209th Anniversary Season · America's Oldest · Founded 1809
Production History

An American Musical Romance to Celebrate!

Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair

Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Tom Briggs and Louis Mattioli
Based on the screenplay by Oscar Hammerstein II and the novel by Phil Stong

2008-2009 Season
Mainstage Production History

As we begin our 200th season, what better way to celebrate than with a big old-fashioned American musical comedy—Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair! Leave the farm in Iowa and head off to the State Fair for blue ribbons and dreams of success. Find romance and adventure on the Midway. Wonderful surprises await you in this Broadway musical based on the classic Academy Award-winning film. The sumptuous score includes "It Might As Well Be Spring," "You Never Had it So Good," and "It's a Grand Night for Singing." Set against the colorful backdrop of an American heartland tradition, Rodgers & Hammerstein'sState Fair is a winning start to this historic season!

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