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My View: Saving The Home Where Hammerstein Wrote The Lyrics – The Oscar Hammerstein Museum

My View: Saving The Home Where Hammerstein Wrote The Lyrics – The Oscar Hammerstein Museum

Broadway sang at The Players Club last night for the Benefit of The Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center.  Steve Schonberg, producer & host of the event, along with William Hammerstein a grandson of Oscar Hammerstein ll explained the mission and vision of the organization which is raising funds to honor Oscar Hammerstein ll’s legacy as a writer, lyricist and mentor and to uphold his personal values of resiliency, optimism and inspiring change.  Funds are being raised to create a museum at Highland Farm, the home where Oscar created some of the most successful musicals ever written.  Singing Oscar’s lyrics were, Michael Xavier, Laura Osnes, Lora Lee Gayer, Lance Horne (Music Director), Telly Leung, Ben Davis, Sal Viviano, Ann Harada, erich Bergen, James Snyder and Liz Larsen.  Producers were Kristine Lewis and Brenda Gelles and HonoraryHosts were Ted Chapin and Will Hammerstein.

For more information go to hammersteincenter.org

(For complete photos of this event go to BroadwayWorld.com)

The Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center

Steve Schoenberg & William Hammerstein

Laura Osnes

Laura Osnes “In My Own Little Corner”

Lora Lee Gayer, It Might As Well Be Spring

Lora Lee Gayer “It Might As Well Be Spring”

Lance Horne, Music Director

Lance Horne, Music Director

Telly Leung, Love, Look Away

Telly Leung “Love, Look Away”

Ann Harada, Bali Hai

Ann Harada “Bali Hai”

Sal Viviano, Hello Young Lovers

Sal Viviano “Hello Young Lovers”

James Snyder, Soliloquy

James Snyder “Soliloquy”

Liz Larsen, A Wonderful Guy

Liz Larsen “A Wonderful Guy”

Christine Cole, Kristine Lewis, Donna Carcaci Rhodes

William Hammerstein, & Td Chapin

Oscar Hammerstein lV

Oscar, Mandee Hamerstein, William Hammerstein, Laura Osnes, Lora Lee Gayer

Eda Sorokoff & Erich Bergen

Oscar Hammerstein ll

(For complete photos of this event go to BroadwayWorld.com)

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Stephen studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on Broadwayworld.com, T2Conline.com and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. Stephen is thrilled to be the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor. email: stephen@t2conline.com

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