Lynn Riggs





Lynn Riggs


Born
in Claremore, Oklahoma, The United States
August 31, 1899

Died
June 30, 1954

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Rollie Lynn Riggs (August 31, 1899 – June 30, 1954) wrote 21 full-length plays, several short stories, poems, and a television script.

The Theatre Guild produced his most well-known play, Green Grow The Lilacs, on Broadway in 1931, where it ran for 64 performances. The musical Oklahoma!, based on Riggs' play, opened on Broadway on March 31, 1943, and ran until May 29, 1948 for 2,212 performances.

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Green Grow the Lilacs: A Play

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