Rodgers, Ham­mer­stein bio com­ing in 2018

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

A bi­og­ra­phy of Rodgers and Ham­mer­stein, writ­ten with the co-op­er­a­tion of the late Broad­way team’s pub­lish­ing arm, will be come out in 2018.

Henry Holt and Com­pany an­nounced Mon­day that Todd S. Pur­dum’s book, “Rodgers and Ham­mer­stein,” also will draw upon ma­te­ri­als re­cently made avail­able at the Li­brary of Congress.

The book’s re­lease is timed for the 75th an­niver­sary of Richard Rodgers’ and Os­car Ham­mer­stein II’s first col­lab­o­ra­tion, “Ok­la­homa!” Their other mu­si­cals in­cluded “The Sound of Mu­sic” and “South Pa­cific.

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