Michael York News

Date Of Birth:
March 27, 1942 (72)
Birth Place:
Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
Clayton, Varela, et al. Complete LES MIS Touring Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2010

Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce the casting of his highly acclaimed new 25th anniversary production of Les MisÚrables making its United States premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse prior to a major US National Tour. The all new production of Les MisÚrables features glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Robert Levinstein As Associate Producer 6/9-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2010

The Ogunquit Playhouse is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert F. Levinstein to the new position of Associate Producer. Robert has been associated with the Playhouse since 2002, first as the resident Production Stage Manager and then starting in 2008 as the Director of Production. As Associate Producer, Robert will oversee all theatrical operations for the 78-year-old company, named by the press as America's Foremost Summer Theatre. (more...)

Garver to Appear in 'Santa's Dog'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 24, 2010

Actress Kathy Garver-best known for playing the older sister, Cissy, on the classic CBS sitcom 'Family Affair'- has been signed to co-star in the Christmas movie 'Santa's Dog,' scheduled for production this fall in San Francisco. In the film, Garver will play Sister Augustus, a nun at an orphanage where a boy named Max is about to face the loneliest Christmas of his life, until he meets a talking dog and embarks on a magical, comical adventure to show he's worthy of being removed from Santa's 'naughty' list and placed on the 'nice' list instead. (more...)

Al Pacino Awarded OSC's Oxford Prize
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2010

The Tribeca-based Oxford Shakespeare Company recently awarded veteran actor Al Pacino with The Oxford Prize, given in honor of the actor's outstanding artistic achievements in bringing Shakespeare to the public. Mr. Pacino received this honor at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park where he was performing Shylock in The Public Theater's production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. Pacino's highly-acclaimed performance and the critically acclaimed production is now bound for a Broadway run at the Broadhurst Theatre Oct 19 - Jan 9. (more...)

AMADEUS Returns to Los Angeles At Chandler Studio Theatre, Opens 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2010

'I murdered Mozart!' rings out across Europe from Composer Antonio Salieri on his death-bed. Salieri had been the toast of Europe. He had been a devout Catholic all his life. He made a pact with God that he would be the vessel through which God's music would spring. All was good until Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arrives in Vienna. In horror Salieri determines that it is Mozart instead who is his God's chosen voice. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Robert Levinstein As Associate Producer 6/9-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2010

The Ogunquit Playhouse is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert F. Levinstein to the new position of Associate Producer. Robert has been associated with the Playhouse since 2002, first as the resident Production Stage Manager and then starting in 2008 as the Director of Production. As Associate Producer, Robert will oversee all theatrical operations for the 78-year-old company, named by the press as America's Foremost Summer Theatre. (more...)

The Production Company Presents AMADEUS, Opens 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2010

'I murdered Mozart!' rings out across Europe from Composer Antonio Salieri on his death-bed. Salieri had been the toast of Europe. He had been a devout Catholic all his life. He made a pact with God that he would be the vessel through which God's music would spring. All was good until Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arrives in Vienna. In horror Salieri determines that it is Mozart instead who is his God's chosen voice. Mozart's music proves it; God had broken their pact. Salieri now makes a terrible new vow: to block God on earth and teach Him a lesson, using Mozart as the means to that end. (more...)

AMADEUS Returns to Los Angeles At Chandler Studio Theatre, Opens 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2010

'I murdered Mozart!' rings out across Europe from Composer Antonio Salieri on his death-bed. Salieri had been the toast of Europe. He had been a devout Catholic all his life. He made a pact with God that he would be the vessel through which God's music would spring. All was good until Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arrives in Vienna. In horror Salieri determines that it is Mozart instead who is his God's chosen voice. (more...)

GPR Records to sponsor Haiku Twitter Contest In Celebration of POETIC LICENSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2010

GPR Records, the new CD label specializing in Broadway, classical, spoken word and children's music, is sponsoring a poetry contest that will take place on Twitter, called TwItsPoetic, to celebrate National Poetry Month and the release of their first CD Poetic License: 100 Poems by 100 Performers. (more...)

A TALE OF TWO CITIES CD/DVD Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2010

The CD and DVD of the Broadway musical A TALE OF TWO CITIES is now available on the show's official website. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Robert Levinstein As Associate Producer 6/9-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2010

The Ogunquit Playhouse is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert F. Levinstein to the new position of Associate Producer. Robert has been associated with the Playhouse since 2002, first as the resident Production Stage Manager and then starting in 2008 as the Director of Production. As Associate Producer, Robert will oversee all theatrical operations for the 78-year-old company, named by the press as America's Foremost Summer Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Jason Alexander
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Michael York
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Kate Mulgrew
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Len Cariou
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Poetic License - Greg Jbara
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2010

GPR Records' first release will be 'Poetic License' featuring 100 poems read by 100 performers of the stage and screen. The CD will be released on April 2nd in celebration of National Poetry Month and will be available on Amazon.com and on itunes. There has never been a spoken word recording that has included so many performers reading such a wide variety of poetry, each selection a personal choice of the performer. GPR Records is presenting this collection in hopes of inspiring audiences with a new appreciation of the spoken word. (more...)

Marge Rivingston Holds Book Signing & Mini Master Class, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2010

Marge Rivingston, the renowned singing teacher of performers like Bette Midler, Maureen McGovern, Robby Benson, Robert DeNiro, Christine Ebersole, Linda Ronstadt, Harry Groener and Meryl Streep, will be conducting a Mini Master Class in Singing and sign copies of her new book, 'Do You Hear What I Hear? The Secrets of One of America's Great Singing Teachers,' at Awakenings Book Store; 25260 La Paz Road; Suite D & E; Laguna Hills, CA 92653 on Sunday, March 21, 2010 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. (more...)

Marge Rivingston Holds Book Signing & Mini Master Class, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

Marge Rivingston, the renowned singing teacher of performers like Bette Midler, Maureen McGovern, Robby Benson, Robert DeNiro, Christine Ebersole, Linda Ronstadt, Harry Groener and Meryl Streep, will be conducting a Mini Master Class in Singing and sign copies of her new book, 'Do You Hear What I Hear? The Secrets of One of America's Great Singing Teachers,' at Awakenings Book Store; 25260 La Paz Road; Suite D & E; Laguna Hills, CA 92653 on Sunday, March 21, 2010 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. (more...)

World-Renowned Conductors To Lead Nashville Symphony in Back-to-Back Weekends
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2010

The Nashville Symphony welcomes two of the world's most acclaimed conductors in back-to-back weekends as English conductor Sir Neville Marriner conducts William Walton's Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario on February 25-27, 2010, and German conductor Helmuth Rilling conducts Bach's Mass in B minor on March 4-6, 2010. (more...)

LuPone, Zeta-Jones, Henderson et al. Featured on Starry 'Poetic License' CD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 02, 2010

Glen Roven, Peter Fitzgerald, and Richard Cohen are pleased to announce the formation of a new CD label, GPR Records, (www.GPRRecords.com) which will record and distribute Broadway, classical, spoken word, and children's music. GPR aims to surprise listeners with recordings that are both unusual and entertaining (more...)

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