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The Hipster Sister

Music, lyrics, and book by Andy Roninson

Brooklyn, 2015. Chelsea is getting fed up with her slacker singer-songwriter sister, Jackie, and it's time she moved out.

Drama

Overview

Cast Size

1m, 2f

Duration

Setting

Brooklyn

Subgenre

Themes

Family, Sisters

Target Audience

Teen (Age 14 - 18), Adult

Style

Instrumentation

Piano/Vocal, Bass, Guitar, Drums, Strings, Ukulele

Cautions

Synopsis

 

Casting Information

Songs

00:00 / 01:04
00:00 / 01:04
00:00 / 01:04
00:00 / 01:04
 

Media

 

Production History

  • Reading at Muchmore’s in Brooklyn, February 2015.

  • Produced as Episode #13 of the audio podcast TAKE A TEN.

  • Part of Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab’s presentation of TAKE A TEN in New York City on July 23rd, 2015, directed by Emmy-winner Matt Cowart.

  • Finalist, Sound Bites 3.0, a ten-minute musical festival produced by Theatre Now New York. January 18th, 2016, directed by Andrew Lark.

  • Production at Lloydminster Comprehensive High School in Lloydminster, Canada as part of the 2018 Alberta High School Drama Festival, directed by Simon Stang.

  • Production at Memorial Composite High School in Stony Plain, Canada as part of the 2018 Alberta High School Drama Festival, directed by Kevin Tokarsky.

  • Production at Bard Early College High School in Queens, NY as part of their One Act Play Festival in 2018, directed by Whitman Clark.

  • Production directed by John Nichol at Minnesota State University in Mankato, MN, 2018

  • Production directed by Marcia Case at the One Act Festival at the Imperial Theatre in Ontario, CA, 2018

Author Bios

ANDY RONINSON is a Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient, a Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow, and a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Writing Workshop (Sherman Scholarship, Harrington Award). He is the creator/host of the ten-minute musical podcast TAKE A TEN. Episodes of the podcast have been produced live around the world and won numerous awards. AndyRoninson.com