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State Fair archiveSet against the colourful backdrop of an American heartland tradition, State Fair travels with the Frake family as they leave behind the routine of the farm for three days of adventure at the 1946 annual Iowa State Fair. Mom and Pop have their hearts set on winning blue ribbons for best boar and best homemade mincemeat, whilst their daughter and son find both love and heartbreak in the romance of the busy fairground. The Academy Award winning score including such Rodgers and Hammerstein classics as It Might as Well Be Spring and It's a Grand Night for Singing. Based on the 1945 and 1962 films with additional songs that were either featured in, or cut from, other Rodgers and Hammerstein shows including Oklahoma!, Pipe Dream, Allegro and Me and Juliet, the stage version opened on Broadway in 1996 where it received four Tony nominations (including Best Original Score).


Gemma Boaden, Karl Clarkson, Lewis Grant, Jodie Jacobs, Michael Kent, Robine Landi, Laura Main, Gillian McCafferty, Stephen McGlynn, Helen Phillips, Phillip Rham, Susan Travers, Richard Vincent, Anthony Wise


Music: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein
Book by(s): Tom Briggs, Louise Mattioli
Producer: Nick Robinson (for Stage Taylor)
Director: Thom Sutherland
Design: Philippa Mumford
Lighting(s): Howard Hudson, Mike Robertson
Choreographer: Sally Brooks
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State Fair

State Fair (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T0572204784. Details of all State Fair archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1710

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3 Aug 10
11 Sep 10
Trafalgar Theatre
West End
Greater London

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