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Oscar Hammerstein II

Director, Producer, Writer, Lyricist, Source Material, Composer
( b. Jul 12, 1895 New York, New York, USA - d. Aug 23, 1960 Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA ) Male
Also known as: Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein [Birthname]
Relations: Brother of Reginald Hammerstein
Father of William Hammerstein
Father of James Hammerstein
Grandson of Oscar Hammerstein
Nephew of Arthur Hammerstein
Son of Willie Hammerstein


Productions Date of Productions
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
[Musical, Original]
  • Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 03, 2013 - Present
South Pacific
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 03, 2008 - Aug 22, 2010
Lovemusik
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 03, 2007 - Jun 24, 2007
Barbara Cook's Broadway!
[Special, Concert, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 28, 2004 - Apr 18, 2004
Never Gonna Dance
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 04, 2003 - Feb 15, 2004
Flower Drum Song
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Based on the original book by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 17, 2002 - Mar 16, 2003
Something Good
[Special, Concert, Tribute, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jun 28, 2002 - Jun 28, 2002
Oklahoma!
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 21, 2002 - Feb 23, 2003
Elaine Stritch At Liberty
[Special, Solo, Play with music, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Feb 21, 2002 - May 27, 2002
Matters of the Heart
[Special, Solo, Concert, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 13, 2000 - Dec 17, 2000
Swing!
[Musical, Dance, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 09, 1999 - Jan 14, 2001
The Sound of Music
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 12, 1998 - Jun 20, 1999
The King and I
[Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 11, 1996 - Feb 22, 1998
State Fair
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Based on the screenplay by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 27, 1996 - Jun 30, 1996
Paul Robeson
[Play, Solo, Play with music, Revival]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 20, 1995 - Dec 31, 1995
Something Wonderful
[Special, Concert, Tribute, Original]
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jul 12, 1995 - Jul 12, 1995
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 02, 1994 - Jan 05, 1997
Carousel
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 24, 1994 - Jan 15, 1995
A Grand Night for Singing
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 17, 1993 - Jan 01, 1994
Jerome Robbins' Broadway
[Musical, Revue, Dance, Original]
  • Additional text by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990
Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre
[Special, Concert, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 15, 1987 - Apr 26, 1987
Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jan 23, 1986 - Feb 02, 1986
The King and I
[Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jan 07, 1985 - Jun 30, 1985
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 24, 1983 - Jun 26, 1983
Oklahoma!
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 13, 1979 - Aug 24, 1980
The American Dance Machine
[Special, Dance, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978
Dancin'
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 27, 1978 - Jun 27, 1982
The King and I
[Musical, Comedy, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 02, 1977 - Dec 30, 1978
Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue
[Special, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 14, 1975 - Jun 22, 1975
The Desert Song
[Musical, Operetta, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 05, 1973 - Sep 16, 1973
The Sound of Music
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 16, 1959 - Jun 15, 1963
Flower Drum Song
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 01, 1958 - May 07, 1960
Carousel
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 11, 1957 - Sep 29, 1957
Pipe Dream
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 30, 1955 - Jun 30, 1956
South Pacific
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 04, 1955 - May 15, 1955
Carousel
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jun 02, 1954 - Aug 08, 1954
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 05, 1954 - May 16, 1954
Oklahoma!
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Aug 31, 1953 - Oct 03, 1953
Me and Juliet
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 28, 1953 - Apr 03, 1954
Music in the Air
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 08, 1951 - Nov 24, 1951
Oklahoma!
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 29, 1951 - Jul 28, 1951
The King and I
[Musical, Comedy, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 29, 1951 - Mar 20, 1954
Burning Bright
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 18, 1950 - Oct 28, 1950
The Happy Time
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jan 24, 1950 - Jul 14, 1951
South Pacific
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 07, 1949 - Jan 16, 1954
Carousel
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Feb 22, 1949 - Mar 05, 1949
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 07, 1948 - Sep 19, 1948
Allegro
[Musical, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 10, 1947 - Jul 10, 1948
John Loves Mary
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
Feb 04, 1947 - Feb 07, 1948
Happy Birthday
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 31, 1946 - Mar 13, 1948
Annie Get Your Gun
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 16, 1946 - Feb 12, 1949
Carmen Jones
[Musical, Revival]
  • Libretto by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 07, 1946 - May 04, 1946
The Desert Song
[Musical, Operetta, Revival]
  • Libretto by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jan 08, 1946 - Feb 16, 1946
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Book directed by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jan 05, 1946 - Jan 04, 1947
Carousel
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 19, 1945 - May 24, 1947
I Remember Mama
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 19, 1944 - Jun 29, 1946
The New Moon
[Musical, Romantic Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 17, 1944 - Closing date unknown
Carmen Jones
[Musical, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 02, 1943 - Feb 10, 1945
Oklahoma!
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948
The New Moon
[Musical, Romantic Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Aug 18, 1942 - Sep 06, 1942
Sunny River
[Musical, Original]
  • Directed by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 04, 1941 - Jan 03, 1942
Very Warm for May
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book directed by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 17, 1939 - Jan 06, 1940
Glorious Morning
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Staged by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 26, 1938 - Dec 1938
Where Do We Go From Here?
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 15, 1938 - Nov 1938
Knights of Song
[Musical, Play, Original]
  • Staged by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 17, 1938 - Oct 29, 1938
Hellzapoppin
[Musical, Revue, Vaudeville, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 22, 1938 - Dec 17, 1941
May Wine
[Musical, Play, Original]
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 05, 1935 - Jun 06, 1936
Music in the Air
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 08, 1932 - Sep 16, 1933
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Directed by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 19, 1932 - Oct 22, 1932
East Wind
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 27, 1931 - Nov 14, 1931
Free For All
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Staged by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 08, 1931 - Sep 19, 1931
The Gang's All Here
[Musical, Comedy, Revue, Original]
  • Staged by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
Feb 18, 1931 - Mar 09, 1931
Ballyhoo of 1930
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Additional lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 22, 1930 - Feb 21, 1931
Sweet Adeline
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 03, 1929 - Mar 22, 1930
A Night in Venice
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
May 21, 1929 - Oct 19, 1929
Rainbow
[Musical, Romance, Original]
  • Staged by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 21, 1928 - Dec 15, 1928
The New Moon
[Musical, Romance, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 19, 1928 - Dec 14, 1929
Good Boy
[Musical, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 05, 1928 - Apr 13, 1929
Show Boat
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Staged by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 27, 1927 - May 04, 1929
Golden Dawn
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 30, 1927 - May 05, 1928
Rose-Marie
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jan 24, 1927 - Mar 05, 1927
The Desert Song
[Musical, Operetta, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 30, 1926 - Jan 07, 1928
The Wild Rose
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 20, 1926 - Dec 11, 1926
Song of the Flame
[Musical, Opera, Romance, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 30, 1925 - Jul 10, 1926
Sunny
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 22, 1925 - Dec 11, 1926
Rose-Marie
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sep 02, 1924 - Jan 16, 1926
New Toys
[Play, Comedy, Tragedy, Original]
  • Written by Oscar Hammerstein II
Feb 18, 1924 - Mar 1924
Gypsy Jim
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jan 14, 1924 - Feb 1924
Mary Jane McKane
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Dec 25, 1923 - May 03, 1924
Wildflower
[Musical, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Feb 07, 1923 - Mar 29, 1924
Queen O' Hearts
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 10, 1922 - Nov 11, 1922
Daffy Dill
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Aug 22, 1922 - Oct 21, 1922
Jimmie
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 17, 1920 - Jan 15, 1921
Tickle Me
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Aug 17, 1920 - Feb 12, 1921
Always You
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jan 05, 1920 - Feb 28, 1920
Furs and Frills
[Musical, Farce, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Oct 09, 1917 - Nov 03, 1917
Special Events Date of Special Events
Back From Broadway
[Special, Concert, Benefit, Original]
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Jun 17, 2002 - Jun 17, 2002
A Celebration of Richard Rodgers
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Mar 26, 1972 - Closing date unknown
1996 Tony Award® Best Original Score
 State Fair [nominee]
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
1960 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerThe Sound of Music [winner]
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
1959 Tony Award® Best Musical
 Flower Drum Song [nominee]
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
1956 Tony Award® Best Musical
 Pipe Dream [nominee]
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
1952 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerThe King and I [winner]
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
1950 Tony Award® Best Musical
winnerSouth Pacific [winner]
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
1950 Tony Award® Libretto
winnerSouth Pacific [winner]
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
1950 Tony Award® Producer (Musical)
winnerSouth Pacific [winner]
Produced by Oscar Hammerstein II
1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
winnerSouth Pacific [winner]
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
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