Fanny Hill to End Limited Engagement Early

News   Fanny Hill to End Limited Engagement Early Fanny Hill, the new musical at the York Theatre Company that had been scheduled to play through March 26, will end its run two weeks early.

Ed Dixon's new musical will now close March 12, according to Smarttix.com. The production began previews Feb. 1 and officially opened Feb. 14.

Fanny Hill features direction by James Brennan with musical direction by Stan Tucker. The cast includes Nancy Anderson, Patti Allison, David Cromwell, Michael J. Farina, Gina Ferrall, Adam Monley, Marla Schaffel (who recently replaced Emily Skinner, who departed the production after an injury), Christianne Tisdale and Tony Yazbeck.

The creative team also includes Michael Bottari and Ronald Case (scenic and costume design) and Phil Monat (lighting design).

Fanny Hill is based on the John Cleland novel and, according to press notes, is "the story of a beautiful but poor country girl who travels to London to make her fortune and ends up making a great deal more. . . the army, the navy and most of Parliament! In the face of big city trials and tribulations, our indefatigable heroine ends up giving new meaning to the expression 'making it' when she becomes the foremost practitioner of the world's oldest profession."

The York Theatre Company is located in St. Peter's Theatre, just east of Lexington Avenue on East 54th Street. Tickets, priced $55, are available by calling (212) 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com. For more information go to www.yorktheatre.org.