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In His Own Words

In His Own Words

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 12th 2018

After decades of writing melodies ranging from cleverly ragtag to professionally functional to supremely memorable with words by Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers, following the

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Family, Faith, Fairgoers – and a Birthday Boone

Family, Faith, Fairgoers – and a Birthday Boone

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 1st 2017

Seven weeks ago, singer/actor Pat Boone attended the red-carpet Hollywood premiere of his latest movie A Cowgirl’s Story (2017) and talked about the film’s message of family and faith, two key mark

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Meet Miss Jones

Meet Miss Jones

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 31st 2016

Have You Met Miss Jones? is a bouncy romantic ditty written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart for their 1937 musical I’d Rather Be Right. This fall at the New Theatre in Kansas City, KS, it takes

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Merry Joeymas

Merry Joeymas

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 25th 2015

On Christmas night in 1940, Broadway musicals got a bit more grown-up with the arrival of a show with a book by John O’Hara, a score by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, direction by the canny George

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