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(May 27 to June 17, 2010) He and Oscar Hammerstein II wrote the book for the musical, "South Pacific," in a Lincoln Center Theater production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Carmen Cusak, Rod Gilfrey and Keala Settle in the cast. Richard Rodgers was composer. Oscar Hammerstein II was also lyricist. ...
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[As a perfectionist who strove for naturalism among his actors] When people tell me the direction was wonderful, I know I've failed. The audience should be entranced, hypnotized, transported like children listening to a fairy tale. The individual actor, playwright, or director who breaks the spell by drawing attention to himself and crowing 'See how clever I am!' is a crook.
Won seven Tony Awards: two in 1948 for "Mister Roberts," with collaborator Thomas Heggen
as Best Authors and as writers of the Best Play winner; four in 1950 for "South Pacific," as Best Director, Best Authors (Musical) with Oscar Hammerstein II
, Best Producers (Musical) wirh Richard Rodgers
, Hammerstein and Leland Hayward
, and as writers, along with Rodgers and Hammerstein, of the Best Musical ...