*Less than 10 performances
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the complete cast for the New2NY presentation of the new musical Mark Felt, Superstar with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum (Bush Is Bad, Fermat’s Last Tango).
Directed by Annette Jolles (Little by Little, Grind /York Mufti Series), and with music direction by the composer, the five-member cast will feature Peter Benson (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) as Bob Woodward et al, Will Erat (Catch Me If You Can) as L. Patrick Gray et al, Vanessa Lemonides (Zorba!) as Audrey Felt et al, Neal Mayer (Les Misérables) as Mark Felt, and Michael McCoy (The Phantom of the Opera) as Richard Nixon et al.
The limited engagement of Mark Felt, Superstar will play 10 performances only, January 7 – 15, 2017 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is set for Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
When former FBI agent Mark Felt revealed in 2005 that he had been Deep Throat, the secret source who helped Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein bring down President Richard Nixon, he ended one of the most intriguing chapters in the history of journalism (and one of the worst in U.S. politics).