Oklahoma! (West End)
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Oklahoma! (West End)

Oklahoma! (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

(315 Ratings)
Members say
Confusing, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing, Entertaining

About the Show

The Tony Award-winning reimagining of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical transfers to the West End.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (314)

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58 Reviews | 6 Followers
Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Masterful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to thinkkkkk.

Don't see it if You are expecting a classical production.

65 Reviews | 3 Followers
New, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You want a multi-sensory experience. It will challenge you for sure.

Don't see it if You are expecting a traditional version of this popular classic.

98 Reviews | 8 Followers
Bold, Delightful, Clever, Ambitious, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a brilliant casting with amazing singers and a story to tell. Be prepared to be emotionally moved

Don't see it if Don’t enjoy musicals or powerful songs

53 Reviews | 7 Followers
Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Arthur Darvill poured beer all over me, how could I not love this!!!!

Don't see it if It’s not what you expect from Oklahoma!, but I’d argue it’s better this way.

61 Reviews | 1 Follower
Must see, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy original takes on classic pieces that really draws out the intricacies and more menacing moments

Don't see it if you're an Oklahoma purist

88 Reviews | 7 Followers
Confusing, Enchanting, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to see an extremely dramatic and tense staging of a classic show.

Don't see it if you can't enjoy high concept theatre.

86 Reviews | 16 Followers
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You are into alternative pieces of theatre

Don't see it if You want to see a classical musical

62 Reviews | 7 Followers
Great singing, Great lighting, Profound, Thought-provoking, Edgy

See it if you want to see a revisionist, modernised and stripped back musical. To hear Arthur Darvill singing! For the wonderful live band & lighting.

Don't see it if you want a clear narrative or a traditional Oklahoma staging. There is also some audience interaction if you sit in the front stalls.

Critic Reviews (11)

The London Evening Standard
February 28th, 2023

“Though the music is as gorgeous as ever, this version strips away many of the folksy, hokey accretions the show has acquired over the years and finds something much darker and more powerful.”
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The Telegraph (UK)
February 28th, 2023

"The antithesis of the National’s much-loved revival a generation ago, this staging is cooler, darker, and feels completely new-minted"
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The Times (UK)
March 1st, 2023

“Some will praise it as an audaciously grungy reinvention; others will call it sacrilege. Watching it a second time, I still find myself marvelling at some of the innovations, wincing at others.”
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The Stage (UK)
March 1st, 2023

"Approaching the text with uncompromising clarity, director Fish intentionally excises much of the lightness from the show, excavating unspoken themes of sexual violence and criminal complicity along the way."
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Time Out London
February 28th, 2023

“It turns out that when people say ‘Sexy Oklahoma!’, they really mean it. Not because this production’s full of rippling biceps or heaving bosoms – or even actual sex – but because it’s an edgy, rock ‘n’ roll depiction of a community whose only way to cut loose is by having sex or firing a gun.”
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
February 28th, 2023

“This modern Oklahoma! is more than just okay, it’s a superb reinvention of a classic that reworks almost every element and makes it oh… what a beautiful evenin’ of theatre”
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March 1st, 2023

“...what is notable is that, for all the unconventionality of this version, the exquisite craftsmanship of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's original creation shines through.”
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All That Dazzles (UK)
March 3rd, 2023

“This production of ‘Oklahoma!’ really is unstoppable...With a fantastic cast, classic songs and brave direction, there really was no need to worry how this version would transfer. You’re doing fine, Oklahoma.”
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