Get a Sneak Peek at Off-Broadway's Oscar Hammerstein II Retrospective
Sincerely, Oscar will play the Acorn Theatre.
The cast of the new Oscar Hammerstein II retrospective Sincerely, Oscar met the press at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre on March 27. Directed by Dugg McDonough, the show will begin performances March 28, with opening night set for April 4.
The musical explores Hammerstein's life in his words, while showcasing over 30 of his greatest songs from shows like The Sound of Music, Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Carousel, and South Pacific. It is written by Doreen Taylor, who stars alongside Azudi Onyejekwe.
Sincerely, Oscar utilizes state-of-the-art 3-D holographic technology called IceMagic, which will present a hologram of Hammerstein live onstage. The production has 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. Lou Lanza is the musical director and arranger and Joshua Godoy did the string arrangements.