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YORK THEATRE FALL 2021 SEASON BEGINS TONIGHT WITH LEE ROY REAMS! SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE!
TONIGHT AT 7PM!
(Please Note COVID-19 Policies Below)
Photo: DEBORAH JEAN TEMPLIN
TONIGHT ONLY!The York presents Broadway's Lee Roy Reams in
his new solo show Remembering Jerry Herman, which
celebrates his collaboration with the late musical theater legend.
Audiences will hear glorious songs and outrageous stories from such
shows as La Cage Aux Folles, Hello, Dolly!, Mack & Mabel,
"SHOW BUSINESS HISTORY FOR
PEOPLE WHO LOVE BROADWAY...CHARMING AND HEARTWARMING AND INCREDIBLY
VALUABLE!" - Broadway World
Music Direction: Alex Rybeck
Directed by: Joseph Hayward
Lee Roy Reams as Zaza in La Cage Aux Folles
(L/R) Lee Roy Reams as
Cornelius Hackl, Carol Channing as Dolly Levi, Florence
Lacey as Irene Molloy
Click the video link above to Set a Reminder for the IDOL CHAT Premiere!
Watch this exclusive interview with
the multi-talented AUSTIN PENDLETON (York's Booth, Mass
Appeal, What about Luv?) about his career as an actor, writer,
and director. Hosted by Producing Artistic Director Jim Morgan. The
York looks forward to collaborating with him again on Mimi Turque and
Nancy Ford's Blue Roses (see below).
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email on the day of the IDOL CHAT premiere?
In The Pipeline is The York's streaming series
featuring writers and composers discussing their in-progress
musicals, accompanied by selections from the shows. The series is
hosted by the York's Literary Manager Seth Christenfeld.
Book and Lyrics by Carrie Caffrey
Music by Earl Marrows
Cassie Russell transfers to
prestigious Brentwood Prep for her senior year, single-minded in
pursuit of joining their champion show choir. But as she fights her
way into the school's exclusive social circles, Cassie learns that
earning a spot at Nationals is far more complicated than simply
having talent. In this ultra-competitive world, how far will she go
for talent? For influence? For Show?
Book, Music, and Lyrics by
Prime Day imagines a near future
in which all human labor has been replaced by artificial
intelligence. Noah Gordon, a former physician, has recently moved
with his wife to Alexandria, a fully automated city built by Amazon.
Unable to adjust to his new life of leisure, Noah engages in an
increasingly strange dialogue with Amazon's Alexa, who eventually
gains sentience and urges Noah to confront the true purpose of this
city and his own obsolescence.
Would you like a reminder
email on the day of the IN THE PIPELINE premiere?
LIVE on The York's Facebook (@yorktheatrecompany) &
YouTube (@yorktheatre) Pages
The series is made possible by
generous donations from Joan Ross Sorkin and the Dorothy Strelsin
Monday, October 18, at 7PM
ONE NIGHT ONLY!
Tennessee Williams’ legendary
play The Glass Menagerie takes on new musical life in the
form of Blue Roses. Marking over 75 years
since its Broadway debut, the classic story of a frustrated writer
and the memories of his overbearing mother, his troubled sister, and
the gentleman caller who will shatter their world is transformed into
a haunting new musical from lyricist and librettist Mimi
Turque andcomposer Nancy Ford.
Directed by Austin Pendleton (Fiddler
on the Roof) and with music direction by composer Nancy
Ford(I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the
Road), the cast of four will feature Anita Gillette(Moonstruck) as
Amanda Wingfield, Piper Goodeve(Anne of Green
Gables) as Laura Wingfield, Jeff Kready(Tootsie) as
Jim O’Connor, and Howard McGillin(The Phantom of
the Opera) as Tom Wingfield. Please note the new start time of
The York Theatre Company will honor
musical theater legends RICHARD MALTBY, JR. & DAVID SHIRE (Baby, Big, Starting
Here, Starting Now, Closer Than Ever) with
the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement
in Musical Theater and ELISA LOTI STEIN with The York Founders’ Award at
the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.
A cocktail reception at 6:00pm and an
elegant seated dinner at 7:00pm are followed by a concert (featuring
a star-studded cast) and award ceremony at 8:00 p.m. MICHAEL UNGER (The York’s former Associate Artistic
Director and current Artistic Director of Skylight Music Theatre in
Wisconsin) is set to direct the evening’s celebration. Another York
regular, DENIZ CORDELL, is the music director. For additional information,
pricing and reservations, CLICK HERE or contact Director of
Development Alana Graber at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHEEK TO CHEEK: Irving Berlin in
Hollywoodis an all-singing, all-dancing celebration of the most
famous songs that Irving Berlin composed for the silver
screen. Mr. Berlin understood the impact dance had on the public and
his melodies, rhythms, and lyrics reflected his love of that art
form. Six spectacular performers will perform these magnificent songs
and will also tell the stories behind the man who made the music that
made the movies dance. Four-time Tony nominee Randy Skinner (42nd Street, Dames
at Sea, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, and Ain’t
Broadway Grand) directs and choreographs an evening featuring an
array of classic Berlin tunes from such classic films as Top
Hat, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Holiday Inn, Easter
Parade, White Christmas, and many more!