Muny Season Kicks Off June 18 with Oklahoma!

News   Muny Season Kicks Off June 18 with Oklahoma!
 
Georgia Engel, James Clow and Leah Hocking are just some of the Broadway names who are featured in the production of Oklahoma! that begins performances June 18 at the St. Louis Muny, the nation's oldest and largest outdoor theatre.
Georgia Engel plays Aunt Eller in Oklahoma!
Georgia Engel plays Aunt Eller in Oklahoma!

The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical kicks off the Muny's summer season, which also features Grease (June 25-July 3), Hello, Dolly! (July 9-15), Peter Pan (July 16-22), The Pajama Game (July 23-29), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (July 30-Aug. 5) and Les Misérables (Aug. 6-15).

Directed by Paul Blake with choreography by Gemze DeLappe, the cast of Oklahoma! features Georgia Engel as Aunt Eller, James Clow as Curly, Catherine Brunell as Laurey, Dirk Lumbard as Will Parker, Leah Hocking as Ado Annie Carnes, Bruce Adler as Ali Hakim, Joneal Joplin as Andrew "Papa" Carnes, Stephanie Gibson as Gertie Cummings, Anthony Cummings as Jud Fry/Dream Jud, Rich Pisarkiewicz as Ike Skidmore, Elena Zahlmann as Dream Laurey, Victor J. Wisehart as Dream Curly, Robert Earl Gleason as Cord Elam and Preston Truman Boyd as Slim.

The ensemble comprises Brandon Bieber, Darren Biggart, Preston Truman Boyd, Kyle Brown, Julia Bullock, Sara Dobbs, Dana Domenick, Lois Enders, Neal Frederiksen, Stephanie Gibson, Robert Earl Gleason, Robert Hartwell, Angeline Holmes, Jeffery Hover Jr., Ashley Krupinski, Nathan Madden, Amanda McCroskery, Mary Catherine McDonald, Halle Morse, Sydney Laine Morton, Rich Pisarkiewicz, Liam Rhodes, Karilyn Ashley Surratt, Katya Sussman, Gia Grazia Valenti, Victor J. Wisehart, Amos Wolff and Elena Zahlmann.

Choreographer DeLappe played Dream Laurey in the original London production of Oklahoma! and has re-created Agnes de Mille's original choreography for the Muny. The musical will play through June 24.

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! score includes "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," "The Surrey with the Fringe On Top," "I Cain't Say No," "People Will Say We're in Love" and "Oklahoma." Tickets are available by calling (314) 361-1900, ext. 550; for more information visit www.muny.org.

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