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Glenn Seven Allen, Wilson Bridges & More to Star in York's A TIME FOR SINGING as Part of Musicals In MuftiGlenn Seven Allen, Wilson Bridges & More to Star in York's A TIME FOR SINGING as Part of Musicals In Mufti
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, continues the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with A Time for Singing, with book and lyrics by Gerald Freedman and John Morris, and music by John Morris, based on the novel 'How Green Was My Valley' by Richard Llewellyn. (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company's BIG Opens as Part of Musicals in MuftiPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company's BIG Opens as Part of Musicals in Mufti
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 13, 2014

The production just opened, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)

Tony Winner Richard Maltby, Jr. Joins Cast of York Theatre Company's BIGTony Winner Richard Maltby, Jr. Joins Cast of York Theatre Company's BIG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

The York Theatre Company has announced that Tony Award winning director and lyricist Richard Maltby, Jr. has joined the cast and has assumed the role of MacMillan in the season opener of the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series: Big, with book by John Weidman, lyrics by Mr. Maltby. and music by David Shire. This presentation of Big marks the New York premiere of the script and score created by the authors for the show's national tour-a significantly revised version of the show with eight new Maltby and Shire songs, yet to be recorded. Mr. Maltby replaces Walter Charles who left the production due to an unexpected conflict. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BIG Cast Takes Opening Night Bows at York Theatre CompanyPhoto Coverage: BIG Cast Takes Opening Night Bows at York Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 13, 2014

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving neglected shows from the past, presents the season opener of the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series: Big, with book by John Weidman, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and music by David Shire. This presentation of Big marks the New York premiere of the script and score created by the authors for the show's national tour-a significantly revised version of the show with eight new Maltby and Shire songs, yet to be recorded. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Tartaglia, Kerry Butler, and More in York Theatre Company's BIGPhoto Flash: First Look at John Tartaglia, Kerry Butler, and More in York Theatre Company's BIG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving neglected shows from the past, presents the season opener of the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series: BIG, today, Oct. 11, with book by John Weidman, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and music by David Shire. This presentation of Big marks the New York premiere of the script and score created by the authors for the show's national tour -- a significantly revised version of the show with eight new Maltby and Shire songs, yet to be recorded. BroadwayWorld brings you production photos below! (more...)

Kerry Butler and John Tartaglia Star in York's 'Musicals in Mufti' Series Opener, BIG TodayKerry Butler and John Tartaglia Star in York's 'Musicals in Mufti' Series Opener, BIG Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving neglected shows from the past, presents the season opener of the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series: Big, today, Oct. 11, with book by John Weidman, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and music by David Shire. (more...)

York's 2014 'Musicals in Mufti' Series Opens With BIG This WeekendYork's 2014 'Musicals in Mufti' Series Opens With BIG This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving neglected shows from the past, presents the season opener of the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series: Big, with book by John Weidman, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and music by David Shire. This presentation of Big marks the New York premiere of the script and score created by the authors for the show's national tour -- a significantly revised version of the show with eight new Maltby and Shire songs, yet to be recorded. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre Company's BIG - John Tartaglia, Kerry Butler & More!Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre Company's BIG - John Tartaglia, Kerry Butler & More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Directed by Michael Unger, with music direction by Eric Svejcar, the cast will feature Tony Award nominees John Tartaglia and Kerry Butler, with Elainey Bass, Whitney Brandt, Walter Charles, Trista Dollison, Liam Forde, Tom Lucca, James Ludwig, Rhyn McLemore, Janet Metz, Julianna Rigoglioso, Jeremy Shinder and Hayden Wall. (more...)

John Tartaglia & Kerry Butler to Lead York's BIG as Part of Musicals In MuftiJohn Tartaglia & Kerry Butler to Lead York's BIG as Part of Musicals In Mufti
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving neglected shows from the past, has announced complete casting for the season opener of the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series: Big, with book by John Weidman, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and music by David Shire. This presentation of Big marks the New York premiere of the script and score created by the authors for the show's national tour-a significantly revised version of the show with eight new Maltby and Shire songs, yet to be recorded. (more...)

York Theatre Company's 45th Anniversary Season to Feature Lillias White in TEXAS IN PARIS, NY Premiere of HAROLD AND MAUDE & MoreYork Theatre Company's 45th Anniversary Season to Feature Lillias White in TEXAS IN PARIS, NY Premiere of HAROLD AND MAUDE & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, celebrates major milestones with the announcement of its upcoming 2014-2015 season. The 45th Anniversary season will see the Off-Broadway premieres of two Main Stage productions: Texas in Paris starring Tony Award-winner Lillias White, and the highly anticipated Harold and Maude, an intimate musical. The acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series will present its 100th production, expanding to a two-week performance schedule for the musicals Big, A Time for Singing and Saturday Night; My Favorite Year will then play a one-week schedule. Special events include the 23rd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala honoring Broadway's Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, and York's ongoing schedule of developmental readings, labs and more at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue.) (more...)

InDepth InterView: Martin Charnin Talks New ANNIE Movie & National Tour, Plus ANNIE WARBUCKS Broadway Plans, Vivid Mary Rodgers Memories & MoreInDepth InterView: Martin Charnin Talks New ANNIE Movie & National Tour, Plus ANNIE WARBUCKS Broadway Plans, Vivid Mary Rodgers Memories & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 2, 2014

Today we are talking to a remarkably accomplished writer and director who has amassed numerous top entertainment trophies over the course of his long and distinguished career, including multiple Emmy Awards, Tony Awards and even a Grammy - the uniquely talented Martin Charnin. Sharing his thoughts on the forthcoming big screen adaptation of his hit musical property ANNIE as well as previewing what we can expect from the forthcoming 2014-2015 national tour, Charnin also reflects on the original production of the classic Depression-era musical and analyzes why it remains a continual cultural touchstone for generations new and old while also looking ahead to a potential Broadway production of the sequel, written with original composer Charles Strouse, ANNIE WARBUCKS. Also, Charnin touches upon his time as a member of the original cast of iconic musical WEST SIDE STORY and recounts working alongside legends such as Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents and more. Additionally, Charnin sheds some light on his illustrious string of collaborations with recently deceased composer Mary Rodgers Guettel, ranging from more than 50 songs written as a team to a string of special TV musicals as well as working together on the stage musicals HOT SPOT and THE MADWOMAN OF CENTRAL PARK WEST. Besides of all of that, Charnin also looks back to his heyday as a TV variety special helmer, having created award-winning tributes to a slew of Broadway's best composers and lyricists including George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter and many more. Plus, Charnin shares his thoughts on GLEE, how show business has changed, the possible future life for TWO BY TWO and much, much more in this wide-ranging chat with a major Broadway notable. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre's TENDERLOIN - Max von Essen, Zakiya Young and More!Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre's TENDERLOIN - Max von Essen, Zakiya Young and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with the 1960 musical, Tenderloin, that has Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, Music by Jerry Bock, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Get a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre's TENDERLOIN Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: York Theatre's TENDERLOIN Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 8, 2014

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with the 1960 musical, Tenderloin, that has Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, Music by Jerry Bock, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening last night, March 7, and brings you photos of the cast onstage and at the festivities after the show! (more...)

Max Von Essen, Katie Rose Clark, Mark Jacoby & More Set for York's TENDERLOIN as Part of Musicals In Mufti, Beg. TonightMax Von Essen, Katie Rose Clark, Mark Jacoby & More Set for York's TENDERLOIN as Part of Musicals In Mufti, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with the 1960 musical, Tenderloin that has Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, Music by Jerry Bock, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes director Carl Andress with music direction by Christopher McGovern, and casting by Geoff Josselson. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre's TENDERLOIN, Beg. TonightPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre's TENDERLOIN, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with the 1960 musical, Tenderloin, that has Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, Music by Jerry Bock, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Meet the company below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre's TENDERLOINPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre's TENDERLOIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with the 1960 musical, Tenderloin, that has Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, Music by Jerry Bock, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Meet the company below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Celebrates SMILING, THE BOY FELL DEAD Opening with Sheldon Harnick and More!Photo Coverage: York Theatre Celebrates SMILING, THE BOY FELL DEAD Opening with Sheldon Harnick and More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 22, 2014

The York Theatre Company continues the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Smiling, The Boy Fell Dead with Book by Ira Wallach, Music by David Baker, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes director James Glossman with music direction by Joseph Baker, and casting by Geoff Josselson. The limited engagement will play 5 performances ONLY February 21-23, 2014 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). BroadwayWorld was there for the opening and brings you photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre's SMILING, THE BOY FELL DEADPhoto Flash: First Look at York Theatre's SMILING, THE BOY FELL DEAD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

The York Theatre Company continues the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Smiling, The Boy Fell Dead with Book by Ira Wallach, Music by David Baker, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes director James Glossman with music direction by Joseph Baker, and casting by Geoff Josselson. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 15-21THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 15-21
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 21, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a sneak peek into rehearsals of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, new character portraits from ALADDIN, and a look at the Broadway-bound LES MISERABLES! (more...)

York Theatre Company's SMILING, THE BOY FELL DEAD Begins Performances TonightYork Theatre Company's SMILING, THE BOY FELL DEAD Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) continues the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Smiling, The Boy Fell Dead with Book by Ira Wallach, Music by David Baker, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes director James Glossman with music direction by Joseph Baker, and casting by Geoff Josselson. (more...)

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