Designed by Sammy Lopez

Designed by Sammy Lopez

 

"The System Is Down" performed by Charity Angel Dawson featuring Danny Harris Kornfeld, Bonnie Milligan, Taylor Aucott, Alec Cohen, DePriest Myers, Nathan Salstone, Emma Lord, Jessie Davidson, Abigail Gjurich, and Sojourner Brown.

Music by JACOB YANDURA
Libretto by REBEKAH GREER MELOCIK
Conceived by VICTOR LESNIEWSKI & REBEKAH GREER MELOCIK

When he was young, Gabriel dreamt of a revolution that would turn his post-climate change wasteland into a thriving utopia.  But Gabriel's rise to power failed to bring change and now it's his blood that the people want.  A lush rock fable about the ever present disconnects in our political system.


CHARACTERS (3W / 5M)
THE LOVERS
GABRIEL, an orphan from Mar-Sec 3, a poet, a hero
LUISA, the daughter of a Federal Boardman, a piano prodigy

THE REVOLUTIONARIES
MIGUEL, an orphan from Mar-Sec 3, Gabriel's ex-best friend, an intellectual
ÉGALITÉ, an audio engineer, doesn't care about politics, not as stupid as everyone thinks
FRATERNITÉ, a legal scholar, fussy, dreams of being the High Court Recorder
LIBERTÉ, Faction leader of the Deconstructivists, orchestrator of the New Society
THE PEOPLE, an ensemble of downtrodden, fed-up citizens

IDEAL BAND SIZE: 4 [piano, bass, drums, guitar]


READINGS/WORKSHOPS
Workshop, Northern Stage, White River Junction, 2018: dir. Stephen Brackett

Workshop, Ars Nova, New York City, 2017: dir. Stephen Brackett

Reading, Ars Nova, New York City, 2016: dir. Stephen Brackett