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Aberdeen Arts Centre
33 King Street
AB24 5AA

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Brought to you by Phoenix Youth Theatre
_Oklahoma! _is one of the world’s most popular musicals. It was the first of a new genre, the first modern musical play, with one of the greatest and best-loved musical scores of all time.

Set in Indian Territory at the turn of the 20th century, just before Oklahoma became a State and joined the Union, the show’s storyline has not just one, but two love triangles.

Laurey Williams, who, along with her Aunt Eller, runs a farm near the small town of Claremore, has two admirers – Curly McLain, a local cowboy, brim-full of charm, and Jud Fry, the sinister farmhand in her employ. When they both propose to take her to the annual Box Social, Laurey is undecided. In a fit of pique and to make Curly jealous, Laurey eventually accepts Jud’s invitation, a decision she quickly regrets.

Meanwhile, Laurey’s friend, Ado Annie, is also torn between two admirers – Will Parker, who has just won the steer-roping competition in Kansas City, and the roving peddler, Ali Hakim. Ado Annie’s ‘pa’, Andrew Carnes, has insisted that Will must have $50 before he can marry his daughter. However, although he won $50 at the fair, Will has spent it all on presents, so still doesn’t have that all-important $50 cash!

Laurey’s dream, portrayed as a ballet, helps her to make up her mind about her love for Curly, Will eventually recovers the $50 he needs to ask for Ado Annie’s hand and the show finally reaches its happy ending as the farmers, cowboys and their families join in a celebration of the new-born State of Oklahoma.

From the enchanting opening of _Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’_ through the many wonderful songs, such as _I Cain’t Say No, People Will Say We’re In Love, The Farmer and the Cowman_, to the rousing title song itself, _Oklahoma!_ is a theatrical treat for the entire family.

Venue Information
All tickets are issued as E-Tickets. E-Tickets will be available to download or print upon completion of the booking. You don’t need to worry about having a printer - we can check your tickets on your phone, or you can let our staff/volunteers know the booker’s surname on the day.

A more detailed version of Aberdeen Arts Centre’s seating plan (including steps) can be viewed online at: www.aberdeenartscentre.com/visit

Tickets cannot be amended after purchase, so use this seating plan to ensure your party are not separated by a wall and that all your party are able to comfortably take their seats without access issues. We have a lift up to our auditorium but please note only seats D - G 25 & 26 and D - G 2 &3 are step free once on the auditorium level. Wheelchair spaces are located at J4 & J25.

If you need any assistance booking your tickets, please email boxoffice@aberdeenartscentre.com

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