Michael York News

Date Of Birth:
March 27, 1942 (72)
Birth Place:
Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
CABARET Set for Theatre Artists Studio November 29 - December 15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Rising up to the task are Shana Rebilas Bousard, Brad Bond, Cynthia Elek, Tony Hodges, Matt MacDougall, Tina Khalil, Diana Thompson and Dorothy Gaynor. Musical direction is provided by Joe Bousard, and accompaniment includes Scott Hay on drums, Joe Bousard on piano and Diana Thompson on woodwinds, with choreography by Tina Khalil. (more...)

James Barbour to Play 54 Below, 12/7 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

This Season Mr. Barbour will take the stage at 54 BELOW (254 West 54 Street, Cellar), Broadway's sumptuously successful new Supper club where he will perform, the now highly anticipated Concert, on Saturday, December 7 at 11:00pm and Thursday, December 12 at 7:00pm. (more...)

David Garrison, Betsy Morgan, John Treacy Egan, Ethan Haberfield and Tyler Moran to Star in Paper Mill Playhouse's OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse will continue its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Charles Dickens musical Oliver!, with a holiday 'twist' for the entire family. With a book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, Oliver! will be directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Oliver! will feature David Garrison (Fagin), best known for his role as Steve Rhoades on the hit television series Married...with Children, Betsy Morgan (Nancy), John Treacy Egan (Mr. Bumble), Jose Llana (Bill Sikes), David Hess (Mr. Brownlow), Ethan Haberfield (Artful Dodger) and introducing Tyler Moran as Oliver. Oliver! will also feature 16 local boys from across the state of New Jersey who auditioned from a pool of over 200. Oliver! will play the Millburn, New Jersey theater from November 21 through December 29. The official press opening night is Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 7:00pm. (more...)

World Premiere of Terrence McNally's AND AWAY WE GO Set for The Pearl, 11/12-12/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with the world premiere of And Away We Go by four-time Tony Award-winner Terrence McNally. In his first play written for an ensemble of actors, McNally celebrates the classics, acting companies and The Pearl itself. (more...)

ALMOST, MAINE & I REMEMBER MAMA Featured in Transport Group's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani and directed by Jack Cummings III, and I Remember Mama, written by John Van Druten and directed by Mr. Cummings, will comprise the company's 2013-14 season. Both productions will take place at the Gym at Judson, 243 Thompson Street, where Transport Group will now be in residency. (more...)

BROADWAY BOUND Opens La Mirada's 2013-14 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the first production in its 2013-1014 season of shows, the Tony Award-winning play, BROADWAY BOUND, written by Neil Simon and directed by Jeff Maynard. BROADWAY BOUND will preview tonight, September 20, 2013 (with a press opening on Saturday, September 21) and run through Sunday, October 13, 2013 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

BROADWAY BOUND, CATS, LES MIS and More Set for La Mirada Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment have announced their 'Broadway's Best' 2013- 2014 season of shows, as they also celebrate McCoy Rigby's 20th Anniversary season with the theatre! Beginning its 'Broadway's Best' anniversary season with Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning masterwork BROADWAY BOUND; followed by two of the most acclaimed recent plays of our time, the Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, RABBIT HOLE by David Lindsay-Abaire and Yasmina Reza's comedy of manners (where there are no manners!), GOD OF CARNAGE; followed by two of the biggest Broadway musical hits ever CATS and the regional theatre premiere of a brand new production of LES MISERABLES! Add into the mix the bonus options of its new 'Onstage Series' production of FLOYD COLLINS and the unmistakable harmonies of THE OAK RIDGE BOYS and La Mirada and the Southern California area will certainly have the 'Best of Broadway' and beyond coming its way in 2013-2014. (more...)

THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Celebrates 100th Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, starring Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction,Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Deadwood) now playing through September 29th at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) celebrates its 100th performance with today's 2pm matinee. The critically acclaimed production began previews on June 13th and officially opened on June 19th. (more...)

Warner Bros. and Leonardo DiCaprio to Produce THE ISLAND OF DR MOREAU Film?
by Movies News Desk - Sep 05, 2013

Warner Bros. and Appian Way's Leonardo DiCaprio have signed Lee Shipman and Brian McGreevy to write a modern adaptation of H.G. Wells' 1896 novel THE ISLAND OF DR MOREAU for the big screen. (more...)

Rob Sedgwick and Elize Russell Join THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY on 9/9 & 11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2013

The producers of Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play starring Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction,Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Deadwood), now playing throughSeptember 29th at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), are pleased to welcome Rob Sedgwick and Elize (Lisi) Russell to the company. The pair will perform the roles usually played by Mr. Dourif and Ms. Plummer at the Monday, September 9 and Wednesday, September 11 (matinee & evening) performances, while Mr. Dourif is out of town attending a funeral of a close relative who recently passed away. (more...)

THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY to Conclude Off-Broadway Run on 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, starring Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction,Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Deadwood), will end its run at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on September 29th it was announced today. The critically acclaimed production began previews on June 13thand officially opened on June 19th. (more...)

Rachel York to Co-Host 15th Annual Column Awards, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

THE COLUMN Awards Board of Directors and Executive Director/Producer/Founder John Garcia have the esteemed honor to announce today that one of Broadway's biggest and most sought after stars, Rachel York will serve as Co-Host for the 15th Annual Column Awards Gala. The gala will be held Monday February 24, 2014 at the Patty Granville Performing Arts Complex with a cocktail reception at 7:00pm, curtain at 8:00pm. For all info and tix info go towww.thecolumnawards.org (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Moonlight Stage's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Moonlight Stage Productions' 33rd summer season continues with the Broadway hit YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, presented professionally for the first time in Southern California, with performances now through September 7. YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, based on the hilarious 1974 film by Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder that spoofed the horror film genre, opened on Broadway in 2007 and toured the U.S. in 2009. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BROADWAY BOUND to Open La Mirada's 2013-14 Season, 9/20-10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the first production in its 2013-1014 season of shows, the Tony Award-winning play, BROADWAY BOUND, written by Neil Simon and directed by Jeff Maynard. BROADWAY BOUND will preview on Friday, September 20, 2013 (with a press opening on Saturday, September 21) and run through Sunday, October 13, 2013 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Moonlight Stage Presents Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Moonlight Stage Productions' 33rd summer season continues with the Broadway hit YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, presented professionally for the first time in Southern California, with performances from tonight, August 21 to September 7. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Through 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

The producers of Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, starring Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction, Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Deadwood), currently playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), just announced that a new block of tickets are now on sale. The critically acclaimed production will continue performances through November 17. Previews began on June 13 and the show officially opened on June 19. (more...)

Moonlight Stage to Present Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 8/21-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2013

Moonlight Stage Productions' 33rd summer season continues with the Broadway hit YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, presented professionally for the first time in Southern California, with performances from August 21 to September 7. YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, based on the hilarious 1974 film by Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder that spoofed the horror film genre, opened on Broadway in 2007 and toured the U.S. in 2009. Single tickets are priced $15 to $50 and include price levels for student rush, military, senior, and family discounts. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (760) 724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)

Amanda Plummer to Lead THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY at New World Stages; Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Tony and three-time Emmy Award-winner Amanda Plummer will return to the New York stage after a 15-year absence, along with Academy Award-nominated actor Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) in the Off-Broadway premiere production of Tennessee Williams' rarely seen The Two-Character Play at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Previews begin Monday, June 10. Opening Night is set for June 19 at 8:00 p.m. Equal parts Southern Gothic thriller, black comedy and psychological drama, the work, written during a time of great personal strife, is abstractly based on Williams' close yet complicated relationship with his sister, Rose. Gene David Kirk directs. (more...)

Final Previews Including Tonight Cancelled Due to Knee Injury for Amanda Plummer, but Tennessee Williams' THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY to Open As Scheduled
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

The producers of the highly anticipated production of Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, uniting the talents of Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), directed by Gene David Kirk, which began previews at New World Stages(340 West 50th Street) on June 13, announced today that due to an injury sustained by Ms. Plummer, this weekend's preview performances were cancelled and that this evening's performance has been cancelled, as well. However, the show will open on Wednesday evening, June 19, as previously announced. (more...)

Kennedy Center Cast Stars in MY FAIR LADY in Concert at Granada Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2013

Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (SBCPA), in partnership with the Santa Barbara Symphony, is proud to present My Fair Lady in Concert today, June 16 at 3:00 pm at the historic Granada Theatre. This special performance comes to Santa Barbara directly from one of the country's leading centers for the performing arts, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., with a world-class cast under the talented direction of Tony Award nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The famous original score will be performed by the Santa Barbara Symphony, under the direction of James Moore. (more...)

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