Michael York is starring in the Lerner & Loewe Masterpiece "Camelot" at the Merriam Theater from June 5 to 10.Stage and film legend Michael York will star as King Arthur in a magnificent new production of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT. Glenn Casale will direct this daring re-staging of the original script, adapted with an edgy new concept by Michael Lerner, and co-produced by Liza Lerner, Alan Jay Lerner's son and daughter respectively. Rachel York and James Barbour will join Michael York as the stars of this brand new touring production. Camelot will make its Philadelphia premier at the Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street, from Tuesday, June 5 through Sunday, June 10 as part of the Broadway Across America - Philadelphia 06-07 season. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through authorized sellers, found only at the Merriam Theater Box Office at 250 S. Broad Street, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 215-336-1234, and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com/
Michael York, who famously portrayed Cliff in Bob Fosse's Oscar winning film "Cabaret," D'Artagnan in 'The Three Muskateers," and was a featured star in all three of the wildly successful 'Austin Powers" movies, is heading the cast as King Arthur. His Broadway credits include Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, the musical of The Little Prince, Bent, The Crucible, and the world premiere of Tennessee Williams' Outcry. CAMELOT will mark Mr. York's North American touring debut.
The glamorous and beautiful Rachel York, seen in Broadway's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Victor/Victoria, and on tour in Kiss Me Kate, is torn between two lovers as Guenevere. James Barbour, the dashing leading man of Broadway's Assassins, Jane Eyre, Urinetown, and Beauty and the Beast completes the memorable love-triangle as Lancelot.
With a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, the splendid, memorable score includes the romantic and haunting "If Ever I Would Leave You," the captivating "How to Handle a Woman" and the majestic "Camelot." Rediscover the grandeur of one of history's greatest love stories.