Saturday, February 29, 2019
Historic Paramount Theatre, Abilene, TX
ABOUT THE SHOW
Enjoy an enchanted evening with Broadway's original
Cinderella, Belle and Jasmine!
Featuring two-time, Tony-nominated star, Laura Osnes (Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella), Susan Egan (Tony-nominated for Disney's Beauty and the Beast and voice of "Meg" in Hercules) and Courtney Reed (the original 'Jasmine' in Aladdin on Broadway), along with musical director extraordinaire Benjamin Rauhala.
Brush off your tiara and unleash your inner princess as this iconic trio of Broadway originals/animation stars host an evening of festivities alongside their own "Fairy Godfairy" and special guests! Named “Outstanding Roadshow 2019” by Nashville’s First Night Awards, your every dream will come true as these knockout voices sing the petticoats off every princess song in the book, sharing hilarious and heartfelt stories of their royal antics backstage, on stage, and beyond!
Critics call it: “spectacular,” “enchanting,” “empowering,” – this is the princess party you WISH you’d had as a kid, only better, because these are the voices you know from the albums. Catch the carriage and embrace the adventure – bring your besties, your boyfriend, your girlfriend, your mom, your kids (ages 6 and older, please) or anyone who will be tempted to sing along! Dress in your best royal attire (or cosplay) and you may even win a prize! Come see what over 18 million fans are raving about on YouTube!
THE PRINCESS POSSE
One of today's best-known Broadway performers, Laura Osnes played the title role in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Drama Desk Award; Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League and Astaire Award nominations), ‘Bonnie’ in Bonnie and Clyde (Tony Award nomination), ‘Hope Harcourt’ in the Tony-Award-winning revival of Anything Goes (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Astaire Award nominations), ‘Nellie Forbush’ in Lincoln Center Theater’s South Pacific, and ‘Sandy’ in Grease.
Beloved by Disney fans, Susan Egan played the original Belle in Broadway's Beauty and the Beast and also was the voice of "Meg" in the Hercules film. She has headlined with more than 50 symphony orchestras worldwide, including return engagements at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and the Hollywood Bowl, and has over 40 recording credits including solo CD such as Susan Egan LIVE, The Secret of Happiness and 2015’s Softly.
Courtney Reed originated the role of ‘Princess Jasmine’ in Disney’s smash Broadway hit Aladdin, for which she received a Grammy nomination. Prior to that, she was in the closing company of the Tony Award Winning musical In The Heights written by Lin Manuel Miranda. She made her Broadway debut in Mamma Mia! and this past summer, debuted her first solo concert Confessions of a Broadway Princess at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City.
Benjamin Rauhala is perhaps best known for his work touring the country as the music director for Jeremy Jordan, the Tony-nominated star of Broadway’s Newsies and The CW’s Supergirl. He also tours with Nashville star Kyle Dean Massey, Trial and Error star Krysta Rodriguez, and with Next to Normal Tony-nominee Jennifer Damiano. He previously served as music director for Hit List, the meta-musical from the NBC television show SMASH and is an Original Programming Producer at Feinstein’s/54 Below, where he has created dozens of sold-out concerts, including The Broadway Princess Party series with Tony-nominee Laura Osnes.