FLIGHT

Genre: Drama
written by Michel Wallerstein directed by Padraic Lillis

FLIGHT dramatizes a man's search for truth, love and his own identity as he  races against time to get the answers he needs from his mother before she loses her own battle against dementia. Together, they must confront the haunting memories of a past she has never shared or made peace with. Funny, tender, and haunting, FLIGHT touches in surprising and challenging ways.   90 mins. No intermission

The new play stars Maddie Corman, Maria Tucci, Jonathan Walker. It is directed by Padraic Lillis. Set & Costumes are by Lea Umberger; Lighting by Sarah Sidman; Sound by Elizabeth Rhodes. Casting is by Laura Stanczyk; with Marketing/Advertising by Daryl Roth Theatrical Management.  Carly Levin, is the Production Stage Manager and Catherine Lynch is the Assistant Stage Manager.


About the Company: ALCHEMY THEATRE COMPANY OF MANHATTAN, INC.

The ALCHEMY THEATRE COMPANY OF MANHATTAN, INC. (Robert Saxner, Producing Artistic Director) a nonprofit, Off-Broadway organization, exists to foster the development of transformative stories by new and emerging voices around the world that need to be heard. Alchemy recently presented, in association with LAByrinth Theater Company, the acclaimed premiere production ofSweet Storm" by Scott Hudson. Alchemy has also presented the acclaimed New York premiere of the 30th anniversary production of Christopher Durang's "The Vietnamization of New Jersey (A American Tragedy)." New and emerging voices produced by Alchemy include Zayd Dohrn ("Haymarket," "Permanent Whole Life"), David Wright Crawford ("Harvest"), and Larry Pontius ("Umbrella"); many new stories/voices have also been developed through Alchemy's reading series. For its inaugural production, David Mamet granted them first official rights to the New York revival of his play, "Speed-the-Plow." Larry Kramer consulted with Alchemy on its next production of "The Normal Heart." Since it's inception, Alchemy has performed works by these playwrights and has produced six New York City premieres, and now this new work.

Open:   03/02/12
Close:   04/01/12

Schedule:
Tuesday – Saturday at 8:00 pm
Sunday at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Theater:   DR 2 Theatre
Address:   103 East 15th Street
New York, NY
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Cost:$65
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Telecharge at 212-239-6200
Presented by: ALCHEMY THEATRE COMPANY OF MANHATTAN, INC.         Official Web Site: http://www.alchemytheatre.org/

Maddie Corman was in Next Fall (Broadway).  Some of her Off Broadway shows are  Love, Loss, and What I Wore; Isn’t It Romantic and numerous plays in productions at Union Square, Second Stage, Public Theatre, Directors Co, AJT, NYSF.   She has appeared in numerous films and television shows including the pilot of “Smash”.

Maria Tucci began her career in the original The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore.   Later she won a Tony nomination in the revival of The Rose Tattoo.  Other Tennessee Williams plays includeSuddenly Last Summer and The Night Of The Iguana.  She has worked extensively on and off Broadway, including Mary StuartA Man For All SeasonsRequiem For A Heavyweight, (Tony Award nomination), A Lesson From AloesThe Shadow Box, Mike Nichols' production of The Little Foxes to only name a few.

Jonathan Walker was on Broadway in the revivals of After The Fall and Twentieth Century.  Some of the Off Broadway shows are The Divine SisterDinner With FriendsMan And Superman, Water Children, An American Plan, as well as others at the New Group, Playwrights Horizon, Public Theatre and Wooster Group.  He has appeared in numerous regional theatres coast to cost.