The weekend of performances is the first of the venue's fall Musicals in Mufti series, which presents "musical theatre gems in staged concert performances."
Coco features cabaret veteran Andrea Marcovicci in the title of role of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel with Jessica Grové (Sunday in the Park with George) as Noelle and Tony nominee Charles Kimbrough (Accent on Youth) as Louis Greif.
Here is a look at the cast in rehearsal:
Andrea Marcovicci, Charles Kimbrough and More Rehearse Coco
Coco will play five performances: Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 2:30 and 8 PM, and Sunday at 2:30 and 7:30 PM. Audience discussions will follow all matinees.
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan is the producing artistic director) plays the Theatre at Saint Peter's, which is located at 54th Street, east of Lexington Avenue. For more information or to purchase tickets, priced $39.50, call (212) 935-5820 or visit www.yorktheatre.org.
"Mufti" means "in street clothes, without the usual trappings."