Sunday, October 18, 2020

On Gary Austin and The Groundlings by Trav S.D.

Tribute today to the late Gary Austin (1941-2017), founder of the L.A. improv and sketch comedy company and school known as The Groundlings. Oklahoma-born Austin was a member of the San Fran…

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Show Boat on BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

San Francisco Opera's stunning production of Oscar Hammerstein & Jerome Kern's renowned musical, Show Boat, debuts October 15th on BrodwayHD. October 14, 2020— BroadwayHD, the …

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Story Pirates Launch SLEEP SQUAD, a New Immersive, On-Demand Family Show Featuring Lilli Cooper

Producers Tony Award winner Eva Price (Oklahoma!, Jagged Little Pill) and Story Pirates have announced SLEEP SQUAD, virtual immersive theater experience for families. Tickets go on sale toda…

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

From Rehearsal to Production: Celebrate 65 Years of Oklahoma! on Screen by Playbill Staff

The cinematic adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical premiered October 11, 1955.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Donald Jordan to Retire from Oklahoma City Repertory by American Theatre Editors

Jordan will assume the title of founding artistic director emeritus in summer 2021.

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Greg Berlanti, Shakina Nayfack, Dan Fogler and More To Be Featured on MY FIRST SHOW Podcast

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and 2019 ACLU/NYCLU honoree Eva Price (Oklahoma!, Jagged Little Pill), who was recently announced on the inaugural list of Crain's Notable LGBTQ Leaders …

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Checking In With… Rebecca Naomi Jones, Star of Oklahoma!, Significant Other, American Idiot, More by Andrew Gans

Jones can be heard on the new album (I Am) Nobody’s Lunch, part of The Michael Friedman Collection from Ghostlight Records.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Emily Havea joins the Cast of Black Swan’s production of Oklahoma! by Arts Review

Black Swan State Theatre Company has announced that actor Emily Havea (Wentworth, Harrow, The Secrets She Keeps) has been cast as cowman Curly McLain in their forthcoming production of Oklah…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Doe Doe Green: The Original Gabe by Trav S.D.

Doe Doe Green (Thomas Overton, 1888-1944) started his performing life as a rodeo clown and comedian at the 101 Ranch in his native Oklahoma. He then worked his way east as a comedian on the …

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Friday, September 18, 2020
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Sierra Boggess, Julian Ovenden, and Ted Chapin to Talk Rodgers and Hammerstein in New Podcast by Logan Culwell-Block

The first episode, now available, digs into the duo's first collaboration: Oklahoma!

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Odds & Ends: Kristin Chenoweth Creates New MFA Program at Oklahoma City University by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Get Schooled By Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth has partnered with her alma mater Oklahoma City…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Kristin Chenoweth to Lead Master Classes for New Screen Acting Degree From Oklahoma City University and ALRA

The School of Theatre at Oklahoma City University will partner with British drama school Academy of Live and Recorded Arts for a new Master's Degree program in Screen Acting, it was announ…

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Checking In With… Tony Nominee Mary Testa, Star of Oklahoma!, 42nd Street, On the Town, More by Andrew Gans

Testa can be heard on the new album (I Am) Nobody’s Lunch, part of The Michael Friedman Collection from Ghostlight Records.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 31 - Broadway Cookbook, Making of OKLAHOMA!, and More

This week's newly-announced releases include a Broadway cookbook, a book about the making of Oklahoma!, and more.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

QUIZ: Which Year Did These Original Productions Open?

The revival of Oklahoma opened in 2019. But do you know the year the original production opened? Take our latest quiz to test your knowledge!

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

"Our backburner-pipe-dream." by Angela Tricarico

by Brad Standley …

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Friday, August 21, 2020

'Broadway Sings BLOOD ROCK' is Now Available on iTunes and Apple Music, Featuring Andy Mientus, Damon Daunno, and More!

 Broadway Sings Blood Rock The Musical, a new six song EP featuring Tony nominees Damon Daunno (Curly in Oklahoma!) and Robert Torti (Starlight Express), and Andy Mientus (Broadway Les …

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Musical of the Month: Floyd Collins: The Creative Team by JK

As with most shows, Floyd Collins was brought to the stage by a team with varying levels of experience. Whether it was their first show or one of many, all of them have continued to have su…

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Celebrate Ado Annie’s First Kiss With the Actors Who Have Taken on the Iconic Oklahoma! Role by Marc J. Franklin

August 15 marks the would-be wedding anniversary for the girl who cain't say no.

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Thursday, August 6, 2020
Saturday, August 1, 2020

The Most Meaningful Shows of 2019 For Me by Broadwayandme

For those of us who write about culture, the holiday season includes making Top 10 lists. But this year, I’ve decided against trying to anoint the best shows I’ve seen or even tallying u…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020
Monday, July 27, 2020

Elderly Hipster Proud to Say He Liked "Oklahoma!" Before It Was Cool by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Hirschhorn. @rebeccachelseah. QUEENS, New York – After the upsurge of young theatregoers expressing interest in Rodgers and Ha...

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Clips From Aida, 42nd Street, Spamalot, and Oklahoma! to Stream on Muny's Next 2020 Summer Variety Hour Live! by Andrew Gans

Chloe O. Davis' My Tribute to Black Broadway and Black Choreographers: I Thrive Now Because You Dared Then will also be presented.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Southwest: Hot Spot Survival by American Theatre Editors

As the pandemic rages through Arizona, Texas, and Oklahoma, theatres adjust their models and make new commitments, while one New Mexico theatre goes under.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita Welcome Their First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita are parents. Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita was born on July 7, according to People. "The new parents are overjoyed and excited for this new journey …

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