The Accidental Club
"A Highly Addicting Musical"
Mira Dawson, a washed-up rock star, dies of an accidental overdose and finds herself on the other side, hanging out at The Accidental Club, swapping stories, secrets and songs about life, fame, addiction and death with Billie Holiday, Janis Joplin and Amy Winehouse.
Mira wins their Angel of the Month Award. When you win, you get the chance to come back to earth for one night only to spend it however and with whomever you like. Mira chooses one final concert with her faithful fans. Billie warns her not to go, “Get ready for the pain, girl.” Janis tells her, “If it feels good, do it.”
She believes this is all just a crazy dream and that at any moment she’ll wake up. Throughout the concert, discoveries are made, As the clock ticks toward midnight, Mira becomes increasingly anxious as she realizes she’s not waking up---Will she? Will we?
Sherrie Scott stars as Mira and her famous fellow club members. Noel Deis plays her mysterious musical companion, Frankie, and provides her with his keyboard wizardry.
The song-filled score contains original compositions by Ms. Scott as well as some classic jazz, blues and rock tunes from Billie, Janis and Amy.
Sherrie Scott trained at the University of Iowa and was a member of their prestigious Playwrights Actors Ensemble as well as a professional member of The Boston Theater Group. She has acted, written, collaborated on and directed numerous original productions including the highly acclaimed Caught in the Act, Miscalculation of the Heart, Something’s Going On, The Executive’s Sorcerer and Bitten by a Snake. She is also a recording artist, composing for film and television, and has several albums and soundtracks to her credit. She continues to grace stages across the US and abroad.
Trace Oakley directs. He has over 50 directorial credits on shows in his hometown of Denver, on both coasts, and on national and international tours. His Los Angeles directing credits include Spindle City: The Lizzie Borden Musical, RuddiGORE, Pearly Gates, Crimes of the Heart, Bob Cratchit and Mr. Tightwad, Lovers and Other Strangers, Standing on My Knees and Carrie That Tune: Hit Songs From Flop Musicals.
If you’re a fan of great blues, jazz and rock music, you’ll enjoy this highly addictive musical The Accidental Club.
Written and performed by Sherrie Scott.
Directed and produced by Trace Oakley.
Presented by Awareness Media.
Executive producer: Chip Frye.
Accompanist: Noel Deis.
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