Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Classic Musical 'Oklahoma!' Gets a New, Darker Look

The musicals of Rodgers and Hammerstein have been staples of the American theater since they were created in the 1940s and '50s. In just the last few years, South Pacific and The King and I have seen Tony-winning revivals. Now, a highly experimental version of their first musical is being staged at the Bard SummerScape Festival in upstate New York. Oklahoma! was different from the beginning. When it opened on Broadway in 1943, musical numbers were not an intergral part of the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter