Lea Salonga rehearses in new musical version of "Flower Drum Song"
NYP2002090440 - NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Tony Award winning actress Lea Salonga rehearses a scene from the new version of the 1958 musical "Flower Drum Song" at a Sept. 4, 2002, press conference. The show's new politically correct book is by David Henry Hwang based on the original by Oscar Hammerstein ll. rlw/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
Orville Slutzky, one of two brothers who founded New York's Hunter Mountain ski resort with show business help, died at age 96, resort officials said Friday.
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A music instructor at a California college apologized to his class for giving them the classic song "Old Man River" with the original lyrics, officials say.
The estate of Andre Kostelanetz has donated the Russian-born conductor-arranger's papers and artifacts to the Library of Congress.
The estate of U.S. songwriter Richard Rodgers has donated $1 million to renovate the bandshell in a New York City park, city officials say.
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Veteran actress Kitty Carlisle Hart, who visited American homes as a panelist on "What's My Line?" and "To Tell The Truth," has died in New York at 96.
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