In this interview, Mary Rodgers, daughter of Richard Rodgers, speaks about her father and his collaborations with Lorenz Hart.
"Porgy," the opera by Gershwin, nearly became "Porgy," the musical comedy by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II.
In 1938, TIME magazine wrote: "As Rodgers and Hart see it, what was killing music comedy was its sameness, its tameness, its eternal rhyming of June with moon."
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