Ben Liebert, Michael McCormick, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Josh Grisetti Star in Mufti Tomfoolery

News   Ben Liebert, Michael McCormick, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Josh Grisetti Star in Mufti Tomfoolery The York Theatre Company's production of Tomfoolery, the second of its fall 2011 Musicals in Mufti Concert Series, which presents musical theatre gems in staged concert performances, begins performances Oct. 28 at the East Side venue.

Stephanie D'Abruzzo
Stephanie D'Abruzzo Photo by Ben Strothmann

Directed by Pamela Hunt, performances are scheduled through Oct. 30.

The cast features Ben Liebert (Wicked) and Michael McCormick (Elf, Curtains), who join previously announced Tony nominee Stephanie D’Abruzzo (Avenue Q) and Josh Grisetti (Enter Laughing, The Musical).

Show times are Fridays at 8 PM; Saturdays at 2:30 and 8 PM; and Sundays at 2:30 and 7:30 PM (with talkbacks following all 2:30 PM performances). Detailed show information follows.

Tomfoolery
The Words and Music of Tom Lehrer
Adapted by Cameron Mackintosh and Robin Ray
Musical arrangements by Chris Walker and Robert Fisher
Directed by Pamela Hunt (The Musical of Musicals)
"Tomfoolery offers a witty and wicked look at the works of famed satirical songwriter (and Harvard math professor) Tom Lehrer. Pushing boundaries in a playful way, Lehrer's songs have delightfully skewered the world for over 50 years." Song titles include "The Old Dope Peddler," "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park" and "The Vatican Rag."

Tickets are available for $39.50 online at www.yorktheatre.org, by phone at (212) 935‑5820, and in person at the York box office, 54th Street, east of Lexington Avenue.

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Mufti means "in street clothes," without the trappings associated with the original productions.

Michael McCormick, Josh Grisetti, Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Ben Liebert
Michael McCormick, Josh Grisetti, Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Ben Liebert Photo by Ben Strothmann
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