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Oscar Hammerstein

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  • Fundraising event will help children

    Boys Hope Girls Hope of Southern California is holding its 13th annual Evening of Hope on Sunday, said Executive Director Robin Sinclair. The fundraising event, will feature a performance by 2008 Tony Award winner Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein'...
  • Stephen Sondheim: Merrily he rolls along

    Stephen Sondheim: Merrily he rolls along
    Stately and rumpled, Stephen Sondheim descended from an upper floor of his elegant East Side townhouse and submitted to the interview as though it were a necessary barber shop shave. He's used to these intrusions — the artist obliged to natter on...
  • Book review: 'Finishing the Hat' by Stephen Sondheim

    Book review: 'Finishing the Hat' by Stephen Sondheim
    Finishing the Hat Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) With Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes Stephen Sondheim Alfred A. Knopf: 480 pp., $39.95. The essential qualities of Stephen Sondheim's artistic temperament —...
  • 'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes

    'Robin and the 7 Hoods' revives Cahn and Van Heusen tunes
    Of the following fabled songwriting teams of the 20th century, which won three Oscars, garnered eight Oscar nominations, but never won a Tony? A) Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. B) George and Ira Gershwin. C) Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick...
  • Music helps TCM's 'Summer Under the Stars' festival sing

    It isn't all about music, but inevitably, a "Summer Under the Stars" involves some. The annual Turner Classic Movies festival that presents a different actor's movies each day of the month begins anew Sunday, Aug. 1. This time, the highlighted performers...
  • On Theater: An intimate 'Songbook' from Hershey Felder

    With the rain pouring outside and Laguna Canyon Road blocked to traffic a couple of miles away, one might not expect an appreciable turnout at a Laguna Playhouse matinee of what's very nearly a one-show production. One would be impressed, nay astonished,...
  • 'American Idiot' doesn't score with Tony Awards

     
    The Tony Awards administration committee rules on eligibility as well as category placement. On Friday, the committee considered the music scores of various shows. Missing from the list of possible nominees was "American Idiot" which is ineligible for the...
  • Theater review: 'South Pacific' at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    “South Pacific” has a way of making grown men cry. Kenneth Tynan started his 1951 review of the musical’s London premiere with the confession, “I wept, and there is nothing in criticism harder than to convey one’s gratitude for that.”......
  • Valencia Character Company presents ‘Carousel’

     
    I admit I always get a little thrill up my spine when I hear “You'll Never Walk Alone.” Here's a chance to hear it, in the show it was written for: The Valencia Character Company will kick off its 2010-11 theater season with the classic,...
  • Stephen Sondheim holds his own against Stephen Colbert

     
    The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Stephen Sondheim www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog March to Keep Fear Alive It was a Stephen-squared event Tuesday night on Comedy Central's "The Colbert...