This new historical drama explores the famously deadly fire that hit a Boston nightclub in 1942. More…
It was November 28th, 1942. Boston was alive with excitement as Boston College battled Holy Cross College on the football field. Cocoanut Grove, the popular, swank Boston nightclub was hopping with nearly 1000 revelers, students fresh from the game, servicemen on a weekend pass, newlyweds celebrating the beginning of their new lives, and even a Hollywood cowboy making the rounds to promote his upcoming film. In the midst of such gaiety, who could have predicted that a split-second mistake and greed could spark an inferno that would claim 492 lives, changing fire safety code forever.
See it if you want to see an out of town company with the courage to bring a production to NY to explore an historic event.
Don't see it if If a show weighed down by its amateurism and lack of dialogue isn't for you
See it if You are interested in a sharp, witty play that captures its time. I wasn't alive then, but the characters took me there.
Don't see it if If you really don't like period pieces, it might not be fun.
See it if you want to learn about a major tragedy that has been lost to history. Great dialogue, impactful acting, and wonderful attention to detail!
Don't see it if history doesn't interest you