Rachel York to Debut UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL at the Triad, 3/24
Drama Desk Award-winning actress and singer Rachel York (Little Me, Victor/Victoria, Anything Goes) brings her new one-woman show Up Close and Personal to Stage 72 at the Triad for one performance only on Monday, March 24 at 9:30 p.m. Stage 72 is a 130-seat cabaret space located on the second floor of The Triad at 158 West 72nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus.
In Up Close and Personal, Ms. York celebrates her love of singing and performing in a delightful evening of stories and song. She includes numbers made famous by early inspirations, favorite show tunes from her Broadway career, jazz standards from her solo album Let's Fall in Love, and a few surprises that touch her heart in a special way.
Ms. York's previous one-woman shows have been hailed as "wonderfully entertaining and extremely funny" (Variety), "an experience not to be missed" (Backstage), "a blissful night of entertainment" (BroadwayWorld), and "crowd-pleasing and purely delicious" (Review Plays). The New York Times has called her "sensational."
Ms. York is best known for her critically acclaimed Broadway performances in City of Angels, LES MISERABLES, Victor/Victoria (Drama Desk Award), The Scarlet Pimpernel, Sly Fox, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. She also turned heads on television with her courageous portrayal of Lucille Ball in the CBS movie, Lucy. Most recently she starred as Young Belle in Little Me at New York City Center Encores! and as Reno Sweeney in the first national tour of the 2011 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical revival Anything Goes (Helen Hayes nomination).
In concert, Ms. York's numerous appearances include the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall; the National Symphony, Pittsburgh Pops and Philly Pops; the Hollywood Bowl, San Francisco Symphony, Houston Symphony and Minnesota Orchestra; and the Israeli Opera and Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. Ms. York has also performed her celebrated one-woman show For the Love of It to rave reviews nationwide.