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Oscar Hammerstein Museum Gala Featuring Christy Altomare, Derek Klena and Justin Guarini Raises $165,000

Nearly $165,000 was netted from “Broadway Sings The Sound of Hammerstein,” an exclusive gala held on July 11, 2022 at The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm, the former estate of George S. Kaufman, a contemporary of Hammerstein’s.

Arts & Cultural Council Of Bucks County Announces Pledge To Help Save “Oscar's House”

The Board of The Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County announces their pledge to help save Oscar Hammerstein's home, Highland Farm, in Doylestown, PA, the very place where Hammerstein did most of his writing for internationally celebrated works, including Oklahoma!,  Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music.   Each year the A&CC selects an arts-related organization to help support, raise funds and awareness through their arts and marketing resources including the worldwide #GivingTuesday platform.

Grandson of Oscar Hammerstein II Visits OKLAHOMA! At Music Mountain Theatre

Audiences are saying they're in love with Oklahoma! at Music Mountain Theatre, playing through August 19. The cast was recently visited by Will Hammerstein, grandson of the show's book writer and lyricist, Oscar Hammerstein II.

Photo Coverage: AN ENCHANTED EVENING To Benefit The Oscar Hammerstein ll Museum & Education Center

Will Hammerstein and Oscar Hammerstein lV were at a special preview of 'An Enchanted Evening : A Night With Oscar Hammerstein ll. It's a one-of-a kind, intimate show highlighting Oscar Hammerstein's journey to become Broadway's greatest lyricist through curated documentary story-telling and imaginative performances.

Photo Coverage: The York Theatre Gala Honors Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt with 2017 Hammerstein Award

Last night The York Theatre Company honored the musical theatre writing team of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in a Fantastick gala concert and award ceremony directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. The 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre was presented to the legendary team (The Fantasticks, I Do, I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) at the event held at the Asia Society on Park Ave in NYC and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out photo coverage below!

Doreen Taylor, Davis Gaines Set for Hammerstein Docu-Musical 'AN ENCHANTED EVENING' Off-Broadway

Fresh from the sold-out premiere at the Bristol Riverside Theatre in Philadelphia, the brand new, innovative docu-musical AN ENCHANTED EVENING: A NIGHT WITH OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II is coming Off-Broadway for a limited December 2017 engagement.

New Hope Arts & Crafts Festival 2017 Was a Great Success!

The Annual New Hope Juried Arts & Crafts Festival was a great success on September 23 and 24, 2017. It featured more than 160 local and national artists and craftspeople. Held at New Hope Solebury High School in New Hope, PA, the festival included events for the whole family. Next year's festival dates are already set. They are September 29 and September 30, 2018.

Hammerstein Grandson Raises Funds to Build Hammerstein Museum

Will Hammerstein, grandson of musical theatre legend Oscar Hammerstein II, has every intention of preserving his grandfather's legacy. In 1941, the lyricist purchased Highland Farm, a sweeping property outside of Philadelphia. Now his grandson seeks to purchase the house and accompanying barn and renovate them into a Hammerstein museum.

Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center Announce Film Screening and Discussion Panel

???????The Oscar Hammerstein Museum & Theater Education Center, a recognized 501(c)3 announces their hosting of a benefit film screening of the PBS documentary, Out of His Dreams, at the County Theater in Doylestown PA., Wednesday May 3rd at 7:30 p.m.

Photo Coverage: WABC'S Joey Reynolds & Will Hammerstein Talk About The Hammerstein Museum

"Talk About Things You'd Like To Do"……. Will Hammerstein, grandson of Oscar ll talked about "How You Gonna Make That Dream Come True" on the Joey Reynolds radio program last night and BroadwayWorld was there. 

Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes, Telly Leung & More Sings For The Oscar Hammerstein Museum

Broadway sang at The Players Club last night for the Benefit of The Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center and BroadwayWorld was there.

STAGE TUBE: Help Turn Highland Farm Into the Hammerstein Museum!

Will Hammerstein, grandson of Oscar Hammerstein II and President of the Oscar Hammerstein Museum & Theater Education Center, needs your help! In the video below, he is standing outside Oscar's former home, Highland Farm, where all Oscar's most famous works where created - including the landmark musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music. The property is being turned into a museum and is seeking donations to make the project a reality. 

Pennsylvania Town Rules Hammerstein House Can Move Forward as Museum

According to The Intell, Oscar Hammerstein II proposed museum in Doylestown Township can move forward, however becoming a theater is off the table. 

Bucks County Playhouse's 48th Annual Student Theater Festival to be Held in May

A Panel of four Broadway veterans and experts will adjudicate the best middle and high school student performances from the region as part of the at Bucks County Playhouse's 48th annual "Best of Fest," Student Theatre Festival on May 15 at 7:00pm.

Bucks County Playhouse's 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Festival to Celebrate Stephen Sondheim This Fall

Bucks County Playhouse producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser just announced the 2nd Annual Oscar Hammerstein Festival -- named in honor of the master lyricist who wrote some of America's most beloved and recognizable musicals at his family farm in Bucks County.

UPDATE: Petition to Save Rejected Oscar Hammerstein Theater & Museum?

BroadwayWorld has learned there is a petition, which started back in February, which could save the proposed project.

Proposed Oscar Hammerstein Theater and Museum Rejected in Doylestown, PA

Will Hammerstein, Oscar Hammerstein II's grandson, wanted to honor the great Broadway lyricist the best way he knew how: by building a museum and education theater. 

Proposed Oscar Hammerstein Museum Faces Opposition

The Republic reported today a proposal for a tourist attraction based around Oscar Hammerstein's former Philidelphia home. Despite the efforts of his grandson, however, the plan was not well-received by public officials.

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