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Michael York In Lerner And Loewe's 'Camelot'

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Michael York STARS IN

LERNER & LOEWE'S CAMELOT

JUNE 12 – 24 AT

BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 

Stage and film legend Michael York stars as King Arthur, in a magnificent new production of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT June 12 – 24 at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Glenn Casale directa this daring re-staging of the original script, adapted with an edgy new concept by Michael Lerner, and co-produced by Liza Lerner, Alan Jay Lerner's son and daughter respectively. Rachel York and James Barbour join Michael York as the stars of this brand new touring production.

Performance times are Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8pm, and matinees Saturday and Sunday at 2pm with additional performances Sunday, June 17 th at 7:30pm Wednesday, June 20 th at 2pm. Tickets range from $21.00 - $65.00 not including applicable handling or service charges. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Broward Center AutoNation Box Office or by phone and internet at 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster phones at 954-523-3309 in Broward, 305-358-5885 in Dade, and 561-966-3309 in Palm Beach or at www.ticketmaster.com and in-person at Ticketmaster outlets. Orders for groups of 20 or more may be placed by calling the Broward Center at 954-462-0222 or Broadway Across America at 1-800-6GROUPS (647-6877). 

Michael York, who famously portrayed Cliff is Bob Fosse's Oscar winning film "Cabaret," D'Artagnan in 'The Three Musketeers," and was a featured star in all three of the wildly successful 'Austin Powers" movies, is heading the cast as King Arthur. His Broadway credits include SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME, the musical of THE LITTLE PRINCE, BENT, THE CRUCIBLE, and the world premiere of Tennessee Williams' OUTCRY. CAMELOT will mark York's North American touring debut.

The glamorous and beautiful Rachel York, seen in Broadway's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, VICTOR/VICTORIA, and on tour in KISS ME KATE, is torn between two lovers as Guenevere. James Barbour, the dashing leading man of Broadway's ASSASSINS, JANE EYRE, URINETOWN, and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST completes the memorable love-triangle as Lancelot. 

With a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, the splendid, memorable score includes the romantic and haunting "If Ever I Would Leave You," the captivating "How to Handle a Woman" and the majestic "Camelot." Re-discover the grandeur of one of history's greatest love stories.

The tour opened on January 30th, 2007 in San Jose, CA and continues through the 2007- 2008 season.  The Fort Lauderdale engagement of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT is presented in arrangement with Florida Theatrical Association, a non-profit civic organization with a volunteer board of trustees established to ensure the continued presentation of quality national touring Broadway productions in the state of Florida and is a season ticket offering of Stanford Broadway Across America – Fort Lauderdale.

Broadway Across America (BAA) is the country's most prolific presenting network of 50 North American cities offering first-rate touring Broadway productions and theatrical entertainment. Cities in the BAA network ensure their patrons that they are seeing touring productions of the highest quality in many of the country's top theatrical venues often direct from Broadway or on pre-Broadway tours. Over 300,000 season ticket holders enjoy BAA benefits to over 500 productions each season that include no-fee intercity ticket exchanges privileges, split city season tickets and priority purchase opportunities for additional entertainment events across the country. Among others, Broadway Across America cities include Chicago, Boston, Houston, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Costa Mesa, Atlanta, Portland, Fort Lauderdale, Baltimore and Tempe. Recent presentations include WICKED, Disney's THE LION KING, SWEET CHARITY, MOVIN OUT, HAIRSPRAY, Blue Man Group, RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR and DORA THE EXPLORER LIVE! For information or to purchase tickets for touring Broadway shows throughout the network go to www.BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com.

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