‘The Flamingo Kid’ is coming to Hartford Stage. The musical is based on the 1984 coming of age film starring Matt Dillon.

Samantha Massell, who plays Karla Samuels, stopped by the News 8 studio to talk about the production.

Massell is an actress, singer, and writer based in New York City. She has appeared on Broadway, television, films, and a variety of commercials.

The ‘The Flamingo Kid’ is currently in previews at Hartford Stage. The world premiere is Friday, May 24th.

The musical is directed by Hartford Stage’s Tony Award-winning Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak.

For more information and tickets, click here.