A Tony nominee for his choreography for the Broadway musical The Color Purple, Byrd will collaborate with 5th Avenue producing director Bill Berry, who will direct the classic musical. Oklahoma! will run July 8-Aug. 6, 2011. Oklahoma! marks Byrd's first production with the 5th Avenue Theatre; however, his company, Spectrum Dance, has been involved in the 5th Ave productions of West Side Story and On the Town.
Designing Oklahoma! will be Walt Spangler (scenic design), Alejo Vietti (costume design), Tom Sturge (lighting design) and Zach Williamson (sound design).
Tickets for Oklahoma! are available as part of the 5th Avenue's 2010-2011 season subscription. Phone (206) 625-1900 or visit 5thAvenue.