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  • Richard C. Rodgers

  • Date Of Birth:
    June 28, 1902
    Date Of Death:
    December 30, 1979 (77)
    Birth Place:
    New York, NY, USA
    Gender:
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    SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 12/26/2014SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 12/26/2014
    by BWW - Dec 26, 2014

    BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 12/26/2014. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/25 - PAL JOEYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/25 - PAL JOEY
    by Stage Tube - Dec 25, 2014

    Today in 1940, Pal oey opened at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Pal Joey is a musical with a book by John O'Hara (from his novel of the same title) and music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart based on a character and situations O'Hara created in a series of short stories published in The New Yorker. It includes two songs that have become standards: 'I Could Write a Book' and 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered'. (more...)

    FLASH SPECIAL: Sondheim By The Decade, Part 1 - 1950s & 1960sFLASH SPECIAL: Sondheim By The Decade, Part 1 - 1950s & 1960s
    by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 24, 2014

    The feature film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved fairy tale musical INTO THE WOODS is coming to movie theaters nationwide on Christmas Day and BroadwayWorld celebrates the man behind the music and lyrics with a new series highlighting the work of the iconic composer and lyricist, kicking off today with a look at his work in the 1950s and 1960s. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Paige Faure Sings 'In My Own Little Corner' From CINDERELLASTAGE TUBE: Paige Faure Sings 'In My Own Little Corner' From CINDERELLA
    by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2014

    Paige Faure -- star of the RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA tour -- recently sang 'In My Own Little Corner' for the Chicago Tribune. The show is currently playing at the Cadillac Palace Theatre through January 4. Watch below! (more...)

    Tony Nominee Andrew Lippa Coming to Millikin University for New Musicals WorkshopTony Nominee Andrew Lippa Coming to Millikin University for New Musicals Workshop
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

    Millikin University's Department of Theatre and Dance welcomes Tony and Grammy Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa as this year's guest artist for Millikin's New Musicals Workshop Jan. 16-18, 2015. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: LIZ CALLAWAY Celebrates the Holiday Season with Warm, Spirited, and Infectiously Uplifting Show at 54 BelowBWW Reviews: LIZ CALLAWAY Celebrates the Holiday Season with Warm, Spirited, and Infectiously Uplifting Show at 54 Below
    by Alix Cohen - Dec 23, 2014

    Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress Liz Callaway's latest offering at 54 Below, Celebrate!, will send you into the cold night feeling better about everything. Callaway celebrates the holidays, family, and personal milestones with Disney-like buoyancy that never becomes cloying. Hallmarks of natural stage authority, vibrant vocal clarity and theatrical investment in lyrics can be counted on with this empathetic artist. (more...)

    Breaking News: Renée Fleming Will Make Broadway Debut in Kathleen Marshall-Helmed LIVING ON LOVE; Opens in April 2015!Breaking News: Renée Fleming Will Make Broadway Debut in Kathleen Marshall-Helmed LIVING ON LOVE; Opens in April 2015!
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

    Producers Scott Landis and Philip Morgaman have confirmed that 4-time Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming will make her Broadway debut this spring in the new comedy Living on Love by two-time Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. The production begins performances on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 and will open on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Living on Love will play an 18-week engagement through Sunday, August 2, 2015.Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, December 29, 2014. (more...)

    Liz Callaway, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this WeekLiz Callaway, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this Week
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

    Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

    Liz Callaway to CELEBRATE! the Holidays at 54 Below, Beginning TonightLiz Callaway to CELEBRATE! the Holidays at 54 Below, Beginning Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

    Broadway favorite Liz Callaway returns to 54 Below this holiday season in Celebrate!, running tonight, December 22 through the 27th at 7 PM (no show on Christmas Day, December 25). (more...)

    Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 22-28 Featuring Liz Callaway, Christine Pedi, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 22-28 Featuring Liz Callaway, Christine Pedi, and More!
    by Louisa Brady - Dec 21, 2014

    Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Liz Callaway's Celebrate!, A Charlie Brown Christmas in Concert, Christine Pedi: Snow Bizness, An Evening of Garland, and Sondheim Unplugged 2014. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 12/21/2014
    by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for Chicago (more...)

    ABC Airs THE SOUND OF MUSIC as a Sing-A-Long for First Time TonightABC Airs THE SOUND OF MUSIC as a Sing-A-Long for First Time Tonight
    by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2014

    The ABC Television Network will air 'The Sound of Music,' the Rodgers & Hammerstein cinematic treasure, TONIGHT, DECEMBER 21 (7:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT). (more...)

    SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 12/19/2014SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 12/19/2014
    by BWW - Dec 19, 2014

    BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 12/19/2014. (more...)

    Idina Menzel stars in If/Then, "THE BEST MUSICAL OF 2014!"Idina Menzel stars in If/Then, "THE BEST MUSICAL OF 2014!"
    by Contests - Broadway - Dec 19, 2014

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    UK's JERRY'S GIRLS to Open at St. James Studio in 2015UK's JERRY'S GIRLS to Open at St. James Studio in 2015
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

    30 years after it opened on Broadway, musical revue Jerry's Girls will be revived in a limited two-week run at the St. James Studio, it was announced today. On sale now. Featuring songs from classic musicals including Hello Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage Aux Folles, Jerry's Girls brings together an all-female cast to celebrate Jerry's special gift for writing songs that capture the true spirit of the great American musical, honouring the legacy of the multi Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist of some of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time. (more...)

    Steven Houghton & More to Join Danielle Hope in THE SOUND OF MUSIC 2015 UK TourSteven Houghton & More to Join Danielle Hope in THE SOUND OF MUSIC 2015 UK Tour
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

    One of the greatest musicals of all time, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, returns to the stage in a magnificent new production which opens on Thursday 15 January at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley ahead of a major national tour. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/18- PAL JOEYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/18- PAL JOEY
    by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2014

    Today in 2008, the third Broadway revival of Pal Joey opened at Studio 54, where it ran for 85 performances. Pal Joey is a musical with a book by John O'Hara (from his novel of the same title) and music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart based on a character and situations O'Hara created in a series of short stories published in The New Yorker. The original 1940 Broadway production was directed by George Abbott and starred Gene Kelly. There have been several revivals since, including a 2008-09 Broadway run, and a 1957 film adaptation starring Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth and Kim Novak. (more...)

    AUDIO: Listen to Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing Cut Song from IN THE HEIGHTS- 'I'm Out'AUDIO: Listen to Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing Cut Song from IN THE HEIGHTS- 'I'm Out'
    by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2014

    In the Heights might have wrapped up its Broadway run back in 2011, but creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is still treating fans to lost treasures from the show. Below, check out a demo track of 'I'm Out'- a cut song, in which Lincoln Rosario, Nina's brother, aspires to a songwriting career and quits the family taxi business. (more...)

    VIDEO: Nene Leakes Talks Coming to Broadway in CINDERELLA: 'I Was Afraid'VIDEO: Nene Leakes Talks Coming to Broadway in CINDERELLA: 'I Was Afraid'
    by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

    Nene Leakes stopped by today's LIVE to talk about making her debut as the wicked stepmother 'Madame' in Broadway's CINDERELLA. (more...)

    The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

    The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. 'We look forward to bringing their vision and talent to our grand stage.' (more...)

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