Richard Rodgers

Writer, Musical Director, Producer
Richard Rodgers

Also known as: Richard C. Rodgers

Male

Member of
Rodgers & Hammerstein

Born: June 28, 1902
New York, New York

Died: December 30, 1979
New York, New York

 

Roles

The King and I
Apr. 16, 2015
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Cinderella Cinderella
Mar. 3, 2013
Music
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Pal Joey Pal Joey
Dec. 18, 2008 - Mar. 1, 2009
Music
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - South Pacific South Pacific
Apr. 3, 2008 - Aug. 22, 2010
Music
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Barbara Cook's Broadway! Barbara Cook's Broadway!
Mar. 28, 2004 - Apr. 18, 2004
Featured Songs
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Playbill Cover - Flower Drum Song Flower Drum Song
Oct. 17, 2002 - Mar. 16, 2003
Composer
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The Boys from Syracuse The Boys from Syracuse
Aug. 18, 2002 - Oct. 20, 2002
Music
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Playbill Cover - Oklahoma! Oklahoma!
Mar. 21, 2002 - Feb. 23, 2003
Music
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Elaine Stritch at Liberty Elaine Stritch at Liberty
Feb. 21, 2002 - May 26, 2002
Featured Songs
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Playbill Cover - Matters of the Heart Matters of the Heart
Nov. 13, 2000 - Dec. 17, 2000
Featured Songs
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Playbill Cover - The Sound of Music The Sound of Music
Mar. 12, 1998 - Jun. 20, 1999
Music
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Who's Who
    Additional Lyrics
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Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
Apr. 11, 1996 - Feb. 22, 1998
Lyrics
(Original)
Who's Who
    Music
(Original)
Who's Who
    Book
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - State Fair State Fair
Mar. 27, 1996 - Jun. 30, 1996
Music
(Original)
Who's Who
Something Wonderful
Jul. 12, 1995 - Jul. 12, 1995
Featured Songs
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Sally Marr...and Her Escorts Sally Marr...and Her Escorts
May 5, 1994 - Jun. 19, 1994
Featured Songs ("The Lady is a Tramp")
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Carousel Carousel
Mar. 24, 1994 - Jan. 15, 1995
Music
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - A Grand Night for Singing A Grand Night for Singing
Nov. 17, 1993 - Jan. 1, 1994
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Jerome Robbins' Broadway Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Feb. 26, 1989 - Sep. 1, 1990
Featured Songs ("The King and I")
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre
Apr. 15, 1987 - Apr. 26, 1987
Featured Songs
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
Jan. 7, 1985 - Jun. 30, 1985
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Peg Peg
Dec. 14, 1983 - Dec. 17, 1983
Featuring "Lover"
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - On Your Toes On Your Toes
Mar. 6, 1983 - May 20, 1984
Music
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    Book
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Playbill Cover - Oklahoma! Oklahoma!
Dec. 13, 1979 - Aug. 24, 1980
Music
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Playbill Cover - I Remember Mama I Remember Mama
May 31, 1979 - Sep. 2, 1979
Music
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Playbill Cover - The American Dance Machine The American Dance Machine
Jun. 14, 1978 - Dec. 3, 1978
Featured Songs
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Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
May 2, 1977 - Dec. 30, 1978
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Side by Side by Sondheim Side by Side by Sondheim
Apr. 18, 1977 - Mar. 19, 1978
Additional music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Pal Joey Pal Joey
Jun. 27, 1976 - Aug. 29, 1976
Music
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Playbill Cover - Rex Rex
Apr. 25, 1976 - Jun. 5, 1976
Music
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Playbill Cover - Rodgers & Hart Rodgers & Hart
May 13, 1975 - Aug. 16, 1975
Music
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Playbill Cover - Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue
Apr. 14, 1975 - Jun. 22, 1975
Featured Songs
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Sondheim: A Musical Tribute Sondheim: A Musical Tribute
Mar. 11, 1973 - Mar. 11, 1973
Featured Songs
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Playbill Cover - A Celebration of Richard Rodgers A Celebration of Richard Rodgers
Mar. 26, 1972 - Mar. 26, 1972
Music
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    Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Two by Two Two by Two
Nov. 10, 1970 - Sep. 11, 1971
Music
(Original)
Who's Who
    Producer
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Avanti! Avanti!
Jan. 31, 1968 - Feb. 17, 1968
Produced in association with
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Do I Hear a Waltz? Do I Hear a Waltz?
Mar. 18, 1965 - Sep. 25, 1965
Music
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    Producer
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Pal Joey
May 29, 1963 - Jun. 9, 1963
Music
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Playbill Cover - No Strings No Strings
Mar. 15, 1962 - Aug. 3, 1963
Music
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    Producer
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    Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - The Sound of Music The Sound of Music
Nov. 16, 1959 - Jun. 15, 1963
Music
(Original)
 
    Producer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Flower Drum Song Flower Drum Song
Dec. 1, 1958 - May 7, 1960
Music
(Original)
 
    Producer
Rodgers & Hammerstein
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The World of Suzie Wong The World of Suzie Wong
Oct. 14, 1958 - Jan. 2, 1960
"How Can You Forget?" music
(Original)
 
Carousel
Sep. 11, 1957 - Sep. 29, 1957
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Pipe Dream Pipe Dream
Nov. 30, 1955 - Jun. 30, 1956
Producer
Rodgers & Hammerstein
(Original)
 
    Music
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South Pacific
May 4, 1955 - May 15, 1955
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - On Your Toes On Your Toes
Oct. 11, 1954 - Dec. 4, 1954
Music
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Carousel
Jun. 2, 1954 - Aug. 8, 1954
Music
(Original)
 
Oklahoma!
Aug. 31, 1953 - Oct. 3, 1953
Music
(Original)
 
    Producer
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Playbill Cover - Me and Juliet Me and Juliet
May 28, 1953 - Apr. 3, 1954
Music
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    Producer
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Playbill Cover - Pal Joey Pal Joey
Jan. 3, 1952 - Apr. 18, 1953
Music
(Original)
 
Oklahoma!
May 29, 1951 - Jul. 28, 1951
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The King and I The King and I
Mar. 29, 1951 - Mar. 20, 1954
Music
(Original)
 
    Producer
Rodgers & Hammerstein
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Burning Bright Burning Bright
Oct. 18, 1950 - Oct. 28, 1950
Producer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Happy Time The Happy Time
Jan. 24, 1950 - Jul. 14, 1951
Producer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - South Pacific South Pacific
Apr. 7, 1949 - Jan. 16, 1954
Music
(Original)
 
    Producer
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Carousel
Feb. 22, 1949 - Mar. 5, 1949
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Show Boat Show Boat
Sep. 7, 1948 - Sep. 19, 1948
Producer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Maurice Chevalier in an Evening of Songs and Impressions Maurice Chevalier in an Evening of Songs and Impressions
Feb. 29, 1948 - Mar. 28, 1948
Featured Songs
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Allegro Allegro
Oct. 10, 1947 - Jul. 10, 1948
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - John Loves Mary John Loves Mary
Feb. 4, 1947 - Feb. 7, 1948
Producer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Happy Birthday Happy Birthday
Oct. 31, 1946 - Mar. 13, 1948
Producer
(Original)
 
    Featured Songs
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Playbill Cover - Annie Get Your Gun Annie Get Your Gun
May 16, 1946 - Feb. 12, 1949
Producer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Carousel Carousel
Apr. 19, 1945 - May 24, 1947
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - I Remember Mama I Remember Mama
Oct. 19, 1944 - Jun. 29, 1946
Producer
(Original)
 
A Connecticut Yankee
Nov. 17, 1943 - Mar. 11, 1944
Music
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    Producer
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Playbill Cover - Oklahoma! Oklahoma!
Mar. 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948
Music
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Playbill Cover - By Jupiter By Jupiter
Jun. 3, 1942 - Jun. 12, 1943
Music
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    Producer
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    Book
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Playbill Cover - Pal Joey Pal Joey
Dec. 25, 1940 - Nov. 29, 1941
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Higher and Higher Higher and Higher
Apr. 4, 1940 - Aug. 24, 1940
Music
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    Music
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Playbill Cover - Too Many Girls Too Many Girls
Oct. 18, 1939 - May 18, 1940
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Boys from Syracuse The Boys from Syracuse
Nov. 23, 1938 - Jun. 10, 1939
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - I Married an Angel I Married an Angel
May 11, 1938 - Feb. 25, 1939
Music
(Original)
 
    Book
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Playbill Cover - I'd Rather Be Right I'd Rather Be Right
Nov. 2, 1937 - Jul. 9, 1938
Music
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Playbill Cover - Babes in Arms Babes in Arms
Apr. 14, 1937 - Dec. 18, 1937
Book
(Original)
 
    Music
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Playbill Cover - The Show Is On The Show Is On
Dec. 25, 1936 - Oct. 2, 1937
Additional Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - On Your Toes On Your Toes
Apr. 11, 1936 - Jan. 23, 1937
Book
(Original)
 
    Music
(Original)
 
Jumbo
Nov. 16, 1935 - Apr. 18, 1936
Music
(Original)
 
    Lyrics
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Playbill Cover - Simple Simon Simple Simon
Mar. 9, 1931 - Mar. 21, 1931
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - America's Sweetheart America's Sweetheart
Feb. 10, 1931 - Jun. 6, 1931
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Simple Simon Simple Simon
Feb. 18, 1930 - Jun. 14, 1930
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Heads Up Heads Up
Nov. 11, 1929 - Mar. 15, 1930
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Spring Is Here Spring Is Here
Mar. 11, 1929 - Jun. 8, 1929
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Lady Fingers Lady Fingers
Jan. 31, 1929 - May 25, 1929
Featured Songs
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Chee-Chee Chee-Chee
Sep. 25, 1928 - Oct. 20, 1928
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Present Arms Present Arms
Apr. 26, 1928 - Sep. 1, 1928
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - She's My Baby She's My Baby
Jan. 3, 1928 - Mar. 3, 1928
Music
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Connecticut Yankee A Connecticut Yankee
Nov. 3, 1927 - Oct. 27, 1928
Music
(Original)
 
Betsy
Dec. 28, 1926 - Jan. 29, 1927
Music
(Original)
 
Peggy-Ann
Dec. 27, 1926 - Oct. 29, 1927
Music
(Original)
 
The Girl Friend
Mar. 17, 1926 - Dec. 4, 1926
Music
(Original)
 
Dearest Enemy
Sep. 18, 1925 - May 22, 1926
Music
(Original)
 
    Orchestra Direction
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - June Days June Days
Aug. 6, 1925 - Oct. 17, 1925
Featured Songs
(Original)
 
The Garrick Gaieties
Jun. 8, 1925 - Nov. 28, 1926
Musical Director
(Original)
 
    Music
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Poor Little Ritz Girl
Jul. 28, 1920 - Oct. 16, 1920
Music
(Original)
 

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Awards


New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1952 Best Musical Pal Joey Winner
1951 Best Musical The King and I Nominee
1949 Best Musical South Pacific Winner
1946 Best Musical Carousel Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama South Pacific Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1996 Original Score State Fair Nominee
1979 Lawrence Langer Award Winner
1972 Special Award Winner
1965 Composer and Lyricist Do I Hear a Waltz? Nominee
1962 Composer No Strings Winner
1962 Special Award No Strings Winner
1950 Musical South Pacific Winner
1950 Composer South Pacific Winner
1950 Producer of a Musical South Pacific Winner
 
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