The romantic musical, which concerns the lives of World War II British war brides and their struggles to be reunited with the soldiers they love, will be presented Aug. 23 at 7:30 PM. Bick Goss will direct a cast that includes Kristin Maloney, Julie Reyburn, Christina Morrell, Raissa Katona Bennett and Vanessa June Marshall as the war brides with Jeff Scot Carey, Steve Sterner and Matt Citron as the men in their lives. Mark Janas is the show's musical director. War Brides features a book by Ron Sproat, music by Christopher Berg and lyrics by Frank Evans. The musical was previously seen at the Spirit of Broadway Theatre in Norwich, CT, in 2002 and at the New Hope Performing Arts Festival in Bucks County, PA, in 1994.
There is no admission charge for the reading series. Call (212) 935-5824, ext. 24 for more information or visit www.yorktheatre.org. The York Theatre Company is located at The Theatre at Saint Peter's in Citigroup Center, 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street.