OK! The Story of Oklahoma

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(Applause Books). Oklahoma! opened nearly sixty years ago and instantly made musical theatre history. It was a daring ahead-of-its-time piece of dazzlingly inventive theatre that exploded every myth about what constitutes a successful musical. Revised and updated to include a special section on the Roayl National Theatre's production that Cameron Mackintosh is presenting on Broadway in spring of 2002, OK! The Story of "Oklahoma!" celebrates this watershed work that has taken its place in the pantheon of American musical theatre.

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Overview

(Applause Books). Oklahoma! opened nearly sixty years ago and instantly made musical theatre history. It was a daring ahead-of-its-time piece of dazzlingly inventive theatre that exploded every myth about what constitutes a successful musical. Revised and updated to include a special section on the Roayl National Theatre's production that Cameron Mackintosh is presenting on Broadway in spring of 2002, OK! The Story of "Oklahoma!" celebrates this watershed work that has taken its place in the pantheon of American musical theatre.

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Veteran film and television writer Wilk updates his 1993 account of the popular musical play, which first hit the boards in 1943, by adding a section on the 2002 Broadway production. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557835550
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 302
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 3
The Beginning 19
Rodgers & Hart & Hammerstein 39
The Writing 71
Broadway, Backers, and 1942 87
Putting It Together 107
Casting 127
Rehearsals 143
New Haven 163
Boston 189
Oh, What a Beautiful Evening 209
Yee-ow! 231
Encore, and Bows 257
Another Bow 271
Sources 281
Index 283
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