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Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Sunday, January 29, 2023

John Raitt & Jan Clayton Perform "If I Loved You" | General Foods Special by Rodgers & Hammerstein

On March 28, 1954, original Broadway cast members Jan Clayton (Julie Jordan) and John Raitt (Billy Bigelow) performed “If I Loved You” from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel in a two-ho…

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Friday, January 27, 2023

Remembering Jerome Kern | Rodgers & Hammerstein: In Their Own Words by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Before Oscar Hammerstein II partnered with Richard Rodgers, he built a successful career with composer Jerome Kern. The duo is most notably known for their musical SHOW BOAT. In honor of Ker…

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
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Wednesday, January 11, 2023
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Thursday, December 15, 2022

"The Sound of Music" from THE SOUND OF MUSIC | A Look At Oscar Hammerstein II's Lyrics by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Before it became the iconic opening number we know today, THE SOUND OF MUSIC's title song went through many rounds of revisions. Take a peek at Oscar Hammerstein II's early drafts, and disco…

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Thursday, November 3, 2022
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Friday, October 28, 2022
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Friday, October 21, 2022

"Edelweiss" from THE SOUND OF MUSIC | A Look At Oscar Hammerstein II's Lyrics by Rodgers & Hammerstein

On October 21, 1959, Rodgers & Hammerstein inserted a new song, "Edelweiss," into THE SOUND OF MUSIC during its pre-Broadway run in Boston. The composition would be the final lyrics Oscar Ha…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Merging Music & Lyrics | Rodgers & Hammerstein: In Their Own Words by Rodgers & Hammerstein

In a shift from their previous partnerships, Rodgers & Hammerstein developed a new writing process in their collaboration: Hammerstein often crafting the lyrics first, and Rodgers composing …

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
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Thursday, September 1, 2022
Monday, August 29, 2022
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Cinderella: The Reunion on ABC | Tune in August 23rd! by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Join us for a magical evening celebrating the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking 1997 version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella! Tune in to ABC beginning on Tuesday, August 23 at 8…

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Friday, August 5, 2022
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Friday, July 22, 2022

A Promising Partnership | Rodgers & Hammerstein: In Their Own Words by Rodgers & Hammerstein

In July 1942, The Theatre Guild announced that Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were teaming up for their first collaboration: a musical adaptation of GREEN GROW THE LILACS. Their ne…

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Monday, June 27, 2022

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