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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on Sep 19, 2014 This week, the President celebrated the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, awarded the Medal of Honor to two American heroes, detailed U.S. efforts … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

Flower Drum Song was the eighth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. It was based on the 1957 novel, The Flower Drum Song, by Chinese-American author C. Y. Lee. The piece opened in 1958 on … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

The Sound of Music (1959) is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

Today is my favorite Rodgers & Hammerstein Musical: The King & I. The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on the 1944 novel … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

Today, we focus on Rodgers & Hammersteins’s South Pacific. South Pacific is a musical composed by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan. The work premiered in 1949 on Broadway and was … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

More of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Carousel (musical) Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics). The 1945 work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár’s 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

There would be no American Musical Theater without Rodgers & Hammerstein. Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960) were an influential, innovative and successful American musical theatre writing team, usually referred to as Rodgers and Hammerstein. They created a … Continue reading

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