Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Dancer-Choreographer Susan Kikuchi Passes Away at 74 by Margaret Hall

Ms. Kikuchi was involved in 15 different productions of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, re-staging Jerome Robbins' ballet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:24PM
Monday, November 21, 2022

Watch: Go Inside the Interactive, Multi-Level Museum of Broadway by Playbill

The Museum of Broadway, the interactive, multi-floor museum located at 145 West 45th Street, opened its doors for the first time November 15. The new venue highlights more than 500 individua…

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

#27 – Steve Silverman: “Go Home and Write, Steve” by Automatic Episode Import

Critically acclaimed, award-winning writer/director/producer Steve Silverman’s work has been called ‘Sly’ by the Los Angeles Times, which is his all-time favorite single-word review. T…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 04:00PM
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…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Friday, October 14, 2022

LEGEND: THE CAREER OF ANGELA LANSBURY, PART 3 by Ron Fassler

Angela Lansbury (1925–2022).In yesterday’s column, Angela Lansbury’s whirlwind of activity in the 1970s was explored. Not only did she perform on Broadway and the West End, as well as …

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 12:50PM
Thursday, October 13, 2022

1776 at the American Airlines Theatre by Richard Seff

In Oscar Hammerstein’s book and lyrics for “The King and I,” there is a phrase used by the King whenever his own behavior seems to contradict itself causing him confusion. The phrase w…

SOURCE: onandoffbroadwaytheaterreviews.com at 10:34AM
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 …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:20PM
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Odds & Ends: George Takei, Utkarsh Ambudkar & More Join Avatar: The Last Airbender by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. George Takei & More Board Avatar: The Last Airbender More casting has been revealed for Netflix's previously announced Avatar: …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:55PM
Monday, September 26, 2022

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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…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:00PM
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…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Friday, July 15, 2022

Bartlett Sher-Directed Revival of The King and I to Embark on U.K. Tour in 2023 by Andrew Gans

The touring production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic will launch in Canterbury.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

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Monday, June 20, 2022

#279 BAAYORK LEE, Director/Choreographer by Automatic Episode Import

Shows: A Chorus Line, Seesaw, Promises, Promises The one and only 4'10 bundle of dynamite, Baayork Lee, joins Kevin for a look back on her incredible career which includes appearances in The…

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

"June Is Bustin' Out All Over" from RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CAROUSEL (Official Lyric Video) by Rodgers & Hammerstein

"June Is Bustin' Out All Over" From Rodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Performed by Renée Fleming and the 2018 Broadway Cast Listen no…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:00AM
Monday, May 16, 2022

IT’S TONY SEASON by Ron Fassler

Harold Prince, victorious with Tony #20 for “Showboat,” with Gregory Hines (1995).Now that the 2022 Tony Awards nominations have been announced and campaigning is in full swing, as usua…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 08:53AM
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘[title of show]’ at Dominion Stage by Helen Ganley

Classical theater is flush with the self-indulgent concept of a “play within a play”—”Hamlet,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “The King and I,” to name a few. In the mo…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 08:36PM
Sunday, May 8, 2022

THE KING AND I with Mark Eden Horowitz & Joan Almedilla by Automatic Episode Import

In 1951, THE KING AND I changed musical theatre, and now in 2022, the modern world has changed THE KING AND I. While everyone can (and should) have an opinion on this work of art, this week…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 06:00AM
Thursday, April 28, 2022

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At THE SOUND OF MUSIC At La Mirada Theatre

BroadwayWorld has a first look at La Mirada's The Sound of Music starring Diane Phelan (Broadway: The King and I & South Pacific at Lincoln Center) as Maria, Christopher Carl (Broadwa…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:33PM

The Wedding | from RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA by Rodgers & Hammerstein

"The Wedding" From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Performed by Edie Adams and the CINDERELLA Ensemble Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Listen now to the CINDERELL…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM

Your Majesties (A List of the Bare Necessities) | from RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA by Rodgers & Hammerstein

"Your Majesties (A List of the Bare Necessities)" (Royal Dressing Room Scene) From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Performed by Dorothy Stickney, Howard Lindsay, George Hall and Iggie Wol…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

In My Own Little Corner (Reprise) | From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA by Rodgers & Hammerstein

"In My Own Little Corner (Reprise)" From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Performed by Julie Andrews and Edie Adams Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Listen now to t…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM

Stepsisters' Lament | From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA by Rodgers & Hammerstein

"Stepsisters' Lament" From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Performed by Alice Ghostley and Kaye Ballard Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Listen now to the CINDEREL…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

New Online and In-Person Exhibition Includes Design Drawings, Paintings, More From Hello, Dolly!, Cabaret, The King and I by Margaret Hall

Hosted by Helicline Fine Art, You’ll Be Swell! You’ll Be Great! features work from Boris Aronson, Jo Mielziner, Al Hirschfeld, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM
Monday, April 18, 2022

Broadway Casting Director Jay Binder Dies at 71 by Lindsey Sullivan

Jay Binder, a prominent Broadway casting director for over four decades and founder of Binder Casting, died at the age of 71 on April 15. Born in South Orange, New Jersey on March 11, 1951,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:12PM
Thursday, April 14, 2022

A Lovely Night | From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA by Rodgers & Hammerstein

"A Lovely Night" From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Performed by Julie Andrews, Ilka Chase, Alice Ghostley and Kaye Ballard Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II List…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM

When You're Driving Through the Moonlight | From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA by Rodgers & Hammerstein

"When You're Driving Through the Moonlight" From RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Performed by Julie Andrews, Ilka Chase, Alice Ghostley and Kaye Ballard Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:00AM
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Review: Betsy Morgan and Adam Jacobs Prove Good Fits for The King and I

Chicago's Drury Lane Theatre revives the classic musical with a cast of 33.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:42PM

Battle Royal: A Review of The King and I at Drury Lane Theatre by Dennis Polkow

Mary Rodgers, late daughter of composer Richard Rodgers, thought “The King and I” was the best of the Rodgers and Hammerstein collaborations.

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM
Monday, April 11, 2022

Photos: First Look At Adam Jacobs, Besty Morgan & More In Drury Lane's THE KING AND I

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Drury Lane Theatre's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Based on 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon,' with music by Richard…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:32PM
Sunday, April 10, 2022

Review: ‘The King and I’ at Drury Lane Theatre has a cast well worth the trip by Chris Jones

Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical might seem to be about the relationship between the authoritarian King of Siam and his feisty hired schoolteacher, but it’s also about change, acceptance …

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 02:00PM

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