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January 16, 1908: Next Day on Your Dressing Room They Hung a Star – Wretched Richard’s Almanac

A few names are synonymous with the Broadway musical theater – Rodgers and Hammerstein, the Gershwins, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, composers all. As an entertainer, one name looms large; for thr…

Source: January 16, 1908: Next Day on Your Dressing Room They Hung a Star – Wretched Richard’s Almanac

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3 comments on “January 16, 1908: Next Day on Your Dressing Room They Hung a Star – Wretched Richard’s Almanac

  1. Jennie
    01/17/2017

    I loved this post!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. beetleypete
    01/17/2017

    Merman was a larger than life character indeed.
    The new BBC4 series (Fridays) about the history of Musicals is excellent. If you missed the first one, it is free to view via this link. Two more to come after that.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0888r7n/sound-of-musicals-with-neil-brand-1-oh-what-a-beautiful-mornin
    Best wishes, Pete. x

    Liked by 1 person

  3. First Night Design
    01/17/2017

    I was watching the first one and then the phone rang so I will be catching up on iPlayer.

    Like

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