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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
The King and I
[Musical, Comedy,Drama, Revival]
  • Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 16, 2015 - ?
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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