Oklahoma!

Based on the play Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs, Oklahoma! was the first teaming for composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein, who together were awarded a special Pulitzer Prize for their efforts and went on to craft a string of famously popular Broadway musicals during the 1940s and 50s.

 

Produced at The Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA.

 

Music: Richard Rodgers

Book/Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II

Director: Mindy Cooper

Choreography: Mindy Cooper and Joe Bowerman

Musical Director: David Moschler

 

Reviews and Articles

 

"Cooper keeps the direction lively, entertaining and spirited . . ."

The Davis Enterprise

 

"“When I walk into a rehearsal, I feel the limitless energy of the cast. It has been a pleasure creating the world of Oklahoma! in the studio, and I cannot wait to bring the piece to life on the glorious Mondavi stage."

Mindy Cooper Interview

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