Casting Announced for Goodspeed Oklahoma!
Jenn Thompson is set to direct the production.
Goodspeed Musicals has announced casting for its upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Jenn Thompson will direct the production, which is set to run July 14-September 23 at the Goodspeed in East Haddam.
The cast will include Rhett Guter as Curly, Samantha Bruce as Laurey, Terry Burrell as Aunt Eller, Jake Swain as Will Parker, Gizel Jimenez as Ado Annie, C. Mingo Long as Andrew Carnes, Matthew Curiano as Ali Hakim, and Matt Faucher as Jud Fry. The ensemble will feature Kelly Berman, Morgan Cowling, Lauren Csete, Mark Deler, Tamrin Goldberg, and Tripp Hampton as well as Olivia Nicole Hoffman, Kate Arrington Johnson, Howard Kaye, Morgan McCann, Andrew Ryan Purcell, Alex Ringler, Marco Antonio Santiago, Alex Stewart, Madison Turner, Rebecca Brudner, and Aaron Patrick Craven.
The original Broadway production of Oklahoma! opened on March 31, 1943. It features classic songs including "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," "The Surrey With the Fringe on Top," as well as the title tune.
The production will feature choreography by Katie Spelman, scenic design by Wilson Chin, costume design by Tracey Christensen, lighting design by Philip Rosenberg, sound design by Jay Hilton, and wig and Hair design by Mark Adam Rampmeyer. Music direction will be by Michael O'Flaherty.