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FLIGHT Tickets Now on Sale

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Tickets are now on sale for FLIGHT with previews beginning on March 2nd and an opening night on Wednesday, March 7th. The show runs until April 1st. The world premiere of FLIGHT by Michel Wallerstein, Off Broadway* at the DR 2 Theatre, 103 East 15th Street – off Union Square, is presented by Alchemy Theatre Company of Manhattan (Robert Saxner, Producing Artistic Director) in association with Playwrights' Playground NYC.

The new play stars Maddie Corman, Maria Tucci, and Jonathan Walker. It is directed by Padraic Lillis. Set & costumes are by Lea Umberger, lighting by Sarah Sidman, sound by Elizabeth Rhodes and casting by Laura Stanczyk. Marketing/advertising is by Daryl Roth Theatrical Management. Carly Levin, is the Production Stage Manager and Catherine Lynch is the Assistant Stage Manager.

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 memories of a past she has never shared or made peace with. 

Maddie Corman was in Next Fall on 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 Stuart, A Man For All Seasons, Requiem For A Heavyweight, (Tony Award nomination), A Lesson From Aloes, The 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 Sister, Dinner With Friends, Man 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.

Born in Switzerland, Michel Wallerstein came to New York to study film at NYU. He never left. Along with business partner, Linda Wendell, he wrote and developed series and movies for European television. He then switched his attention to the theatre. His first play, Five Women Waiting, was produced at Manhattan Theatre Source. His short play, Off Hand (MTS, NYstageworks) was published in Gary Garrison's Perfect 10. Other plays include Lapdance, Shades of love (Turnip Festival).

Padraic Lillis, the director, has worked on Broadway, National Tours, Off-Broadway and at Tony Award winning Regional Theaters. He directed Underneath The Lintel at Geva Theater. Off-Broadway directing credits include: Sweet Storm, Umbrella, The Dirty Talk (Nominated for NY IT Outstanding Director), In Transit, (NY International Fringe Festival, Awarded Best Play), A Line In The Sand (Awarded 'Best Production'Midtown International Theater Festival). He also directed the National Tour of She Loves Me. He is currently adapting the best selling novel Strangers On The Bridge. His play Lights Up In The Fade Out premiered in Los Angeles. His other plays, Two Thirds Home, is published by Dramatist Play Services, Inc.; and Ronnie's Mask was produced in Chicago at the Steppenwolf Performance Garage. He was awarded the Dayton Hudson Distinguished Artist Fellowship. He is an adjunct professor of Dramatic Writing (NYU), A Usual Suspect with New York Theater Workshop, company member of the LAByrinth Theater Company, and alumnus of The Drama League Director's Project.

Tickets and info: 212/239-6200 or www.alchemytheatre.org


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