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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:
    Male
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    BWW Review:  WHAT THEY DID FOR LOVE a Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch and Burt BacharackBWW Review: WHAT THEY DID FOR LOVE a Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch and Burt Bacharack
    by Steve Wilson - Apr 26, 2015

    What They Did For Love: The Songs of Marvin Hamlisch and Burt Bacharach continues at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th, through May 17. J. Kent Barnhart, Producing Artistic Director of the Playhouse, accompanies Melinda MacDonald, Tim Noland, and LeShea Wright, on piano and vocally. Barnhart emcees the production displaying his wit and sense of humor as he reveals often little known history about the songs and their creators. (more...)

    Count Basie Orchestra, Daniel Reichard and More Headed to Birdland, Week of 5/4Count Basie Orchestra, Daniel Reichard and More Headed to Birdland, Week of 5/4
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup foráMay 4 -áMay 10, featuring The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra witháguest vocalist Carmen Bradford,áDaniel Reichard in a special Mother's Day concert,áBarbara Carroll, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

    Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daryl Roth & George C. Wolfe Appointed to NYC Theater Subdistrict CouncilLin-Manuel Miranda, Daryl Roth & George C. Wolfe Appointed to NYC Theater Subdistrict Council
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

    Mayor de Blasio today appointed Lin-Manuel Miranda and Daryl Roth and reappointed George C. Wolfe to the Theater Subdistrict Council.áAs members of the Theater Subdistrict Council, they will be responsible for administering the Theater Subdistrict Fund and allocating grants with the goal of promoting the production of new theater work, developing new audiences, and showcasing Broadway's role in the history of American theater. Through its grants, the TSC has supported 37 theater education, audience development and accessibility programs as well as new theatrical works. From providing startup funds for new programs to enhancing or expanding existing programs of great impact, the TSC has recognized innovation and excellence in New York City theater. (more...)

    New Block of Tickets Goes on Sale Tomorrow for HAMILTON on BroadwayNew Block of Tickets Goes on Sale Tomorrow for HAMILTON on Broadway
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

    A new block of seats to the musical HAMILTON on Broadway go on sale Friday, April 24 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available for purchase through March 27, 2016 via phone, online or at the box office of the Richard Rodgers Theatre (246 W. 46 St.). (more...)

    Save 20% on Tickets to 'Magical' CAROUSEL at Lyric Opera of Chicago Starring Osnes, PasqualeSave 20% on Tickets to 'Magical' CAROUSEL at Lyric Opera of Chicago Starring Osnes, Pasquale
    by Contests - Broadway - Apr 23, 2015

    Save 20% on all performance of this critically acclaimed production of one of Rodgers and Hammerstein's most beloved musicals. Critics are loving Carousel, calling it 'transcendent,' (Huffington Post)á'legendary,' and 'huge, audaciously daring, and bracingly human.' (BroadwayWorld)á 'There's romance, humor and pathos, with spectacle galore...ináwhat can only be called a dream of a musical.' (Chicago Theatre Review) (more...)

    Opera North's CAROUSEL to Return to the UK This SpringOpera North's CAROUSEL to Return to the UK This Spring
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

    A hit production of the classic American musical, Carousel, is returning to the UK stage this spring. (more...)

    Madonna's Rep Denies Singer was Texting During HAMILTON Performance: 'It's Not True'Madonna's Rep Denies Singer was Texting During HAMILTON Performance: 'It's Not True'
    by Caryn Robbins - Apr 21, 2015

    Today, US Weekly reports that Madonna's rep Liz Rosenberg has released a statement on the incident to their site, commenting, 'It's not true.' (more...)

    Clarence Brown's 2015-16 Season to Feature SOUTH PACIFIC, THE 39 STEPS & MoreClarence Brown's 2015-16 Season to Feature SOUTH PACIFIC, THE 39 STEPS & More
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

    The Clarence Brown Theatre announces its nine-play lineup for the 2015/2016 Season, which includes a gut-busting spoof of a Hitchcock thriller, a Steinbeck classic, two holiday productions, the World Premiere of a CBT-commissioned comedy, a Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece, and more! Season subscriptions are on sale now starting at just $115 and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 865-974-5161. (more...)

    2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

    The Drama League has announced the 2015 Drama League Awards Nominees this morning - check out the complete list! (more...)

    Nikki M. James, Gabriel Ebert & More Head Off-Broadway for LCT3's New Musical PRELUDESNikki M. James, Gabriel Ebert & More Head Off-Broadway for LCT3's New Musical PRELUDES
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

    Eisa Davis, Gabriel Ebert, Nikki M. James, Joseph Keckler, Chris Sarandon, and Or Matias, on piano, begin rehearsals today for the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of PRELUDES, a new musical by Dave Malloy, inspired by the music of Sergei Rachmaninov, developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin. (more...)

    Broadway's Daniel Reichard Will Return to Birdland Jazz Club, 5/10Broadway's Daniel Reichard Will Return to Birdland Jazz Club, 5/10
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

    The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced the return of Broadway and concert star Daniel Reichard, who will return to Birdland on Sunday, May 10 at 6pm, with a show celebrating the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The evening will feature selections from the celebrated songwriting team's catalogue, including rarely-heard jewels and treasured classics alike. (more...)

    National Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature MOTOWN, CINDERELLA & MoreNational Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature MOTOWN, CINDERELLA & More
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

    Broadway at the National announces its 2015-16 season, featuring the Washington premieres of Motown The Musical, the story of Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul, the Tony« Award-winning Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, with its fresh new take on the beloved tale, and the reconceived adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, featuring additional new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The full subscription series also includes the highly anticipated return of Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, as well as everyone's favorite orphan, Annie. (more...)

    Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, 5/12-31Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, 5/12-31
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

    Community and collaboration are the watchwords of Bristol Riverside Theatre's production of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, running May 12-May 31. Co-directed by Susan D. Atkinson and Amy Kaissar, the high-voltage drama, which concludes BRT's Mainstage Season, features an ensemble of professional actors Keith Baker, Kevin Bergen, Mark Collmer, Brian Brillinger, Laura Giknis, Marc LeVasseur, Shamus Hunter McCarty, P. Brendan Mulvey and Sabrina Proffitt performing alongside Bucks County community members. The production is supported in part by a generous grant from PECO. (more...)

    HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Bans Madonna from Backstage Due to Her Texting During PerformanceHAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Bans Madonna from Backstage Due to Her Texting During Performance
    by Caryn Robbins - Apr 20, 2015

    HAMILTON creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter to reveal that for the first time, he requested that a celebrity in the audience of the hit off-Broadway musical be banned from a backstage visit. (more...)

    BWW Feature: April Showers Show Tunes Bring Young LoveBWW Feature: April Showers Show Tunes Bring Young Love
    by Matt Tamanini - Apr 19, 2015

    "April showers may come your way, they bring flowers that bloom in May!" So go the words of the old Tin Pan Alley song. When the days begin to get longer, and the daffodils work to pop up through the dirt, we know that spring is just around the corner. April is that gateway to birds singing, grass growing, and romance blooming. This month we look at spring and the season's sweet rains that give life to young love. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Lucy Liu and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Pay a Visit to HAMILTONPhoto Flash: Lucy Liu and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Pay a Visit to HAMILTON
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2015

    The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail opened February 17, 2015 at the Public Theater. It has hosted an unprecedented number of A-list celebrity attendees from Jimmy Fallon to Bernadette Peters. The latest to join the line-up of Hamilton visitors are Jesse Tyler Ferguson (MODERN FAMILY) and Lucy Liu (ELEMENTARY). Check out photos of the stars with the cast, below! (more...)

    MATILDA, NEWSIES, and More to Lead Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2015-2016 U.S. Bank Broadway SeriesMATILDA, NEWSIES, and More to Lead Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2015-2016 U.S. Bank Broadway Series
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2015

    The Fabulous Fox Theatre is thrilled to announce its remarkable 2015-2016 U.S. Bank Broadway Series featuring five new hits that are making their St. Louis debuts. (more...)

    Photo Flash: The First Lady Visits HAMILTON Off-Broadway!Photo Flash: The First Lady Visits HAMILTON Off-Broadway!
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2015

    The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics byLin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail opened February 17, 2015 at the Public Theater. It has hosted an unprecedented number of A-list celebrities from Jimmy Fallon to Bernadette Peters. The latest celebrity to join the line-up of HAMILTON visitors is none other than the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. Check out a photo of her with the cast, below! (more...)

    World Premiere Musical MANNů AND WIFE to Open Lyric's Plaza Theatre's 2016 SeasonWorld Premiere Musical MANNů AND WIFE to Open Lyric's Plaza Theatre's 2016 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

    MANN... AND WIFE, a new musical by Douglas J. Cohen and Dan Elish based on Elish's novel Nine Wives, will receive its world premiere at Lyric's Plaza Theatre in February of 2016. This musical will continue the new works initiative started in 2014 with TRIANGLE by Tom Mizer, Curtis Moore, and Joshua Scher and continuing in October 2015 with BERNICE BOBS HER HAIR by Adam Gwon and Julia Jordan. (more...)

    BWW #TBT CD Reviews: Kelli O'Hara's WONDER IN THE WORLD and ALWAYS are CharismaticBWW #TBT CD Reviews: Kelli O'Hara's WONDER IN THE WORLD and ALWAYS are Charismatic
    by David Clarke - Apr 16, 2015

    Originally from Oklahoma, Broadway superstar Kelli O'Hara has been thrilling New York audiences as Anna Leonowens in Lincoln Center Theater's Broadway revival of THE KING AND I. While she is busy putting the final touches on this cherished, classic role before the critics take their seats for opening night, I am exploring her charismatic solo albums WONDER IN THE WORLD, a collection of classic tunes arranged and orchestrated by Harry Connick, Jr., and ALWAYS, a collection of music from Broadway shows and gifted musical writers. (more...)

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