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News STAGE VIEWS: Closer Than Ever Star George Dvorsky's series features brief chats with actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they are looking forward to and more. Here, via email, we hear from singing actor George Dvorsky, part of the quartet of artists who will be seen in the York Theatre Company's production of the Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire revue Closer Than Ever, which begins previews Off-Broadway June 5.

The company also features Jenn Colella, Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll and Sal Viviano. Visit

George Dvorsky
George Dvorsky

What show recently impressed you?
I finally saw War Horse, and I have to say that I was totally blown away. I was familiar with the book and thought it wouldn't compare. Boy was I wrong. It was a theatrical event that I'll never forget. The artistry is superb. And, all I wanted to do when I left the theatre was to rush home and hold my dog.

What production are you most excited to see?
There are numerous things I'd like to see but I hear that Peter and the Starcatcher is not to be missed.

What play/musical would you most like to revive on Broadway, and which role would you want to play?
Years ago I did a production of Shenandoah and played James. But years have passed, and now I'm coming into the age to play Charlie Anderson, the father. I've always loved that score.

What are your current/upcoming projects?
I'm looking forward to doing Closer Than Ever at The York Theatre. It's a great show with a great cast and staff.

*** George Dvorsky's Broadway credits include the title role in The Scarlet Pimpernel plus Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Passion, Marilyn: An American Fable and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. He also starred as Prince Charming in the NYC premiere of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Lincoln Center, where he also played Tommy in Brigadoon. His solo CDs, "All Through The Night" and "In The Still of The Night," are available on the JAY Records label. Read more about him in the Playbill Vault.

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