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'Oklahoma!' preview, fundraiser slated for Nov. 1

October 10, 2018 - Robbie Goodrich
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Reservations are still being accepted to attend the "Oklahoma!" preview and fundraiser presented by the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre and SFA Culinary Café from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the café on the SFA campus.

"What a great way to support the cast and crew of 'Oklahoma!' while enjoying a delicious lunch at the Culinary Café," said Angela Bacarisse, professor of theatre and director of "Oklahoma!"

The School of Theatre will present Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical "Oklahoma!" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Nov. 6 through 10, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. Another performance is at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8.

Based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, "Green Grow the Lilacs," "Oklahoma!" is the first musical written by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, features choreography by Agnes de Mille.

Patrons attending the fundraiser will have the opportunity to meet the student stars of the show and hear a preview of the familiar songs from "Oklahoma!" Guest host will be Brad Maule.

Only 50 seats are available for the event, which costs $25 per person. Reservations: https://payment.sfasu.edu/C20200_ustores/web/classic/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=722

The Culinary Café is located in the College of Education Annex (former Early Childhood Lab), 1620 Raguet St. For additional information, contact Bacarisse at (936) 468-1126.