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List of Richard Rodgers plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Richard Rodgers, playwright. This Richard Rodgers plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Richard Rodgers characters. This list of plays by Richard Rodgers is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. List ranges from Oklahoma! to The Sound of Music and more. What plays did Richard Rodgers write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Richard Rodgers and can help you decide, "What are the best Richard Rodgers plays?" (34 items)

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A Connecticut Yankee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
A Connecticut Yankee Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart , Herbert Fields A Connecticut Yankee is a musical based on the novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by American writer Mark Twain. Like most adaptations of the Twain novel, it focuses on the ...more

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Do I Hear a Waltz? is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Do I Hear a Waltz? Richard Rodgers Do I Hear a Waltz? is a 1965 theater production of the play by Arthur Laurents.

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No Strings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
No Strings Richard Rodgers No Strings is a 1962-1963 theater production of the play by Samuel Taylor.

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A Grand Night for Singing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
A Grand Night for Singing Richard Rodgers , Walter Bobbie , Oscar Hammerstein II A Grand Night for Singing is a musical revue showcasing the music of Richard Rodgers and the lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II. Featuring songs from such lesser-known works as Allegro, Me and ...more

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Two by Two is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Two by Two Richard Rodgers Two by Two is a 1970 theater production of the play by Peter Stone.

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Allegro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Allegro Richard Rodgers , Oscar Hammerstein II Allegro is a musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, their third collaboration for the stage. Opening on Broadway on October 10, 1947, the musical centers on the life of Joseph ...more

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America's Sweetheart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
America's Sweetheart Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart , Herbert Fields America’s Sweetheart is a musical comedy with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart and book by Herbert Fields.

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Babes in Arms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Babes in Arms Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart Babes in Arms is a 1937 musical comedy with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart and book by Rodgers and Hart. It concerns a group of small-town Long Island teenagers who put on a ...more

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By Jupiter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
By Jupiter Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart By Jupiter is a musical with a book by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers, music by Rodgers, and lyrics by Hart. The musical is based on the play The Warrior's Husband by Julian F. Thompson, set in ...more

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Carousel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Carousel Richard Rodgers , Oscar Hammerstein II Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The 1945 work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting ...more

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Dearest Enemy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Dearest Enemy Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart , Herbert Fields Dearest Enemy is a musical with a book by Herbert Fields, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and music by Richard Rodgers. This was the first of eight book musicals written by the songwriting team of ...more

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Do I Hear a Waltz? is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Do I Hear a Waltz? Richard Rodgers , Arthur Laurents , Stephen Sondheim Do I Hear a Waltz? is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Richard Rodgers, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It was adapted from Laurents' 1952 play The Time of the Cuckoo, which ...more

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Higher and Higher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Higher and Higher Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart , Joshua Logan Higher and Higher is a musical comedy with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and book by Gladys Hurlbut and Joshua Logan and produced by Dwight Deere Wiman. It ran on Broadway for ...more

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I Married an Angel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
I Married an Angel Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart I Married An Angel is a musical comedy by Rodgers and Hart. It was adapted from a play by Hungarian playwright János Vaszary, entitled Angyalt Vettem Felesegul. The book was by Richard ...more

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I Remember Mama is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
I Remember Mama Richard Rodgers , Martin Charnin , Thomas Meehan I Remember Mama is a musical with a book by Thomas Meehan, lyrics by Martin Charnin and Raymond Jessel, and music by Richard Rodgers. The musical ran on Broadway in 1979.

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I'd Rather Be Right is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
I'd Rather Be Right Richard Rodgers , George S. Kaufman , Lorenz Hart I'd Rather Be Right is a musical with a book by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, and music by Richard Rodgers. The story is a Depression-era political satire set in New ...more

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Jumbo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Jumbo Charles MacArthur , Ben Hecht , Richard Rodgers Jumbo is a musical produced by Billy Rose, with music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart and book by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur.

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Me and Juliet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Me and Juliet Richard Rodgers , Oscar Hammerstein II Me and Juliet is a musical comedy by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and their sixth stage collaboration. The work tells a story of romance backstage at a long-running musical: ...more

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No Strings is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
No Strings Richard Rodgers , Samuel A. Taylor No Strings is a musical drama with a book by Samuel A. Taylor and words and music by Richard Rodgers, his only Broadway score for which he wrote both lyrics and music, and the first musical he ...more

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Oklahoma! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Oklahoma! Richard Rodgers , Oscar Hammerstein II Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. The musical is based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs. Set in ...more

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On Your Toes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
On Your Toes Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart , George Abbott On Your Toes is a musical with a book by Richard Rodgers, George Abbott, and Lorenz Hart, music by Rodgers, and lyrics by Hart. It was adapted into a film in 1939. While teaching music at ...more

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Pal Joey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Pal Joey Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart , John O'Hara Pal Joey is a musical with a book by John O'Hara and music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. The musical is based on a character and situations O'Hara created in a series of short ...more

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Peggy-Ann is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Peggy-Ann Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart , Herbert Fields Peggy-Ann is a musical comedy with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart and book by Herbert Fields, based on the 1910 musical Tillie’s Nightmare by Edgar Smith.

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Pipe Dream is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Pipe Dream Richard Rodgers , Oscar Hammerstein II Pipe Dream is the seventh musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II; it premiered on Broadway on November 30, 1955. The work is based on John Steinbeck's short novel Sweet ...more

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Present Arms is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Present Arms Present Arms is a Broadway musical comedy that opened April 26, 1928, with music by Richard Rodgers, and lyrics by Lorenz Hart. It is based on the book by Herbert Fields. It was produced by Lew ...more

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Simple Simon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Simple Simon Richard Rodgers , Guy Bolton , Lorenz Hart Simple Simon is a Broadway musical with book by Guy Bolton, and Ed Wynn, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, music by Richard Rodgers, produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., and starring Ed Wynn. It originally ...more

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South Pacific is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
South Pacific Richard Rodgers , Joshua Logan , Oscar Hammerstein II South Pacific is a musical composed by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Hammerstein and Joshua Logan. The work premiered in 1949 on Broadway and was an immediate ...more

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State Fair is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
State Fair Richard Rodgers , Louis Mattioli , Tom Briggs State Fair is a musical with a book by Tom Briggs and Louis Mattioli, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and music by Richard Rodgers. Rodgers and Hammerstein originally adapted the Phil Stong ...more

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The Boys from Syracuse is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
The Boys from Syracuse Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart , George Abbott The Boys from Syracuse is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart, based on William Shakespeare's play, The Comedy of Errors, as adapted by librettist George Abbott. ...more

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The Garrick Gaieties is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
The Garrick Gaieties Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart The Garrick Gaieties is a revue with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart, the first successful musical by this songwriting team. It debuted in 1925 on Broadway and was the first ...more

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The Girl Friend is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
The Girl Friend Richard Rodgers , Lorenz Hart , Herbert Fields The Girl Friend is a musical comedy with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart and book by Herbert Fields. This was the longest running show to date for the trio.

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The Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
The Sound of Music Richard Rodgers , Russel Crouse , Howard Lindsay The Sound of Music is a multiple Tony Award-winning musical by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on the memoir of Maria ...more

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Too Many Girls is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Too Many Girls Too Many Girls is a Broadway musical comedy and a 1940 film version of the show, starring Lucille Ball.

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Two by Two is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Richard Rodgers Plays List
Two by Two Richard Rodgers , Martin Charnin , Peter Stone Two By Two is a Broadway musical with a book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and music by Richard Rodgers. Based on Clifford Odets's play The Flowering Peach, it tells the story of ...more