Cinderella Co-Stars Reunite for Chicago Concerts About the Ups and Downs of Romance

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Tony nominees Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana will sing tunes by great stage songwriters.
Laura Osnes Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Tony Award nominees Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana, who co-starred in Broadway’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella as Cinderella and her Prince, will trace the ups and downs of romance in two encores of their Broadway Romance duet concert. The concert, which will be held July 21 and 22 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago’s Grant Park, will feature music from shows including West Side Story, Carousel, The Light in the Piazza, and Follies

Here is their planned program, listed by composer (subject to change):

George Gershwin: Overture to Girl Crazy

Frank Loesser: “Song of a Summer Night” from The Most Happy Fella

Bernstein/Sondheim: “Something's Coming” from West Side Story

Rodgers-Hammerstein: “Out of My Dreams” from Oklahoma!

Bock-Harnick: “Tonight at Eight”/“Will He Like Me?” from She Loves Me

Pasek-Paul: “First Date”/“Last Night” from Dogfight

Styne-Comden and Green: “I Met a Girl” from Bells Are Ringing

Rodgers-Hammerstein: “Ten Minutes Ago” from Cinderella
“If I Loved You” from Carousel
“You Are Never Away” from Allegro

Lopez-Lopez: “Love Is an Open Door” from Frozen

Irving Berlin: “Old-Fashioned Wedding” from Annie Get Your Gun

Stephen Sondheim: “Getting Married Today” from Company

Jason Robert Brown: “Next Ten Minutes” from The Last Five Years

Lane-Harburg: “The Begat” from Finian's Rainbow

Flaherty-Ahrens: “Our Children” from Ragtime

Adam Guettel: “Dividing Day” from The Light in the Piazza

Stephen Sondheim: “Buddy's Blues” and ”Could I Leave You?” from Follies

Lerner-Loewe: “How to Handle a Woman” from Camelot

Arlen-Mercer: “Come Rain or Come Shine” from St. Louis Woman

Leonard Bernstein: “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide

Tickets, at $25–$95, can be ordered by clicking here.

Osnes has been a special guest performer on Playbill cruises, and Fontana is scheduled for the upcoming August cruise. Cabins are available for Broadway on the Rhine River cruise August 13-20, 2017, featuring Seth Rudetsky, Andréa Burns, Faith Prince, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d’Amboise, and Fontana. Playbill Travel is also booking Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 3-13, 2017, also featuring Carmen Cusack, Julia Murney, Christopher Fitzgerald, Marc Kudisch, Christopher Sieber, Brandon Uranowitz, and Rudetsky, as well as other exciting talent to be announced. Tickets are also now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, and Sierra Boggess. Visit for booking and information.


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