The 63rd season at Putnam County Playhouse will open with a production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!  It will be produced June 6-8 and June 11-15. Tickets are on sale at the box office in person or by telephoning 765-653-5880 between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily except Sunday.

Single tickets are $15 and can be reserved by credit card during regular box office hours only. There are no online sales. Volunteers are only available to sell tickets during regular box office hours. Seats are available for all performances, but especially for the added performance, Tuesday, June 11.

The production is sponsored by First National Bank.

To read more about our sponsor click HERE.

Director for Oklahoma! is Joshua S. Bain. Vocal and musical direction is by Kathryn Dory who is also the assistant director. Choreography is by Sarah Armitage and Jack Randall Earles. Lynne Tweedie is the production pianist. She is joined in the pit by Anita Newlin on keyboard, Dede Schwomeyer on percussion, Marcia Boswell on flute, Rebecca Terry on trumpet, and Neva Verbik on clarinet. Rehearsal pianist is Morgan Asher.

To watch an interview with director Bain, click HERE.

The cast will be headed by Grace Buehler as Laury Williams and Dustin Bond as Curly McClain. The comedy leads are played by Rachel Holland as Ado Annie and Ross Hanson (making his PCPH debut) as Will Parker.  Lacey Ring-Verbik plays Aunt Eller and Cameron Wunderlich is featured as Jud Fry. Buehler last appeared at PCPH as Nancy in Oliver, Bond was last seen as Homer in Morning’s At Seven. Holland was Hope Hampton in last season’s Anything Goes and Wunderlich was featured in The Play That Goes Wrong. Hanson is making his PCPH debut. Ring-Verbik is returning to the PCPH stage after a few seasons. She was featured in productions of A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum and Once Upon A Mattress.

Grace Buehler & Dustin Bond

Dylan Arnold is the peddler man, Ali Hakim; Kate Baughman is Gertie Cummins; Scott Armitage is Andrew Carnes, and Chris Wurster is Cord Elam.

Dylan Arnold & Lacey Ring-Verbik

The farmers and cowmen include Noah D. Pettit, Clay Glessner, Trenton Bright, Miles Jernagan, Corben Kirton, and Aiden Woods.

The cast of ladies includes Ashton Kirton, Suzanne Funk, Hannah Newlin, Hallie Rice, Emily Gray, Hannah McLaughlin, Catherine Ryan-Shrager, Samantha Funk, Cheyanne Newlin, Payton Kumpf, Clara Everett, and Josie Cox.

Joining ensemble members in the dream ballet with Kumpf, Glessner, and Cameron Wunderlich in leading roles are Jocelyn Gardner, Chloe Gardner, and Raylee O’Connor.

Costumes are by Pat Armitage.

Dylan Arnold & Scott Armitage

Stage manager for the show is Brandon Wunderlich assisted by Jennifer Wunderlich who is also the props manager. Stage crew includes Johnny Stogsdill. Set design was by Bain and C. Wunderlich. Set construction was by Cameron, Brandon, Jennifer & Mark Wunderlich, Bond, Ashton & Corben Kirton, and Linda Gjesvold.

Technical director is Bond. The sound board will be operated by Shelby Merrill and the light board operator is M.J. Cooper.

The cast rehearses a musical number.