DESPERATE MEASURES Releases New Block of Tickets Through December 30thDESPERATE MEASURES Releases New Block of Tickets Through December 30th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Desperate Measures, the hit musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed byBill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry) has announced a new block of tickets, now on sale through December 30. (more...)

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...)

DESPERATE MEASURES, Announces New Block Of Tickets On SaleDESPERATE MEASURES, Announces New Block Of Tickets On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Desperate Measures, the new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina),and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry) has announced a new block of tickets, now on sale through October 28 for the open ended run.   (more...)

DESPERATE MEASURES Original Cast Recording Digital Album Available Today From Masterworks BroadwayDESPERATE MEASURES Original Cast Recording Digital Album Available Today From Masterworks Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

The Original Cast Recording from the hit musical comedy Desperate Measures is available digitally today from Masterworks Broadway, with the CD set for release August 10. With music by David Friedman (Listen to My Heart) and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), the album is produced by Robert Sher with liner notes by Peter Filichia. Described by the Huffington Post as 'a good old-fashioned musical comedy... a happy surprise of a show filled with enjoyable songs,' Desperate Measures is currently running at New World Stages in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DESPERATE MEASURES Takes Opening Night Bows Off-Broadway!Photo Coverage: DESPERATE MEASURES Takes Opening Night Bows Off-Broadway!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 14, 2018

Desperate Measures is a hilarious new musical that tells the tale of Johnny Blood, a handsome young man whose life is in danger over a saloon brawl. Set in the early 1890's, Johnny must put his fate into the hands of a colorful cast of characters including a wily sheriff, an eccentric priest, a authoritarian governor, a saloon girl gone good, and a nun out of the habit- as they all struggle to decide Johnny's fate. Laws are broken and hearts are won as they try to find justice in a world that often doesn't seem just. Sound familiar? (more...)

Photo Coverage: DESPERATE MEASURES Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway!Photo Coverage: DESPERATE MEASURES Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 14, 2018

Desperate Measures is a hilarious new musical that tells the tale of Johnny Blood, a handsome young man whose life is in danger over a saloon brawl. Set in the early 1890's, Johnny must put his fate into the hands of a colorful cast of characters including a wily sheriff, an eccentric priest, a authoritarian governor, a saloon girl gone good, and a nun out of the habit- as they all struggle to decide Johnny's fate.  Laws are broken and hearts are won as they try to find justice in a world that often doesn't seem just. Sound familiar? (more...)

DESPERATE MEASURES Opens Tomorrow at New World StagesDESPERATE MEASURES Opens Tomorrow at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Desperate Measures, now playing at New World Stages, opens tomorrow, Wednesday, June 13. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jamie Brewer Stops by Off-Broadway's DESPERATE MEASURESPhoto Flash: Jamie Brewer Stops by Off-Broadway's DESPERATE MEASURES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Desperate Measures, a new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman(Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino(Cagney, Marry Harry) is one of the most winning off-Broadway shows of the year. TV and current star of Amy and the Orphans, Jamie Brewer, stopped by for a visit with the cast backstage. Check out photos below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DESPERATE MEASURES at New World StagesPhoto Flash: First Look at DESPERATE MEASURES at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Desperate Measures, a new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino(Cagney, Marry Harry) is one of the most winning off-Broadway shows of the year. (more...)

DESPERATE MEASURES Begins Run at New World StagesDESPERATE MEASURES Begins Run at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

DESPERATE MEASURES, a musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry), will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), it was announced today by producers Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cosette. Following critical and audience acclaim at The New York Musical Festival and The York Theater Company, performances for the open-ended engagement begin May 30th and opening night is set for June 13th. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cast and Crew of DESPERATE MEASURES Celebrates First Day of RehearsalPhoto Flash: The Cast and Crew of DESPERATE MEASURES Celebrates First Day of Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Beginning performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), for an open-ended engagement beginning May 30 with opening night set for June 13, Desperate Measures features: Gary Marachek (Eleanor) as Father Morse, Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose, Sarah Parnicky (Show Boat at Houston Grand Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo, Conor Ryan ('Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert') as Johnny Blood, Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green, Nick Wyman (Les Miserables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber and Anthony Festa, Celia Hottenstein, and Tom Souhrada. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for DESPERATE MEASURES at New World StagesFull Casting Announced for DESPERATE MEASURES at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cossette present Desperate Measures, a new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina),and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry). Desperate Measures has announced full casting and will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), for an open-ended engagement beginning May 30 with opening night set for June 13. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside York Theatre Company's Gala, THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS!Photo Coverage: Go Inside York Theatre Company's Gala, THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 11, 2018

The York Theatre Company just presented its Spring Gala Celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Off-Broadway hit The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!). (more...)

Photo Coverage: FOREVER PLAID The Event- A Benefit For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids at The Laurie Beechman TheatrePhoto Coverage: FOREVER PLAID The Event- A Benefit For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 6, 2018

The West Bank Cafe/Laurie Beechman Theatre became all PLAID last night in a Benefit For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids and the special production proved that PLAID will happily be on our planet FOREVER! The performance continues for two more nights. (more...)

DESPERATE MEASURES To Play New World Stages Beginning 5/30DESPERATE MEASURES To Play New World Stages Beginning 5/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

DESPERATE MEASURES, a musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry), will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), it was announced today by producers Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cosette. Following critical and audience acclaim at The New York Musical Festival and The York Theater Company, performances for the open-ended engagement begin May 30th and opening night is set for June 13th. (more...)

FOREVER PLAID Returns to Benefit BC/EFAFOREVER PLAID Returns to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Off Broadway's iconic harmonious hit, Forever Plaid returns to New York for a limited engagement to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS for three special performances on April 5th, 6th and 7th (7PM) at the Laurie Beechman Theatre at West Bank Cafe (407 W. 42nd Street). (more...)

BWW Review:  The York Brings Back Styne, Comden and Green's Enjoyable Oddball, SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPINGBWW Review: The York Brings Back Styne, Comden and Green's Enjoyable Oddball, SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2018

'One of the few great musical comedies of the last thirty years.' - Howard Taubman' 'What a show! What a hit! What a solid hit!' - Walter Kerr' 'The best musical of the century.' - John Chapman' (more...)

Photo Coverage: The York Theatre Musicals in Mufti Series Presents-SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPINGPhoto Coverage: The York Theatre Musicals in Mufti Series Presents-SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 26, 2018

Are subways really for sleeping? The York Theatre Company presents the 1961 Broadway musical Subways Are for Sleeping with music byJule Styne and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, suggested by the book by Edmund G. Love, the final show in the Winter 2018 Musicals in Mufti Series celebrating the work of the legendary composer Jule Styne. Directed by Stuart Ross, and with music direction by David Hancock Turner, the cast features Karl Josef Co, David Engel, Beth Glover, David Josefsberg, Alyse Alan Louis, Kathryn McCreary, Gerry McIntyre, Gina Milo, Eric William Morris, and Kilty Reidy. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre Company's SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPINGPhoto Flash: First Look at York Theatre Company's SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2018

Are subways really for sleeping? The York Theatre Company presents the 1961 Broadway musical Subways Are for Sleeping with music by Jule Styne and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, suggested by the book by Edmund G. Love, the final show in the Winter 2018 Musicals in Mufti Series celebrating the work of the legendary composer Jule Styne. Directed by Stuart Ross, and with music direction by David Hancock Turner, the cast features Karl Josef Co, David Engel, Beth Glover, David Josefsberg, Alyse Alan Louis, Kathryn McCreary, Gerry McIntyre, Gina Milo, Eric William Morris, and Kilty Reidy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPINGPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Are subways really for sleeping? The York Theatre Company presents the 1961 Broadway musical Subways Are for Sleeping with music byJule Styne and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, suggested by the book by Edmund G. Love, the final show in the Winter 2018 Musicals in Mufti Series celebrating the work of the legendary composer Jule Styne. Directed by Stuart Ross, and with music direction by David Hancock Turner, the cast features Karl Josef Co, David Engel, Beth Glover, David Josefsberg, Alyse Alan Louis, Kathryn McCreary, Gerry McIntyre, Gina Milo, Eric William Morris, and Kilty Reidy. (more...)

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