Drawing by George Wachsteter (1911-2004), promoting `Oklahoma!` the Broadway Musical, with Harold (Howard) Keel replacing Alfred Drake in the lead role of Curley, ca 1946. He is depicted with (l to r), Bruce Hamilton as Jud Fry, Ruth Weston as Aunt Eller, Mary Hatcher as Laurey, Dorothea McFarland as Gertie Cummings and David Burns as Persian Peddler. This production ran March 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948 at the St James Theatre. Bruce Hamilton appeared as Jud May-Sept, 1946.
This illustration is on 15.00" x 20.00" illustration board with a 10.00" x 15.50" image. Used for the New York Journal-American. Some soiling.