New Rodgers and Hammerstein Biography Will Examine Professional and Personal Lives of Tony-Winning Duo

News   New Rodgers and Hammerstein Biography Will Examine Professional and Personal Lives of Tony-Winning Duo
 
A new biography about the famed musical theatre team Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, currently represented on Broadway with the Tony-winning revival of The King and I, will be published in 2018.

The New York Times reports that Todd S. Purdum's book, which is simply titled "Rodgers and Hammerstein," will be published by Henry Holt.

The release of the biography will coincide with the 75th anniversary of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic Oklahoma!

The new book, according to the Times, will "follow the pair's professional collaborations and their personal lives." Purdum, whose works have been published by The New York Times, Vanity Fair and Politico, has the blessing of Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company.

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