Oklahoma lands on a sweet note

JOSEPHINE HANSON-Social Media Editor 

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DSC07008The MCC theatre department is currently presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein’s iconic 1943, musical “Oklahoma directed by Tracy Williams. The musical is based on the Lynn Riggs 1931 play “Green Grow the Lilacs.” “Oklahoma” was conceived by the Theater Guild, a New York City theater company that adapted Riggs’ play to a musical format. Prior to “Oklahoma,” acting and music were only combined in the variety shows. It was Roger and Hammerstein’s first work together and opened to a large success in 1943. The theater department’s production was executed flawlessly and brought the rustic, campy feel of Oklahoma to life for the audience.

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