Category Archives: Oscar Hammerstein II

March Monikers: “How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. For the nuns in The Sound of Music, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II wrote a cheerful meditation on what do do about one of … Continue reading

Posted in Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

A Chain of Musicals: OKLAHOMA!

In January, Musical Cyberspace is going to work through a chain of musicals. This is how it works: each day I will discuss, in brief, a musical linked to the previous day’s musical by some kind of common ground. It … Continue reading

Posted in Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Double Take December: CAROUSEL

It’s Double Take December at Musical Cyberspace! Every musical pretty much has something one likes and something one doesn’t in it. This month I’ll be listing one of each for a range of musicals, a different one each day. Carousel … Continue reading

Posted in Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Musical Theatre Haiku Month: SHOW BOAT

Show Boat Make believe lovers Believe loving makes the man; Rivers roll along Want to write your own Show Boat haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

Posted in Fun Stuff, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Musical Theatre Haiku Month: THE SOUND OF MUSIC

The Sound of Music None has her spirit None but the small white flowers Which will always bloom Want to write your own The Sound of Music haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

Posted in Fun Stuff, Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Musical Theatre Haiku Month: OKALHOMA!

Oklahoma! To become stately, A woman must choose her beau. What an allegory! Want to write your own Oklahoma! haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

Posted in Fun Stuff, Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Musical Theatre Haiku Month: FLOWER DRUM SONG

Flower Drum Song Children keep growing; She adores her womanhood. Pa-ra-pa pum pum! Want to write your own Flower Drum Song haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

Posted in Fun Stuff, Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment