EXPECTING TO FLY Begins Performances 1/21
The world premiere of Expecting to Fly by Michael Hyman, directed by Kiff Scholl, is set to begin preview performances on January 21 at the Elephant Space in Hollywood. There will be two additional previews on January 22 and 27, with opening night on Saturday, January 28 at 8:00. Expecting to Fly will play through March 4.
Expecting to Fly is a dark and sometimes humorous journey through the young minds and memories of Jared and his former lover, Sean. As the two men look back on their time together, they try to come to terms with what they lost, and experience that one last perfect kiss, to set each other free. Playwright Michael Hyman’s credits include Love Will Tear Us Apart at he Hudson Guild Theatre in Los Angeles, Ice In A Hot World at Bank Street Theatre in New York City, a workshop production of Happiness at Manhattan Theatre Club, and Jaye Sits at the Harold Clurman Theatre, among others.
Award-winning director Kiff Scholl most recently served as director of Hyper-Chondriac at the Asylum Lab. Other Los Angeles directing credits include Kill Me, Deadly and Shake at Theatre of Note, and Don Giovanni Tonight, Don Carlo Tomorrow at Sacred Fools, about which the LA Times said, “Director Kiff Scholl has few peers at keeping us intrigued.” The cast of Expecting to Fly, in alphabetical order, will feature Casey Kringlen (as Sean) and Justin Mortelliti (as Jared). The set design is by Keith Mitchell, lighting design is by Matt Richter, costume design is by Shannon Kennedy, and sound design is by Corwin Evans. The stage manager is Victoria Watson, and Expecting to Fly is produced by Racquel Lehrman and Theatre Planners. Expecting to Fly is a guest production at the Elephant Space.
General seating admission is $10 for previews, and $20 for regular performances. The regular running schedule is Friday and Saturday at 8pm, and Sunday at 7pm, through March 4 only. Tickets are on sale now, and may be purchased online at www.plays411.com/fly, or by calling (323) 960-5772.
The Elephant Space is located at 6322 Santa Monica Boulevard (one block west of Vine), in Hollywood. Street parking is available.