Venue Details

96 Star Starred
Lucie Stern Theatre
1305 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto, CA 94301
650-463-1960
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Alan
Mike's Cafe Etc is a good pre-show dining spot - tasty food, nice atmosphere, quick service. Or pick up a burrito at Sancho's.
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The weather was sunny but indoors always bring a jacket or sweater for air is on!. I wore pants.
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JB
17 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 20 2011

Excellent show. Very engaging performance, clever and well-written script. I highly recommend this show.

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86 events
66 reviews
46 stars
attended Jul 23 2011

Great show. do not miss. What a pleasure to see an orginal show with a great cast. loved it. Still thinking about it.

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18 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 24 2011

Great cast, narrator outstanding in his portrayal of various cast of characters. His portrayal as an emcee of a nightclub was absolutely hilarious!

I would not consider the play a rock musical. That said the songs were great and range of the...continued

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Website

http://www.theatreworks.org/shows/1112-season/flybynight

Quotes & Highlights

Playwright Kim Rosenstock talks about the show with the San Francisco Examiner.
Read an article about Fly By Night’_s development process in the Palo Alto Weekly.
The "_San Francisco Chronicle
":http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/07/18/DDMU1K95V2.DTL gives Fly by Night the “leaping man” and calls the show “a breathtakingly good new musical.”
“The show itself has moments of extreme brilliance, and is an intriguing blend of musical styles. … Get your tickets soonest. It’s a very rare production that offers a performance as great as that of Wade McCollum in this show”—Palo Alto Daily News

Description

Fly By Night

Conceived by Kim Rosenstock

By Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick & Kim Rosenstock

Guided by a star-crossed prophecy, two entrancing sisters and a hapless sandwich maker discover a well of courage and a wealth of romance during New York’s knockout blackout of 1965. In a charming, darkly comic rock musical the promise of change begets anxiety and hope, delight and devastation. But as this runaway hit of our New Works Festival proves, it sometimes takes a blackout to see the light.

Kim Rosenstock (Co-Author) has written several plays including Tigers Be Still, receiving its West Coast premiere at SF Playhouse through July 30th. The world premiere of Tigers Be Still at Roundabout Underground was voted one of the top ten plays of 2010 by The NY Times, and was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award. She is currently working on commissions for Ars Nova (where she is the 2011 Playwright-in-Residence), Roundabout Theatre Company, and Dallas Theater Center.

About the Ticket Supplier: TheatreWorks

Innovative, fun, and always entertaining, TheatreWorks’ high-energy brand of performance will captivate you! With a national reputation for artistic innovation and integrity, TheatreWorks was named Best Repertory Theatre in the Bay Area by prestigious San Francisco magazine. The company offers a year-round season of musicals, comedies and dramas staged in the state-of-the-art Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts and in the graceful, California Mission-style Lucie Stern Theatre complex in Palo Alto.

“TheatreWorks’ successes have illuminated the Peninsula’s cultural scene like those of no other arts organization or institution.” —The Mercury News