Piazza's O'Hara and Lazar Featured in "Broadway to Hollywood" Concert

News   Piazza's O'Hara and Lazar Featured in "Broadway to Hollywood" Concert Former Light in the Piazza co-stars Kelli O'Hara and Aaron Lazar will take part in an upcoming concert at Philadelphia's Mann Center for the Performing Arts.
From left: Aaron Lazar and Kelli O'Hara from a scene in The Light in the Piazza.
From left: Aaron Lazar and Kelli O'Hara from a scene in The Light in the Piazza. Photo by Joan Marcus

The Aug. 10 concert is entitled "From Broadway to Hollywood" and will feature The Philly Pops under the direction of Peter Nero. The evening, boasting the vocals of O'Hara and Lazar, will offer the "music of Broadway and film, including Broadway shows that were made into films and films that found success as Broadway productions." The 8 PM concert will also spotlight Nero's virtuoso piano interpretations. Kelli O'Hara was recently on Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of The Pajama Game, earning a Tony nomination for her performance as Babe. She was also Tony-nominated for her work as Clara in The Light in the Piazza. O'Hara's other Broadway credits include Jekyll & Hyde, Follies, Sweet Smell of Success and Dracula, the Musical.

On Broadway Aaron Lazar has been seen in The Light in the Piazza, The Phantom of the Opera and Oklahoma! and Off-Broadway in Hallelujah Baby!. He appeared in the London revival of On the Town as well as in the national tour of The Scarlet Pimpernel. His screen credits include "The Notorious Bettie Page," "One Man's Castle," "Johnny Moment," "The Poker Game," "Mahogany Pipe," "All My Children," "The Guiding Light" and "Empire." Lazar will play as Enjolras in the upcoming Broadway revival of Les Misérables.

Tickets, priced $20-$70, are available by calling (215) 893-1999 or by visiting www.manncenter.org. General admission lawn tickets are priced $10.