“A magical night at the Waterfront Playhouse!”
“Gayla Morgan was flawless — this role was made for her!”
“‘Souvenir’ was incredible at the Waterfront Playhouse. Perfection!”
Gayla D. Morgan and Charles Lindberg star in the hilarious and heartfelt comedy, “Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins.”
April 8 – 19, 2014
LOW-PRICED PREVIEWS: April 8 & 9, 2014
OPENING NIGHT: April 10, 2014
ALL PERFORMANCES BEGIN AT 8 PM
Winner of the Drama Desk Award for Best Play.
“Souvenir” is a heartfelt, wickedly funny look at the limits of self-perception and the unpredictable nature of friendship — a joyful celebration of life.
“Souvenir” is the story of Florence Foster Jenkins who is convinced she is an operatic diva, but in fact, is totally tone deaf. Using her own ample fortune, she hires a mediocre accompanist, Cosme McMoon, and the two team up in the hope of achieving success. McMoon needs money, and thus is willing to play for a woman who cannot sing to save her life. Over the next dozen years, their bizarre partnership yields hilariously off-key recitals that become the talk of New York, earn them cultish fame, and culminate in a sold-out performance at Carnegie Hall in 1944.
Written by Stephen Temperley
Directed by Cameron Murray
Set Design by Michael Boyer
Starring Gayla D. Morgan and Charles Lindberg
OPENING NIGHT PARTY SPONSORED BY EL MESON de PEPE