Laura Osnes makes a holiday return to the Hallmark Channel this Christmas season, starring in an original movie, Christmas in Tahoe, premiering this Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 6 PM ET / 5 PM CT.
Osnes has become a familiar and beloved face to Hallmark fans, starring in One Royal Holiday, In the Key of Love, Raise a Glass to Love, as well as in A Homecoming for the Holidays for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.
Broadway aficionados have long been privy to Osnes’ talent. The two-time Tony Award nominee has headlined multiple musicals on the great white way, including the Tony-Award winning Bandstand, starring as Cinderella in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Anything Goes, Bonnie and Clyde, South Pacific and Grease.
Osnes enjoys her work with Hallmark stating: “These movies are such a joy to make! This Thanksgiving weekend, I am so grateful to share Christmas In Tahoe with the Hallmark viewers and lovers of Christmas movies! Not only will Pat Monahan and Kyle Selig sing for you in this film, but they both kept me laughing every day on set. I just know it’s going to bring a smile to a lot of faces and ring in the Christmas season.”
Osnes has had quite the career so far, with New York and regional credits including The Scarlet Pimpernel and Crazy for You (Manhattan Concert Productions); The Threepenny Opera (Drama Desk Award nomination; Atlantic Theater Company); City Center Encores! productions of The Band Wagon, Randy Newman’s Faust and Pipe Dream; The Sound of Music (Carnegie Hall); On the Town (Boston Pops); Carousel (Lyric Opera of Chicago) and Broadway: Three Generations (Kennedy Center).
Her television credits include Dynasty (The CW), Fosse/Verdon (F/X), Elementary (CBS), Six by Sondheim (HBO), Live from Lincoln Center: Bernstein on Broadway, A Capitol Fourth (PBS), Sondheim: The Birthday Concert, the HBO pilot The Miraculous Year and the The Kennedy Center Honors : A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2011), The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (2012) and The 43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors (2021). In addition to touring the country with Broadway Princess Party, her popular concert series, her many concerts and cabarets include performing with Michael Feinstein, the New York Philharmonic, The New York Pops, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, The Boston Pops, The San Francisco Symphony and The National Symphony Orchestra, as well as appearing in such venues as Carnegie Hall, The Café Carlyle, Lincoln Center, The Smith Center in Las Vegas and the Minnesota Orchestra Hall.
Osnes can be heard on several original cast recordings and her two solo albums, Dream A Little Dream: Live at The Café Carlyle and If I Tell You: The Songs of Maury Yeston.