BWW TV: OKLAHOMA's Mallory Portnoy Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night!
Everything really is going our way because we got an inside look at last night's opening of the new reimagined revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Cast member Mallory Portnoy, who plays Gertie, gave as a behind-the-scenes peek of her official Broadway debut, from pre-show to the after party! In case you missed it (or just want to experience it all again), we've compiled Mallory's posts for you to enjoy. You cain't say no to this, so check out all the footage below!
Directed by Daniel Fish, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! comes to Broadway direct from a critically acclaimed, sold out run at St. Ann's Warehouse this past fall. The production was been hailed as the Best of the Year and a Critic's Pick by The New York Timesand the #1 Theatrical Event of the Year by TIME Magazine. It will play a limited engagement at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre through Sunday, September 1, 2019.
Seventy-five years after Rodgers & Hammerstein reinvented the American musical, this is Oklahoma! as you've never seen or heard it before, re-orchestrated and reimagined for the 21st century.
"What an incredible moment to be producing on Broadway, in the middle of this wonderfully eclectic season spurred by an audience that is hungry for bold, daring work," Eva Price said. "Daniel Fish's timeless and timely revival of this classic speaks so vividly to the place we as Americans are living in today."
The cast stars Will Brill as Ali Hakim, Anthony Casonas Cord Elam, Damon Daunno as Curly McLain, James Davis as Will Parker, Gabrielle Hamilton as Lead Dancer, Rebecca Naomi Jones as Laurey Williams, Will Mann as Mike, Mallory Portnoy as Gertie Cummings, Ali Stroker as Ado Annie, Mitch Tebo as Andrew Carnes, two-time Tony Award-nominee Mary Testa as Aunt Eller and Patrick Vaill as Jud Fry. The cast also includes: Chris Bannow, Demetia Hopkins-Greene, Sasha Hutchings, Denver Milord, Kristie Dale Sanders, Chelsea Lee Williams.