The York Theatre Company Releases Three Cast Recordings: DESPERATE MEASURES, UNEXPECTED JOY, and LONESOME BLUESThe York Theatre Company Releases Three Cast Recordings: DESPERATE MEASURES, UNEXPECTED JOY, and LONESOME BLUES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

The York Theatre Company celebrates the release of three new original cast recordings of York productions from the 2017-2018 season: Desperate Measures, Unexpected Joy, and Lonesome Blues. (more...)

The South Street Seaport Museum Announces GOTHAM AND GUS WAGNERThe South Street Seaport Museum Announces GOTHAM AND GUS WAGNER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The South Street Seaport Museum announces a two-day public program,Gotham and Gus Wagner, featuring a rare opportunity for participants to receive tattoos inspired by our historic collection of tattoo flash and ephemera. The weekend will consist of an evening lecture on Friday, September 21, at 6:30pm, and a day of live tattooing on Saturday, September 22, 12:00-8:00pm.Both programs will take place at the Museum's Melville Gallery at 213 Water Street, New York, NY 10038 and are organized by Daredevil Tattoo. (more...)

Photo Coverage: LONESOME BLUES Celebrates Opening Night at The York Theatre CompanyPhoto Coverage: LONESOME BLUES Celebrates Opening Night at The York Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 20, 2018

The York Theatre Company in association with Documentary Arts, presents the world premiere of the new musical Lonesome Blues, based on the true story of legendary bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, created by Alan Govenar (Texas in Paris) and Akin Babatundé (Blind Lemon Blues), directed by Katherine Owens (How Is It That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice), performed by Akin Babatundé with David Weiss on guitar. Performances began June 12, 2018 for a three-week limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

The World Premiere Of The New Musical LONESOME BLUES Opens Tonight At The York Theatre CompanyThe World Premiere Of The New Musical LONESOME BLUES Opens Tonight At The York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, in association with Documentary Arts, presents the world premiere of the new musical Lonesome Blues, based on the true story of legendary bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, created by Alan Govenar (Texas in Paris) and Aki? Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues), directed by Katherine Owens (How Is It That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice), performed by Aki? Babatunde with David Weiss on guitar. Performances began June 12, 2018 for a three-week limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is TODAY, June 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of LONESOME BLUESPhoto Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of LONESOME BLUES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The York Theatre Company, in association with Documentary Arts, presents the world premiere of the new musical Lonesome Blues, based on the true story of legendary bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, created by Alan Govenar (Texas in Paris) and Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues), directed by Katherine Owens (How Is It That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice), and performed by Akin Babatunde with David Weiss on guitar. (more...)

LONESOME BLUES at York Theatre Company Begins Performances TomorrowLONESOME BLUES at York Theatre Company Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical Lonesome Blues, based on the true story of legendary bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, created by Alan Govenar (Texas in Paris) and Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues), directed by Katherine Owens (How Is It That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice), performed by Akin Babatunde with David Weiss on guitar.  Performances begin TOMORROW, June 12, 2018 for a three-week limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet The Cast and Creative Team of LONESOME BLUESPhoto Coverage: Meet The Cast and Creative Team of LONESOME BLUES
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 6, 2018

Meet the cast and creative team of The York Theatre Company world premiere presentation of the new musical Lonesome Blues, based on the true story of legendary bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, created by Alan Govenar (Texas in Paris) and Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues), directed by Katherine Owens (How Is It That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice), performed by Akin Babatunde with David Weiss on guitar. Performances begin Tuesday, June 12, 2018 for a three-week limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast and Creative Team of LONESOME BLUESPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast and Creative Team of LONESOME BLUES
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Meet the cast and creative team of The York Theatre Company world premiere presentation of the new musical Lonesome Blues, based on the true story of legendary bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, created by Alan Govenar (Texas in Paris) and Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues), directed by Katherine Owens (How Is It That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice), performed by Akin Babatunde with David Weiss on guitar. Performances begin Tuesday, June 12, 2018 for a three-week limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. (more...)

Brief 5/10: THE GENTLEMAN CALLER Opens Off-Broadway, and More!Brief 5/10: THE GENTLEMAN CALLER Opens Off-Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - May 10, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Gentleman Caller opens off-Broadway tonight, and more! (more...)

York Theatre Co to Present Akin Babatunde In World Premiere Musical LONESOME BLUESYork Theatre Co to Present Akin Babatunde In World Premiere Musical LONESOME BLUES
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

The York Theatre Company in association with Documentary Arts presents the world premiere of the new musical Lonesome Blues, based on the true story of legendary bluesman Blind Lemon Jefferson, created by Alan Govenar (Texas in Paris) and Akin Babatunde (Blind Lemon Blues), directed by Katherine Owens (How Is It That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice), performed by Akin Babatunde with David Weiss on guitar. (more...)

EXTRAORDINARY ORDINARY PEOPLE To Release On Demand 3/13, DVD 3/20EXTRAORDINARY ORDINARY PEOPLE To Release On Demand 3/13, DVD 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

EXTRAORDINARY ORDINARY PEOPLE To Release On Demand 3/13, DVD 3/20 (more...)

Documentary EXTRAORDINARY ORDINARY PEOPLE Opens  12/1 in LA Plus Q&A with Alan GovenarDocumentary EXTRAORDINARY ORDINARY PEOPLE Opens 12/1 in LA Plus Q&A with Alan Govenar
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

First Run Features is proud to announce the Los Angeles opening of Extraordinary Ordinary People, a sweeping celebration of the cultures of the world living and thriving in the United States. The feature-length documentary, directed by longtime filmmaker and folklorist Alan Govenar, opened in New York in September to terrific reviews. (more...)

Lillias White-Led TEXAS IN PARIS Begins Tonight at the Eisemann CenterLillias White-Led TEXAS IN PARIS Begins Tonight at the Eisemann Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Eisemann Center Presents continues the Theatre Series with the production Texas in Paris, a musical by Dallas' own Alan Govenar, based on true events, starring Tony Award winner LiLlias White with Willy Welch for five performances tonight, November 16, through November 19, 2017 at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas. (more...)

Lillias White to Lead TEXAS IN PARIS at the Eisemann CenterLillias White to Lead TEXAS IN PARIS at the Eisemann Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Eisemann Center Presents continues the Theatre Series with the production Texas in Paris, a musical by Dallas' own Alan Govenar, based on true events, starring Tony Award winner Lillias White with Willy Welch for five performances November 16-19, 2017 at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum Announces New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In celebration of the unparalleled restoration currently underway in the South Street Seaport Museum's flagship, the museum announces its second post-Hurricane Sandy exhibition, The Original Gus Wagner: The Maritime Roots of Modern Tattoo beginning on January 29, 2017, open Wednesday - Sunday 11am-5pm, at the Museum's mezzanine gallery level, accessible from the main entrance of the Museum on 12 Fulton Street. (more...)

Robert Creighton and Christine Ebersole Join Roster of Broadway's Best to Honor Joel Grey at 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Robert Creighton (Cagney), and Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens) will join some of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), and Bernadette Peters (George M) (all subject to change) - scheduled to appear as guest performers to honor legendary Oscar® and Tony® Award-winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Sutton Foster, Rory O'Malley, Bernadette Peters and More Join York Theatre Company's 2016 Gala Honoring Joel Grey
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced that several of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), and Bernadette Peters (George M) (all subject to change) - are scheduled to appear as guest performers to honor legendary Oscar- and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Broadway Legend Joel Grey to Receive Oscar Hammerstein Award at York's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary Oscar and Tony Award winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

York Theatre Company's TEXAS IN PARIS to Close This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The York Theatre Company world premiere production 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) concludes its limited engagement this Sunday afternoon, March 1, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

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