Genre: Drama
by Lowell Byers Directed by Austin Pendleton

Based on a series of interviews between the playwright and his cousin, Louis Fowler, LUFT GANGSTER follows the story of Lou from the time he had to bail out of his B-24 Liberator in March, 1944, through the 13 months he spent as a prisoner of war in Stalag Luft VI.

About the Company: Nylon Fusion Collective (Theatre Company)

Nylon Fusion is a company of writers, actors and directors from a broad range of backgrounds, holding onto our community roots here in New York. We are committed to developing and producing original plays that explore political, social and cultural awareness.

Cast: Paul Bomba
Open:   08/13/13
Close:   08/24/13

Tuesday August 13th at 8pm (PREVIEW)
Wednesday August 14th at 8pm (PREVIEW)
Thursday August 15th at 8pm (OPENING)
Friday August 16th at 8pm
Saturday August 17th at 3pm and 8pm

Monday August 19th at 7pm
Wednesday August 21st at 8pm
Thursday August 22nd at 8pm
Friday August 23rd at 8pm
Saturday August 24th at 3pm and 8pm

Theater:   Dorothy Strelsin Theatre
Address:   312 West 36th Street, Second Floor
New York, NY 10018
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Lowell Byers is a recent graduate of Denison University, where he combined his passion for acting with the determination required to become a 26 time NCAA All-American swimmer. Even with his busy schedule, he managed to perform in 6 productions as well as writing and performing a one-man show, Letters to Home. Since graduation, he has played lead roles in one-act festivals and world premiere plays, including Martin in A Simple Matter of Fear. Before being cast in the Fringe, he originated the character of Paul in the workshop production of Look After You at the Manhattan Theater Repertory. Lowell has studied with Peter Miner of the Terry Schreiber Studios, and audition and acting coach Ted Sluberski.


 Christopher Burke is a graduate of North Central College and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. NY: Independents (winner Overall Production FringeNYC 2012, Huffington Post's #8 Theatre performance of 2012)Regional: Arms and The Man and The Misanthrope (Quintessence Theatre Philadelpia), The Winter's Tale (Chicago Shakespeare).  International: Titus Andronicus (The International Shakespeare Festival in Neuss Germany and The Mercury Rep in Colchester, England).