Both Kurt Weill – Maxwell Anderson musicals are being presented back-to-back this winter in New York City with star-studded casts... Read more →
We’re going to finish up our three part exploration of musical and script restorations with a peek at the new edition of PIPE DREAM we’ll be bringing on line next year. PIPE DREAM is an especially exciting addition for us as, due to various and sundry complications, this show has not been available for performance in many years. PIPE DREAM was R&H’s 1955 musical adaptation of John Steinbeck’s SWEET THURSDAY, a novella Steinbeck wrote with a musical adaptation in mind. Read more →
In last month’s blog on Restoring Musical Classics we began with the announcement of the upcoming availability of several of our newly restored musicals along with a brief explanation of what musical restorations are and why they are necessary. Essentially, the assumption, that the script and score materials licensed to recreate Broadway musicals are faithful to their original Broadway productions, is not necessarily a true one. Read more →
2011 is going to be a banner year for our music department with no less than eight newly restored editions of classic Broadway musicals being made available for the very first time. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s OKLAHOMA!, SOUTH PACIFIC and THE KING AND I; Andrew Lloyd Webber’s SUNSET BOULEVARD; Irving Berlin’s FACE THE MUSIC, Rodgers and Hart’s TOO MANY GIRLS and Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein’s MUSIC IN THE AIR are now being readied for release in the coming year. And these will be ... Read more →
R&H: Tell us a little bit about DOUBLE TROUBLE.
Bob: It’s basically about two singing/dancing/songwriting brothers who are flown to LA to write the big hit song for a movie musical and all the crazy characters they meet at the studio.... Read more →
IMAGEM SIGNS A CO-PRODUCTION AGREEMENT
WITH AMBER ENTERTAINMENT AND CHICAGOFILMS
FOR NEW MAJOR MOTION PICTURE VERSION OF
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S SOUTH PACIFIC Read more →
I was standing on her mountain, in her meadow, where she did the twirl.
Guten Tag, Alles! Our final day here in Salzburg Austria of filming new extra content for 20th Century Foxâ€™s upcoming Blu-ray release of THE SOUND OF MUSIC came to a close, and before we finished, we climbed (nearly) evâ€™ry mountain to come up with new footage, new stories and new insights into the most beloved movie musical of all time.
â€¦And it started, this morning, with a visit to the meadow where Julie Andrews ... Read more →