Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, wife of legendary American novelist, F. Scott Fitzgerald, wants nothing more than to be recognized as an artist in her own right. Two things stand in her way: a growing mental instability and the overbearing shadow of her husband. On this magical night in the 1930’s, Zelda discovers The Club Oasis, a New York City bar where she has escaped to drink alone…until a unique and unexpected friendship is forged with an aspiring musician who plays piano and tends bar at the Oasis.
Colin McGurk’s set and Dustin Cross’ costumes provide the perfect period atmosphere.Review by Frank Scheck from New York Post
Gardner Reed makes a commanding New York theater debut as the zany, bipolar Zelda, and Edwin Cahill demonstrates great versatility as a bartender-musician who befriends the literary demi-widow.Review by Robert Windeler from Backstage