Kimothy Cruse News

First Look: Tyne Daly Takes the Stage in the Mad, Passionate Tale DEAR WORLDFirst Look: Tyne Daly Takes the Stage in the Mad, Passionate Tale DEAR WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

1969 musical Dear World with book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, new version by David Thompson (based on an adaptation by Maurice Valency of the play The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux), music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, starring 6-time Emmy« Award and Tony« Award-winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy) as Countess Aurelia. The final presentation of the three shows in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series features Alison Fraser (March of the Falsettos) as Constance, Ann Harada (Avenue Q) as Gabrielle,and Lenny Wolpe (Wicked) as The Sewerman, with Dewey Caddell (Finian's Rainbow) as The Sergeant, J. Bernard Calloway (Memphis) as President 2, Ben Cherry (Fiddler on the Roof) as The Waiter, Stephen Mo Hanan (Jolson & Co.) as President 3, Erika Henningsen (Les Miserables) as Nina, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music) as Julian, Peter Land (My Fair Lady) as President 1, Gordon Stanley (Ragtime) as The Prospector, and Kristopher Thompson-Bolden (The Nutty Professor) as The Mute. Stage Manager is Kimothy Cruse, with Assistant Stage Manager Shanna Allison. Directed by Michael Montel(director of twenty preview Musicals in Mufti presentations including Dear World, Take Me Along, and A Time for Singing), with music direction by Christopher McGovern (Cagney). PerCasting for the series is by Geoff Josselson. (more...)

DEAR WORLD Starring Tyne Daly Begins Performances Tomorrow at York Theatre CompanyDEAR WORLD Starring Tyne Daly Begins Performances Tomorrow at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, presents the 1969 musical Dear World with book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, new version by David Thompson (based on an adaptation by Maurice Valency of the play The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux), music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, starring 6-time Emmy« Award and Tony« Award-winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy) as Countess Aurelia. (more...)

Alison Fraser, Ann Harada, Lenny Wolpe Sign on for DEAR WORLD, Starring Tyne Daly at York Theatre CompanyAlison Fraser, Ann Harada, Lenny Wolpe Sign on for DEAR WORLD, Starring Tyne Daly at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The York Theatre Company,ádedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced the cast of the 1969 musical Dear World with book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, new version by David Thompson (based on an adaptation by Maurice Valency of the play The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux), music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, starring 6-time Emmy Award and Tony Award-winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy) as Countess Aurelia. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Phillip Boykin and More in York Theatre's LORD TOMPhoto Flash: First Look at Phillip Boykin and More in York Theatre's LORD TOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

The York Theatre Company and its acclaimed Developmental Lab Series presents the musical, LORD TOM, with book by Kimberly Vaughn and Stanley Jay Gelber, and music & lyrics by Mr. Gelber at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

John Tartaglia-Led LORD TOM Begins Performances Tonight at York Theatre CompanyJohn Tartaglia-Led LORD TOM Begins Performances Tonight at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) and its acclaimed Developmental Lab Series presents the musical, LORD TOM, with book by Kimberly Vaughn and Stanley Jay Gelber, and music & lyrics by Mr. Gelber at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Tony Nominee Phillip Boykin Set for York Theatre Company's LORD TOM, Beginning TonightTony Nominee Phillip Boykin Set for York Theatre Company's LORD TOM, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The York Theatre Company and its acclaimed Developmental LAB Series presents the musical, LORD TOM, with book by Kimberly Vaughn and Stanley Jay Gelber, and music & lyrics are by Mr. Gelber at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Tony Nominee Phillip Boykin Set for York's Developmental Lab Presentation of LORD TOMTony Nominee Phillip Boykin Set for York's Developmental Lab Presentation of LORD TOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The York Theatre Company and its acclaimed Developmental LAB Series presents the musical, LORD TOM, with book by Kimberly Vaughn and Stanley Jay Gelber, and music & lyrics are by Mr. Gelber at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Musicals in Mufti's MY FAVORITE YEARPhoto Flash: First Look- Musicals in Mufti's MY FAVORITE YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year, with book byJoseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you production photos from the show! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Douglas Sills, Adam Chanler-Berat, and More Star in Musicals in Mufti's MY FAVORITE YEARPhoto Coverage: Douglas Sills, Adam Chanler-Berat, and More Star in Musicals in Mufti's MY FAVORITE YEAR
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 6, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year, with book byJoseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the opening! (more...)

Adam Chanler-Berat and Douglas Sills Lead York's MY FAVORITE YEAR This WeekendAdam Chanler-Berat and Douglas Sills Lead York's MY FAVORITE YEAR This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year, with book by Joseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg. The limited engagement of My Favorite Year will play 5 performances only this weekend, December 5-7, 2014 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Ahrens & Flaherty Honored Tonight at York's 23rd Hammerstein Award GalaAhrens & Flaherty Honored Tonight at York's 23rd Hammerstein Award Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The York Theatre Company will honor Tony Award-winning collaborators Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 23rd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held tonight, November 24, 2014 at Park Avenue's Racquet & Tennis Club (370 Park Avenue). (more...)

Adam Chanler-Berat & Douglas Sills to Lead York's MY FAVORITE YEAR as Part of Musicals In MuftiAdam Chanler-Berat & Douglas Sills to Lead York's MY FAVORITE YEAR as Part of Musicals In Mufti
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year, with book by Joseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg. The limited engagement of My Favorite Year will play 5 performances only December 5-7, 2014 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Ahrens & Flaherty to be Honored at York's 23rd Hammerstein Award Gala, 11/24Ahrens & Flaherty to be Honored at York's 23rd Hammerstein Award Gala, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The York Theatre Company will honor Tony Award-winning collaborators Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 23rd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held Monday, November 24, 2014 at Park Avenue's Racquet & Tennis Club (370 Park Avenue). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night for MALPRACTICE MAKES PERFECTPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night for MALPRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Feb 17, 2014

Over the weekend, the York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) continued the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Malpractice Makes Perfect with Book, Music and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The show featured direction by David Glenn Armstrong, music direction by Amanda Morton, and casting by Geoff Josselson. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Bertie Carvel, Rob McClure & More to Be Honored at the 2013 Theatre World Awards Tonight!Bertie Carvel, Rob McClure & More to Be Honored at the 2013 Theatre World Awards Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guest Nathan Lane, have been announced as presenters and performers at the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, June 3, 2013 beginning at 6:45 p.m. at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. Mother and daughter, Rosemary Harris and Jennifer Ehle, both Theatre World Award Alumni, are 2013 Honorary Co-Chairs. (more...)

Ben Vereen, Lea Salonga & More to Present at the Theatre World Awards, 6/3Ben Vereen, Lea Salonga & More to Present at the Theatre World Awards, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Theatre World Award Alumni Courtney B. Vance, Anika Noni Rose, Ben Vereen, Christine Lahti, Tony Sheldon, Lea Salonga, Isabel Keating, Phillip Boykin, Jessie Mueller, Jackie Hoffman, Wesley Taylor, Patricia Elliott, Meg Bussert, Crystal A. Dickinson, with special guest Nathan Lane, have been announced as presenters and performers at the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, June 3, 2013 beginning at 6:45 p.m. at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. Mother and daughter, Rosemary Harris and Jennifer Ehle, both Theatre World Award Alumni, are 2013 Honorary Co-Chairs. (more...)

I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF Returns to York Theatre Company, Beginning TodayI'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF Returns to York Theatre Company, Beginning Today
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2013

By popular demand, York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) has announced the return engagement of the new musical I'm a Stranger Here Myself, written and performed by Mark Nadler, with Franca Vercelloni on accordion, Jessica Tyler Wright on vioin and directed by David Schweizer. (more...)

I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF Returns to York Theatre Company, Beginning 5/28I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF Returns to York Theatre Company, Beginning 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

By popular demand, York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) has announced the return engagement of the new musical I'm a Stranger Here Myself, written and performed by Mark Nadler, with Franca Vercelloni on accordion, Jessica Tyler Wright on vioin and directed by David Schweizer. (more...)

2013 Theatre World Award Winners Announced - Carvel, Hanks, McClure, Settle & More Plus Alan Alda to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award2013 Theatre World Award Winners Announced - Carvel, Hanks, McClure, Settle & More Plus Alan Alda to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

The 2013 Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance, the 5th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater for an Outstanding Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production, and the newly established John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, were announced today. The winners will be celebrated at the 69th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony set for a new day and time, representing a change from past years, on Monday evening, June 3, 2013 beginning at 6:45 p.m. at the Music Box Theater (239 West 45th Street), home of the current Broadway revival of Pippin. (more...)

York's I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF OpensYork's I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF Opens
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013

York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) presents a 3-week limited engagement of its newest mainstage production, the musical I'm a Stranger Here Myself, written and performed byMark Nadler with Franca Vercelloni on accordion (who has replaced previously announced William Schimmel) and Jessica Wright on violin and directed by David Schweizer. (more...)

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