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Synopsis

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s first collaboration set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, love’s journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road.

Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Original dances by Agnes de Mille
Based on the play “Green Grow the Lilacs” by Lynn Riggs

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Staff
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Producers Rosalie Andrews
Debbie Nelson
Director Phil Skiver
Musical Director Richard Nelson
Choreographer David Yanez
Technical Director Tom Trafton
Stage Manager John Berger
Lighting Designer Tom Trafton
Costume Designer Bonnie Mertz
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Cast
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Aunt Eller Muriel Brem
Curly McLain Frank Vanella
Laurey Williams Shelly Andrews
Ike Skidmore Lee Krahenbuhl
Slim Jack Ray
Will Parker Donald Walton
Jud Fry Rod Pintello
Ado Annie Peggy Fischer
Ali Hakim Bob Fairless
Gertie Cummings Lorrie Mertz
Carnes Mike Smurthwaite
Cord Elam E. John Mondo
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