Some Enchanted Evening -
The Songs and Dance of Rodgers and Hammerstein
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
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Moreso than any composer and lyricist who have written for the stage, the songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein have become an integral part of our everyday lives.
We sing them in the shower, we dance to them in ballrooms, we hear them on the radio and in clubs and, yes, in elevators and supermarkets too. We still thrill to them on the live stage in their respective shows, and we teach them to our children. This stunning collection of compositions offers the audience a glorious parade of genuine hits.
Some Enchanted Evening includes songs and dances from –
Production and publicity photographs from the 2010 producton of Some Enchanted Evening by Jim Gratiot and Marina Nims.
On July 29, 30, 31 and August 1 Marin Summer Theater (MST) will present Some Enchanted Evening – The Songs and Dance of Rodgers and Hammerstein. This final production of the MST 2010 season is a song and dance revue of the most successful composing team that Broadway as ever produced.
Some Enchanted Evening includes not only the wonderful title song from South Pacific, but over thirty numbers from Sound of Music, Cinderella, Carousel, King & I, Flower Drum Song and Allegro. The program includes “My Favorite Things”, “I Enjoy Being a Girl”, “I’m Gonna Wash that Man”, “O What a Beautiful Morning”, “Shall We Dance” and many, many more. Audiences will delight in hearing old favorites and neglected gems in this fast paced, inventive revue.
In this aritical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, he remembers how Rodgers and Hammerstein each made their mark — but as collaborators they created musical theater that enchanted audiences and redefined the art form.
Click here for the entire article published in Time Magazine in 1998.
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were a well-known American songwriting duo, usually referred to as Rodgers and Hammerstein. They created a string of popular Broadway musicals in the 1940s and 1950s during what is considered the golden age of the Broadway.