Floyd Collins: Obie Award-Winning Musical Based on a True Story
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The last date listed for Floyd Collins was Saturday April 14, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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In 1934 Berlin, two lovers are thrown on a train to Dachau as part of the Gestapo's plan to cleanse the city of "perverts." One denies his lover at the hands of the guards, but while at the camp, he learns that true dignity lies in acknowledging who he is. Bent is an award-winning WWII drama written by Martin Sherman that tracks the persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany. The play is historically significant because, before Bent's first staging in London in 1979, there was little awareness of Nazi treatment of homosexuals. With its potent statement, the play has helped increase historical research of and education about their abuse. Learn More
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This staging of this production was excellent. At times it seemed that we, the audience, were in the cave with Floyd Collins. The performer who starred in the Floyd Collins role was excellent. Everytime he sang, it was captivating.
directed by Allison Olivia Choat
musical direction by Dan Rodriguez
choreographed by Rachel Bertone
with music and lyrics by Adam Guettel;
book and additional lyrics by Tina Landau;
based on true story
Floyd Collins features the performance talents of Phil Tayler () in the title role, along with Phillip Berman as Ed Bishop, David Carney doubling as Reporter/Cliff Roney, Anne Colpitts as Miss Jane, Bob De Vivo doubling as Reporter/ Dr. Hazlett, Alex Grover doubling as Reporter/Frederick Jordan,Mark Linehan () as Homer Collins, Robert D. Murphy () as H.T. Carmichael, Jacob Sherburne as Jewell Estes, Rick Sherburne as Bee Doyle, Phil Thompson () as Lee Collins, Matthew Zahnzinger as Skeets Miller, and Teresa Winner Blume as Nellie Collins. [ Denotes member of Actors’ Equity; ** denotes member of Screen Actors’ Guild.]
Musical Director Dan Rodriguez (piano) conducts a band that features harmonica, violin, viola, cello, guitar/banjo, bass, and percussion.
This show has brief periods of blackout and is recommended for ages 12 and older.
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