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York Theatre Company, in association with Riki Kane Larimer, announces the limited return engagement of "Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood." Performances begin Sept 13
Posted by: Official_Press_Release 06:06 pm EDT 06/28/22

"ABSOLUTE PERFECTION! "*

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

THE YORK THEATRE COMPANY
IN ASSOCIATION WITH RIKI KANE LARIMER
PRESENTS
A LIMITED RETURN ENGAGEMENT
CHEEK TO CHEEK: IRVING BERLIN IN HOLLYWOOD
AN ALL-SINGING, ALL-DANCING CELEBRATION
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY IRVING BERLIN
BOOK BY BARRY KLEINBORT
MUSIC DIRECTION BY DAVID HANCOCK TURNER
DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY TONY AWARD NOMINEE RANDY SKINNER

PERFORMANCES BEGIN SEPTEMBER 13, 2022
LIMITED ENGAGEMENT THROUGH OCTOBER 16, 2022
AT THE THEATRE AT ST. JEANS

New York, NY (June 28, 2022) - Back by popular demand! The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, in association with Riki Kane Larimer, has announced a limited return engagement of the hit Off-Broadway musical Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, a song and dance celebration featuring the music and lyrics of the legendary Irving Berlin that premiered last fall.

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood was conceived, directed, and choreographed by four-time Tony Award nominee Randy Skinner (42nd Street, Dames at Sea, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, Ain't Broadway Grand), who received a 2022 Lucille Lortel award nomination for his choreography. Cheek to Cheek has a book by Barry Kleinbort (13 Things About Ed Carpolotti) and music direction by David Hancock Turner (York's Desperate Measures, Penelope ). Cast will be announced shortly.

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood is set to begin performances on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at 7:00PM for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, October 16 at 2:30PM at The York's magnificent temporary home, The Theatre at St. Jeans (150 East 76th Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues-elevator entrance on Lexington immediately south of St. Jeans).

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood is an all-singing, all-dancing celebration of the most famous songs that the legendary Irving Berlin composed for the silver screen. Mr. Berlin understood the impact dance had on the public and his melodies, rhythms, and lyrics reflected his love of that art form. Six spectacular performers will showcase these magnificent songs and will also tell the stories behind the man who made the music that made the movies dance. Four-time Tony nominee Randy Skinner directs and choreographs an evening featuring an array of classic Berlin tunes from such classic films as Top Hat, Alexander's Ragtime Band, Holiday Inn, Easter Parade, White Christmas, and many more. Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood is presented through special arrangement with Concord Theatricals and the Irving Berlin Estate and is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

The critics raved: "Absolute perfection…Simply elegant. A singing and dancing jewel box of a revue!" -Theater Pizzazz*. "Flawless! A dazzling world premiere! Highly entertaining." -DC Metro Theater Arts. "A gem of a show…A delightful all-singing, all-dancing celebration of Irving Berlin." -Times Square Chronicles.

The creative team includes scenic design by James Morgan, costume design by Nicole Wee, lighting design by Jason Kantrowitz, and sound design by Julian Evans. The production stage manager is Chris Steckel and the casting director is Michael Cassara, CSA.

Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood will play the following weekly performance schedule: Tuesday thru Saturday at 7:30 p.m., with 2:30pm performances Saturday & Sunday.

NOW ON SALE: Tickets for Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood are priced at $60 - $95 (plus $4 convenience fee). York Members receive Priority Seating and Discounted Tickets. Tickets may be purchased by visiting OvationTix at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1125403 , or by calling The York's Box Office at (212) 935-5820, Tuesday - Friday 12:00PM - 5:00PM, or via email at boxoffice@yorktheatre.org.

Senior Rush tickets are available in-person beginning one hour prior to performances for $20. Student tickets can be purchased anytime in advance at the box office during regular box office business hours. Limit one ticket per valid student ID and tickets are subject to availability. Student Rush tickets are $20. The York Theatre also offers $30 tickets for guests aged 35 years and under through the GenYork program.

COVID NOTE: For the safety of all, COVID policies established by the CDC and WHO will be strictly enforced. Proof of vaccination status will be required upon entry and masks must be worn at all times. Full COVID policies can be found on the York Theatre Company website.

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The York Theatre Company offers the *York! Membership Program, an exclusive membership package for as low as $75.00-with special benefits that include up to 35% off tickets to York Theatre productions, exclusive Member pre-sale opportunities, discounts at local restaurants and parking garages-in addition to special Member-only receptions. The York also offers a _York Plus!_ Membership Program* with additional perks, including complimentary tickets to Mainstage productions and invites to several VIP-only presentations throughout the season. York Memberships can be purchased online at www.yorktheatre.org/membership.

York Theatre Company Gift Cards are available for any production during the 2022-2023 season by calling the Box Office at (212) 935-5820, Tuesday - Friday 12:00PM - 5:00PM, or via email at boxoffice@yorktheatre.org.

For additional information, please visit www.yorktheatre.org .
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