Robert Cuccioli and Glory Crampton reunited at a special gathering for the official release of the new cast recording of the York Theatre Company production of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, and Sherman Yellen’s musical Rothschild & Sons on July 25 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Featuring appearances by cast members Mr. Cuccioli and Ms. Crampton, along with Sheldon Harnick, Sherman Yellen, Jeffrey B. Moss, and James Morgan, York’s Producing Artistic Director.
Produced by John Yap for JAY Records, the recording features the original cast of the Off-Broadway production of Rothschild & Sons, an intimate one-act reimagining of the Tony-nominated musical The Rothschilds, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Sherman Yellen, presented by The York Theatre Company, in association with Arnold Mittelman and the National Jewish Theater Foundation. Executive Producers of the recording are John Yap and Arnold Mittelman.
Directed by Jeffrey B. Moss, with music supervision and orchestrations by Joseph Church, music direction by Jeffrey Klitz and choreography by Denis Jones, the 11-member cast featured Robert Cuccioli as Mayer Rothschild and Glory Crampton in the pivotal role of his wife, Gutele, with Peter Cormican, Jonathan Hadley, David Bryant Johnson, Christine LaDuca, Jamie LaVerdiere, Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper, Mark Pinter, Curtis Wiley, and Christopher M. Williams. The critically-acclaimed production of Rothschild & Sons received its world premiere at The York Theatre Company, where it played a limited engagement from October 6 through November 8, 2015. Photo credit: York Theatre Company.