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[Evelyn Wyckoff (Laurey replacement) and Bob Kennedy (Curly replacement) in Oklahoma!]

Image ID: 1819174

[Evelyn Wyckoff (Laurey replacement) and Bob Kennedy (Curly replacement) in Oklahoma!] (1945)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Evelyn Wyckoff (Laurey replacement) and Bob Kennedy (Curly replacement) in Oklahoma!]


: Darby, Eileen, 1916-2004 -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: Graphic House, Inc. (New York, N.Y.) -- Photographer

Created Date

: 1945

Specific Material Type

: photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.


: Adapted from the play Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs. Note 2.) Costume design by Miles White. Scenic design by Lemuel Ayers. Note 3.) Photograph by Graphic House, Inc. (Eileen Darby). Note 4.) Press release (1945) from the Theatre Guild: "Theresa Helburn...announced the signing of Bob Kennedy to take over the leading male role of 'Curly'...on Monday evening, June 11." Note 5.) Richard Rodgers project. Note 6.) Rodgers and Hammerstein. Note 7.) Stamped on verso: Graphic House, 149 East 40th St. New York, N.Y.

Production Notes

: Based on Lynn Riggs' play Green Grow the Lilacs, this musical opened March 31, 1943 at the St. James Theater and ran for 2,212 performances. It was Richard Rodgers' first collaboration with librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. Alfred Drake played Curly, with Joan Roberts as Laurey, Celeste Holm as Ado Annie and Lee Dixon as Will Parker.


: Billy Rose Theatre Collection scrapbooks / MWEZ+ n.c. 17,580


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Billy Rose Theatre Division

Catalog Call Number

: MWEZ+ n.c. 17,580

Digital ID

: 1819174

Record ID

: 1914606

Digital Item Published

: 5-12-2010; updated 4-9-2012

Rights Notice

: Copyright Eileen Darby.

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