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Author: Mark Fleischman Narrator: David Colacci Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2018 ISBN: 9781977374677
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In Inside Studio 54, the former owner takes you behind the scenes of the most famous nightclub in the world, through the crowd, to a place where celebrities, friends, and the beautiful people sip champagne and share lines of cocaine using rolled-up hundred-dollar bills. In the early eighties, Mark Fleischman reopened Studio 54, the world's most glamorous and notorious nightclub, after it was closed down by the State of New York. Ten thousand people showed up that night, ready to restart the party that abruptly ended after the raid in 1978 landed its former owners in jail.

Inside Studio 54 invites you to revisit the happening scenes of the 1960s, '70s, and '80s, the post-Pill, pre-AIDS era of free love, consequence-free sex, and seemingly endless partying. Following Fleischman as he built connections as a hotel, restaurant, and club owner that lead him to Studio 54. Inside Studio 54 takes the listener from Brazil to the heights of debauchery in the Virgin Islands and finally to New York City. A star-studded thrill ride through decadent and drug-fueled parties at the legendary Studio 54. Download and start listening now!

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  • Now, as then, [Fleischman is] an eager, garrulous host, gleefully sharing his love of the place, and the time, and the drugs NPR

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  • 3.333333 out of 53.333333 out of 53.333333 out of 53.333333 out of 53.333333 out of 5 N2alot | 6/6/2018

    " The narrator was very good but I felt the book didn't deliver as promised. I purchased the book expecting to find out more about what celebrities do when they party. The background info on Studio 54 was interesting but that alone had a hard time commanding my attention. My expectations from this book may have been wrong but I purchased it believing I was going to be informed on how the Rich and Famous party. "

About the Author

Mark Fleischman is a graduate of The School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University and former Naval Officer who established himself resuscitating troubled hotel, restaurant, and club projects. He bought Studio 54, which had been closed for nearly two years after the former owners went to Federal Prison, and reestablished it as the hottest club in New York. He and his wife Mimi currently live in Los Angeles and co-owners of four Bar Method Exercise Studios in Los Angeles.

About the Narrator

David Colacci is an actor and director who has directed and performed in prominent theaters nationwide. His credits include roles from Shakespeare to Albee, as well as extensive work on new plays. As a narrator, he has won numerous Earphones Awards, earned Audie Award nominations, and been included in Best Audio of the Year lists by such publications as Publishers Weekly, AudioFile magazine, and Library Journal. He was a resident actor and director with the Cleveland Play House for eight years and has been artistic director of the Hope Summer Rep Theater since 1992.