York Theatre Company News

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Will Return to London's Menier Chocolate Factory, 19 June - 16 August
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

New York's longest running comedy revue, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, returns to the Chocolate Factory this summer, bursting with brand new material from 19 June - 16 August 2014. (more...)

Guest Conductor Jack Everly to Lead Utah Symphony in MUSIC OF THE BABY BOOMERS, 5/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Guest conductor Jack Everly joins the Utah Symphony on May 2-3 for a trip down memory lane at Abravanel Hall. This special concert, celebrating the Baby Boom generation, highlights songs and television shows from the 1960s. The program features music by the Beach Boys, Frankie Valli, and the Beatles, and guest vocalists Roy Chicas, Jim Hogan, Marissa McGowan, N'Kenge, Kristine Reese and Max Quinlan. (more...)

York Theatre Company Extends INVENTING MARY MARTIN Through 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company has announced a one-week extension of the world premiere production of the new musical revue, Inventing Mary Martin, that will now play through Sunday afternoon, May 25, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue) where performances began earlier this week on April 15. Opening Night is Sunday evening, April 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet & More Set for Birdland Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more. (more...)

York Theatre Company's INVENTING MARY MARTIN Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) continues the 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical , Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, music supervision and arrangements by David Krane, music direction by Lawrence Goldberg, co-directed and choreographed by Bob Richard, with original music and lyrics by legendary composers Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Vernon Duke & Howard Dietz, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, No?l Coward, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne & Carolyn Leigh, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, and Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, among others. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Billy's Back, Moretz at the Public, York's 'MARY MARTIN' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 15, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Billy Porter's new solo album is out today, Chloe Grace Moretz stars in THE LIBRARY, opening at the Public and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre's INVENTING MARY MARTIN World Premiere Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The York Theatre Company continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical, Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, with music supervision and arrangements by David Krane, music direction by Lawrence Goldberg, co-directed and choreographed by Bob Richard, and original music and lyrics by legendary composers Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Vernon Duke & Howard Dietz, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, Noel Coward, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne & Carolyn Leigh, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, and Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, among others. The four-member cast will feature Cameron Adams, Jason Graae, Lynne Halliday, and Emily Skinner. Scroll down to meet them! (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company's INVENTING MARY MARTIN Cast Meets the Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 09, 2014

The York Theatre Company continues the 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical, Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, with music supervision and arrangements by David Krane, music direction by Lawrence Goldberg, co-directed and choreographed by Bob Richard, and original music and lyrics by legendary composers Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Vernon Duke & Howard Dietz, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, Noúl Coward, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne & Carolyn Leigh, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, and Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, among others. The four-member cast will feature Cameron Adams, Jason Graae, Lynne Halliday, and Emily Skinner. THe company just met the press and BroadwayWorld takes you inside the special presentation below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Award Winning Musical ONCE WE LIVED HERE Comes to the UK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

Fresh from award-winning productions in Melbourne and New York, Australian musical Once We Lived Here is to get its UK premiere at the King's Head Theatre in a brand new production directed by Dean Bryant (worldwide Associate Director of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - the Musical). Check below for production photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: A Look Back at York Theatre Company's REMEMBERING MARY MARTIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

The York Theatre Company presented Remembering Mary Martin, a one-night only special event on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's. The panel included Carleton Carpenter, Ed Gaynes, Sondra Lee, Robert Schear, and John Sheridan, all colleagues of the legendary Broadway icon, Mary Martin. James Morgan, York Theatre Company Producing Artistic Director, and Stephen Cole, writer, co-creator and director of the upcoming world premier production of Inventing Mary Martin at The York Theatre, moderated the discussion about Ms. Martin's is illustrious and extensive career, with an evening that was full of history, laughter, and little gems from the Golden Age of Musical Theatre. Check out a look back below! (more...)

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' ASSASSINS, Running 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for ASSASSINS, directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Mike Ford. ASSASSINS begins performances on Friday, June 13, 2014 with Press Opening on Saturday, June 14th, and runs at Theater Wit in Chicago through Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)

York Theatre Company Presents REMEMBERING MARY MARTIN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Producer), will present aRemembering Mary Martin, a one-night only special event on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle, Allison Scagliotti & More in Prospect Theater's JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Prospect Theater Company is currently presenting the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver, and starring Matt Doyle. Performances continue through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. Check out just-released production photos below! (more...)

York Theatre Company to Host Special Event REMEMBERING MARY MARTIN, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

The York Theatre Company, will present a Remembering Mary Martin, a one-night only special event on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre's INVENTING MARY MARTIN World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The York Theatre Company continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical, Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, with music supervision and arrangements by David Krane, music direction by Lawrence Goldberg, co-directed and choreographed by Bob Richard, and original music and lyrics by legendary composers Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Vernon Duke & Howard Dietz, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, Noel Coward, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne & Carolyn Leigh, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, and Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, among others. The four-member cast will feature Cameron Adams, Jason Graae, Lynne Halliday, and Emily Skinner. Scroll down to meet them! (more...)

Zi Alikhan Brings #LOOKING to 54 Below on 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Zi Alikhan in #LOOKING on March 31st at 11:30pm. #LOOKING is about the crazy, exciting, IBS-inducing world of being gay in your twenties, looking for love in New York City. Drawing from artists as varied as Betty Who, Cole Porter, and (duh) Taylor Swift, Zi Alikhan weaves together first loves, first subway tears, and first Tinder dates in a night that sets out to explore the shitstorm of a path that is #LOOKING for something more in NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Prospect Theatre Releases Promos for JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Prospect Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver, and starring Matt Doyle. Performances are March 16 through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. A press opening is scheduled for March 26 at 7:30pm. Check out the promo photos below! (more...)

New Edition of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to 'Come Out Swinging!' at the Davenport, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway returned to New York in February at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street, Between 8th and 9th Avenues) with Forbidden Broadway: Alive and STILL Kicking. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, over the course of the spring, Alessandrini had planned on adding new material to reflect the season's openings. Now, the time as come to unveil the new edition, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! According to The New York Times, this version will begin performances March 17. (more...)

York Theatre Company to Present Developmental Reading of P.J. Barry's STORM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

The York Theatre Company, and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the new play Storm written and directed by P.J. Barry, and the new musical, God's Country with Book & Lyrics by Erik Johnke, and Music by Elaine Chelton at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - March 8 - Part 2 - Backstage with 'VANYA AND SONIA' in L.A.; Plus IF/THEN, York's TENDERLOIN & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 09, 2014

Yesterday's shots come from CTG/Mark Taper Form's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE with Christine Ebersole, David Hull, Kristine Nielsen and more; Broadway's IF/THEN; Max von Essen, currently taking part in York's TENDERLOIN, and others! (more...)

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