York Theatre Company

Desperate Measures (York Theatre Company)

York Theatre Company, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, presents the New York premiere of Desperate Measures, directed and choreographed by Bill Castellino, at it's Off-Broadway home in Saint Peter's Church.

(Photos by Carol Rosegg)

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Running time: 
2hrs (including 1 intermission)
Categories: 
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About Desperate Measures (York Theatre Company):

In 1890, in a territory out West, Johnny Blood, a hot-tempered young cowboy is sentenced to hang for killing a man in a bar fight. His sister, a novice nun in a nearby mission, is persuaded to plead with a corrupt governor to spare her brother's life. The governor promises to pardon Johnny if his sister, the Sister, will 'do his bidding' for the night. Adding to the humorous complications are a hard-bitten sheriff, a voluptuous saloon girl and a priest who reads Nietzsche. Desperate Measures is a foot-stompin', knee-slappin' new musical with a nod to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure.

By:
Book & Lyrics by Peter Kellogg, with Music by David Friedman
Producer:
York Theatre Company in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo
Director:
Bill Castellino
Lighting:
Paul Miller
Sound:
Julian Evans
Design:
James Morgan
Choreography:
Bill Castellino
Costume:
Nicole Wee
Cast list:
Emma Degerstedt (as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo), Gary Marachek (as Father Morse), Lauren Molina (as Bella Rose), Conor Ryan (as Johnny Blood), Peter Saide (as Sheriff Green), and Nick Wyman (as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber)
Other info:
Music Direction by David Hancock Turner, and Props by Deb Gaouette
Desperate Measures (York Theatre Company) Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
September 19, 2017
Opening date: 
October 1, 2017
Closes: 
December 31, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7pm
Wednesday-7pm
Thursday2:30pm-
Friday-8pm
Saturday2:30pm8pm
Sunday2:30pm-

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

York Theatre Company

Address:
Saint Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Avenue (entrance on 54th Street), New York, NY 10022
Nearest subway station:
Lexington Avenue - 53rd Street Station