Synopsis by Mark Deming
Richard Rodgers was one of the most influential and best loved composers in the history of the American musical theater; in collaboration with Lorenz Hart and later Oscar Hammerstein II, Rodgers help create such enduring classics as Oklahoma!, The Sound Of Music, South Pacific, Carousel, The King and I and many more. In honor of the 100th Anniversary of his birth, noted theatrical director Simon Callow staged this tribute to Rodgers and his musical legacy, featuring such stars of Broadway and London's West End as Judi Dench, Maureen Lipman, Lesley Garrett and Ruthie Hensheall. Richard Rodgers: An Enchanted Evening includes the songs "My Funny Valentine", "Getting To Know You", "You'll Never Walk Alone", "Some Enchanted Evening", "Johnny One-Note", and many more.
anniversary, best-of, collection, composer, musician, theater, tribute-concert