20/06/2022 · A thousand pages of correspondence by Oscar Hammerstein II, the lyricist for such musicals as Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Carousel and The Sound of Music are available to a wide public for the first time.
Collectively, the musicals of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II earned 42 Tony Awards, 15 Academy Awards, two Pulitzer Prizes, two Grammy Awards and 2 Emmy Awards. In 1998 Rodgers & Hammerstein were cited by Time Magazine and CBS News as among the 20 most influential artists of the 20th century and in 1999 they were jointly commemorated on a U.S. postage stamp.
The official website of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Explore the rich history of the team that redefined musical theatre.
12/07/2022 · I refer to the lyricist and librettist Oscar Hammerstein, the author of “South Pacific” and “The King and I” and so many other musicals, who is now the subject of a just published, and ...
03/08/2022 · The Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center's July 11 gala, which featured performances from Broadway favorites Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, and Justin Guarini, raised nearly ...
Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the duo of Rodgers and Hammerstein.The musical is based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs.Set in farm country outside the town of Claremore, Indian Territory, in 1906, it tells the story of farm girl Laurey Williams and her courtship by two rival suitors, cowboy Curly McLain and the sinister and frightening farmhand Jud Fry.
30/09/2019 · Golden age musicals were special in that they played a huge role in popular culture. A few of the popular musical theatre trends at the time included feel-good shows, book musicals, Rodgers & Hammerstein, love stories, French culture, and big dance numbers. The 1940s-1950s are also referred to as the “golden age” of musical theatre.