Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road Score 85%

Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road

If you know of the musical legacy of Hoagy Carmichael and appreciate his music, if you are a fan of The York Theatre Company and the work that they do, and if you like singing and dancing, you will enjoy this stroll down memory lane showcasing songs by Mr. Carmichael from the 1920s through the 1950s.

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Mike Birbiglia – The Old Man & The Pool Score 97%

Mike Birbiglia – The Old Man & The Pool

I realized early on that Mike Birbiglia reminded me of my cousin, Tim.  Tim could start a story about Grammy Gracie making breakfast at midnight to sober up the people playing cards in the dining room and end up talking about the people next door who owned the Boston Terrier that had the gimpy eye. And we loved every second.

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CAMP SIEGFRIED Score 95%

CAMP SIEGFRIED

Camp Siegfried is a quiet reminder of the dangers that radical ideology can bring, and asks us to step out of ourselves for a moment to truly explore how we are being treated and what we are investing in.

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A Christmas Carol

In this Christmas tale, Scrooge stand at the very center of lights, sound and action.  It is theatrical magic, and Mays never lets us down for a minute.  He is astonishing in his precision and immersion in the moment.  

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The Rat Trap Score 85%

The Rat Trap

Wedded bliss. Marital splendor. Joyful union. Matrimony hath many the happy descriptor. But, in 1918, for a budding 18-year-old playwright named Noël Coward, marriage was The Rat Trap. 

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The Patient Gloria Score 90%

The Patient Gloria

In her delightfully irreverent play The Patient Gloria, Gina Moxley takes aim at entrenched sexism, joyously dissecting patriarchy with in-your-face abandon.  Brilliant, funny and subversive, The Patient Gloria is an edgy satire of power with a dash of punk rock thrown in.

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Duke Ellington Sacred Concerts Score 94%

Duke Ellington Sacred Concerts

For the first time in 35 years, Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concerts returned to the stage. Envisioned initially by Ellington as a “Festival of Grace,” provenance for Sacred Concerts is informed by a broad spectrum of jazz, classical and choral music, spirituals, dance, gospel, and blues. Ellington’s compositional product in this venue consisted of a triptych of 34 songs originally recorded in 1965, 1968, and 1973 respectively. It can be argued that an august Ellington facing his mortality considered his Sacred Concerts among his most significant works.

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