Heléne Yorke will return to the New York stage this spring in the Encores! presentation of Grand Hotel. She’ll take on the role of Flaemmchen, the secretary with dreams of stardom. Performances run March 21–25 at New York City Center.
Yorke, who last appeared on Broadway in American Psycho, steps in for the previously announced Stephanie Styles. Her additional credits include Bullets Over Broadway and Grease on Broadway and the national tour of Wicked. On screen, she’s known for her performances on Masters of Sex and The Good Fight.
The cast also includes Tony nominee Brandon Uranowitz as Otto Kringelein, James Snyder as Baron Felix von Gaigern, and former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Irina Dvorovenko as Elizaveta Grushinskaya.
The company will also feature Tony nominee John Dossett, Junior Cervila, John Clay III, Natascia Diaz, Guadalupe Garcia, Nehal Joshi, James T. Lane, Jamie LaVerdiere, Eric Leviton, Robert Montano, Kevin Pariseau, William Ryall, and Daniel Yearwood.
Rounding out the cast are ensemble members Aaron J. Albano, Matt Bauman, Kate Chapman, Sara Esty, Hannah Florence, Richard Gatta, Emily Kelly, Andrew Kruep, Kelly Methven, Harris Milgrim, Adam Roberts, Christopher Trepinski, and Sharrod Williams.
The musical, featuring a book by Luther Davis and a score by Robert Wright and George Forrest (with additional songs by Maury Yeston), takes place in the opulent lobby of a prestigious Berlin hotel, with an ever-revolving door or colorful characters.