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Oklahoma!, Starring Rebecca Naomi Jones and Ali Stroker, Extends

Damon Daunno and Mary Testa also star in Daniel Fish’s production at St. Ann’s Warehouse.

Rebecca Naomi Jones will star in Oklahoma! at St. Ann's Warehouse.
Rebecca Naomi Jones will star in Oklahoma! at St. Ann's Warehouse.
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St. Ann's Warehouse has extended its run of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! through October 11. Directed by Daniel Fish, previews will begin September 27.

Inspired by Fish's 2015 production at Bard College, this reimagined Oklahoma! brings audiences and artists together under the vast canopy of St. Ann's Warehouse and makes this classic musical feel as though it were written for today's America. This intimate production has no chorus, a seven-piece band, a theater repurposed as a community social hall, and chili shared by the audience and actors at intermission.

The company will feature Bard cast members Damon Daunno (Curly), Mary Testa (Aunt Eller), Patrick Vaill (Jud Fry), James Patrick Davis (Will Parker), Mallory Portnoy (Gertie Cummings), and Mitch Tebo (Andrew Carnes) alongside Rebecca Naomi Jones (Laurey), Ali Stroker (Ado Annie), Michael Nathanson (Ali Hakim), Anthony Cason (Cord), and Will Mann (Mike).

The creative team includes Daniel Kluger (new orchestrations, arrangements, and music supervision), John Heginbotham (new choreography), Nathan Koci (music direction), Laura Jellinek (scenic design, based on an original concept by John Conklin), Terese Wadden (costume design), Scott Zielinski (lighting design), Drew Levy (sound design), and Joshua Thorson (projection design).