Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile Presents “Oklahoma!”

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile continues its 2019-2020 performing arts series with the production of “Oklahoma!”, a musical of love and tragedy in the territory of what is now the state of Oklahoma.

“Oklahoma!” will premiere on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. at Murphy High School. Murphy High School is located at 100 South Carlen St. Mobile, AL 36606.

Admission is $25 for adults, and $10 for students with valid ID. Tickets are available for purchase at

“Oklahoma!” follows the story of Laurey Williams, a farm girl trying to choose between two rival suitors. The fight for love and the competition that ensues ultimately leads to someone’s demise, turning this fun love story into a tragedy.

Stewart Hawley, chair of theatre in the Alabama School of the Arts and director of “Oklahoma!” says, “The energy and excitement of Oklahoma! is irresistible. You will leave the theater with spirits lifted, believing in the overwhelming power of love, community, and the human spirit. This show is a brilliant example of what American Musical theatre is all about.”

“Oklahoma!” is conducted by Christopher Lovely, assistant professor of music.

For more information, contact the Roger Breland Center for Performing Arts box office at 251.442.2383.

University of Mobile offers a variety of performing arts degrees in the Alabama School of the Arts. For more information, visit or call 251.442.2222.


 About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Amber Kelley

Amber Kelley is the marketing communications specialist for University of Mobile. Amber received her Bachelor of Science in Communication from UM. As marketing communications specialist, Amber writes press releases and other content for UM. She is passionate about serving in her youth group at Redemption Church. She enjoys spending time outside, reading a good book and watching romantic comedies on Netflix.