News for “Lorenz Hart” 02/21/2011 02/27/2011

They’d Rather be Right
American Thinker
The play in question, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart’s I’d Rather be Right originally debuted somewhat before that — in November 2, 1937 to be precise. Ms. Shlaes’ book and Burton W. Folsom’s 2008 study New Deal or Raw Deal? How FDR’s Economic Legacy

On Love: Song and City
Women’s Voices for Change
Rodgers and Hart wrote the song “Manhattan” in 1925, with music by Richard Rodgers and words by Lorenz Hart. The song was written for a musical revue called, Garrick Gaieties, and it became a hit. As part of the American songbook, “Manhattan” has been …


News for “Lorenz Hart” 02/13/2011 02/20/2011

I'd Rather be right

I'd Rather be right

This Week’s Off-Broadway Openings:
February 14, 2011-February 20, 2011
City Guide Magazine
I’d Rather Be Right – With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart and book by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, this vintage musical revolves around …

George Balanchine’s Funny Valentine
Huffington Post
“But he adored Lorenz Hart [the troubled but brilliant lyricist of Rodgers & Hart songwriting team]. “Balanchine always used to say that ‘Larry taught me …

News for “Lorenz Hart” 02/07/2011 02/13/2011

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I’d Rather Be Obama?
Broadway World
Not only did the new musical boast a score by Richard Rodger and Lorenz Hart and a book by George S. Kaufman (who also directed) and Moss Hart (the pair had …

Jazz recital at Lincoln Park
The Review
Performers include voice instructor Christiana Howell singing Rodgers and Hart‘s “My Funny Valentine” and saxophonist Eric DeFade playing the American jazz …

Glee: Season 2 Episode 12: Silly Love Songs -TV Review
… so we just wonder what made Tina break down and cry in the middle of the classic Rodgers and Hart song “My Funny Valentine” from the musical Pal Joey. …

Glee: ‘My Funny Valentine’ (VIDEO and lyrics)

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart wrote “My Funny Valentine” for the 1937 musical “Babe in Arms.” The musical opened on Broadway with Mitzi Green in the …

Pride, Prejudice, State Fairs and Curious George: Culture Worth …
Music from Oklahoma, South Pacific, Carousel, and The Sound of Music will be performed along with iconic songs Rodgers created with lyricist Lorenz Hart.

Find Shows Near You – february and march



2/6/2011 Once Upon a Mattress Preston High School Bronx, NY 10465
2/8/2011 2/20/2011 I’d Rather Be Right Musicals Tonight! New York, NY 10024


3/13/2011 Once Upon a Mattress Avon High School
Avon, NY 14414
3/11/2011 3/12/2011 Once Upon a Mattress Cornwall on Hudson Elementary
Cornwall On Hudson, NY 12520
3/3/2011 3/20/2011 Beguiled Again
(Rodgers & Hart review)
Temple Theatre Sanford, NC 27330

News for “Lorenz Hart” 01/24/2011 30/01/2011

Carol Saunders: PB Pop’s ‘An Evening of Rodgers & Hart, with John …
This genre of music demonstrates the breadth, wit, and creativity of the dynamic duo of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. Collaborating on more than 500 …

Professor featured on four recent CD releases
WSU Today
The CD features the Seattle Jazz Singers’ performance of Yasinitsky’s arrangement of Lorenz Hart and Richard Rogers’s “This Can’t Be Love. …

Art & Soul
San Francisco Bay Times
Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart, along with George & Ira Gershwin, cover the meeting/courting/ marrying process beautifully with their upbeat & breezy takes

Fanny Says: Great Songs Are Timeless
These musical giants included Irving Berlin, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern,

Musicals Tonight Announces Casting for I’d Rather Be Right
The show has a score by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart and a book by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The cast features Laurie Hymes, Brent Di Roma,Steve


Calendar of Events
Daily Eastern News
Music by Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart will also be included at the American Songbook concert.

This week’s new theatre

The Guardian – 7 Jan 2011

This season it’s the turn of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, whose songs include the sublime Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered from Pal Joey,