(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)
Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein, Jr. are considered the fathers of modern American musical theatre. Their OKLAHOMA opened the door to musicals with meaningful storylines, and the integration of lyrics, dancing and music to help move the plot along.
As with all of Rogers and Hammerstein’s musicals, there is a strong societal and moral base. This aspect of their scripts is usually highlighted …more…