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Ta'Nika Gibson and Antoine L. Smith. Photo by AdamsVisCom.

Video: The making of groundbreaking ‘Oklahoma!’ at Denver Center

In this behind-the scenes video, hear from Director Chris Coleman and his team about setting ‘Oklahoma!’ in a historically correct African-American town.

Donna Bryson: How a black ‘Oklahoma!’ is an even more deeply American story

The end of the play serves as an ominous foreshadowing to the struggles black Americans would face in coming decades.

After 75 years, ‘Oklahoma’ through a colorful new lens

Chris Coleman is setting the classic musical in an African-American town, and he looks forward to the conversations that spurs

Video, photos: Your first look at Denver Center’s ‘Oklahoma!’

Your first look at the Theatre Company’s groundbreaking 75th Anniversary production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical.

Scenic Designer: This ‘Oklahoma!’ will look real, visceral and raw

Here, a ‘beautiful morning’ is about the satisfaction of getting one more day to work and live as a free man

‘Oklahoma!’ museum visit reveals shadows underneath the sunlight of history

Cast of ‘Oklahoma!’ discovers a past few of them ever knew existed at Denver’s Black American West Museum

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‘Oklahoma!’ first rehearsal: What does it mean to be American?

Denver Center begins work on reimagined classic setting Rodgers and Hammerstein’s first musical in an African-American town

“This musical is such a quintessential expression of what it means to be American,’ Chris Coleman said of the DCPA Theatre Company’s upcoming production of ‘Oklahoma!’ ” Photo by Adams VisCom.

Cast and creatives for ‘Oklahoma!’ announced

Director Chris Coleman taps into an overlooked piece of American history when there were 50 all-black towns in the state.

Deeper dive: Your first look at a new ‘Oklahoma!’

‘Experiencing that sense of possibility expressed by a community we haven’t seen telling this story opens up new windows on what it means to be…