Flamingo Kid

The Flamingo Kid

The Flamingo Kid

May 9 – June 9, 2019

Book & Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman

Music by Scott Frankel

Choreography by Denis Jones

Directed by Darko Tresnjak

Approximate Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes including one intermission.

Recommended Ages: 13+

Includes haze effects

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All Regular Season Student Seats $18.

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In the summer of ’63, against the wishes of his father, Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Winnick leaves behind his blue-collar roots for an exciting job working as a cabana boy at the colorful El Flamingo — a posh private club on Long Island. There, Jeffrey meets Karla, a forward-thinking young woman from California. The music, the romance, the beach are magical — until tensions grow between father and son when a slick club member takes Jeffrey under his wing.

All production video by Miceli Productions.

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AfterWords Discussion

May 22 & 28, June 4

Join members of the cast and our Artistic staff for a free discussion, immediately following select 7:30 p.m. performances on Tuesday or 2 p.m. Wednesday matinees. FREE


Sunday Afternoon Discussion

May 19

Mary Donohue

Mary DonohueMary Donohue is an award-winning author, architectural historian, and preservationist. Co-author of A Life of the Land: Connecticut’s Jewish Farmers, Ms. Donohue is a noted expert on Connecticut’s roadside architecture and early resorts. She is the Asst. Publisher of Connecticut Explored, the magazine of Connecticut history and co-host of the popular podcast Grating the Nutmeg. Immediately following the 2 p.m. Matinee. FREE.


Post-show discussion with Neal Marshall

June 2

Immediately following the 2 p.m. Matinee. FREE.


Open Captioned Performances

May 26, 2:00pm & 7:30pm

For patrons who are deaf or have hearing loss. FREE with admission.


Audio Described Performances

June 1, 2:00pm

For patrons who are blind or have low vision. FREE with admission.

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All photos by T. Charles Erickson.

Cast

Jeffrey
Jimmy Brewer

Joyce
Lindsey Brett Carothers

Steve
Ben Fankhauser

Arthur
Adam Heller

Phil
Marc Kudisch

Ruth
Liz Larsen

Alejandro
Omar Lopez-Cepero

Phyllis
Lesli Margherita

Karla
Samantha Massell

Hawk
Alex Wyse

Ensemble

Ben Bogen

Michael Hartung

Jean Kauffman

Ken Krugman

Anna Noble

Erin Leigh Peck

Steve Routman

William Squier

Kathy Voytko

Price Waldman

Kelli Youngman

Stuart Zagnit

The Hartt School at the University of Hartford

Taylor Lloyd

Gregory Rodriguez

Jayke Workman

Artistic

Book & Lyrics
Robert L. Freedman

Music
Scott Frankel

Choreography
Denis Jones

Director
Darko Tresnjak

Scenic Designer
Alexander Dodge

Costume Designer
Linda Cho

Lighting Designer
Philip Rosenberg

Sound Designer
Peter Hylenski

Projection Designer
Aaron Rhyne

Hair Designer
Charles G. LaPointe

Make-Up Designer
Joya Giambrone

Music Director
Thomas Murray

Orchestrations
Bruce Coughlin

Dance and Vocal Arrangements
Scott Frankel

Fight Choreographer
Thomas Schall

Assistant Music Director
Paul Staroba

Associate Choreographer
Robbie Roby

Associate Director
Rachel Alderman

Dramaturg
Elizabeth Williamson

Casting
Carrie Gardner, CSA

Production Stage Manager
Linda Marvel

Assistant Stage Manager
Genevieve Kersh

Assistant Stage Manager
Michael Wilhoite

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Richard P. Garmany Fund

Lead Sponsors

50 Church Street Productions

bank of america

Producers

Jill Adams & Bill Knight

Sue Ann Collins

Marjorie E. Morrissey

Jack and Donna Sennott

Assisting Production Sponsors

Red Lion Hotels

The Jackson Laboratory

Locke Lord

The Cheryl Chase and Stuart Bear Family Foundation

Additional Support

Federman, Lally & Remis

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford