Sat Sep 7 @ 9:30PM
Mistressbate: A New Musical (A Reading!)
When St. Chastity High's most popular girl, Blaise Paige, gets suspended for releasing a video of herself masturbating with a selfie-stick, the entire school implodes. Without the social hierarchy gatekeeper herself, who's still your friend? Who's now your enemy? Amidst this tumult, three girls step forward and claim it is actually them (their bodies, their hands, their selfie sticks) in the video, and that Blaise should be exonerated. An investigation is kicked off by a group of incompetent adults. This random crop of new suspects includes Kiki, the Pokemon-loving, least popular girl in school; Paige Blaise, the Swedish over-achieving foreign exchange student; and Angela, Blaise's best friend. Who's telling the truth? And why do these three have reason to lie? It's Dear Evan Hansen meets Mean Girls. It's a musical, but for kids who were popular in high school. An exploration of young sexual frustration, intimate female friendships, and the merits of bullying, Mistressbate will have you wondering who to sympathize with. Also, the songs are super catchy. Come see a reading of this new original musical by Sophie Zucker (Comedy Central)!
Featuring: Sophie Zucker, Ian Lockwood, Maya Sharma, Justin Linville, Kyle Gordon, Lucyana Randall, Andrés Govea, Charlie Bardey, and the Ladies Who Ranch (Kelly Cooper, Caitlin Dullea, Caroline Yost)
Book, Music & Lyrics by Sophie Zucker
Directed by Allison Gold
Music Direction by Alex Ratner