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THE GREAT GATSBY – March 7 – 16, 2014


Adapted for the Stage by Simon Levy, based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Directed by Tom Amen

Dates: March 7 – 16, 2014
Times: March 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 at 7:30pm, March 9, 16 at 2pm
Where: Mainstage Theater
Prices: $15 General Admission
$13 Students and Seniors

Play information:

The Jazz Age comes alive once more in Simon Levy’s delicate and haunting stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novella. When a young man, Nick Carraway, arrives at a guest cottage on Long Island, he is quickly drawn into the glamorous world of self-made millionaire, Jay Gatsby, who’s dangerous obsession with the beautiful Daisy Buchanan threatens to cast a dark cloud over one brief, decadent summer. Caught up in a whirlwind of lavish parties, extravagant wealth, and smoldering passion, Nick bears witness to an era when bathtub gin was the national drink and illicit sex was the national pastime. Fueled by money, ambition, and a belief in what Fitzgerald called “The orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us”, Gatsby’s meteoric rise and precipitous fall remains a cautionary meditation on the ever-elusive nature of the American Dream.

HB Independent Review

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