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Lynn Riggs

Date of Death: June 30, 1954 (54)

Birth Place: Claremore, OK, USA

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OKLAHOMA! Showing On the Main Stage of The Lake Worth Playhouse

Lake Worth Playhouse announces the production of Oklahoma! on the Main Stage as part of our 71st Season.

Sierra Boggess Will Lead New Cast Recording of OKLAHOMA!

An all new cast recording of Oklahoma!, featuring the musical's complete original score, will be released this September.

Interview: Rachel Bertone revisits OKLAHOMA! at Reagle Music Theatre Of Greater Boston

Everything old is new again. And when it comes to the classic musical “Oklahoma!” director and choreographer Rachel Bertone likes it that way.

OKLAHOMA! Comes to Prairie Repertory Theatre in July

Oklahoma! comes to Prairie Repertory Theatre in July. Performances run July 5-7, 2023 at 7:30pm and July 8, 2023 at 2:00pm at the Oscar Larson Theatre.

Reagle Music Theatre Of Greater Boston Announces THE LITTLE MERMAID And OKLAHOMA! For Summer Season

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston continues its mission to fuse education and audience entertainment through musical theatre in its 54th Season, bringing two timeless and timely classics, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! (June 23 - July 2, 2023) and Disney's TheLittle Mermaid (July 28 - August 6, 2023) to life on stage this summer.


The national tour cast of Oklahoma! will perform on The Late Late Show with James Corden tonight. The production stars Sasha Hutchings and Sean Grandillo, joined by Christopher Bannow, Sis, Hennessy Winkler, Benj Mirman, Barbara Walsh, Hannah Solow, Mauricio Lozano, Ugo Chukwu, Jordan Wynn, and more.

Review: OKLAHOMA at Ahmanson Theatre

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

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

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

OKLAHOMA! National Tour is Coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in September

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

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 Nashville This Week

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

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

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

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

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.

Kimmel Cultural Campus to Present Reimagined OKLAHOMA!

The Kimmel Cultural Campus will present the Philadelphia premiere of the reimagined Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!, running March 8 through March 20 at the Forrest Theatre. The 2021-22 national tour will mark the first time a First-Class Equity production of Oklahoma! has toured North America in more than 40 years.

Tickets to go on Sale Next Week for OKLAHOMA! at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center

The Best of Broadway will present the Lowcountry premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA! at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center  May 21 & 22, 2022.  Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, December 13 at 10AM.

BWW Interview: Sasha Hutchings of OKLAHOMA! at Hennepin Theatre Trust

With a face and head of glorious hair you may recognize at first glance, Sasha Hutchings (Laurey) opens OKLAHOMA!'s national tour in Minneapolis at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum in the first Equity tour of the show in 40 years. The actor gives some insight into the reimagined production and more in 6 Questions.

13 Broadway Shows For History Fiends - HAMILTON, SIX, NEWSIES, OKLAHOMA!, and More!

Historical themes have always been incorporated into stage shows, from classic Broadway musicals to contemporary productions. Contrary to what some may believe, not all historical-themed productions are old Broadway musicals. Several historical musicals have gone on to become classics, though this is not specifically a golden age musicals list.


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).

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