Mannford’s very own, Miss Myriah of Myriah Thompson School of Dance will be performing with Theater Tulsa in the upcoming musical, “Will Rogers Follies”. Needing an experienced and talented tap-dancer, choreographer Kara Staiger contacted Miss Myriah and asked her to join the show. “Will Rogers Follies” is being performed in rep with “Oklahoma” at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
“Will Rogers Follies” won six Tony Awards in 1991 including Best Musical and Best Original Score. Show Times: Aug. 19-20, 26-27 at 8 p.m.; Aug. 20-21 at 2 p.m.; Sept. 2 at 8 p.m., Sept. 3 at 2 p.m. at the John H. Williams Theatre. “The Will Rogers Follies” tells the story of his amazing life (1879-1935) in a series of Ziegfeld Follies-style song-and-dance numbers. With a book by Peter Stone, music by Cy Coleman, and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, the show won six 1991 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score.