The 5-acre farm in Doylestown, Pa., where Oscar Hammerstein II wrote his epochal musicals is being turned into a museum and education center.
For years he was the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization’s secret weapon, with an impeccable ear and an ideal combination of passion and practicality.
In 4 excerpts from a new collection of letters to and from the great musical writer and producer, we read his thoughts on matters large and small, as well as his advice for a young Sondheim.
From a vintage ‘Cinderella’ to the bracing ‘Is God Is,’ there’s something for every palate this week.
Why the Tony-winning revival of R&H’s musical sounds more string-band country than traditional musical theatre.
A bio sums up Rodgers & Hammerstein’s achievement, and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s memoir is surprisingly lively.
Two new revivals—one ebulliently LGBTQ, another brooding and immersive—make this musical warhorse run in new directions.
From the repeal of a Pennsylvania anti-theatre law to the premieres of ‘Oklahoma!’ and ‘M. Butterfly,’ March was a memorable month for theatre.
The minimalist production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic brought the story to life through mime and movement.
American musicals have often returned to Asian themes and settings—as theatrical tourists. ‘Allegiance’ starts closer to home.