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Introduction: Richard Rodgers: Some Enchanted Evening (02:06)

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The London Musicians' Orchestra conducted by David Charles Abell plays the overture to the gala starring Dame Judy Dench, Dave Willets, Patti Boulaye, Maureen Lipman, Claire Sweeney, and Leslie Garrett.

"Kansas City" (07:31)

Lipman and cast members from "Oklahoma" perform the song from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"Manhattan" (05:43)

Proceeds of the evening's benefit concert will go to the Neurofibromatosis Association. Kim Criswell and Graham Bickley sing the song from "The Garrick Gaieties." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"Ten Cents a Dance" (03:44)

Sweeney sings the song from "Simple Simon." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"Where or When" (04:04)

Sally Burgess sings the duet from "Babes in Arms" with Bickley. Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"Some Enchanted Evening" (03:15)

Boulaye sings the song from "South Pacific." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"Sing for your Supper" (03:13)

Nickolas Grace describes how Rodgers was afraid his music would not be remembered. Stratford East presents a hip-hop revival of "The Boys from Syracuse." Cast members from "Da Boys" perform.

"No Other Love" (03:39)

Lipman describes how Rodgers originally composed the song for "Victory at Sea." John Hudson and Janice Kelly sing the duet from "Me and Juliet."

"Soliloquy" (06:17)

Willets performs the song also known as "My Boy Bill" from "Carousel." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"An Old Man" (02:42)

Joanna Riding performs the song from "Two by Two." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"Johnny One-Note" (03:50)

Bickley introduces Pili Lopez who is currently starring in "Fame." The actress sings the song from "Babes in Arms."

"Getting to Know You" (08:38)

Leslie Joseph introduces the cast of "The King and I"; they perform the "March of the Siamese Children." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"Intermission Talk" (02:46)

Students from the Royal Academy of Music perform the song/scene from "Juliet and Me." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"I Have Confidence" (04:14)

Sheridan Morley introduces the musical number from "The Sound of Music." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"To Keep My Love Alive" (04:46)

Josie Lawrence sings the song from "A Connecticut Yankee (1943 Revival)." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"My Funny Valentine" (03:55)

Ruthie Henshall sings the famous song from "Babes in Arms." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"If I Loved You" (04:59)

Garrett sings the song from "Carousel." Abell conducts the London Musicians' Orchestra.

"Sixteen Going on Seventeen" (04:18)

Grace describes how the next two performers met while acting in "A Little Night Music." Brendan O'Hea and Dench sing the duet from "The Sound of Music."

"Honey Bun" (03:43)

Nurses from the National Theatre, nurses from the original London production, Nick Holder, and Rebecca Vere perform the song from "South Pacific."

"You'll Never Walk Alone" (03:12)

The evening's performers return to the stage to sing the song from "Carousel' and the title song from "Oklahoma!"

Credits: Richard Rodgers: Some Enchanted Evening (01:26)

Credits: Richard Rodgers: Some Enchanted Evening

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This star-studded PBS tribute concert celebrates the centenary of the birth of Richard Rodgers, the legendary Broadway composer. The 1980 gala at London’s Theatre Royal, Drury Lane includes songs, dance, staged numbers and anecdotes. The cast is studded with stars from Broadway and London’s West End, including Dame Judi Dench, Maureen Lipman, Gillian Anderson and many more performers from Oklahoma!, Kiss Me Kate, Chicago, The King and I, and other stage and television productions. The evening features Rodgers's best-loved classics, including Some Enchanted Evening, Manhattan, Getting to Know You, Kansas City, My Funny Valentine, If I Loved You, Sixteen Going On Seventeen, Johnny One-Note, You'll Never Walk Alone, and Oklahoma!

Length: 89 minutes

Item#: BVL194809

ISBN: 978-1-64623-824-8

Copyright date: ©2002

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