F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, those soaring phoenixes of twenties-era prohibition America, who ended their days in something straight out of The Great Gatsby author’s own novels (he drinking himself to death and she locked away in a mental institute) are now the subject of an off-Broadway musical at the Theatre at St. Clements on the West Side.
This Side of Paradise recounts the highs and lows of the jazz-era icons through songs and of Fitzgerald’s corrosive friendship with Ernest Hemingway.
CityArts has this story about Paradise writer Nancy Harrow and co-writer/director Will Pomerantz and the life of one of our country’s most endearing literary couples.
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