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Fifty years ago this winter, a show business "dream team" was hard at work on what was to become one of the greatest musicals in Broadway's post-World War II golden era. ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, marking its 50th Anniversary in 1996, will be celebrated by both The R&H Theatre Library and the Irving Berlin Music Company throughout the year... Read more →


His many "standards" confirm Irving Berlin's status as this century's premiere American songwriter. Read more →


During SOMETHING WONDERFUL, host Ted Chapin informed the audience that on Hammerstein's 100th birthday, a Hammerstein song would receive its premiere. Read more →


Tony winner Donna Murphy will be Anna Leonowens in the new Broadway production of THE KING AND I... Read more →


The R&H Theatre Library is home to the major works of co-founder Oscar Hammerstein II, and his musicals continue to thrive with a record number of productions scheduled throughout the centennial year... Read more →


In the summer, pops orchestras flourish with the sound of our music... Read more →


On July 12, 1895, Oscar Greely Clendenning Hammerstein was born in New York City. On July 12, 1995, his centennial was celebrated on the stage of the highest grossing show on Broadway - his own SHOW BOAT. Read more →


Oscar Hammerstein II was the consummate theatre man: a playwright, a librettist, a lyricist, a producer... Read more →


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