Oklahoma! Announces Complete Casting for Broadway
The production will star Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ali Stroker, and more.
Casting has been announced for the Bard SummerScape production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, directed by Daniel Fish, which is coming to Broadway direct from a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at St. Ann's Warehouse this past fall. Previews begin at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre on March 19 ahead of an official opening on April 7. It will play a limited engagement through September 1.
The production will star St. Ann's original cast members including Anthony Cason as Cord Elam, Damon Daunno as Curly McLain, James Davis as Will Parker, Gabrielle Hamilton as Lead Dancer, Rebecca Naomi Jones as Laurey Williams, Will Mann as Mike, Mallory Portnoy as Gertie Cummings, Ali Stroker as Ado Annie, Mitch Tebo as Andrew Carnes, two-time Tony Award-nominee Mary Testa as Aunt Eller, and Patrick Vaill as Jud Fry. Joining the cast for the Broadway run is Will Brill (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, You Can't Take It With You) as Ali Hakim.
The creative team for Oklahoma! includes Daniel Kluger (orchestrations, arrangements, and music supervision), John Heginbotham (choreography), Nathan Koci (music direction), Laura Jellinek (scenic design), Terese Wadden (costume design), Scott Zielinski (lighting design), Drew Levy (sound design), and Joshua Thorson (projection design).
Oklahoma! features music by Richard Rodgers, and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the play Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs, with original choreography by Agnes de Mille.