The York Theater Company Developmental Reading Series is your chance to see tomorrow's musical hits for FREE!
Book by Michael Slade / Music & Lyrics by Ellen Weiss
A romantic musical comedy set in a Fairy Tale Land known as New York City in the late 1950s, when the reining princess was the young Audrey Hepburn.
Monday, December 3, 2001 ? 7:30 PM
Dance on the Rooftops
Book by Allan Knee /Lyrics by Jon Marans/ Music by Dan Levine
A musical set in NYC in the swing era of the late 1940s, Dance on the Rooftops tells the coming of age story of a boy of 16, his three moms ? radio singers on WEVD?s Family Hour ? and the man who changed all their lives.
Sunday, December 9, 2001 ? 7:30 PM
Words by W. S. Gilbert / Music by Laurence Guittard
Reading of a contemporary operetta score composed to a brilliant but forgotten libretto written in 1894 by W. S. Gilbert. Once upon a time in Denmark, a notorious practical joker gets his comeuppance!
Monday, December 10, 2001 ? 7:30 PM
Mud Donohue's Eccentric Son
Music by Bob Johnston/Book by Jeff Hochhauser/
Lyrics by Johnston & Hochhauser
Based on Letters of a Hoofer to His Ma
In 1910, nineteen-year-old hoofer Jack Donahue went out on his first vaudeville tour. His Irish mother was none too pleased. Mud Donahue?s Eccentric Son is a two-character musical comedy about 2 lost worlds: Vaudeville and Our Immigrant Great-grandparents.
Monday, January 7, 2002 ? 7:30 PM