Oklahoma! Revival 1953

Ages: 12+
Opened: August 31, 1953

Oklahoma! - 1953 - Broadway History , Info & More

City Center
131 W. 55th St. New York, NY

Green Grow the Lilacs. Play by Lynn Riggs.

On a farm in frontier Oklahoma, Laurey and Curley are obviously in love but conceal their feelings from each other by fighting. At a box social, their feelings become more complicated as another expresses interest in Laurey.

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Oklahoma! FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'
The Surrey with the Fringe on Top
Kansas City
I Cain't Say No
Many a New Day
It's a Scandal! It's an Outrage!
People Will Say We're in Love
Pore Jud Is Daid
Lonely Room
Out of My Dreams
Laurey Makes Up Her Mind
The Farmer and the Cowman
All er Nothin'
Oklahoma
Boys and Girls Like You and Me
When I Go Out Walking with My Baby
Overture
Entr’acte
Finale
Oklahoma! has had 27 productions including Broadway which opened in 1943, Broadway which opened in 1943, US Tour which opened in 1943, West End which opened in 1947, Broadway which opened in 1951, Broadway which opened in 1951, US Tour which opened in 1951, US Tour which opened in 1952, Broadway which opened in 1953, Broadway which opened in 1953, Off-Broadway which opened in 1958, Off-Broadway which opened in 1963, Off-Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1969, Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1979, West End which opened in 1980, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2015, Off-Broadway which opened in 2018, Broadway which opened in 2019, which opened in 2019, US Tour which opened in 2020 and West End which opened in 2023.

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