Applause at Encores!

Michael Park Appearing in Applause at Encores!

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.

Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Based on the film All About Eve and the original story by Mary Orr
Original production directed and choreographed by Ron Field
Originally produced by Joseph Kipness and Laurence Kasha

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 Applause at 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  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.

Cast Photos


Photos by Joan Marcus.  More available at Broadway World.

Performance Photos

Michael Park w/ Christine Ebersole   Michael Park w/ Erin Davie   Applause curtain call

Photos by Joan Marcus.  More available at Broadway World.

Curtain Call for Applause   Curtain Call for Applause   Michael Park at AFter Party

Photos by Aubrey Reuben.  More available at Playbill.

After Party Photos

Michael, Laurie and Kathleen Snyder   Michael Park   Michael, Laurie and Kathleen Snyder

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd  More at Broadway World

Rehearsal Video

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Performance / After Party Video

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