Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
alto: A low singing voice for women.
baritone: A low singing voice for men.
cast: The people who perform in a play or musical.
collaboration: When people come together to create something.
composer: The person who creates music.
choreographer: The person who creates the dance moves and teaches them to the performers.
chorus: A group of people who perform songs.
ensemble: Can refer to the entire cast or a group of performers in the background of scenes.
finale ultimo: The closing song in a musical.
folk song: A song passed down from generations within an area.
legislature: A body of elected individuals who vote bills into law.
love triangle: A romantic predicament that involves three people.
lyricist: The person who writes the words for songs.
overture: The piece of music, traditionally instrumental, that opens the musical.
peddler: A traveling salesman
playbill: A printed list of the cast and characters given to the audience at a show.
plot: The events that happen within a play or musical.
production: The performance of a play or musical when viewed by an audience.
rehearse: Performance practice before a show opens to the public.
reprise: A shortened version of a song repeated later in a play or musical.
run: The amount of time the musical is performed.
score: The written form of a song.
script: The printed text of a play or musical.
soprano: A high singing voice for women.
surrey: A four-wheeled wagon attached to a horse.
tabled: To delay a decision or discussion.
tenor: A high singing voice for men.