Michael York News

Date Of Birth:
March 27, 1942 (72)
Birth Place:
Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
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...)

Tennessee Williams' THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Begins Previews Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

The highly anticipated production of Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play, uniting the white-hot 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, begins previews at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) tonight. Opening Night is set for June 19 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Previews for New World Stages' THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Delayed Until 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Tony and three-time Emmy Award-winner Amanda Plummer returns 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 tonight, 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...)

Kennedy Center Cast to Star in MY FAIR LADY in Concert at Granada Theatre, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 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 on Sunday, 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...)

THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Adds Wednesday Matinees to Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) unite their white-hot talents for the highly anticipated production ofTennessee Williams' 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. Gene David Kirk directs. (more...)

Glenn Casale to Direct La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby's New Revival of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, 4/12-5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present an all-new revival of one of the greatest musicals of all time, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics, music and new songs by Johnny Mercer, Gene De Paul, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn, based on the MGM Film 'The Sobbin' Women' by Stephen Vincent Benet, originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha and originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc., SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS will feature musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Patti Colombo and will be directed by Glenn Casale. (more...)

Pryce, Leachman & More In Kennedy Center MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2013

Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce and Academy Award-winning actress Cloris Leachman are two of the major names now confirmed to perform in a special one-night-only gala performance of Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe's iconic MY FAIR LADY at the Kennedy Center today, May 5. (more...)

Nick Adams, Jessica Grove, Liz McCartney & More to Star in Paper Mill's Revamped THE LITTLE MERMAID; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse has just announced the cast and creative team for Disney's The Little Mermaid, based on the classic animated film of the same title. (more...)

BROADWAY BOUND, CATS, LES MIS and More Set for La Mirada Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 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...)

Pryce, Leachman & More In Kennedy Center MY FAIR LADY
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 23, 2013

Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce and Academy Award-winning actress Cloris Leachman are two of the major names now confirmed to perform in a special one-night-only gala performance of Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe's iconic MY FAIR LADY at the Kennedy Center on Sunday, May 5. (more...)

Clint Black, Capitol Steps, PIRATES OF PENZANCE & Loretta Swit Added to Poway Center's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

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...)

Tickets for TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Available for AmEx Members 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

American Express Card members will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets to see Tony Award winner Amanda Plummer (Agnes of God, Pulp Fiction) and Academy Award nominee Brad Dourif (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) unite their white-hot talents for the highly anticipated production of Tennessee Williams' 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. Gene David Kirk directs. (more...)

Glenn Casale Directs La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby's New Revival of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present an all-new revival of one of the greatest musicals of all time, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics, music and new songs by Johnny Mercer, Gene De Paul, Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn, based on the MGM Film 'The Sobbin' Women' by Stephen Vincent Benet, originally directed for Broadway by Lawrence Kasha and originally produced on Broadway by Kaslan Productions, Inc., SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS will feature musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Patti Colombo and will be directed by Glenn Casale. (more...)

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