Susan Stroman

Interview: Trevor Nunn, Director

Sir Trevor Nunn, aged 63, directed “Oklahoma!” for the National Theatre in London in 1998 and filmed this screen adaptation before the production moved to the West End the following year. The revival opened on Broadway in March 2002. Sir Trevor was artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company for 18 years (1968-1986) and artistic […]

Production Credits

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Musical Selections

“Overture” Music by Richard Rodgers Orchestra “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’” Music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II Hugh Jackman “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top” Music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, Maureen Lipman “Kansas City” Music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and […]

Essay: A Record of a Performance

This new film of “Oklahoma!” preserves all the freshness and vitality of the original staging at London’s Royal National Theatre, the evocative designs of Anthony Ward, and the stunning choreography of Broadway’s own Susan Stroman, who is also responsible for the choreography in the smash hit musical version of “The Producers.” Filming musicals, of course, […]

Introduction

Still “doin’ fine” after 60 years, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s landmark American musical “Oklahoma!” is reborn in this film version of the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain’s award-winning production. Directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Susan Stroman, it set box office records during its run in London, and again on Broadway, with critics and […]