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An Evening with Nancy Kwan

In keeping with the Hollywood-looks-at-China theme of my last blog entry, I went right into THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG (1960), a full-blown Hollywood romantic melodrama set and partly shot in Hong Kong and starring Nancy Kwan in her first film role, and then into two more Nancy Kwan movies, FLOWER DRUM SONG (1961) and THE WRECKING CREW (1968), all in preparation for an appearance by Ms. 4,172 more words

Actors

The King and me2ism: Anna and the King of Siam (1946 Film)

The mythology surrounding where Rodgers and Hammerstein’s impetus to musicalize Margaret Landon’s Anna and the King of Siam is a bit fuzzy. Gertrude Lawrence had her lawyer acquire the stage rights and asked Rodgers and Hammerstein to musicalize the property (after previously approaching Cole Porter). 1,021 more words

The King And I

Spotlight On The Board Of Directors

The 2014-2015 season marks Waukesha Civic Theatre’s 58th year providing great cultural entertainment and educational programming designed to enrich the life and soul of our community. 184 more words

Mainstage Performance

Wednesday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

Today, we focus on Rodgers & Hammersteins’s South Pacific.

South Pacific is a musical composed by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan. 1,702 more words

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