Michael York News

Date of Birth: March 27, 1942 (75)
Birth Place: Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Maxwell Caulfield Co-Stars with Rachel Sorsa in HELEN at Getty Villa, 9/6-29Maxwell Caulfield Co-Stars with Rachel Sorsa in HELEN at Getty Villa, 9/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2012

The Getty Museum and Playwrights' Arena in Los Angeles is pleased to offer Euripides' Helen, the seventh annual outdoor theatrical production in the Getty Villa's Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater. Presenting a surprising twist on the legend of Helen of Troy, Euripides' rarely performed Helen will feature a cast of thirteen led by distinguished actor Maxwell Caulfield as Menelaos, King of Sparta, and Rachel Sorsa as Helen. Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera, artistic director of Los Angeles-based Playwrights' Arena, this production debuts a new adaptation by playwright Nick Salamone and a score by composer and musical director David O. (more...)

TREASURE ISLAND Musical Makes World Premiere at Theatre Three, 9/15TREASURE ISLAND Musical Makes World Premiere at Theatre Three, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

TREASURE ISLAND, a new musical adventure, will premiere this fall at Theatre Three (412 Main Street) in Port Jefferson, NY from September 15 to October 27, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: Harry Melling and More in I AM A CAMERA at Southwark PlayhousePhoto Flash: Harry Melling and More in I AM A CAMERA at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Harry Melling, best known for playing Dudley Dursley in five of the Harry Potter films, is to play Christopher Isherwood in I am a Camera, which will run in a three-week season at The Vault at Southwark Playhouse, in London from Wednesday September 5 - Saturday September 22. Get a first look at Melling and the rest of the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

Fresh from a triumphant spring crowned by her 2012 Richard Tucker Award win, Ailyn Perez will spend her summer in the spotlight, headlining major productions with leading companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Her tour begins in Moscow, where she sings the role of Suzel in Mascagni's L'amico Fritz at the Moscow State Philharmonic Society (June 25). A brief stop in New York is highlighted by a special performance at the Greene Space (June 27) celebrating her Tucker Award win. From there, she heads to Ohio to sing Violetta in Verdi's La traviata at Cincinnati Opera (July 25-29), followed by performances as Pamina in Mozart's Die Zauberflote with the Chicago Symphony at Ravinia (Aug 16-18). The summer comes to a peak at the Salzburg Festival (Aug 23), when the lyric soprano reprises her star turn as Mimi in Puccini's La boheme. (more...)

VIEUX CARRE Opens at Charing Cross Theatre Tonight, Aug 14VIEUX CARRE Opens at Charing Cross Theatre Tonight, Aug 14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

The Kings Head Theatre's acclaimed revival of Tennessee Williams' autobiographical play Vieux Carre, which recently ended a sold-out run, is to transfer to the West End to Charing Cross Theatre from tonight, August 14 for a strictly limited three-week season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kritzerland Salutes Burt BacharachBWW Reviews: Kritzerland Salutes Burt Bacharach
by Don Grigware - Aug 6, 2012

Who was one of the most prolific singers of romantic pop in the 60s/70s/80s? And who created the little gems she sang? If you answered Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach, you win today's prize. Well, ...on Sunday, August 5 Bruce Kimmel's Kritzerland paid tribute to the musical genius that is Burt Bacharach - most songs with lyrics by Hal David - @ Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal. With a splendid group of singers that included Kim Huber, Danny Gurwin, Dennis Kyle, Jane Noseworthy, Daisy Eagan and Lisa Livesay...and Mr. Kimmel as congenial host, the evening was the 24th Kritzerland show, and most definitely one of its finest. (more...)

VIEUX CARRE Opens at Charing Cross Theatre August 14VIEUX CARRE Opens at Charing Cross Theatre August 14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2012

The Kings Head Theatre's acclaimed revival of Tennessee Williams' autobiographical play Vieux Carre, which ended a sold-out run on Saturday, is to transfer to the West End to Charing Cross Theatre from Tuesday August 14 for a strictly limited three-week season. (more...)

E. Faye Bulter, Christopher Bloch & Brad Oscar Among Ten Chimney's 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows, 7/22-29E. Faye Bulter, Christopher Bloch & Brad Oscar Among Ten Chimney's 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows, 7/22-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced that Washington, D.C. actors E. Faye Butler, Christopher Bloch, and Brad Oscar have been selected as 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows. (more...)

10 Top Stage Actors Selected for Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program with Joel Grey10 Top Stage Actors Selected for Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program with Joel Grey
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced the ten actors who will participate in the 2012 Lunt- Fontanne Fellowship Program, a widely acclaimed national program to serve the future of American theatre. July 22-29, the Lunt-Fontanne Fellows will join Broadway legend Joel Grey for an intensive, weeklong master class and immersion experience at Ten Chimneys, the National Historic Landmark estate of Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin. (more...)

Clint Black, Capitol Steps, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & Loretta Swit Added to Poway Center's 2012-13 SeasonClint Black, Capitol Steps, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & Loretta Swit Added to Poway Center's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

Michael Rennie, Executive Director of the Poway Center for the Performing Arts Foundation has announced four new shows to be added to the 2012/2013 Professional Performance Season. (more...)

HARRY POTTER's Harry Melling, Cast Announced For Southwark Playhouse's I AM A CAMERAHARRY POTTER's Harry Melling, Cast Announced For Southwark Playhouse's I AM A CAMERA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012

Harry Melling - best known for playing Dudley Dursley in five of the HARRY POTTER films - is to play Christopher Isherwood in I am a Camera, which will run in a three-week season at The Vault at Southwark Playhouse, from Wednesday September 5 - Saturday September 22. (more...)

E. Faye Bulter, Christopher Bloch & Brad Oscar Among Ten Chimney's 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows, Now thru 7/29E. Faye Bulter, Christopher Bloch & Brad Oscar Among Ten Chimney's 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows, Now thru 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2012

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced that Washington, D.C. actors E. Faye Butler, Christopher Bloch, and Brad Oscar have been selected as 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows. (more...)

10 Top Stage Actors Selected for Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program with Joel Grey10 Top Stage Actors Selected for Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program with Joel Grey
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2012

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced the ten actors who will participate in the 2012 Lunt- Fontanne Fellowship Program, a widely acclaimed national program to serve the future of American theatre. Today, July 22-July 29, the Lunt-Fontanne Fellows will join Broadway legend Joel Grey for an intensive, weeklong master class and immersion experience at Ten Chimneys, the National Historic Landmark estate of Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin. (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Presents I AM A CAMERA, Sept 6-22Southwark Playhouse Presents I AM A CAMERA, Sept 6-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2012

Paulden Hall Productions in association with folie a deux present I Am A Camera by John Van Druten, directed by Anthony Lau and featuring set designer James Turner, costume designer Sarah Booth, composer and musical director Angus McRae, with producers Paulden Hall Productions and Folie a deux. The show will run for a three-week season at The Vault at Southwark Playhouse, from Wednesday September 5 - Saturday September 22. Press night is Thursday 6 September at 7.30pm. (more...)

PETER PAN, Starring Cathy Rigby, Comes to Dallas This SummerPETER PAN, Starring Cathy Rigby, Comes to Dallas This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

TonyŽ Award nominee Cathy Rigby takes flight in an all new production of PETER PAN. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

Fresh from a triumphant spring crowned by her 2012 Richard Tucker Award win, Ailyn Perez will spend her summer in the spotlight, headlining major productions with leading companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Her tour begins in Moscow, where she sings the role of Suzel in Mascagni's L'amico Fritz at the Moscow State Philharmonic Society (June 25). A brief stop in New York is highlighted by a special performance at the Greene Space (June 27) celebrating her Tucker Award win. From there, she heads to Ohio to sing Violetta in Verdi's La traviata at Cincinnati Opera (July 25-29), followed by performances as Pamina in Mozart's Die Zauberflote with the Chicago Symphony at Ravinia (Aug 16-18). The summer comes to a peak at the Salzburg Festival (Aug 23), when the lyric soprano reprises her star turn as Mimi in Puccini's La boheme. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

Fresh from a triumphant spring crowned by her 2012 Richard Tucker Award win, Ailyn Perez will spend her summer in the spotlight, headlining major productions with leading companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Her tour begins in Moscow, where she sings the role of Suzel in Mascagni's L'amico Fritz at the Moscow State Philharmonic Society (June 25). A brief stop in New York is highlighted by a special performance at the Greene Space (June 27) celebrating her Tucker Award win. From there, she heads to Ohio to sing Violetta in Verdi's La traviata at Cincinnati Opera (July 25-29), followed by performances as Pamina in Mozart's Die Zauberflote with the Chicago Symphony at Ravinia (Aug 16-18). The summer comes to a peak at the Salzburg Festival (Aug 23), when the lyric soprano reprises her star turn as Mimi in Puccini's La boheme. (more...)

Jill Paice & Ryan Silverman Will Lead REBECCA on Broadway at the Broadhurst This FallJill Paice & Ryan Silverman Will Lead REBECCA on Broadway at the Broadhurst This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

REBECCA, the new musical based on the classic novel by Daphne du Maurier novel, has found its male and female leads: Jill Paice will play the role of "I" and Ryan Silverman the role of "Maxim de Winter." REBECCA will open on Broadway Sunday, November 18 at The Broadhurst Theatre. Previews will begin Tuesday, October 30. (more...)

10 Top Stage Actors Selected for Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program with Joel Grey10 Top Stage Actors Selected for Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program with Joel Grey
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced the ten actors who will participate in the 2012 Lunt- Fontanne Fellowship Program, a widely acclaimed national program to serve the future of American theatre. July 22-29, the Lunt-Fontanne Fellows will join Broadway legend Joel Grey for an intensive, weeklong master class and immersion experience at Ten Chimneys, the National Historic Landmark estate of Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin. (more...)

E. Faye Bulter, Christopher Bloch & Brad Oscar Among Ten Chimney's 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows, 7/22-29E. Faye Bulter, Christopher Bloch & Brad Oscar Among Ten Chimney's 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows, 7/22-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced that Washington, D.C. actors E. Faye Butler, Christopher Bloch, and Brad Oscar have been selected as 2012 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows. (more...)

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