This past Friday and Saturday, Lennox High School students presented “Oklahoma!” by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Both nights the students performed in front of a full house. Below are photos from Friday night’s performance, taken by Wendy Sweeter.
The lead roles included Aunt Eller (played by Lilly Sanchez), Curly (played Noah Sayler), Laurey (played by Nevaeh Voeltz), Will Parker (played Zander Hazuka), Jud Fry (played Carter Dose), Ali Hakim (played by Isaiah Sayler), and Ado Annie Carnes (played by Lizzy Rieck). Other cast members included Ike Skidmore (played by Isaak Booker), Fred (played by Riley Nelson), Slim (played by Elijah Johnson), Gertie Cummings (played by Miriam Welch), Ellen (played by Alek Kilene), Kate (played by Ariana Poppens), Sylvie (played by Charlee Jorgensen), Armina (played by Liz Hanisch), Aggie (played by Sophie Sanchez), Virginia (played by Maddigan Van Sickle), Vivian (played by Emersen Lee), Andrew Carnes (played by Madix Havard), Cord Elam (played by Skyler Plucker), Mike/Joe (played by Karson Iken), Sam (played by Duncan Johnson), and Party Girls (played by Izzy Gerdes, Kathryn Loewe, Gracie Wood, Haley Washam, Allison Schulz, and Lucy Carlson). Stage Managers included Graycee Postma and Jensen Hoefert and Stage Crew members included Olivia Dohlmann, Harper Lee, and Saliah Feather.
Music for “Oklahoma!” is by Richard Rogers, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on the play “Green Grow the Lilacs” by Lynn Riggs, original choreography by Agnes de Mille. It was presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of the Rogers and Hammerstein Organization.