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31/03/1943 "Oklahoma!" opens on Broadway


1943 HITS ARCHIVE: Oklahoma - Alfred Drake & chorus (“Oklahoma!” cast album)


1943 HITS ARCHIVE: Oh What A Beautiful Mornin’ - Alfred Drake (“Oklahoma!” cast album)


1943 HITS ARCHIVE: People Will Say We’re In Love - Alfred Drake-Joan Roberts (“Oklahoma” cast album)


1943 HITS ARCHIVE: The Surrey With The Fringe On Top - Alfred Drake (“Oklahoma!” cast album)

Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs. The original Broadway production opened at the St. James Theatre in New York City. It was directed by Rouben Mamoulian and choreographed by Agnes de Mille.
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