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York Theatre Company (New York, NY)
619 Lexington Avenue

Schedule

Tuesdays: 7:00pm
Wednesdays: 7:00pm
Thursdays: 2:30pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 2:30pm and 8:00pm
Sundays: 2:30pm

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In 1890, in a territory out West, Johnny Blood, a hot-tempered young cowboy is sentenced to hang for killing a man in a bar fight. His sister, a novice nun in a nearby mission, is persuaded to plead with a corrupt governor to spare her brother's life. The governor promises to pardon Johnny if his sister, the Sister, will 'do his bidding' for the night. Adding to the humorous complications are a hard-bitten sheriff, a voluptuous saloon girl and a priest who reads Nietzsche.


DESPERATE MEASURES Extends for a Knee-Slappin' Third Time at York Theatre CompanyDESPERATE MEASURES Extends for a Knee-Slappin' Third Time at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2017

New York is getting more and more desperate! Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Pat Flicker Addiss, has put a new block of tickets on sale for the clever, funny and hilarious new musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous). (more...)

The Skivvies Play Encore with the Cast of York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES TonightThe Skivvies Play Encore with the Cast of York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2017

Yeehaw! By popular demand! Based on the success of a recent one-night only concert, the hot musical duo The Skivvies, Lauren Molina (Bella Rose in The York's current production of Desperate Measures) and Nick Cearley, will return to The York Theatre Company for an encore performance with the cast of the new hit Off-Broadway musical Desperate Measures, and more, for another outrageous, feel-good 'undie-rock' concert. (more...)

The Skivvies Set Encore with the Cast of York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURESThe Skivvies Set Encore with the Cast of York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES
by BWW News Desk - November 7, 2017

Yeehaw! By popular demand! Based on the success of a recent one-night only concert, the hot musical duo The Skivvies, Lauren Molina (Bella Rose in The York's current production of Desperate Measures) and Nick Cearley, will return to The York Theatre Company for an encore performance with the cast of the new hit Off-Broadway musical Desperate Measures, and more, for another outrageous, feel-good 'undie-rock' concert. (more...)

Yeehaw! DESPERATE MEASURES Adds Two Weeks at York Theatre CompanyYeehaw! DESPERATE MEASURES Adds Two Weeks at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - October 4, 2017

Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced a two-week extension of the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous). (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES Takes Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES Takes Opening Night Bows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - October 2, 2017

The York Theatre Company production of Desperate Measures, the knee-slappin' new musical with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, is now in performance through Sunday, October 15, 2017 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of DESPERATE MEASURESPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of DESPERATE MEASURES
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - October 2, 2017

The York Theatre Company production of Desperate Measures, the knee-slappin' new musical with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, is now in performance through Sunday, October 15, 2017 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Photo Flash: Kathie Lee Gifford Visits York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURESPhoto Flash: Kathie Lee Gifford Visits York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2017

The cast of the York Theatre Company production of the knee slappin' new musical Desperate Measures, with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, welcomed Kathie Lee Gifford onstage following the matinee performance yesterday. BroadwayWorld has photos of her with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Shakespeare Gets a Country Twist in DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look - Shakespeare Gets a Country Twist in DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2017

The York Theatre Company production of Desperate Measures, the knee-slappin' new musical with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous), presented in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, is now in performance through Sunday, October 15, 2017 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Sunday evening, October 1, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Knee-Slappin' DESPERATE MEASURES Begins Tonight at York Theatre CompanyKnee-Slappin' DESPERATE MEASURES Begins Tonight at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2017

Below, meet the cast and creative team of the knee-slappin' new musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music byDavid Friedman (Scandalous) presented by The York Theatre Company, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES!Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - September 8, 2017

Below, meet the cast and creative team of the knee-slappin' new musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous) presented by The York Theatre Company, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Knee-Slappin' Cast of DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Meet the Knee-Slappin' Cast of DESPERATE MEASURES at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2017

Below, meet the cast and creative team of the knee-slappin' new musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music byDavid Friedman (Scandalous) presented by The York Theatre Company, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo! (more...)