Richard Rodgers News

Also Credited As:
  • Richard C. Rodgers

  • Date Of Birth:
    June 28, 1902
    Date Of Death:
    December 30, 1979 (77)
    Birth Place:
    New York, NY, USA
    Gender:
    Male
    Dorset Theatre Festival to Stage New Lucy Thurber Musical
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

    Dorset Theatre Festival will present the song cycle from Dillingham City by the exciting writing team of Lucy Thurber and Matt Gould, as part of their New Play Reading Series on August 9th at 3 pm. The presentation, which will include songs from the show in development as well as a talk with the writers about their process, will be directed by Kent Nicolson, the acclaimed Director of Musical Theater and Literary Associate for Playwrights Horizons in New York City. A talk-back with the writers, cast and director will occur directly after the presentation. (more...)

    SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 8/1/2014
    by BWW - Aug 01, 2014

    BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 8/1/2014. (more...)

    Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Talk Great American Songbook & CHEEK TO CHEEK
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 30, 2014

    Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple Great American Songbook standards and the performers discuss the new project in a new red carpet video interview. (more...)

    BOEING BOEING to Join MURDER FOR TWO and 'GIRLS ONLY' for the 2014-15 CLO Cabaret Series
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

    Pittsburgh CLO has announced that Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation Boeing Boeing will join the Pittsburgh premiere of Off-Broadway hit Murder For Two and audience favorite Girls Only - The Secret Comedy of Women to complete the 2014-2015 CLO Cabaret Series. (more...)

    Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Discuss New Duets Album On Red Carpet
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 29, 2014

    Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple Great American Songbook standards and the performers discuss the new project in a new red carpet video interview. (more...)

    IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, RUMORS & THE SOUND OF MUSIC Set for BrightSide Theatre's 4th Season
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

    Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak have announced BrightSide Theatre's 4th Season - 2014-2015 - 'Celebrating Friends & Family' - It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Rumors, and The Sound of Music. 'These three pieces of theatre entertain us as we celebrate what it means to have the love of friends and family in our lives,' explains Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak. From the warmth of the holiday spirit, to the hilarious lengths we go to help our friends, to creating our own loving families as we travel the journey of life - come celebrate at the theatre with friends and family. (more...)

    Lady Gaga Sings PAL JOEY In New Tony Bennett Duets Album Live Tease
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 28, 2014

    Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new standards duets album and a new live tease of Gaga performing a showstopper from PAL JOEY is now available to view. (more...)

    Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: July 28- August 3
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 2014

    Later this week a star-studded revival returns to Broadway- YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. Get your tickets now while you can! (more...)

    Pittsburgh CLO Guild to Honor Scholarship Recipients at 2014 Luncheon, 8/6
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

    The Pittsburgh CLO Guild has announced that The Constance T. Rockwell, Dolores and Walter Bold and the Charity Randall Foundation Scholarship recipients will be honored at a luncheon on Wednesday, August 6 at the LeMont at 11:00am. The Pittsburgh CLO Guild offers college scholarship assistance to deserving students pursuing performing arts training, many of whom will be honored at this special luncheon. Also to be recognized are Moira, George and Morgan Davison for their service as Pittsburgh CLO Guild Ball Chairs. (more...)

    Natalie Weiss to Host Carner & Gregor's 2014 BARELY LEGAL Concert at 54 Below; Cast Announced!
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

    The final selected cast of musical theater writing team Sam Carner and Derek Gregor's 6th Annual "Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza" were announced today. (more...)

    Andy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA Tour
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

    Producers of the TonyŽ Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA,Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, have announced additional casting for the First National Tour launching in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) onOctober 10, 2014. (more...)

    BWW Preview: SOUTH PACIFIC Comes to the Off Center Theater in Kansas City
    by Steve Wilson - Jul 26, 2014

    The Tony Award winning 1949 musical South Pacific comes to the Off Center Theatre in Kansas City, Mo. from August 7 through August 24. This enduring love story is set on a tropical island during World War II. Richard Rodgers wrote the music with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and the book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan. Sarah Crawford directs the Musical Theatre Heritage production and provides musical direction with Jeremy Watson. (more...)

    THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- IF/THEN's Tamika Lawrence
    by BWW Staff - Jul 25, 2014

    In this week's edition, we caught up with Tamika Lawrence, who is starring as 'Elena' in If/Then- currently playing at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: First Look at Analisa Leaming, Tom Galantich and More in Starlight Theatre's SOUND OF MUSIC
    by Bob Compton - Jul 25, 2014

    The classic musical from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II is the fourth production of Starlight's 2014 Broadway season. It opens tonight, July 25 and runs seven consecutive nights through Thursday, July 31. A special Monday night performance is scheduled for July 28. Check out a first look below! (more...)

    Gabrielle Stravelli Extends Metropolitan Room Engagement Through 8/13
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

    GABRIELLE STRAVELLI, the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist, has extended her exclusive engagement at The Metropolitan Room through August. After sold out shows and amazing reviews - including a rave in The New York Times - a special encore performance has been added on Wednesday, August 13, in addition to remaining shows on Tuesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 31 at 7:00 PM. Stravelli, called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal, is known from her tours with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, appearances at the 92nd Street Y and her long-running Soho jazz brunch. Her new show, directed by nightlife legend Marilyn Maye, includes selections from her debut CD Waiting in Vain previews tracks for her upcoming sophomore release. The evening features classic standards like 'While We're Young' and 'Goody Goody,' pop hits such as 'Young Folks' (Peter, Bjorn and John) and 'Have You Ever Seen the Rain' (John Fogerty), in addition to distinctive original compositions. She is joined by Joshua Richman on piano, Pat O'Leary on bass and Eric Halvorson on drums. (more...)

    Treasures of NY Public Library for the Performing Arts - Al Hirschfeld's Drawing Table and Barber's Chair
    by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 25, 2014

    I have often referred to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as a living, breathing entity because its mission is to ensure that the performing arts live. At The Library for the Performing Arts, we house and preserve materials of the artistic process - the playwright's drafts, the composer's handwritten manuscripts, the artist's private correspondence, recordings, and more - and provide free access to these treasures for researchers, students, performers, and arts enthusiasts from around the world. (more...)

    SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 7/25/2014
    by BWW - Jul 25, 2014

    BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 7/25/2014. (more...)

    PORGY AND BESS National Tour Earns Highest-Grossing Week in Charlotte
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

    The National Tour of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, ends on a high note grossing $1,030,014 for the week closing July 20, 2014, making it the highest-grossing week on the tour. More than 15,000 people attended the show in Charlotte. (more...)

    Hal Leonard to Release Vocal Selections from Broadway's IF/THEN Later this Summer
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

    Hal Leonard has confirmed that Vocal Selections for Broadway's If/Then are set to be released later this summer, during the week of August 18th. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Nancy Opel & Paige Faure in CINDERELLA!
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

    The Tony Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA recently welcomed Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel to the cast, playing Cinderella's wicked Stepmother. Paige Faure also recently took over the title role of Broadway's favorite princess. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the latest cast in action below! (more...)

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