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My colleague and I have been wondering about this for a while...If you're referring to a title with a question mark or exclamation mark, which typically requires quotation marks around it, should you use a comma along with exclamation mark and quotation mark when continuing the sentence?

For example, should it be:

Newtown Arts Company will present Rogers and Hammerstein's classic musical “Oklahoma!,” the second show in its 2008 season.

OR:

Newtown Arts Company will present Rogers and Hammerstein's classic musical “Oklahoma!” the second show in its 2008 season.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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"Oklahoma!," is the correct version. Since the exclamation point is actually a part of the title, it's akin to having another letter in its place. For example, if the title of the play were "Oklahoman," you would place the comma within the quotes. The rule doesn't change with the exclamation point.
Newtown Arts Company will present Rogers and Hammerstein's classic musical " 'Oklahoma!' The Second Show " in its 2008 season.

OR

Newton Arts Company will present the second show of Rogers and Hammerstein's classic musical "Oklahoma!" in its 2008 season
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