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THE YORK THEATRE COMPANY
619 Lexington Avenue (East 54th Street)
New York City, NY
May 19 - June 22, 2015
Introducing the award-winning Cagney, a high-stepping, explosive new musical about legendary star and the screen’s greatest tough guy, James Cagney.
Cagney follows the actor from his humble beginnings in New York City's Lower East Side through his rise as a vaudeville song and dance man, to his superstardom in Hollywood. In this insightful and surprising musical journey, a brand new original score filled with showstopping song and dance numbers is augmented by George M. Cohan songs from the classic film Yankee Doodle Dandy and others.
James Cagney was the consummate performer who could do it all – sing, dance, play the bad guy, the good guy, the patriot, the gangster; Broadway veteran Robert Creighton leads a cast of six in this exciting new musical. Cagney will have audiences cheering.
Book by Peter Colley
Music and Lyrics by
Christopher McGovern and Robert Creighton
Choreographed by Joshua Bergasse
Directed by Bill Castellino