Posts Tagged ‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’

SOUTH PACIFIC

Stellar lead performances by Katie Moya and Michael Scott Harris are among the best reasons to catch Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre’s tuneful revival of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s 1949 musical dramedy classic South Pacific.
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OKLAHOMA!

Director T.J. Dawson takes a little-known bit of early 20th-century Oklahoma Territory history (its U.S. government-encouraged racial diversity) and reinvents the granddaddy of all contemporary musicals in 3-D Theatricals’ stunning 21-century revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
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CAROUSEL

Anyone curious about why Time Magazine named Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel the 20th Century’s Best Musical need look no further than Musical Theatre West’s superb 21st-Century revival. Director Joe Langworth, choreographer Daniel Smith, and an all-around brilliant cast give us a Carousel still “fresh and alive and gay and young,” even at seventy-two years of age.
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THE SOUND OF MUSIC


If you’re one of the gazillion who’ve watched Julie Andrews declare the Austrian hills “alive with the sound of” you know what, or seen any of the gazillion community, school, or regional stagings of a certain Rodgers & Hammerstein Tony Award winner, you may be asking yourself, “Do I really want to see The Sound Of Music again?” If this is the case, here are ten reasons not to miss the one-in-a-gazillion touring production now captivating audiences at the Segerstrom Center For The Arts.
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CAROUSEL

The students of the Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program show off their triple-threat talents in the UCLA Department Of Theater’s gorgeously sung-and-danced revival of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s Carousel.
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OKLAHOMA!

Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre follows its excellent Guys And Dolls revival with an equally fine production of another mid-20th-century classic, the one that started it all, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s Oklahoma!
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GREEN GROW THE LILACS

Theatricum Botanicum revives a Golden-Era theatrical gem in a production worth a whole heap of whoopin’ and hollerin’ … but before I go ahead and name it, here’s a question for all you theater lovers out there.

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OKLAHOMA!

Dance reigns supreme in Cabrillo Music Theatre’s rousing revival of the Richard Rodgers-Oscar Hammerstein II classic Oklahoma!, billed as “The Musical That Reinvented American Musical Theatre,” a phrase that still rings true nearly three-quarters of a century after it revolutionized Broadway.
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