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Sunny Smith, Elliot Lane, and Lynda Clark star as Laurey, Curly, and Aunt Eller in Temple Theatre's presentation of "Oklahoma!" (photo by Peggy Taphorn)

Temple Theatre’s Rendition of the 1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein Musical “Oklahoma!” Is a Hit

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II came together in 1941 and broke the mold of American Musical Theater with Oklahoma!, by reversing the process and writing the lyrics first and then the music. As it turned out, that also meant the songs bore partial responsibility for telling the story, rather than breaking away from it,… Read More ›