Sincerely, Oscar sets early closing date at Theatre Row
Sincerely, Oscar will play its final performance at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre on May 12, 2019.
The Oscar Hammerstein II bio-musical Sincerely, Oscar has posted an early closure notice and the Off-Broadway premiere will now play its final performance at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre on May 12, 2019. Previews began on March 27, 2019, ahead of an official opening on April 4.
Doreen Taylor, the show's writer and star (alongside Azudi Onwejekwe), commented: "Seeing my dream come true of presenting these wonderful songs with Oscar Hammerstein's own words has been truly humbling. This show has been a labor of love and I am profoundly grateful to Azudi, our creative team, and the crew for helping to bring my vision to life."
Synopsis: "Sincerely, Oscar is a new musical highlighting Oscar Hammerstein's journey to become Broadway's greatest lyricist. The musical explores Oscar's life in his words while showcasing over 30 of his greatest songs from shows like The Sound of Music, Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, Allegro and more. Working closely with Oscar Hammerstein's grandson Will, the musical incorporates personal correspondence, unpublished lyrics, interviews and rare memoirs togive insight into Hammerstein's legacy."
Directed by Dugg McDonough, the creative team features music direction & arrangements by Lou Lanza, string arrangements by Joshua Godoy, scenic design by Jason Simms, lighting design by David Pedemonti, costume design by Dawna Oak, sound design by Robert Balan, and projection design by Brittany Merenda.
Previously staged at its Philadelphia premiere at The Bristol Riverside Theatre, the production also utilizes state-of-the-art 3D holographic technology, created through a specialized projection system, marking the first time this holographic technology is being implemented Off-Broadway.
Sincerely, Oscar is produced off-Broadway by David Pedemonti.
Sincerely, Oscar Tickets are available now for performances through to May 12, 2019.
(Photo by Derek Brad)