Sponsored by Drs. Judith and Martin Bloomfield & Judith Goldsmith
Fall Springs is a World Premiere Musical from BSC’s acclaimed Musical Theatre Lab
Music and Lyrics byNIKO TSAKALAKOS Book and Lyrics byPETER SINN NACHTRIEB Directed bySTEPHEN BRACKETT
AUGUST 9-AUGUST 31
Boulders, buildings and the occasional bartender are being swallowed into the ground due to fracking. And that’s only the beginning…
From the creator of Pool Boy comes Fall Springs, an irreverent, funny and relevant new musical. The town of Fall Springs is cash-strapped but sits directly on top of America’s largest reserve of cosmetic essential oils. It has big dreams but at what cost? With new fracking techniques being recklessly implemented, the ground beneath Fall Springs is crumbling. “The show is exhilarating, refreshing, hilarious and moving all at once.” –Ars Nova
Sponsored in part by Anne and Larry Frisman & Suzan Grandt and Stanley Kaplan
We invite local, amateur bands to submit live music for review. Impending Doom will narrow down to five finalists. The five finalists will perform a two-song set on July 28. The winners will be determined by the audience and the band. It will be an exciting night of music and laughter, and the evening will kick off with Impending Doom singing “Sinking Into Oblivion”.
Fall Springs is a cash-strapped, landlocked town that sits directly on top of one of America’s largest reserves of cosmetic Essential Oils. And it has big dreams. But at what cost? With increased oil extraction and new fracking techniques being recklessly implemented, the ground beneath Fall Springs is beginning to crumble. Streets are cracking and buckling. Road-signs, boulders and the occasional bartender are being swallowed into the ground. And that’s just the beginning. Only Eloise Bradley, nerdy teenage existential-wallflower-geology-buff daughter of single parent Mayor Robert Bradley seems to notice that a great catastrophe is imminent. But will she be able to persuade her father and fellow townsfolk of the environmental dangers and escape town before it’s too late? With dramatic action sequences, parent/child angst, lost and found souls, and a rocking, driving, passionate score, Fall Springs takes the best of musical theatre and disaster films to forge a hilarious and heartfelt musical comedy about the consequences of pushing Nature too far — and what happens when our routine lives become interrupted and we’re forced to sacrifice to save what we love.