Producer Ken Davenport has confirmed he has acquired the Broadway stage rights for a musical about the life of celebrated American singer, songwriter, actor and activist, Harry Belafonte. Although...
'Plane Crazy' at the Beckett Theatre
The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Michael Rubinoff, in association with Kendra Bator present Plane Crazy, a musical comedy by Suzy Conn, at Theatre Row 's Beckett Theatre from the 15 - 25 Sep 2005. Part of the Second New York Musical Theatre Festival.
Plane Crazy is set against the backdrop and glamour of the swinging '60s jet age -- the intersection between the dawn of transatlantic airline travel, the introduction of the Pill, the genesis of the modern Feminist Movement, and the Golden Age of Advertising -- a time in history when stewardesses represented an exclusivesorority of women with the freedom to choose their careers and their sexual partners.
Directed by Jamibeth Margolis and choreographed by Randy Slovacek, the musical features Allison Spratt (Faith), Jodie Langel (Janet), Hollie Howard (Holly Banks), Richard Todd Adams (Brett Mansford), Kevin Kraft (Clive Miller), William Broderick (Sam Crenshaw), Christopher Guilmet (Larry Stevens).
The ensemble includes: Barbara Helms, Craig Laurie, Eric Jon Mahlum, Sarah Mugavero, Kathryn Mowat Murphy, Dana Saltzman, Ryland Shelton and Nicky Venditti.
The design team for Plane Crazy is Jason Courson (Scenic Design), Elizabeth Payne (Costume Design), Jesse Belsky (Lighting Design) and Tony Angelini (Sound Design).
Dedicated to discovering new work and new artists, The New York Musical Theatre Festival celebrates the diversity, creativity, and future of musical theatre. NYMF is a flagship program of the National Music Theater Network, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, and is Americaï¿½s largest annual musical theatre event.