Culture Street

A Rodgers and Hammerstein biography will be released in 2018 to coincide with the 75th Anniversary of the opening of Oklahoma!, the pairís first musical collaboration.

Their most enduring musicals include The Sound of Music, South Pacific and The King and I. Opera Australia has had success with Lisa McCune and Teddy Tahu Jones playing the leads in both South Pacific and The King and I.

Together Rodgers and Hammerstein have won a Pulitzer Prize; 34 Tonys, 15 Oscars and two Grammys.

The biography, written by Todd S Purdum with the co-operation of the Rodgers and Hammersteinís publishing arm, will come out in 2018, 75 years after Oklahoma! opened at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven in March 1943. Purdum is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a senior writer at Politico.

It was not that long ago that Oklahoma! catapulted Hugh Jackman onto both the Broadway and West End stage. Take a look ...

You Might Also Like

Books

A new year of reading

In honour of a very special upcoming birthday we just had to read this.

On January 11, 2013

Books

Review: Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult & Samantha van Leer

By Sophia Whitfield

On July 9, 2012

Theatre

Review: Ghost Stories

By Jessica Leafe

On July 16, 2015
 

Books

Read an extract from Nicole Trope's Three Hours Late

We are delighted that Nicole Trope will be joining us for a CS Live online chat this Friday at 1pm. You can read an extract from her latest gripping book...

On September 2, 2013

Books

Dr Tim Hawkes on conversations you must have with your son

Dr Tim Hawkes is the author of several books including BOY OH BOY: HOW TO RAISE AND EDUCATE A SON and the LEARNING LEADERSHIP series. He has taught in England...

On June 30, 2014

Books

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

By Sophia Whitfield

On July 7, 2014
 
Copyright © 2012 - 2018 Culture Street
Contact: info@culturestreet.com.au