Bandstand Star Laura Osnes Schedules Concert Appearances

Cabaret & Concert News   Bandstand Star Laura Osnes Schedules Concert Appearances She’ll be singing March 13 to help establish the Oscar Hammerstein museum.
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Laura Osnes Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Rehearsals and previews for her upcoming Broadway musical Bandstand do not seem to be slowing down Laura Osnes’ concert schedule.

March 13: The singing actor will appear in a concert to help raise funds for the Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center being planned for the Highland Farm residence in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where Hammerstein, lyricist of Oklahoma!, South Pacific and The Sound of Music, made his home. The event, titled Oscar’s Home!, will take place at 6 PM at The Player’s Club in Manhattan. For tickets, visit HammersteinCenter.org. The Player’s Club is located at 16 Gramercy Park South, NYC. Osnes starred on Broadway in the stage adaptation of Hammerstein’s TV musical,Cinderella. Among the stars slated to appear with Osnes are Ann Harada, Erich Bergen, Liz Larsen, and Telly Leung,

March 31: Previews begin for Bandstand on Broadway. Osnes co-stars in the Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor musical about a group of WWII veterans in 1945 who team up with a young war widow (Osnes) to enter a national radio contest.

April 26: Opening night of Bandstand on Broadway.

May 1: Osnes will appear with stars including Danny Burstein, Paulo Szot, and Ruthie Ann Miles to honor Bartlett Sher and Kelli O’Hara at the annual New York Pops Gala at Carnegie Hall.

July 21–22: Osnes will reunite with her Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella co-star Santino Fontana for an encore of their Broadway Romance duet concert featuring music from shows including West Side Story, Carousel, The Light in the Piazza, and Follies at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s Grant Park.

Osnes has been a special guest performer on two of Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Playbill’s inaugural river cruise along the Rhône River in May 2017 is sold out, but cabins are available for the Rhine River cruise in August 2017, featuring Santino Fontana, Seth Rudetsky, Andréa Burns, Faith Prince, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d’Amboise, and more exciting talent to be announced. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information

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