Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Café Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30. Previously, Ted Sperling served as musical director for South Pacific when Laura Osnes starred as Nellie Forbush. They have performed together around the U.S. including a recent concert with the New York Philharmonic. Laura Osnes and Ryan Silverman starred together in a recent workshop of the Broadway-aimed musical, Somewhere in Time. Additionally, Ryan Silverman has performed several times with Ted as a guest of the Westchester Symphony for which Ted Sperling is musical director and She Loves Me at Caramoor for which Ted was also musical director.