Broadway Musicals: Oklahoma!

Painting of a man and woman dancing in cowboy clothing with a farm in the background

Artist: Wilson McLean
Art director: Terrence W. McCaffrey
First day of issue: March 30, 1993

Oil on canvas

Wilson McLean was granted special permission to use an unusually large canvas for this poster-like stamp artwork. Although the faces of Laurey and Curly do not represent specific performers, the stylized background was inspired by the set from the first production of Oklahoma! in 1943.

Art of the Stamp