Photo Flash: Backstage With the Cast of The Muny's OKLAHOMA!
The Muny presents OKLAHOMA!, which began performances on August 10 and runs through August 16, 2015, directed by Rob Ruggiero, choreographed by Susan Stroman and music directed by Kevin Stites. Ginger Thatcherrestages Stroman's choreography. BroadwayWorld has a first look at some backstage shots below!
The full cast includes Ben Davis (Curly), Christine Cornish Smith (Laurey), Alexander Gemignani (Jud Fry), Clyde Davis (Will Parker), Jenni Barber (Ado Annie), Nehal Joshi (Ali Hakim) and Beth Leavel as Aunt Eller. The ensemble includes Kyle Nicholas Anderson, Drew Battles, Michael Baxter, Anna Blair, Brandon Block, Stephen Brower, Enrique Brown, Colby Dezelick, Matt Faucher, Sally Glaze, Tanya Haglund, Erika Hebron, Steve Isom, Kate ArringtonJohnson, Audrey Kennedy, Joe Longthorne, Ben Nordstrom, Tanner Pflueger,Blakely Slaybaugh, April Strelinger, Karilyn Ashley Surratt, Emily Tate, Shaver Tillitt, Zoe Vonder Haar, Scarlett Walker and Keaton Whittaker.
Scenic design is by Michael Schweikardt, with costume design by Amy Clark, lighting design by John Lasiter, sound design by John Shivers and Hugh Sweeney, and video design by Rob Denton. Wig design is by John Metzner and the production stage manager is Monica Dickhens.
The Pulitzer Prize winning OKLAHOMA! returns to Forest Park in grand style. In its first Muny production since 2007, this Rodgers and Hammerstein classic features such classic songs as "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," "The Surrey With the Fringe on Top," "People Will Say We're in Love," and of course its beloved title song.