Amer. musical with mus. by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II based on Green Grow the Lilacs by Lynn Riggs. Generally held to have pioneered new type of musical show. Prod. NY 1943, London 1947, Paris 1955. Film 1955. Contains songs O, What a Beautiful Morning and The Surrey with the Fringe on Top, among others equally good.
Subjects: Music Theatre.