Flambé Dreams—A Restauranteur’s Trial By Fire

There’s a reason why Flambé Dreams was the first show to sell-out at this year’s New York Musical Theater Festival. An adorable cast accompanied by even more adorable lyrics made for an enjoyable musical, even if the theater’s air conditioning couldn’t quite get the job done. It actually paralleled the story nicely; the heat in the theater mimicked the flames on stage. The very first number told of a father’s death by restaurant fire, and the rest of the production followed his son’s mission to hold a flaming dessert parade in his honor.

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