Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland

On Sunday, December 15, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented multi-Grammy and Tony nominated composer Frank Wildhorn in his "2nd Annual Frank & Friends Holiday Concert." Joining Wildhorn onstage were Broadway performers Jeremy Jordan, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Laura Osnes, Christiane Noll, Michael Lanning, Teal Wicks and award-winning jazz vocalist Jane Monheit. Check out a look back below!

This regular series of concerts celebrates the songs and favorite performers from the composer's wide range of work in popular, jazz, theatrical and classical music. All profits go to The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in the performing arts and entertainment.

Multi-Grammy and Tony Award nominated composer/producer Frank Wildhorn's works span the worlds of popular, theatrical, and classical music. In 1999, Frank became the first American composer in 22 years to have three shows running simultaneously on Broadway: Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Civil War. Also for Broadway: Dracula, Victor/Victoria, Wonderland,and Bonnie & Clyde (Tony Award nominated for Best Score). Frank produced Harlem Song at the famed Apollo Theatre. International: Cyrano, The Count of Monte Cristo, Carmen, Rudolf,Mitsuko, Never Say Goodbye, Camille Claudel, and Tears of Heaven. Frank served as music director for the Goodwill Games in New York City (1998). He wrote the song "Gold", the opening number for the 2002 Winter Olympics. He received the prestigious Charles Dickens Award from USC, where there is a scholarship under his name. Among the artists who have recorded and performed Frank's works: Whitney Houston (#1 international hit "Where Do Broken Hearts Go?"), Natalie Cole, Kenny Rogers, Sammy Davis, Jr., Liza Minnelli, Julie Andrews, Hootie & the Blowfish, The Moody Blues, Johnny Mathis, Linda Eder, FrEddie Jackson, Trisha Yearwood, Stacy Lattisaw, Molly Hatchet, Blues Traveler, Trace Adkins, Patti LaBelle, Jeffrey Osborne, BeBe Winans, Amy Grant, Anthony Warlow, to name a few.

Broadway at Birdland is an ongoing weekly concert series that brings Broadway and cabaret stars to the historic music room. Over the past ten years, Liza Minnelli, Christine Ebersole, Chita Rivera, Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein, Jeff Daniels, Tom Wopat, Linda Lavin, Jason Robert Brown, and hundreds more have all performed in concert.

Photos by Seth Walters

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Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Frank Wildhorn

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Teal Wicks

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Teal Wicks

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Teal Wicks

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Michael Lanning

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Frank Wildhorn, Laura Osnes

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Laura Osnes

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Laura Osnes

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Laura Osnes

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Jeremy Jordan

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Jeremy Jordan

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Jeremy Jordan

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Jane Monheit

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Jane Monheit

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Jane Monheit

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Emmy Raver-Lampman

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Emmy Raver-Lampman

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Emmy Raver-Lampman

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Christiane Noll

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Christiane Noll

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Cast

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Cast

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes, Michael Lanning

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Laura Osnes, Jeff Calhoun, Jeremy Jordan

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Michael Lanning, Teal Wicks

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Jeremy Jordan, Frank Wildhorn, Michael Lanning

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Emmy Raver-Lampman, Laura Osnes, Jane Monheit, Teal Wicks

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan & More Join Frank Wildhorn for Holiday Concert at Birdland
Cast

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