10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION:
WE'RE OVER THE MOON!

Saturday, October 22, 2016 7:00 - 11:00pm
Culinary Institute of America - Marriott Pavilion

Join Half Moon Theatre for a night of stellar Broadway entertainment and exceptional farm-to-table cuisine as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary Season. Our event features two-time Tony Award-nominee Laura Osnes, Broadway’s “Cinderella,” and is hosted by Seth Rudetsky, "The Mayor of Broadway" and beloved Sirius XM host.

 We’ll kick the night off with performances by some of New York City’s hottest young talent. To honor our milestone year, we’ll also showcase Half Moon artists, including the stars-of-the-future in our Junior Company.  And we’ll toast our amazing community for ten years of applause and support!

 After world-class entertainment, you can choose to enjoy a world-class feast of sumptuous seasonal dishes prepared by the renowned chefs of The Culinary Institute of America. We top off the evening with desserts, drinks, music and more. This is one party you really can’t miss! 


BROADWAY STARS SETH RUDETSKY AND LAURA OSNES
HEADLINE HALF MOON's 10 YEAR CELEBRATION!

BROADWAY STARS SETH RUDETSKY & LAURA OSNES

SETH RUDETSKY is the afternoon host on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s On Broadway as well as the host of Seth Speaks on Sirius/XM Stars. As a pianist, Seth has played for more than a dozen Broadway shows including Ragtime, Les Miz and Phantom. He was the Artistic Producer/Music Director for the first five annual Actors Fund Fall Concerts including Dreamgirls with Audra MacDonald (recorded on Nonesuch Records) and Hair with Jennifer Hudson (recorded on Ghostlight Records, Grammy Nomination). In 2007 he made his Broadway acting debut as Sheldon in The Ritz directed by Joe Mantello for The Roundabout Theater. Off-Broadway he wrote and starred in the critically acclaimed Rhapsody in Seth (directed by Peter Flynn) at the Actors Playhouse and has also appeared on TV on Law and Order C.I. and had a recurring role on All My Children. Recently, he co-wrote and starred in Disaster! He writes a weekly column on Playbill.com and tours the country with his one-man show, Deconstructing Broadway.

LAURA OSNES will star with Corey Cott (Newsies, Gigi) in the new musical The Bandstand on Broadway this season. Most recent Broadway credits include the title role in Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (Drama Desk Award; Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Award nominations). Osnes starred in Bonnie and Clyde (Tony Award nomination), creating the role at Asolo Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse (San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award). She appeared as Hope Harcourt in the Tony-winning revival of Anything Goes (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Astaire Award nominations), Nellie Forbush in Lincoln Center's production of South Pacific, and her Broadway debut as Sandy in the most recent revival of Grease.  Last year she starred in Carousel at the Lyric Opera of Chicago opposite Steven Pasquale (dir., Rob Ashford).

On television, Ms. Osnes has been seen on the CBS series "Elementary", in the HBO pilot "The Miraculous Year" (written by John Logan and directed by Kathryn Bigelow); and HBO's documentary Six By Sondheim. She has performed concerts and cabarets with the NY Philharmonic, the NY Pops, and the Pasadena Pops and at venues including Carnegie Hall, The Cafe Carlyle, 54 Below, and the LA County Arboretum. In addition to being heard on several cast recordings, Laura has two solo albums, Dream A Little Dream: Live at The Café Carlyle and If I Tell You: The Songs of Maury Yeston.


THE PARTY GETS STARTED AND IT DOESN'T STOP!

5:30 pm
Cocktail Party
Sumptuous Hors d'oeuvres & Open Bar

7:00 pm
Performance featuring The Half Moon Theatre Company with Broadway Stars Seth Rudetsky & Laura Osnes

8:15pm
Decadent Dinner and New York City House Band
With live auction of exclusive auction items including:

  • Lunch for four with Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Gorgeous piece of David Yurman Jewelry

BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY

$200 INDIVIDUAL TICKET
Arrive at 7:00 pm for performance, dinner and After-Party

Enjoy:
Premium Seats to exclusive 10th Anniversary performance
Farm-to-Table Dinner prepared by CIA's renowned chefs
After-Party with music and signature drinks

$75 INDIVIDUAL TICKET
Arrive at 7:00 pm - performance only
Enjoy:  Prime Orchestra & Balcony Seats to exclusive 10th Anniversary performance

 $45 INDIVIDUAL TICKET
Arrive at 7:00 pm - performance only
Enjoy:  Choice Orchestra & Balcony Seats to exclusive 10th Anniversary performance

GALA SPONSOR ($600 and up)
Arrive at 5:30 pm for all of the evening's festivities!!

Enjoy:
Cocktail Party with Sumptuous Hors d'oeuvres & Open Bar
Premium Seats to exclusive 10th Anniversary performance
Farm-to-Table Dinner prepared by CIA's renowned chefs
After-Party with music and signature drinks

 

SPONSORSHIP

If you would like to sponsor HMT, click here or email us. Sponsors receive premium orchestra seating, as well as advertising in Half Moon’s season program–seen by over 10,000 patrons throughout the season. There are many additional sponsor benefits at higher levels of support.