York Theatre Company to Present Musical Conversations Series

News   York Theatre Company to Present Musical Conversations Series The York Theatre Company has begun a new Sunday-night series that will explore the world of musical theatre, both past and present.

Entitled Musical Conversations, the new series will be hosted by John Kenrick, a musical theatre lover who created Musicals101.com. The series will kick off Feb. 26 at 7 PM with "How Musicals Are Made" and will examine the process of turning an idea into a Broadway musical. "The Musicals of Jule Styne" is the title of the March 5 evening, also at 7 PM. That conversation will focus on Styne's journey from child prodigy pianist to composer of such Broadway classics as Gypsy and Funny Girl. Tickets for the Musical Conversations series are priced $10 each. Those attending the 3 PM performance of Fanny Hill on Feb. 26 or March 5 can be admitted free of charge by showing their ticket stub.

The York Theatre Company in Saint Peter's Theatre is located at 54th Street, east of Lexington Avenue. For tickets call (212) 935-5824, ext. 13.