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Strouse, Charles
Strouse, Charles

CHARLES STROUSE (Music). Broadway credits includes Bye Bye Birdie (written with Lee Adams and Michael Stewart, Tony Award); Golden Boy (starring Sammy Davis, four Tony nominations);  It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Superman!; Applause (Lauren Bacall, Tony);  Annie (Tony and two Grammys).  Other musicals: Charlie and Algernon (Tony nomination), Dance a Little Closer (lyrics by Alan Lerner), Rags (Tony nomination), Nick & Nora (Tony nomination), among others. Film score: Bonnie and Clyde. Theme: “Those Were the Days” (from “All in the Family”). Founder of ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop.


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R&H Launches a New Podcast Series, The Sweetest Sounds

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization is now home to a newly launched podcast series on iTunes.The Sweetest Sounds is an ongoing series of audio podcasts highlighting the musicals and authors we proudly represent...

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In 1986 RAGS opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre. It was nominated for five Tony awards, including Best Musical, Book, and Original Score.
The birthday of Charles Strouse, composer of the musicals RAGS, ANNIE, and BYE BYE BIRDIE.