Why See The Flamingo Kid?
A World Premiere
A brand new musical adaptation of Gary Marshall's 80's classic coming of age movie, The Flamingo Kid is set to premiere in Hartford in the summer of 2019. With a book and lyrics by Tony winner Robert L. Freedman, music by Tony nominee Scott Frankel and direction by Hartford Stage's Artistic Director, Darko Tresnjak the beloved movie is granted a new lease of life.
Set in the summer of 1963 Jefferey Willis leaves his home town of Brooklyn to take a job as a cabana boy at the prestigious and colorful El Flamingo club, much to his father's distress. The music, romance and the beach are magical and intoxicating to young Jefferey and things seem to be looking up when a slick club member takes him under his wing. But as the temperature rises, so does the tension between Jefferey and his father...
Opening night: 9 May 2019
Cast and Creative
CreativeBook and lyrics by Robert L. Freedman
Music by Scott Frankel
Directed by Darko Tresnjak
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