After a sold-out, critically acclaimed run at St. Ann’s Warehouse, Oklahoma!, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, comes to Broadway for a strictly limited engagement, reorchestrated and reimagined for the 21st century by Daniel Fish. Previews begin March 19, with opening night set for April 7, with a limited engagement through September 1, 2019.SYNOPSIS: A confident cowboy competes with a surly, mysterious farmhand for the honor of taking a lovely young farm woman to dance in Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1943 musical adaptation of Green Grow the Lilacs.CAST: Damon Daunno (Curley McLain), Rebecca Naomi Jones (Laurey Williams), Mary Testa (Aunt Eller), Will Brill (Ali Hakim), Anthony Cason (Cord Elam), James Davis (Will Parker), Gabrielle Hamilton (Lead Dancer) Will Mann (Mike), Mallory Portnoy (Gertie Cummings), Ali Stroker (Ado Annie), Mitch Tebo (Andrew Carnes), Patrick Vaill (Jud Fry), Chris Bannow (u/s Ali Hakim/Curly McLain, Jud Fry, Mike), Demetia Hopkins (u/s Lead Dancer), Sasha Hutchings (u/s Ado Annie, Laurey Williams, Lead Dancer), Denver Milord (u/s Curly McLain, Cord Elam, Jud Fry, Mike), Kristie Dale Sanders (u/s Aunt Eller, Gertie Cummings), and Chelsea Lee Williams (u/s Ado Annie, Laurey Williams, Gertie Cummings).
Wild transformation of CITS (from Instagram)...
Will be there next week after loving it at St Anns, very excited
GeorgeandDot said: "None of the lyrics are new."I solidly beg to differ. Here is the video clip to which I was referring https://youtu.be/zyQsv8L_5aA
Yes, those are the original lyrics. It's an encore of the song with lyrics by Hammerstein.
jonartdesigns said: "GeorgeandDot said: "None of the lyrics are new."I solidly beg to differ. Here is the video clip to which I was referringhttps://youtu.be/zyQsv8L_5aA"Those are indeed the original lyrics. You can hear them on Kaye Ballard's version on Spotify. They're also in the movie.
CT2NYC said: "Wild transformation of CITS (from Instagram)..."WOW!!!! Looks entirely different, thats quite impressive!
Wow! Looks fabulous. There seriously needs to be more than one truly flexible Broadway house.
Looks similar to st ann’s . simple set - easy transfer
The picnic tables on the floor get chili and cornbread at intermission
YvanEhtNioj said: "The picnic tables on the floor get chili and cornbread at intermission"Everyone got chili and cornbread at St. Ann's.
Wow at first glance I thought that was St. Ann's. I sat in the obstructed view section at St. Ann's and the view was similar (I was closer to the band.) Also, I agree that the band looks closer to the actors.At St. Ann's everyone got free chili! That was fun.I can't seem to see the 2 doors at the wall there.
In St. Ann's during the dream ballet scene with the falling boots I recall both men were behind the two doors on the wall (opposite from the band.)
Anyway, for those seeing this show this evening for the first preview, have a great time!
CT2NYC said: "YvanEhtNioj said: "The picnic tables on the floor get chili and cornbread at intermission"Everyone got chili and cornbread at St. Ann's."Yeah I know. I thought i read an article that said it was only for the lower seats, but I cant find it so i must have been mistaken.Ayyyeeeee.. chili for everyone - I can dig it.
all_that_jazz said: "Won a lottery seat for tonight. Its one of the floor tables."I was hoping that’s where the lotto seats were going to be! Thanks for posting that!
Anxiously waiting to reports is getting me all tense.....
What the hell was that!??!!?!I don't know what combination of drugs you have to be on to stage what appeared tonight but it is the WORST most torturous thing i have evrr sat through. EVER! Tje actor playing Will is delightful and the only good in this production. Maybe you need to be high out of your mind to watch it. And the "dream ballet" what a freakin joke.I would reccomend this to no one. Not even my worst enemy.OKLAHOMA! O NO!
O_O Well then, wasn't expecting that. Can I ask what it was that was so bad about?Really on the fence on seeing this so very interested in what mad you hate it so much.
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