Green grow the lilacs: a play

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S. French, 1931 - Drama - 164 pages
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Drama / 10m, 4f, extras

This evocative play charting the rocky romance between headstrong farmgirl Laurey and cocky cowhand Curley in a tale of early America during the settlement of the midwest was the basis of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma! Using the colorful vernacular of the period, Green Grow the Lilacs paints a picture of pioneer farmlife with colorful characters and language, presenting a dramatic challenge to professionals and amateurs alike.

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Lynn Riggs (1899 -- 1954) was the author of numerous plays, including Green Grow the Lilacs, the basis for the musical Oklahoma!

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