The York Theatre Company winter 2016 Musicals in Mufti Series presentation of Starting Here, Starting Now celebrated its opening night on March 12. The show's writers, David Shire and Richard Maltby Jr., who also directed the production, were both on hand to toast the cast.
Starting Here, Starting Now explores the ups and downs of romantic relationships, from first kiss to painful breakup. The musical was first produced in 1976 by Manhattan Theatre Club, and later moved for a 120-performance commercial run at the Barbarann Theater Restaurant. It will play for a limited engagement at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's through March 20.
With music direction by Kevin Stites, the three-member cast includes Krystal Joy Brown (Motown), Charlotte Maltby (Empire), and Bobby Conte Thornton (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum).