Photo Flash: A Look Back at York Theatre Company's REMEMBERING MARY MARTIN
The York Theatre Company presented Remembering Mary Martin, a one-night only special event on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter''s. The panel included Carleton Carpenter, Ed Gaynes, Sondra Lee, Robert Schear, and John Sheridan, all colleagues of the legendary Broadway icon, Mary Martin. James Morgan, York Theatre Company Producing Artistic Director, and Stephen Cole, writer, co-creator and director of the upcoming world premier production of Inventing Mary Martin at The York Theatre, moderated the discussion about Ms. Martin's is illustrious and extensive career, with an evening that was full of history, laughter, and little gems from the Golden Age of Musical Theatre. Check out a look back below!
The York Theatre Company is currently in rehearsal for the world premiere of the new musical revue, Inventing Mary Martin. Conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, with music supervision and arrangements by David Krane, music direction by Lawrence Goldberg, it features co-direction and choreography by Bob Richard. Music and lyrics are by legendary composers Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Vernon Duke & Howard Dietz, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, No?l Coward, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne & Carolyn Leigh, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, and Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, among others. The four-member cast features Cameron Adams, Jason Graae, Lynne Halliday, and Emily Skinner. Performances begin Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 18, 2014 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter''s (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Sunday, April 27, 2014.
Photo credit: York Theatre Company
Sondra Lee (the original Tiger Lily in Peter Pan), Carlton Carpenter (Cornelius Hackle in Hello, Dolly with Mary Martin), John Sheridan (Barnaby Tucker, in Hello, Dolly with Mary Martin), Ed Gaynes (Lost Boy in 1960 broadcast of â€œPeter Panâ€?), and Robert Schear (Stage Manager, Together on Broadway (Mary Martin & Ethel Merman)
James Morgan (York Producing Artistic Director), Ed Gaynes (Lost Boy in 1960 broadcast of â€œPeter Panâ€?), Stephen Cole (creator/writer/director of Inventing Mary Martin), John Sheridan (Barnaby Tucker, in Hello, Dolly with Mary Martin), and Sondra Lee (the original Tiger Lily in Peter Pan), and Robert Schear (Stage Manager, Together on Broadway (Mary Martin & Ethel Merman)