Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jonathan Brielle
Adapted from the William L. Gresham 1946 novel, which became the subsequent film noir classic starring Joan Blondel and Tyrone Power. Developed at the Geffen Playhouse with legendary Gil Cates directing.
Nightmare Alley is the roller coaster rise of Stan Carlise, a young con man from a carnival sideshow during the Great Depression. After ascending to the heights of show biz with his world famous mind reading act he faces his greatest choice between his quest for power and his last second chance for love.