This episode features a discussion with Nico Juber about her new musicals Millennials are Killing Musicals and Winner.
Millennials are Killing Musicals (by Nico Juber)
Meet Brenda: a single Millennial mom who wants to do better “adulting” like the seemingly perfect Jake’s Mom at her daughter’s school.
Brenda is finally ready for love and creativity in her life when her younger #influencer sister Katrina shows up at her house, eight months pregnant, totally unprepared for motherhood. The three women must shed the Greek chorus of social media filters on their lives to achieve their dreams.
Winner (by Nico Juber and Joe Barros)
It's 1999 and today is election day for the Y2K senior class of Riverside High School. Autumn has prepared her whole life for this election, and her chances of landing a college scholarship depend on her winning. But, when Autumn’s best friend (with benefits) Stevie gets added as a last-minute candidate running against her, tensions rise between the girls. When Stevie unexpectedly wins the election, Autumn hacks into the new electronic system to discover that the election was rigged. Winner is an original story that asks the question: If everyone's losing, who wins?
This episode features the song ‘Eye on the Prize’ from Winner, performed by Jenna Pastuszek, Music/Lyrics by Nico Juber & Joe Barros, with Arrangements/Orchestrations by Bálint Varga.
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