Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, continues the 2014-2015 season with the world premiere of the new musical play, Texas in Paris, written by Alan Govenar with spirituals, cowboy songs and country hymns, starring Tony award-winner Lillias White (Fela, The Life) with Scott Wakefield (Hands on a Hardbody). Akin Babatundé (Blind Lemon Blues) directs this two character play based on a true story, with music supervision by Amy Jones.

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below!

The York Theatre Company continues to push the boundaries of musical theatre with this tapestry of regional American music. Based on true events, Texas in Paris is the musical journey of a man and a woman - one white, one black - invited to France to perform at the Maison des Cultures du Monde. They have never met, have no professional singing experience, and face the challenge of working together and co-existing in an unfamiliar world. Apprehensive of each other, they struggle with preconceptions but forge a surprising spiritual bond that transforms their on-stage performance and their lives. Texas in Paris is a conversation about race between two people who never thought they would ever have that conversation.

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

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Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
York Theatre

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
York Theatre

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
Scott Wakefield

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Jamie deRoy

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
LiLlias White & Randie Levine-Miller

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
Haley Swindal & EDa Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
EDa Sorokoff, Haley Swindal, Jamie deRoy

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
Jamie deRoy, Dan Shaheen, Haley Swindal

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
Jamie deRoy & Charles Strouse

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
Haley Swindal, EDa Sorokoff, Jamie deRoy

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of TEXAS IN PARIS
Texas in Paris

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