30 Days of NYMF on BroadwayWorld Day 3: PLANE CRAZY by Suzy Conn

My whole world changed on May 10, 2005, when I got the happy news that PLANE CRAZY had been accepted into the 2005 New York Musical Theatre Festival.

I had been given the challenge of bringing to life, on a New York stage, the swinging '60s Jet Age, complete with randy pilots, hot stews, sleazy ad guys, and crusading feminists.

PLANE CRAZY is a very personal piece of theater for me, because it explores the fundamental question of the choices that women face, set in my favorite time. The mid-sixties represented a time of clashing values. It was the fault line between the traditional and modern worlds, and as an artist I am attracted to the natural dramatic potential in that conflict.

Photo by Ben Strothmann

I will be forever in debt to my fabulous cast and creative team, my producers, my investors, and NYMF for helping me to get Plane Crazy off the ground!

For more information on the NYMF Festival, and to Purchase Tickets - visit www.nymf.org

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