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Desperate Measures

Theatre
Name: York Theatre at St. Peter's
Address: 619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Production Details
First performance date: September 19, 2017
Opening date: October 1, 2017
Closing date: December 31, 2017
Links: Official Website
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Production Description
In 1890, in a lawless territory out west, Johnny Blood, a hot-tempered young cowboy finds himself sentenced to hang for killing a man in a bar fight. His sister, a novice nun in a nearby mission, is persuaded to plead with a corrupt governor to spare her brother's life. The governor promises to pardon Johnny if his sister, the Sister, will 'do his bidding' for the night. Adding to the hilarious complications are a hard-bitten sheriff, a voluptuous saloon girl and a priest who reads Nietzsche.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The York Theatre Company Producer
Jim Morgan Producing Artistic Director
Hu Guo Produced in Association
Cecilia Lin Produced in Association
  
Peter Kellogg Book
David Friedman Music
Peter Kellogg Lyricist
  
Bill Castellino Director
David Hancock Turner Musical Director
Joseph Hayward Associate Director
  
Bill Castellino Choreographer
  
James Morgan Set Designer
Nicole Wee Costume Designer
Paul Miller Lighting Designer
Julian Evans Sound Designer
Deborah Gaouette1 Props Designer
Michael Harbeck Associate Scenic Designer
Keturah Thorpe Assistant Costume Designer
Blaine O'Donnell Assistant Lighting Designer
  
Christine Lemme Production Stage Manager
Laura C. Nelson Assistant Stage Manager
  
David Hancock Turner Orchestrations
Douglas Waterbury-Tieman Fiddle
David Hancock Turner Piano

1Credited as Deb Gaouette.

Cast
Actor Role
Emma Degerstedt Susanna / Sister Mary Jo
Gary Marachek Father Morse
Lauren Molina Bella Rose
Conor Ryan Johnny Blood
Peter Saide Sheriff Green
Nick Wyman Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber
Awards
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Musical Peter Kellogg Book
      The York Theatre Company Producer
      Peter Kellogg Lyricist
      David Friedman Music
      Cecilia Lin Produced in Association
      Hu Guo Produced in Association
2 NOMINATED 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Choreographer Bill Castellino Choreographer
3 NOMINATED 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical Lauren Molina Actor
4 NOMINATED 2018 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Musical The York Theatre Company Producer
5 WON 2018 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Music David Friedman Music
6 WON 2018 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Lyrics Peter Kellogg Lyricist
7 NOMINATED 2018 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Book of a Musical Peter Kellogg Book
8 NOMINATED 2018 Off Broadway Alliance Award, Best New Musical Peter Kellogg Book
      The York Theatre Company Producer
      Peter Kellogg Lyricist
      David Friedman Music
9 WON 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical Peter Kellogg Book
      The York Theatre Company Producer
      Peter Kellogg Lyricist
      David Friedman Music
      Cecilia Lin Produced in Association
      Hu Guo Produced in Association
10 NOMINATED 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Book of a Musical Peter Kellogg Book
11 NOMINATED 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Score Peter Kellogg Lyricist
      David Friedman Music
12 NOMINATED 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Actor in a Musical Conor Ryan Actor
13 NOMINATED 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nick Wyman Actor
14 NOMINATED 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Lauren Molina Actor
15 NOMINATED 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Director of a Musical Bill Castellino Director