Dreams are ripe for the picking in Oklahoma! With a spring in their step and a song in their hearts, cowboys, farmers, and travelling salesmen alike have chased their destinies to a land that promises everything they could hope for: love, opportunity, and a brighter future. The first collaboration by the legendary team of Rodgers and Hammerstein became a landmark musical for its rollicking music and stunning dance numbers. This joyful presentation will solidify why it has stood the test of time.
Directed by artistic director Chris Coleman in his Denver debut and choreographed by Dominique Kelley (dancer in La La Land), this production is set in one of the 50 all-African-American towns in the early days of the Oklahoma Territory. Discover an overlooked piece of American history as one small community stakes its claim on a place that is full of hope.