buried in Prosperity
Marooned in a dying Illinois farm town, the sole black business owner in a white world struggles to sustain his community’s final heartbeat while a century-old legend threatens to tear it all apart. When a stranger arrives with promises of a better tomorrow, seven friends and foes face an impossible choice: Abandon the only home they’ve ever known or discover the real treasure Buried in Prosperity.
buried in Prosperity is a small cast (7) single set/single costume per character musical in development. Selections were presented at the ASCAP/Chicago Dramatists' Cabaret of New Musical Works and featured in a master class with Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa through the Dramatists Guild Traveling Masters Program.
Buried in Prosperity, was a finalist for the 2016 Rheinbeck Writers Retreat and received a staged reading by Point Park University at the 2017 Kennedy Center's 16th Annual Page-to-Stage Festival.