CLOSED (11-16-14) “FLAK HOUSE: The musical” OPENS October 21, 2014

FLAK HOUSE: The musical, PENNED BY WWII VET, SET TO OPEN OFF-BROADWAY October 2014

Limited Engagement October 21 through November 16, 2014

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LA MUSE VENALE (M. Stefan Strozier, Producer) presents at Actors Temple Theatre, the premiere of a new musical by Robert L. Hecker (HONESTLY ABE).

FLAK HOUSE ( the musical)  tells the story of the heroic young men who fought World War II in the air high over Hitler’s Germany and the women who nursed their combat fatigue, helping them to be able to fly again after a week’s stay in a flak house. With original music reminiscent of the 40’s as well as great dancing of the era–and a love story that could only take place in war-time.

Starring a cast of new faces, Amar Benkhoukha, Nancy Ellen Reinstein, Sean Bennett Geoghan, Travis James, Jeremiah Stanfield, Jordan Sangalang, Victor Albaum, Stefanie Londino and Hallie Wage, playing American WWII bomber crewmen, Red Cross volunteers and a beautiful English psychiatrist.

  • Book, music and lyrics to FLAK HOUSE: written by Robert L. Hecker, who fought in WWII as a Lt. Colonel.
  • Directed and choreographed by Ashley Wren Collins.
  • Musical Direction by Kevin Necciai, Orchestrations by Assaf Gleizner
  • Costume Design by Caprice Esser
  • Managing Producer – Sherri Kotimsky.

Robert L. Hecker (Writer/Lyricist/Composer) is a decorated Lt. Col USAF (Ret) veteran of WWII. His writing awards include: San Francisco Film Festival’s Golden Gate Award, Atlanta Film Festival’s Gold Award, five Information Film Producer of America “Cindy’ Awards and four United States “Cine” awards. He also has had fourteen novels published and five stage plays produced. His HONESTLY ABE is a long-running Off-Broadway musical. Robert is a graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse and Westlake College of Music, a member of the Dramatists Guild, WGA, Mystery Writers of America and the Alliance of LA Playwrights.

 Ashley Wren Collins (Director, Choreographer) is a New York City-based producer, director, choreographer, actor and writer. Collins produced and acted in the feature film, Chasing Taste, “Best Comedy” winner of the 2013 Burbank International Film Festival and the 2014 Manhattan Film Festival. She is the choreographer of Robert L. Hecker’s musical Honestly Abe. She starred opposite Malcolm McDowell in Pound of Flesh on Showtime and co-created, produced, choreographed and starred in the award-winning web series turned musical, Mother Eve’s Secret Garden of Sensual Sisterhood, for which she won “Outstanding Leading Actress.”

FLACK HOUSE, THE MUSICAL will play a Limited Engagement  from October 21 through November 16.

Schedule & Ticketing: FLAK HOUSE plays Tuesdays at 8 pm, Wednesdays at 2 pm and 8 pm, and Sundays at 7:30 pm.

For Tickets, Contact Telecharge.com or  call 212-239-6200.

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CLOSED: Girls Night: The Musical is back in NYC! Opens Feb 13th

Girls Night, The MusicalGirls Night: The Musical is BACK in NYC!

 

“Girls Night: The Musical” has been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics throughout North America since it began touring after its sensational Off-Broadway debut.

This touching and hilarious ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends.

Audience members can’t help but laugh, cry and even sing and dance in the aisles to some the most popular hit songs of the 80s and 90s!

Follow five friends as they re-live their past, celebrate their present, and look to the future on a wild and hilarious night out … and you’ll recognize a bit of yourselves in each one of them!

Described as “Desperate Housewives meets Mamma Mia” (Applause Magazine) and “As funny and outrageous as Sex & the City!” (The Advocate). “Girls Night” is packed with hits “Lady Marmalade,” “It’s Raining Men,” “Man I Feel Like A Woman,” “I Will Survive,” “We are Family” and many more!