Nylon Fusion Theatre Company presents this WWII drama based on the true story of U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Sgt. Lou Fowler, the cousin of playwright/star Lowell Byers. More…
After bailing out of his crippled B-24 bomber under heavy fire from German forces, waist gunner Lou Fowler is captured by the Nazis. Incarcerated along with other Allied fliers in an inhumane Nazi prison camp, Lou has to heal his own battle injuries as his captors treat him as just another ‘luft gangster’—a term Joseph Goebbels coined as propaganda to convince Germans that all American flyers were criminals released from prison in order to fight in World War II. In a time and place where men on both sides of the war were stripped of all things civilized and reduced to the bare essentials of life, where a single slip of the tongue could mean death, Lou has to rely on his faith to make it out alive. Directed by Tony nominee Austin Pendleton.
See it if a small, intimate true tale of war and capture appeals. Characters were real and distinct and I committed to their story. Think Stalag 17.
Don't see it if A black box theater with 7 playing many is not your favorite meal. You want to know more about the Luft Gangsta propaganda.
See it if you appreciate a well-written and directed play about WW2 with a superb cast. Bravo to Byers who wrote and performs in this chilling tale.
Don't see it if you only enjoy comedies.
See it if you are a history buff, like WW2 war stories, and are a fan of simple stagings but masterful intense and funny acting
Don't see it if you're dislike war stories (although it's really about camaraderie and perseverance), or you can't sit through 1h40min without intermission
See it if ..like WWII stories. Interested in a real POW's personal story that will lead audience into the harsh survival realities of Allied POW's.
Don't see it if U dislike war stories & bothered by cruel captive treatment. U dislike intense drama although there are funny moments-humor for survival.
See it if you want to see a fairly straightforward WWII play with well-defined linear plot and good (if not particularly inventive) staging
Don't see it if if you prefer more daring and out of the way productions
See it if you enjoy WW2 plays. It delicately begins to humanize many of the players in this chunk of history.
Don't see it if you want a more provocative play, or a more intense portrayal of WW2 POW, it is much more sensitive than that.
See it if You're looking to see a play based on true events in WWII. It really transports you to a different time and place.
Don't see it if I mean, if you have a taste for a tap musical tonight, maybe this isn't for you, but I believe we should all see this.
See it if It's definitely a good topic to explore on stage. Real life father and son (who is also the playwright) act together
Don't see it if It doesn't feel "real" to me. The reality must be way grimmer than this.
See it if you like stories of WWII, you like a mostly male cast, you like to see actors act.
Don't see it if you want a comedy, you want a well-paced show, you hate actors.
See it if you're looking for a solid, well written and well acted drama about WWII.
Don't see it if no reason not to (oh wait except it's already closed and I'm a couple months late on reviewing it oops)
See it if You would enjoy a true, entertaining and vulnerable story about WWII POWs.
Don't see it if You would prefer a Hollywood, macho story with explosions
See it if you like story about WW2 POW since its based on true story of Low Fowler. Great acting.
Don't see it if you dislike WW2 POW story, expect fancy props, big stage
See it if you are a history buff, love non-fiction and/or war stories (WWII).
Don't see it if you want to see a lot of female characters.
See it if you want to see an excellent, unified show with a gripping story. Production company Nylon Fusion does their best work to date.
Don't see it if are afraid of WWII prison camp stories.
See it if You are interested in American History, World War II, and stories about survival against the odds.
Don't see it if You're looking for a light musical comedy.