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
    Ryan Silverman, Robert Joy and More Will Join Erin Davie and Emily Padgett in SIDE SHOW at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Announced!
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced complete casting for its production of Side Show that runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from June 14 to July 13, 2014. Side Show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger, and is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. Sam Davis will serve as musical director and arranger and will conduct the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The Kennedy Center production of Side Show is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse. Press opening night is Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

    'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 23rd, 2014
    by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 23, 2014

    The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The latest Jeff Award nominations, 'Brigadoon' gets cast, 'The Sound Of Music' and 'Motown' light up the Loop, new musicals from Writers Theatre and American Theater Company, 'Nunsense,' 'The Wild Party,' a new web series to support and more! (more...)

    London Festival of Cabaret to Run 6-22 May
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

    World premieres, brand new shows and classic songbook - the LONDON FESTIVAL OF CABARET spreads its wings across London in May. Celebrating all things songbook, the LFOC will play at eight venues in the Capital from TUESDAY 6 MAY to THURSDAY 22 MAY 2014. (more...)

    Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 21-27
    by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 21, 2014

    The last batch of shows open on Broadway this week, in anticipation of the start of the 2014 Awards season. The final four include: THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, CASA VALENTINA, and CABARET. Get your tickets now! (more...)

    Foothill Music Theatre to Take a Trip to the SOUTH PACIFIC, 7/24-8/10
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

    Foothill Music Theatre will present the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical SOUTH PACIFIC, running July 24 - August 10, 2014 at the Smithwick Theatre, Los Altos, Calif. (more...)

    SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/18/2014
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

    BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4/18/2014. (more...)

    New York City Ballet Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center with Spring Gala on 5/8
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

    New York City Ballet announced today that its 2014 Spring Gala on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm will feature a special one-time-only program designed by NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the opening of the New York State Theater (now the David H. Koch Theater) at Lincoln Center, as well as celebrate its future with a World Premiere ballet by choreographer Justin Peck and composer Sufjan Stevens. (more...)

    York Theatre Company Extends INVENTING MARY MARTIN Through 5/25
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

    Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company has announced a one-week extension of the world premiere production of the new musical revue, Inventing Mary Martin, that will now play through Sunday afternoon, May 25, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue) where performances began earlier this week on April 15. Opening Night is Sunday evening, April 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

    Paper Mill Playhouse Reveals 'Which SOUTH PACIFIC Character Are You?' Quiz
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    Are you Bloody Mary or Nellie Forbush? Are you more a Emile de Becque or Luther Billis? Are you star-crossed lovers like Cable or Liat? Find out now by taking Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Which SOUTH PACIFIC character are you?' quiz. Click HERE to get started! (more...)

    THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS to Debut at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre, 4/22-6/1
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    The Tony Award-winning musical 'The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess' makes its triumphant debut at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre, opening Wednesday, April 23 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. Performances continue through June 1, 2014. (Preview April 22.) (more...)

    Lin-Manuel Miranda's FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Gets Full Season Order!
    by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    Lin Manuel turned to Twitter to share the breaking news that his original series Freestyle Love Supreme received a 10-episode order from Pivot network (more...)

    Julie Budd to Lead Surflight Theatre's 'SOME ENCHANTED EVENING,' 6/11-15
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    Award-winning vocalist Julie Budd stars in Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein, kicking off Surflight Theatre's 65th Season of 'Broadway at the Beach' from June 11-15. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Erin Mackey, Mike McGowan & SOUTH PACIFIC Cast Celebrate Opening Night at Paper Mill Playhouse
    by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 15, 2014

    Paper Mill Playhouse continues its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan, South Pacific is directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night after party below! (more...)

    York Theatre Company's INVENTING MARY MARTIN Begins Performances Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

    The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) continues the 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical , Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, music supervision and arrangements by David Krane, music direction by Lawrence Goldberg, co-directed and choreographed by Bob Richard, with original music and lyrics by legendary composers Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Vernon Duke & Howard Dietz, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, No?l Coward, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne & Carolyn Leigh, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, and Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, among others. (more...)

    Photo Flash: York Theatre's INVENTING MARY MARTIN World Premiere Begins Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

    The York Theatre Company continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical, Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, with music supervision and arrangements by David Krane, music direction by Lawrence Goldberg, co-directed and choreographed by Bob Richard, and original music and lyrics by legendary composers Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Vernon Duke & Howard Dietz, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, Noel Coward, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne & Carolyn Leigh, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, and Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, among others. The four-member cast will feature Cameron Adams, Jason Graae, Lynne Halliday, and Emily Skinner. Scroll down to meet them! (more...)

    2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces More Productions and Readings, 7/7-27
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced additional productions and readings for its 2014 Festival. This year's Festival will begin July 7 and continue through July 27. An additional slate of concerts and other events will be announced shortly. (more...)

    Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 14-20
    by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 14, 2014

    Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

    Tony Winner Hal Linden Coming to Cafe Carlyle, 5/20-24
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    Tony award-winning actor/performer Hal Linden returns to the New York stage for six performances with his "Hal Linden Live in Concert" cabaret style, big-band classics inspired live show at Manhattan's Cafe Carlyle - 35 East 76th Street, NY, NY 10075 - from May 20th though May 24th. (more...)

    Roslyn Kind, Susan Eagan & More Set for 54 Below this Week
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

    Telly Leung, Hannah Elless and More Set for 'WE'LL TAKE MANHATTAN' Benefit to Support Operation Smile, 6/10
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    For one night only producer Caleb Ryan and friends are reviving the timeless music of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart to raise money for Operation Smile as part of a new Broadway charitable initiative 'A Broadway Smile' (more...)

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