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Augusta Players to present 'The Sound of Music'

...choir.The 45-member crew will present The Sound of Music, with music written by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, for four performances May 4-6 at Imperial Theatre. Friday and Saturday showtimes are at 8 p.m., and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-04-25/augusta-players-prese
High schools go all out in musical productions

...the festival in Scotland, is setting its sights on performing the first musical written by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Oklahoma! ran for 2,212 performances on Broadway after its premiere in 1943. There will be three performances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/11/xtr_190505.shtml
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John Raitt, star of 'Carousel,' dead at age 88

...role of Curly in the road company of "Oklahoma!" He was rushed to the St. James Theater and an audition with Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers. In 1995, Raitt recalled: "I hadn't sung since California, so I said, 'Do you mind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/22/ent_444208.shtml
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Actor Howard Keel dead at 85

...at $15 a week and two meals a day. He sang in recitals and opera programs and was summoned to an audition with Oscar Hammerstein II, who was looking for young singers to play Curly in the growing number of touring "Oklahoma!" companies. Hammerstein...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/09/ent_433858.shtml
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Tale of Austrian folksingers has American overtones

...story," Ms. von Trapp said in a telephone interview from her home in Vermont. Composers Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II considered using Austrian folk songs when they began working on a stage version of Maria's 1949 best-selling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/17/rho_548399.shtml
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'Never Gonna Dance' - a love story

...A Fine Romance," "I Won't Dance" and "I'm Old Fashioned" - and include lyrics by Ira Gershwin, Oscar Hammerstein II, Dorothy Fields and Johnny Mercer. Lemenager and Racey lead a cast of veterans, including Deidre Goodwin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/art_391672.shtml
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Students to honor composer

...with Lorenz Hart, such as Babes in Toyland and Pal Joey, while the second concentrates on his partnership with Oscar Hammerstein II, including The King and I and South Pacific. "From there we structured out a skeleton of what shows we would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/15/app_358587.shtml
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