York Theater Company Developmental Reading Series

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The York Theater Company Developmental Reading Series is your chance to see tomorrow's musical hits for FREE! Mem'rable 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 His Excellency 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