July 27-Aug 1, 2010 - closed
At the Wells Fargo Pavilion
1419 H Street, Sacramento, CA, 95184
Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics and book by Oscar Hammerstein II. Based on "Green Grow the Lilacs" by Lynn Riggs.
More than a groundbreaking musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” celebrates the American pioneer spirit. Independent, warm-hearted women and befuddled, hard-headed men – rugged ranchers and dogged farmers – on one of the last American frontiers as it approaches statehood. From the beginning Rodgers and Hammerstein classics have been the cornerstone of a Music Circus summer; For our 60th season, we’re proud to present perhaps the most truly American work of the American musical theatre.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's "OKLAHOMA!" will open on July 27 with Jeremiah James reprising his role as Curly from the first national tour of the Cameron Macintosh revival. James also performed the role of Billy Bigelow in the West End revival of "Carousel." Playing opposite him as Laurey will be Brandi Burkhardt who starred in the Broadway production of "A Tale of Two Cities" and appeared in "Mamma Mia!" as Sophie. The production will be directed by longtime Music Circus director Marcia Milgrom Dodge, received her first Tony nomination this year for the revival of "Ragtime." Milgrom Dodge directed last summer's production of "Guys and Dolls." Bob Richard will choreograph and Michael Rice will be musical director. Broadway actors Heather Jane Rolff ("Shrek"), Michael D. Jablonski ("Cry-Baby") and Kevin Earley ("Thoroughly Modern Millie") will play Ado Annie, Will Parker and villain Jud Fry, respectively. Amir Talai, a familiar face from dozens of television guest appearances and movie roles, will play the peddler Ali Hakim. Broadway veteran Kay Walbye ("Urinetown," "Titanic" and "The Secret Garden") will play Aunt Eller, and Ron Wisniski will be Pop Carnes. The ensemble cast will The ensemble cast includes Kim Arnett, Kurt Domoney, Michael Dotson, Alexa Glover, Kolina Janneck, Jeff Kuhr, Ian Liberto, Nikki Della Penta, Aaron Pomeroy, Patrick Pulkrabek, Lisa Rohinsky, Vanessa Sonon, Merrill West, John B. Williford and Jeffrey Christopher Todd, who just completed a three-month run in "My Way" at The Cosmopolitan Cabaret, and Amanda Peet, a leading dancer with The Sacramento Ballet, as Dream Laurey.
- Recomended for theatregoers 8 and over.
- Available as part of the seven-show subscription package. Please call beginning January 25 by calling (916) 557-1999.
- Available as part of a 3-show Mini-Series packages beginning Monday, April 19, through the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office at (916) 557-1999.
- Discounts for groups of 12 or more. Reserve beginning January 25 by calling (916) 557-1198.
- Single-show tickets on sale Monday, May 17, at 10 a.m. through the Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office, 1419 H Street, by phone at (916) 557-1999, or online through Tickets.com.
|Performance||Price||Availability||Order on line|
|Tuesday, July 27 at 8 p.m.||$50||On Sale Monday, May 17|
|Wednesday, July 28, at 8 p.m.||$50||On Sale Monday, May 17|
|Thursday, July 29, at 2 p.m.||$41||On Sale Monday, May 17|
|Thursday, July 29, at 8 p.m.||$50||On Sale Monday, May 17|
|Friday, July 30, at 8 p.m.||$53||On Sale Monday, May 17|
|Saturday, July 31, at 2 p.m.||$50||On Sale Monday, May 17|
|Saturday, July 31, at 8 p.m.||$53||On Sale Monday, May 17|
|Sunday, August 1,at 7:30 p.m.||$50||On Sale Monday, May 17|
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Best availability - A green star means that at least 250 seats (about 10 percent of the house) are available for sale.
Limited availability - A yellow yield sign means that less than 250 seats (about 10 percent of the house) are available for sale. These performances can be expected to sell out soon. Seating will likely be limited to the last two rows of the theatre, or to random single tickets throughout the house.
Very limited availability- A red stop sign means that less than 100 tickets are available for sale. In most cases this means that there may not be two tickets next to each other.