• La Strada, a musical version of Frederico Fellini’s Academy Award winning 1954 film.
  • Gantry, a musicalized Elmer Gantry, the best selling 1927 novel, written by Nobel Prize winner Sinclair Lewis.
  • Blood Red Roses, an original anti-war musical, its action taking place during the 1850s Crimean War in Eastern Europe, but meant to double for 1960’s Vietnam, then currently raging in Southeast Asia.
Bob Gorman, David Sabin, Zale Kessler & Ted Thurston performing “Foresight” from Gantry (1970).



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Ron Fassler

Ron Fassler


Author, playwright, director, actor, theatre critic and historian, his book, “Up in the Cheap Seats,” is available at