(FAIR LAWN, NJ) — Old Library Theatre is presenting Fly By Night across two weekends (October 21-23 and October 28-30). This is a new musical about a star-crossed prophecy. There’s a lot of music, just not a lot of light. Photographer John Posada was on hand to take photos.
In this darkly comic rock-fable, a melancholy sandwich maker’s humdrum life is intersected by two entrancing sisters. A sweeping ode to young love set against the backdrop of the Northeast blackout of 1965, Fly By Night is a tale about making your way and discovering hope in a world beset by darkness.
Fly By Night was conceived by Kim Rosenstock and written by Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, and Kim Rosenstock.
Performances take place Friday, October 21st & 28th at 8:00pm; Saturday, October 22nd & 29th at 8:00pm; and Sunday, October 23rd & 30th at 2:00pm.
Tickets are available for purchase online. Old Library Theatre is located at 10-10 20th Street in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.
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The cast includes: Lauren M. Grof-Tisza (Narrator), Dan Malloy (Harold L. McClam), Bob Russell (Mr. McClam), Diane Cervelli (Daphne), Allie Acquafredda (Miriam), Joe Christianson (Crabble), and Gabriel Weiss (Joey Storms).
The play is directed by Alan Van Antwerp with music direction by Jack Bender. Megan Ferentinos is the Assistant Director/Choreographer. Dan Schultz is the Costume Designer. Brendan Joel Bartlett & Amy Kurfist are the producers.
Here are more photos from the production.
Old Library Theatre (OLT), Fair Lawn Recreation Department’s resident theatre company, is a community theatre organization located in Bergen County, NJ. We want to acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Lenape, the indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands.
Old Library Theatre was started in 1967 in Fair Lawn by a handful of dreamers who wanted to make the joy of theatre performance available to everyone. The original theatre was on River Road, but the company relocated to the George Frey Center for Performing Arts in the Fair Lawn Community Center in 2006. Now in our 55th season, we aim to continue the tradition of providing quality community entertainment at an affordable cost.
John Posada is a New Jersey based photographer specializing in live theatre and music performances. For more than 10 years, John has photographed live music events where he mastered the techniques of timing and capturing fast moving action under challenging lighting conditions to capture that perfect moment that tells a story in a single image. Currently, John has photographed productions for over 30 different theatres. Click here for John’s website.