Rodgers and Hammerstein refers to the duo of composer Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and lyricist-dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960), who together were an influential, innovative and successful American musical theatre writing team. They created a string of popular Broadway musicals in the 1940s and 1950s, initiating what is considered the "golden age" of musical theatre.
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s cinematic treasure THE SOUND OF MUSIC airs as part of DisneyABC’s special 25 Days of Christmas programming event, SUNDAY, DEC. 16 (7:00-11:00 . We Mourn the Loss of Heather Menzies-Urich. In addition, the cast album earned a Gold Record and the Grammy Award. Florence Henderson starred in the first national tour, which played for over two years, and Jean Bayless created the role of Maria in the original London production, which ran for over six years - still the record-holder as the longest running American musical in London. Ernest Lehman, who worked with Rodgers and Hammerstein on the screen adaption of THE KING AND I, did similar honors here. Richard Rodgers himself took an active role in the movie and significantly amended the score.
In 1983, Dorothy Rodgers and Dorothy Hammerstein hosted a party in Los Angeles for Yul Brynner on the occasion of his 4,000th performance as the King in The King and I. In 1989 JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, an anthology of the er's musicals, opened at the Imperial Theatre NY featuring "The Small House of Uncle Thomas"" ballet from THE KING AND I. Susan Kikuchi, daughter to original cast member Yuriko, danced her mother's role of Eliza. The show also featured the Broadway premiere of the Irving Berlin song ""Mr. The King And I - Background. Rodgers & Hammerstein's first musical play based on a true story was also the first project brought to them by a star who wanted to play the leading role.
Complete your Rodgers & Hammerstein collection. Rodgers & Hammerstein – Music from Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific. Genre: Stage & Screen. Style: Year: Tracklist. There's Nothing Like A Dame.
Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers. London Theatre Orchestra. 2. Some Enchanted Evening. Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers. 3. Younger Than Springtime. 5. This Nearly Was Mine.
The King and I. Film. Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific starring Mitzi Gaynor returns to cinemas today with Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies: TCM! ww. athomevents. 51. Happy Thanksgiving! In Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, Nellie performs "Honey Bun" for the troops during the fictional Follies of 1943! How will you be spending the holiday today? .
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GROSS: So because Rodgers and Hammerstein are such a famous pair now and their songs and their shows are so famous, we take it for granted that people always recognized what a great pairing this would be. But that's actually not what happened. Yeah, initially there was a lot of skepticism about them. The female star of South Pacific was Mary Martin, who later starred in Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound Of Music. Why don't we hear Mary Martin singing the title song from "The Sound Of Music. PURDUM: And the problem was that Rodgers and Hammerstein couldn't really quite bring themselves to make it clear that this was all happening in a whorehouse. They kind of cleaned it up, and it seemed a little bit like a USO post or something.
The King And I by Rodgers & Hammerstein. South Pacific by Rodgers & Hammerstein. Flower Drum Song by Rodgers & Hammerstein. King And I by Rodgers & Hammerstein. The King And I by Rodgers & Hammerstein. South Pacific With Original Broadway Cast by Rodgers & Hammerstein. View all albums . George Feyer Takes You To Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific & Oklahoma! By: Rodgers & Hammerstein (1958, Stage & Screen). 1. Introduction: There Is Nothin’ Like A Dame.