President of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Spearheaded over twenty award-winning Broadway and London revivals, as well as several film and TV movie remakes.
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Ted Chapin is president of Rodgers & Hammerstein, the organization that manages and controls the creative output of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Together, the two men changed the world of musical theater, starting with Oklahoma! and continuing through The Sound of Music. This season in New York, their work has been represented by Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella on Broadway, The King and I at Lincoln Center Theater, and Allegro at Classic Stage Company. The company also represents works by others, including all the work of Irving Berlin. Chapin sits on several boards, including New York City Center and Goodspeed Musicals. He ran The Musical Theatre Lab, was directorial or production assistant on the original Broadway productions of The Rothschilds, The Unknown Soldier and His Wife, The Sunshine Boys and Follies. His book, Everything Was Possible: The Birth of the Musical Follies, won an ASCAP/Deems Taylor Award and a Special Jury Prize for Distinguished Achievement by the Theatre Library Association and is available from Applause Books.