Thursday, January 6, tickets to the Oklahoma performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein by Marion County 4-H Performing Arts! for sale. The group will give three performances April 7-9 at the Princess Theater in South Pittsburg. Tickets for the show are $ 12 and can be found at:
In previous years, plays staged by 4-H Performing Arts were only available to students at Marion County High School, but this year will be the first time students at South High School Pittsburg and the Richard Hardy Memorial School participate in the show.
According to the event page, “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s first collaboration remains, in many ways, the most innovative, setting the standards and rules of modern musical theater. In western territory just after the turn of the 20th century, a spirited rivalry between local farmers and cowboys provides a colorful backdrop for Curly, a charming cowboy, and Laurey, a spirited farmer, to play in. their love story. Their romantic journey, as bumpy as a ride on a country road, contrasts with the comedic exploits of cheeky Teen Annie and hapless Will Parker in a musical adventure embracing hope, determination and the promise of a new one. Earth.
The first performance of Oklahoma! on Broadway was in March 1943 and ran for 2,212 performances before finally closing in May 1948. The five-year run as “Oklahoma!” would have on Broadway would be the longest running time that a single play would have until “My Fair Lady” in 1956.
Last year, 4-H Performing Arts’ performance was a theatrical adaptation of Adam Sandler’s film “The Wedding Singer” and soon after it went on sale tickets for all four performances were sold out, so tickets were sold out. who want to attend the show are advised to purchase their tickets as soon as possible.