Yank! 10th Anniversary Celebration
February 24, 2020
A surprise hit Off-Broadway in 2010 (nominated for Best New Musical by the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards) this romantic gay love story set during WWII has gone on to conquer the country and the globe! Now Joseph and David Zellnik’s Yank! returns to NYC for the first time in ten years, on the anniversary of its opening night. Join us at Feinstein’s/54 Below for an evening of celebration bringing together the stars of the original Off-B’way company and cast members from around the world!
This one-night-only celebration will include songs, scenes and stories performed by members of the off-Broadway cast, led by Bobby Steggert (Tony® nominee Ragtime, Big Fish, Yank!), Ivan Hernandez (Dear Evan Hansen, Chicago, Into the Woods), Nancy Anderson (A Class Act, Wonderful Town, Yank!), Jeffry Denman (White Christmas, Cats, The Producers), Tally Sessions (Anastasia, War Paint, Falsettos), and Andrew Durand (Head Over Heels, Ink, Spring Awakening), with commentary by the show’s creators, brothers Joseph Zellnik (music) and David Zellnik (book and lyrics).
They will be joined by guest artists who have played leading roles in Yank! productions around the world:
From the UK: Scott Hunter, Andy Coxon, and Sarah-Louise Young
From Brazil: Hugo Bonemer and Conrado Helt
From Australia: Naomi Price
The musical director for the event will be Andrew Gerle, who will lead a band comprised of musicians who have a long history with the piece, including Allison Seidner (cello), Todd Groves (reeds), and Larry Lelli (drums).
Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.