Richard Rodgers

Composer, Producer, Writer, Lyricist, Musical Director, Conductor
( b. Jun 28, 1902 New York, New York, USA - d. Dec 30, 1979 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Also known as:     Richard C. Rodgers
Relations:Father of Mary Rodgers
Grandfather of Adam Guettel
Grandfather of Kim Beaty

Broadway Production Credits

Oklahoma!
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Apr 07, 2019 - Sep 01, 2019
Music by Richard Rodgers

Carousel
Musical, Drama, Revival
Apr 12, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018
Music by Richard Rodgers

The King and I
Musical, Comedy,Drama, Revival
Apr 16, 2015 - Jun 26, 2016
Music by Richard Rodgers

A Night with Janis Joplin
Musical, Original
Oct 10, 2013 - Feb 09, 2014
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
Musical, Original
Mar 03, 2013 - Jan 03, 2015
Music by Richard Rodgers

Sondheim on Sondheim
Musical, Revue, Original
Apr 22, 2010 - Jun 27, 2010
Additional music by Richard Rodgers

Come Fly Away
Musical, Dance, Original
Mar 25, 2010 - Sep 05, 2010
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Pal Joey
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Dec 18, 2008 - Mar 01, 2009
Music by Richard Rodgers

South Pacific
Musical, Drama, Revival
Apr 03, 2008 - Aug 22, 2010
Music by Richard Rodgers

Barbara Cook's Broadway!
Special, Concert, Original
Mar 28, 2004 - Apr 18, 2004
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Flower Drum Song
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Oct 17, 2002 - Mar 16, 2003
Music by Richard Rodgers

The Boys from Syracuse
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Aug 18, 2002 - Oct 20, 2002
Music by Richard Rodgers

Oklahoma!
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Mar 21, 2002 - Feb 23, 2003
Music by Richard Rodgers

Elaine Stritch At Liberty
Special, Solo, Play with music, Original
Feb 21, 2002 - May 26, 2002
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Matters of the Heart
Special, Solo, Concert, Original
Nov 13, 2000 - Dec 17, 2000
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

The Sound of Music
Musical, Drama, Revival
Mar 12, 1998 - Jun 20, 1999
Music by Richard Rodgers
Additional lyrics by Richard Rodgers

The King and I
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Apr 11, 1996 - Feb 22, 1998
Music by Richard Rodgers

State Fair
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 27, 1996 - Jun 30, 1996
Music by Richard Rodgers

Sally Marr...and her escorts
Play, Original
May 05, 1994 - Jun 19, 1994
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Carousel
Musical, Drama, Revival
Mar 24, 1994 - Jan 15, 1995
Music by Richard Rodgers

A Grand Night for Singing
Musical, Revue, Original
Nov 17, 1993 - Jan 01, 1994
Music by Richard Rodgers

Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Musical, Revue, Dance, Original
Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre
Special, Concert, Original
Apr 15, 1987 - Apr 26, 1987
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

The King and I
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
Jan 07, 1985 - Jun 30, 1985
Music by Richard Rodgers

Peg
Musical, Original
Dec 14, 1983 - Dec 17, 1983
Featuring "Lover" by Richard Rodgers

On Your Toes
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Mar 06, 1983 - May 20, 1984
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book by Rodgers & Hart

Oklahoma!
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Dec 13, 1979 - Aug 24, 1980
Music by Richard Rodgers

The 1940's Radio Hour
Musical, Original
Oct 07, 1979 - Jan 06, 1980
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

I Remember Mama
Musical, Original
May 31, 1979 - Sep 02, 1979
Music by Richard Rodgers

The American Dance Machine
Special, Dance, Original
Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

The King and I
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival
May 02, 1977 - Dec 30, 1978
Music by Richard Rodgers

Side by Side by Sondheim
Musical, Revue, Original
Apr 18, 1977 - Mar 19, 1978
Additional music by Richard Rodgers

Pal Joey
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Jun 27, 1976 - Aug 29, 1976
Music by Richard Rodgers

An Evening With Diana Ross
Special, Concert, Original
Jun 14, 1976 - Jul 03, 1976
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Rex
Musical, Original
Apr 25, 1976 - Jun 05, 1976
Music by Richard Rodgers

Rodgers & Hart
Musical, Revue, Original
May 13, 1975 - Aug 16, 1975
Music by Richard Rodgers

Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue
Special, Revue, Original
Apr 14, 1975 - Jun 22, 1975
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Two By Two
Musical, Original
Nov 10, 1970 - Sep 11, 1971
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Music by Richard Rodgers

Avanti!
Play, Comedy, Original
Jan 31, 1968 - Feb 17, 1968
Produced in association with Richard Rodgers

Annie Get Your Gun
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Sep 21, 1966 - Nov 26, 1966
Produced by Music Theater of Lincoln Center (Richard Rodgers: president and producing director)

Do I Hear a Waltz?
Musical, Original
Mar 18, 1965 - Sep 25, 1965
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Music by Richard Rodgers

Pal Joey
Musical, Comedy, Revival
May 29, 1963 - Jun 09, 1963
Music by Richard Rodgers

No Strings
Musical, Original
Mar 15, 1962 - Aug 03, 1963
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Richard Rodgers

The Sound of Music
Musical, Drama, Original
Nov 16, 1959 - Jun 15, 1963
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Music by Richard Rodgers

Flower Drum Song
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 01, 1958 - May 07, 1960
Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Music by Richard Rodgers

The World of Suzie Wong
Play, Drama, Original
Oct 14, 1958 - Jan 02, 1960
"How Can You Forget?" by Richard Rodgers

Carousel
Musical, Drama, Revival
Sep 11, 1957 - Sep 29, 1957
Music by Richard Rodgers

Pipe Dream
Musical, Original
Nov 30, 1955 - Jun 30, 1956
Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Music by Richard Rodgers

South Pacific
Musical, Drama, Revival
May 04, 1955 - May 15, 1955
Music by Richard Rodgers

On Your Toes
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Oct 11, 1954 - Dec 04, 1954
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book by Richard Rodgers

Carousel
Musical, Drama, Revival
Jun 02, 1954 - Aug 08, 1954
Music by Richard Rodgers

Oklahoma!
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Aug 31, 1953 - Oct 03, 1953
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Music by Richard Rodgers

Me and Juliet
Musical, Comedy, Original
May 28, 1953 - Apr 03, 1954
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Music by Richard Rodgers

Pal Joey
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Jan 03, 1952 - Apr 18, 1953
Music by Richard Rodgers

Oklahoma!
Musical, Comedy, Revival
May 29, 1951 - Jul 28, 1951
Music by Richard Rodgers

The King and I
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Original
Mar 29, 1951 - Mar 20, 1954
Music by Richard Rodgers
Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Burning Bright
Play, Original
Oct 18, 1950 - Oct 28, 1950
Produced by Richard Rodgers

The Happy Time
Play, Comedy, Original
Jan 24, 1950 - Jul 14, 1951
Produced by Richard Rodgers

South Pacific
Musical, Drama, Original
Apr 07, 1949 - Jan 16, 1954
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Music by Richard Rodgers

Carousel
Musical, Drama, Revival
Feb 22, 1949 - Mar 05, 1949
Music by Richard Rodgers

Show Boat
Musical, Drama, Revival
Sep 07, 1948 - Sep 19, 1948
Produced by Richard Rodgers

Maurice Chevalier in an evening of Songs and Impressions
Special, Concert, Original
Feb 29, 1948 - Mar 28, 1948
Featuring songs with music by Richard Rodgers

Allegro
Musical, Original
Oct 10, 1947 - Jul 10, 1948
Music by Richard Rodgers

John Loves Mary
Play, Comedy, Farce, Original
Feb 04, 1947 - Feb 07, 1948
Produced by Richard Rodgers

Happy Birthday
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 31, 1946 - Mar 13, 1948
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Annie Get Your Gun
Musical, Comedy, Original
May 16, 1946 - Feb 12, 1949
Produced by Richard Rodgers

Carousel
Musical, Drama, Original
Apr 19, 1945 - May 24, 1947
Music by Richard Rodgers

I Remember Mama
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 19, 1944 - Jun 29, 1946
Produced by Richard Rodgers

A Connecticut Yankee
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Nov 17, 1943 - Mar 11, 1944
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Music by Richard Rodgers

Oklahoma!
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948
Music by Richard Rodgers

By Jupiter
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jun 03, 1942 - Jun 12, 1943
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book by Richard Rodgers

Pal Joey
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 25, 1940 - Nov 29, 1941
Music by Richard Rodgers

Higher and Higher
Musical, Comedy, Original
Aug 05, 1940 - Aug 24, 1940
Music by Richard Rodgers

Higher and Higher
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 04, 1940 - Jun 15, 1940
Music by Richard Rodgers

Too Many Girls
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 18, 1939 - May 18, 1940
Music by Richard Rodgers

The Boys from Syracuse
Musical, Comedy, Original
Nov 23, 1938 - Jun 10, 1939
Music by Richard Rodgers

I Married an Angel
Musical, Comedy, Original
May 11, 1938 - Feb 25, 1939
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book by Richard Rodgers

I'd Rather Be Right
Musical, Comedy, Original
Nov 02, 1937 - Jul 09, 1938
Music by Richard Rodgers

The Show is On
Musical, Revue, Original
Sep 18, 1937 - Oct 02, 1937
Additional music by Richard Rodgers

Babes in Arms
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 14, 1937 - Dec 18, 1937
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book by Richard Rodgers

The Show is On
Musical, Revue, Original
Dec 25, 1936 - Jul 17, 1937
Additional music by Richard Rodgers

On Your Toes
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 11, 1936 - Jan 23, 1937
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book by Richard Rodgers

Jumbo
Musical, Comedy, Puppets, Original
Nov 16, 1935 - Apr 18, 1936
Music by Richard Rodgers

Simple Simon
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Mar 09, 1931 - Mar 21, 1931
Music by Richard Rodgers

America's Sweetheart
Musical, Comedy, Original
Feb 10, 1931 - Jun 06, 1931
Music by Richard Rodgers

Simple Simon
Musical, Comedy, Original
Feb 18, 1930 - Jun 14, 1930
Music by Richard Rodgers

Heads Up
Musical, Comedy, Original
Nov 11, 1929 - Mar 15, 1930
Music by Richard Rodgers

Spring is Here
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 11, 1929 - Jun 08, 1929
Music by Richard Rodgers

Lady Fingers
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jan 31, 1929 - May 25, 1929
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Chee-Chee
Musical, Comedy, Original
Sep 25, 1928 - Oct 20, 1928
Music by Richard Rodgers

Present Arms
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 26, 1928 - Sep 01, 1928
Music by Richard Rodgers

She's My Baby
Musical, Comedy, Farce, Original
Jan 03, 1928 - Mar 03, 1928
Music by Richard Rodgers

A Connecticut Yankee
Musical, Comedy, Original
Nov 03, 1927 - Oct 27, 1928
Music by Richard Rodgers

Betsy
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 28, 1926 - Jan 29, 1927
Music by Richard Rodgers

Peggy-Ann
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 27, 1926 - Oct 29, 1927
Music by Richard Rodgers

Garrick Gaieties
Musical, Revue, Revival
May 10, 1926 - Oct 09, 1926
Music by Richard Rodgers

The Girl Friend
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 17, 1926 - Dec 04, 1926
Music by Richard Rodgers

Dearest Enemy
Musical, Comedy, Original
Sep 18, 1925 - May 22, 1926
Music by Richard Rodgers
Orchestra under the direction of Richard Rodgers

June Days
Musical, Comedy, Original
Aug 06, 1925 - Oct 17, 1925
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Garrick Gaieties
Musical, Revue, Original
Jun 08, 1925 - Nov 28, 1925
Music by Richard Rodgers
Musical Director: Richard Rodgers

Poor Little Ritz Girl
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jul 28, 1920 - Oct 16, 1920
Music by Richard C. Rodgers

A Lonely Romeo
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jun 10, 1919 - Nov 10, 1919
Additional music by Richard Rodgers

Benefits and Special Events

Something Good
Jun 28, 2002 - Jun 28, 2002
Special, Benefit,Concert,Tribute, Original
Music by Richard Rodgers
Featuring songs with lyrics by Richard Rodgers

Back From Broadway
Jun 17, 2002 - Jun 17, 2002
Special, Concert, Benefit, Original
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Something Wonderful
Jul 12, 1995 - Jul 12, 1995
Special, Benefit,Concert,Tribute, Original
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

Sondheim: A Musical Tribute
Mar 11, 1973 - Mar 11, 1973
Special, Benefit, Original
Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers

A Celebration of Richard Rodgers
Mar 26, 1972 - Mar 26, 1972
Special, Benefit, Original
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Richard Rodgers

Awards and Nominations

1996 Tony Award® Best Original Score

State Fair [nominee]
Music by Richard Rodgers

1979 Tony Award® Lawrence Langner Memorial Award

nomineeRichard Rodgers   [recipient]

1972 Tony Award® Special Award

nomineeRichard Rodgers   [recipient]

1965 Tony Award® Best Composer and Lyricist

Do I Hear a Waltz? [nominee]
Music by Richard Rodgers

1962 Tony Award® Best Composer

nomineeNo Strings [winner]
Lyrics by Richard Rodgers; Music by Richard Rodgers

1962 Tony Award® Best Musical

No Strings [nominee]
Lyrics by Richard Rodgers; Music by Richard Rodgers; Produced by Richard Rodgers

1962 Tony Award® Special Award

nomineeRichard Rodgers  (for all he has done for young people in the theatre and for taking the men of the orchestra out of the pit and putting them on stage in "No Strings")  [recipient]

1960 Tony Award® Best Musical

nomineeThe Sound of Music [winner]
Music by Richard Rodgers; Produced by Richard Rodgers

1959 Tony Award® Best Musical

Flower Drum Song [nominee]
Music by Richard Rodgers; Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein

1956 Tony Award® Best Musical

Pipe Dream [nominee]
Music by Richard Rodgers; Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein

1952 Tony Award® Best Musical

nomineeThe King and I [winner]
Music by Richard Rodgers

1950 Tony Award® Best Musical

nomineeSouth Pacific [winner]
Music by Richard Rodgers; Produced by Richard Rodgers

1950 Tony Award® Best Original Score

nomineeSouth Pacific [winner]
Music by Richard Rodgers

1950 Tony Award® Producer (Musical)

nomineeSouth Pacific [winner]
Produced by Richard Rodgers

1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

nomineeSouth Pacific [winner]
Music by Richard Rodgers

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