An Enchanted Evening: A Night With Oscar Hammerstein II, a “docu-musical” about the career of the lyricist-librettist, is set begin performances at the Roy Arias Theatre Center December 8. The show, starring Billboard Top 100 recording artist Doreen Taylor and Phantom of the Opera’s Davis Gaines, will benefit the Oscar Hammerstein Museum & Theater Education Center being built at Highland Farm, the Pennsylvania homestead where Hammerstein wrote many of his most famous songs.
Flip through photos of the press day below:
Take a Sneak Peek at the Oscar Hammerstein II “Docu-musical” An Enchanted Evening
An Enchanted Evening, which premiered in Philadelphia earlier this year, highlights Hammerstein’s evolution as a Broadway lyricist. At Highland Farm, Hammerstein found inspiration for Broadway musicals like Oklahoma!, Show Boat, South Pacific, Carousel, King and I, The Sound of Music, and many others.
An Enchanted Evening: A Night With Oscar Hammerstein II will run through December 17.