The producers of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, have announced final casting for the show’s West End transfer to the Wyndham’s Theatre in London.
Georgina Onuorah and Phillip Olagoke complete the cast as Ado Annie and Cord Elam. Georgina most recently appeared in The Wizard of Oz at the Curve Theatre. Her other credits include Millennials (The Other Palace), Cinderella (Gillian Lynne Theatre) and Dick Whittington (National Theatre).
Phillip Olagoke theatre credits includes The Glass Menagerie (Duke of York’s Theatre), A Number (The Old Vic), Farewell Leicester Square (The Talking Horse at The Place) and David Copperfield (Barn Theatre).
As previously announced, reprising their roles from the Young Vic run are Raphael Bushay (Mike), Arthur Darvill (Curly McLain), James Patrick Davis (Will Parker), Stavros Demetraki (Ali Hakim), Greg Hicks (Andrew Carnes), Rebekah Hinds (Gertie Cummings), Anoushka Lucas (Laurey Williams), Marie-Astrid Mence (Lead Dancer), Liza Sadovy (Aunt Eller) and Patrick Vaill (Jud Fry).
Oklahoma! will start performances on 16 February at the Wyndham’s Theatre, running to 2 September 2023.
Reimagined for the stage by Daniel Fish, the production played a sold-out run at the Young Vic last year, having previously transferred to Broadway from St. Ann’s Warehouse winning the Tony Award for Best Musical Revival.
Listed as the most recommended show of 2022 and 2023, the production recently won Best Musical at the Evening Standard Awards 2022, and Best Musical Performance for Patrick Vaill, and is nominated for 8 WhatsOnStage awards, including Best Musical Revival. You can read a round-up of reviews from the Young Vic production here.
Oklahoma! is co-directed by Daniel Fish and Jordan Fein, with Orchestrations and Arrangements by Daniel Kluger and Co-Music Supervision by Daniel Kluger and Nathan Koci. Choreographer is John Heginbotham, set designers are by Lael Jellinek and Grace Laubacher, costume design by Terese Wadden, lighting by Scott Zielinski, sound by Drew Levy, and projection design by Joshua Thorson.