After escaping an abusive marriage, Matilda finds herself living on the streets. There she finds a family worth fighting for. Set in a Portland homeless camp. This is a staged workshop of a new musical about struggle and hope.
Book, music and lyrics by Alan Alexander III. Additional music & lyrics by Kathryn Grimm.
Directed by Jon Garcia. Music Director, Steve Cleveland. Choreography by Barbara Passolt
Starring: Barbara Passolt, Bruce Jennings, Sami Yacob-Andrus, Myles Lawrence, Lindsay Reed, Kyle Urban. The 'Homeless' Orchestra is: Steve Cleveland-piano, Kathryn Grimm-guitar, Leah Hinchcliff-bass, Edwin Coleman III-drums.
Sponsored in part through a generous grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council.
Part of Fertile Ground, a city-wide festival of new works.
1 hour 30 minutes with 1 intermission