RACHEL YORK (Baroness) is a dynamic and versatile actress, singer, dancer and comedienne. She is best known for her critically acclaimed Broadway performances in City of Angels, Les Misérables, Victor/Victoria (for which she won the Drama Desk Award) with Dame Julie Andrews, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Kiss Me, Kate (Helen Hayes Nomination), Sly Fox with Richard Dreyfuss and most recently Dirty Rotten Scoundrels co-starring Jonathan Pryce. Additionally, York has starred in Putting It Together (Drama Desk Nomination), Dessa Rose at the Lincoln Center Theater (Drama Desk Nomination), Anything Goes (Ovation Nomination), Crucifer of Blood with Billy Crudup, Summer and Smoke, Ragtime, Evita, and Summer of '42.
In concert, York has appeared most recently with the National Symphony and the Pittsburgh Pops under the direction of conductor Marvin Hamlisch. She has also been a featured guest soloist in numerous tribute programs performing the works of Sondheim, Porter, Coleman, Gershwin, Wildhorn, Kander and Ebb, Ahrens and Flaherty, Boublil and Schönberg, and many others.
Her film credits include One Fine Day, Billy Bathgate, Killer Instinct, Second Honeymoon, Au Pair II, and her courageous portrayal of Lucille Ball in the CBS made for television movie, Lucy. Her performances in Kiss Me, Kate (filmed for PBS's Great Performances series) and Victor/Victoria are available on video/DVD. Ms. York has also appeared on several popular TV series including Reba, Frasier, Arli$$, Spin City, The Naked Truth and Diagnosis Murder. In addition, she is the voice of Bitty in Higglytown Heroes and Circe on The Justice League.
Rachel York's debut solo CD, Let's Fall in Love, has been an enormous success since its release in January 2005. She can also be heard on the soundtrack of Billy Bathgate and the original cast recordings of City of Angels, Putting It Together, Victor/Victoria, The Scarlet Pimpernel Encore CD, Dessa Rose, and the upcoming Summer of '42.