Lynn Riggs News

Date Of Birth:
August 31, 1899
Date Of Death:
June 30, 1954 (54)
Birth Place:
Claremore, OK, USA
Gender:
Male
STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/29- OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2014

Today in 1951, the first Broadway revival of Oklahoma! opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 100 performances. Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs. Set in Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, it tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams. The original Broadway production opened on March 31, 1943. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/25/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/18/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 5/18/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Nashville - Week of 5/18/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/11/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/11/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/11/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 5/11/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 5/11/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Nashville - Week of 5/11/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 5/11/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 5/04/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/04/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/04/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 5/04/2014
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Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 5/04/2014
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