Synopses & Reviews
The greatest partnership in the history of the musical, captured in print, wonderfully illustrated, and revised. Packed with wonderfully evocative photographs from the glory days of Broadway, Nolan's book tells not just the story of the two men's careers, but the story of the creation of their beloved works -- Oklahoma!, South Pacific, The Sound of Music -- as well. This revision includes new material on Rodger's early career.
The greatest partnership in the history of the musical captured in print wonderfully illustrated. For this new edition the book has been completely rewritten and substantially expanded to include material on Rodgers' early career with Lorenz Hart as well as his later work and also features recollections from such theatrical titans as Sheldon Harnick Martin Charnin Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents. Also a completely new appendix reveals the details of the continuing worldwide phenomenon of Rodgers and Hammerstein's work up to and including the 2002 centennial year for Rodgers.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -302) and index.
Table of Contents
Away we go! -- Oscar -- Dick and Larry -- About as far as they can go! -- The South Pacific years -- Broadway's miracle men -- Only human -- So long, farewell -- Finale -- Finale ultimo.