New York City Center Encores! begins its 2008 season with the 1970 Tony Award-winning hit, Applause, starring Christine Ebersole, Kate Burton, Mario Cantone, Tom Hewitt, Michael Park, Megan Sikora, Chip Zien and Erin Davie. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with Music Direction by Rob Berman.
Applause, based on the classic Bette Davis film, All About Eve, is the ultimate backstage musical – the story of the great Broadway star Margo Channing (Christine Ebersole) and her duplicitous understudy, Eve Harrington (Erin Davie).
The Encores! cast also features Tony Freeman, Bob Gaynor, David Studwell, J.D. Webster, Cole Burden, John Carroll, Paula Leggett Chase, Susan Derry, Sarah Jane Everman, Lisa Gajda, Gregg Goodbrod, Justin Greer, James Harkness, Joe Komara, Raymond Lee, Monica Patton, Manuel Santos, Jennifer Savelli, Chaunteé Schuler, Steven Sofia, Kevin Vortman and Kristen Beth Williams.
APPLAUSE PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Thursday, February 7 at 8:00 pm
Friday, February 8 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 9 at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 10 at 6:30 pm
Tickets for the 2008 Encores!
season are available at the New York City Center Box Office (West 55th
Street between 6th and 7th Avenues), through CityTix at 212-581-1212 or
online at www.nycitycenter.org.
Orchestra and Grand Tier tickets are $95; Mid-Mezzanine tickets are
$90; Rear Mezzanine and Front Gallery tickets are $50; Rear Gallery
tickets are $25.
Photos by Joan Marcus
(back) Tom Hewitt, Mario Cantone (middle) Erin Davie, Christine Ebersole, Michael Park (front) Chip Zien, Megan Sikora (kneeling), Kate Burton