discuss the music, dances, scenery and themes of the musical.
Discover why and how:
Producing Oklahoma! is a challenge on many levels,
Rodgers & Hammerstein created a uniquely rich play with memorable music,
A ballet is incorporated and established a career for one of America’s icon,
The story is small, but the complexities are huge.
Open to the Public. Free admission. No registration required.