Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rogers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on Lynn Riggs’ 1931 play Green Grow the Lilacs. Set in Oklahoma Territory outside the town of Claremore in 1906, it tells the story of a cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams. A secondary romance concerns cowboy Will Parker and his flirtatious fiancée, Ado Annie.