Photo Flash: Meet the Cast & Creative Team of CAGNEY at York Theatre Company

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes its 45th Anniversary Season with the New York premiere of the new musical, Cagney, with book by Peter Colley and music & lyrics by Robert Creighton and Christopher McGovern. Performances begin Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 21, 2015 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening night is Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Scroll down to meet the cast and creative team!

Directed by Bill Castellino with choreography by Joshua Bergasse and music direction by Matt Perri, this exciting new musical stars Broadway's Robert Creighton as the legendary James Cagney with Jeremy Benton, Danette Holden, Bruce Sabath, Josh Walden, and Ellen Zolezzi.

The York Theatre Company presents the New York premiere of the awarding-winning Cagney, a high- stepping, explosive new musicalabout legendary star and the screen's greatest tough-guy, James Cagney. Cagney follows the actor from his humble beginnings in New York City's Lower East Side through his rise as a vaudeville song-and-dance man to his superstardom in Hollywood. In this insightful and surprising musical journey, a brand new original score filled with show-stopping song and dance numbers is augmented by George M. Cohan songs. Cagney was the consummate performer who could do it all - sing, dance, play the bad guy, the good guy, the patriot, the gangster; Broadway's Robert Creighton leads a cast of six in this exciting new musical. Cagney will have audiences cheering.

The creative team includes James Morgan (sets), Amy Clark (costumes), Brian Nason (lighting), Janie Bullard (sound), Mark Pirolo (projections), and Carol Hanzel (casting). The Production Stage Manager is Larry Smiglewski with Assistant Stage Manager Arthur Atkinson.

York Memberships and single tickets can be purchased online at www.yorktheatre.org/membership, or by visiting the York Theatre Company Box Office (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue), or by calling the Box Office at (212) 935-5820 during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.).

Photos courtesy of The York Theatre Company.


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