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Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) and Lorenz Hart (1895-1943) wrote their first shows together when both were still students attending Columbia University. After writing a series of musical comedies for the University's Varsity Shows and other charities, they made their professional debut with the song "Any Old Place With You," featured in the 1919 Broadway musical comedy A LONELY ROMEO.

Their breakthrough came with the score for a 1925 charity show, THE GARRICK GAITIES, which introduced the classic valentine to their hometown, "Manhattan." From 1920 to 1930 Rodgers & Hart wrote an astonishing array of musical comedies for Broadway and London's West End. At their pinnacle the team ...

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An Interview with Liz Callaway, Cris Groenendaal and Family

R&H Theatricals Charlie Scatamacchia speaks with two generations of artists about Broadway, community theatre, SOUTH PACIFIC, Rodgers and Hammerstein and the power of musicals.Read the full interview with Liz Callaway, Dan Foster, Nicholas ... Read More