This chapter examines the creative process behind the musical Oklahoma!. It discusses Richard and Oscar Hammerstein's account of the creation of the show and their fidelity to Lynn Riggs's play Green Grow the Lilacs. The chapter also provides information on the drafting of the text and lyrics and the composition of the music for Oklahoma!.
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