Considered to be the first All American Musical It is considered by many to be the first musical comedy to have a plot, musical score and dances that were necessary ingredients to advance the story line Oklahoma! was the first collaboration between Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II Facts about oklahoma!
First produced in 1943 • Became an Academy Award winning film in 1955 • First title was Away We Go! • Hugh Jackman played the lead (Curly) in 2001 More facts!
Jealousy Love Rivalry Friendship Themes
Oh' What a Beautiful Mornin‘ • Surrey With the Fringe on the Top • Can't Say No • Many A New Day • People Will Say We're in Love • Oklahoma! Some popular songs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A18kYnP4Pec http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_C6J9gij5SQ Watch these Clips
What did you notice in their performances that made them interesting to watch?