In this tale of the most phenomenal collaboration in Broadway history - that of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II - Overture and Finale revisits the creation of their two most beloved hits: Oklaboma!, their first show together, and The Sound of Music, their last. Full of eyewitness accounts based on interviews with people involved in the original productions, Overture and Finale makes the reader present at the creation of these Rodgers & Hammerstein hits. Among the illustrations there are some rare archival photos from rehearsals and out-of-town tryouts.
Publisher: Back Stage Books Released: 1999
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