Rodgers and Hart Musicals – A Full List

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart were a successful musical theatre writing duo between the 1920s and 40s. Together they wrote 28 shows! Below you’ll find a full list of Rodgers and Hart musicals, sorted chronologically. And if you scroll down, you’ll also find a list of lesser-known works by the duo.


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Musicals by Rodgers and Hart

Dearest Enemy

Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics: Lorenz Hart  Book: Herbert Fields

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1925)

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The Girl Friend

Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics: Lorenz Hart  Book: Herbert Fields

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1926)

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A Connecticut Yankee

Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics: Lorenz Hart  Book: Herbert Fields

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1927)

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Jumbo

Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics: Lorenz Hart  Book: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1935)

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On Your Toes

Music/Book: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics/Book: Lorenz Hart  Book: George Abbott

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1936)

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Babes in Arms

Music/Book: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics/Book: Lorenz Hart

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1937)

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The Boys from Syracuse

Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics: Lorenz Hart  Book: George Abbott

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1938)

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I Married an Angel

Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics: Lorenz Hart

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1938)

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Pal Joey

Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics: Lorenz Hart  Book: John O’Hara

Musical Type: Golden Age (1940)

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By Jupiter

Music/Book: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics/Book: Lorenz Hart

Musical Type: Golden Age (1942)

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Additional Work by Rodgers and Hart

The following lesser-known musicals were written by Rodgers and Hart, but don’t have cast albums or a large amount of relevant information available online.


1920: Fly with Me

1925: The Garrick Gaieties

1926: Betsy

1926: Peggy-Ann

1926: The Fifth Avenue Follies

1926: The Lido Lady

1927: One Dam Thing After Another

1928: Present Arms

1928: Chee-Chee

1928: She’s My Baby

1929: Heads Up!

1930: Spring is Here

1930: Ever Green

1930: Simple Simon

1931: America’s Sweetheart

1937: I’d Rather Be Right

1939: Too Many Girls

1940: Higher and Higher

* Here’s where you can find a full list of all of the musicals by Rodgers and Hammerstein!


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Which of these musicals by Rodgers and Hart is your favorite?

Or have you ever played a role in one of the above Rodgers and Hart musicals? Feel free to share in the comments below. And if you like these types of lists, check out the musical database. That’s where you’ll find musicals sorted by composer, theme, setting, and more!


Stacy Karyn, author of Musicals by Rodgers and Hart
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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