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Lynn Riggs

 
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Date Of Birth:
August 31, 1899
Date Of Death:
June 30, 1954 (54)
Birth Place:
Claremore, OK, USA
 
Lynn Riggs Headshot
Date of Birth: August 31, 1899
Date of Death: June 30, 1954 (54)

Birth Place: Claremore, OK, USA
 

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Review: OKLAHOMA at Ahmanson Theatre Photo Review: OKLAHOMA at Ahmanson Theatre
by Tracey Paleo - Sep 20, 2022

It seems everybody is having one of two reactions to Director Daniel Fish’s revival of OKLAHOMA! currently playing at the Ahmanson Theatre. But love it or hate it, so much of this update of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s acclaimed 1943 musical in which a farm girl is courted by two rival suitors, works.

Los Angeles Premiere of OKLAHOMA! to Open at the Ahmanson Theatre This Week Photo Los Angeles Premiere of OKLAHOMA! to Open at the Ahmanson Theatre This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

The Los Angeles premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! directed by Daniel Fish opens Thursday, September 15 at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre. The tour will mark the first time a First-Class Equity production of Oklahoma! has toured North America in more than 40 years. This bold interpretation will play through October 16.

Review: OKLAHOMA! at Golden Gate Theatre Photo Review: OKLAHOMA! at Golden Gate Theatre
by Steve Murray - Aug 18, 2022

What did our critic think of OKLAHOMA! at Golden Gate Theatre?

OKLAHOMA! National Tour is Coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in September Photo OKLAHOMA! National Tour is Coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Center Theatre Group will present the Los Angeles premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “OKLAHOMA!” directed by Daniel Fish at the Ahmanson Theatre from September 13 through October 16, 2022.

Tony-Winning OKLAHOMA! Announces Lottery Tickets at Bass Performance Hall Photo Tony-Winning OKLAHOMA! Announces Lottery Tickets at Bass Performance Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today that the reimagined revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!, the 2019 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical, will host a digital ticket lottery, powered by Broadway Direct, offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $31 tickets available per performance.

BWW Review: Tony Award-winning Revival of RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA! Plays N Photo BWW Review: Tony Award-winning Revival of RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA! Plays Nashville This Week
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 4, 2022

Yet perhaps at no time during its vaunted and venerated history has Oklahoma! been so polarizing as it has become now, thanks to the 2019 Broadway revival directed by Daniel Fish which is touring the provinces. Read our critic's review.

OKLAHOMA! to Open Starlight's 2022 AdventHealth Broadway Series Photo OKLAHOMA! to Open Starlight's 2022 AdventHealth Broadway Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Starlight will present the Kansas City premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA! at Starlight Theatre from May 13-15.

Dallas Premiere of OKLAHOMA! is Coming to the Winspear Opera House Photo Dallas Premiere of OKLAHOMA! is Coming to the Winspear Opera House
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Broadway Dallas and Broadway Across America will present the Dallas premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA! at the Winspear Opera House from May 31 – June 12, 2022 as part of the Germania Insurance Broadway Series presented by Broadway Dallas. 

BWW Review: OKLAHOMA! National Tour, DPAC Photo BWW Review: OKLAHOMA! National Tour, DPAC
by Nicole Ackman - Mar 30, 2022

This is not your grandparents’ OKLAHOMA. During intermission, I heard one woman ask another, “Is this the Oklahoma you remember?” and it’s certainly not. If you’ve ever found the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical boring or problematic, then this is the revival for you.

OKLAHOMA! is Coming to the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater in April Photo OKLAHOMA! is Coming to the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater in April
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the Washington, D.C. premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA! at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater April 5–10, 2022.

Lynn Riggs Videos

VIDEO: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Performs 'The Farmer and the Cowman' in New 360-Degree V VideoVIDEO: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Performs 'The Farmer and the Cowman' in New 360-Degree Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2019

Get in the center of the action with an all new 360-degree video of the cast of Oklahoma! performing 'The Farmer and the Cowman'!

BWW TV: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Grammy Nominations And New Vinyl Album VideoBWW TV: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Grammy Nominations And New Vinyl Album
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 20, 2019

The cast of a?oeRodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!a?? celebrated today their 2020 Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album. 

VIDEO: Mary Testa & Ali Stroker Talk Starring in OKLAHOMA! VideoVIDEO: Mary Testa & Ali Stroker Talk Starring in OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2019

Ali Stroker and Mary Testa from the cast of Oklahoma were on AM to DM by BuzzFeed News this morning. Stroker and Testa discussed how this performance ofOklahoma is different, Stroker talks what it's like playing the sexy Ado Annie, and how it feels to be "competing" with each other in the same category.

VIDEO: Watch 'People Will Say We're In Love' From TUTS' OKLAHOMA! VideoVIDEO: Watch 'People Will Say We're In Love' From TUTS' OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2018

Theatre Under the Stars presents Oklahoma! through September 23. Get a look at Sam Simahk (Curly) singing the iconic number 'Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' in the video below!

VIDEO: Watch 'Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' From TUTS' OKLAHOMA! VideoVIDEO: Watch 'Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' From TUTS' OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

Theatre Under the Stars presents Oklahoma! through September 23. Get a look at Sam Simahk (Curly) singing the iconic number 'Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' in the video below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look at OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Under The Stars in Houston VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Under The Stars in Houston
by Alan Henry - Sep 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Under The Stars in Houston! Check out video of the production below!

VIDEO: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary At STAGES VideoVIDEO: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary At STAGES
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2018

STAGES St. Louis brings its 32nd Season to a close with the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic OKLAHOMA!. Join STAGES September 7th through October 7th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood for this timeless, vibrant, and exciting musical.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Get A First Look At OKLAHOMA at The Denver Center for the Performing VideoEXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Get A First Look At OKLAHOMA at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts
by Alan Henry - Sep 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts' production of Oklahoma! The 75th Anniversary Denver production is directed by Artistic Director Chris Coleman in his DCPA directorial debut. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Houston Ballet Preps for OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Under The Stars VideoVIDEO: Houston Ballet Preps for OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Under The Stars
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2018

TUTS' production of Oklahoma! will be directed by Dallas Theater Center's Artistic Director, Kevin Moriarty. The production, which is an artistic collaboration with Houston Ballet, will be choreographed by Stanton Welch AM, Artistic Director of Houston Ballet. Broadway conductor Kimberly Grigsby will be Musical Director of the show. Joining them on the production are Andrew Harper as Sound Designer, Jason Lyons as Lighting Designer, and Karen Perry as Costume Design. Casting for Oklahoma! was provided by Paul Hardt of Stewart/Whitley.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For the Same-Sex OKLAHOMA! at Oregon Shakespeare Festival VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For the Same-Sex OKLAHOMA! at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2018

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival opened Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, directed by OSF Artistic Director Bill Rauch, on April 22 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Preview performances were April 18, 20 and 21, and the musical runs through Oct. 27.


Lynn Riggs Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Lynn Riggs written?
Lynn Riggs has written 9 shows including Big Lake (Playwright), Roadside (Playwright), Green Grow the Lilacs (Bookwriter), Russet Mantle (Playwright), The Cream in the Well (Playwright), Oklahoma! (Source Material), Borned in Texas (Playwright), Roadside (Source Material), Roadside (Source Material).