GUILT & SHAME CAN DESTROY US
IT'S TIME WE DESTROY IT.
ReSi is a social dramatic original musical inspired by true-to-life events & eclectically woven together about topics that society tends to misunderstand or avoid: Sexuality, Sexual Assault, & Suicide.
WE ALL HAVE AN UNTOLD STORY
THE TRUTH WE KNOW, BUT DON'T TALK ABOUT. ~MOKITA
Resi has meticulously re-sculpted her delicate and immeasurable scars, crafting an outer shell of confidence, poise, charisma and beauty. But as she chases love, her father’s acceptance, and her place in the world, her past continues to crack its veneer. Caught between the traumas of her past and the realization that her future may hold everything she fears, Resi must find the strength to accept a life that she never expected.
RESI, [LEAD]: (age 20-30): Mezzo-Soprano “Belter.” Female.
A poised, hardworking, kind, and classically beautiful woman who can be a bit moody. Dominated by anxiety, shame and quilt, she is guarded, somewhat of a tease, and tests boundaries. From East Lyme, CT, she is a vegetarian and questions her sexuality.
BRANDI, [LEAD] (age 20-30): Alto. Female.
Eccentric, intelligent, introspective, funny, sexy and sensitive. Swayed by false promises in her past, she doesn’t easily trust and doesn’t have tolerance for perceived manipulation.
BOSSTEN, [LEAD] (age 45-60) Baritone. Male.
Hardworking, direct, and a bit arrogant. Emotionally-unavailable, he can be sharp-tongued and awkward, he uses humor when he feels uncomfortable. Married to Brogan. Father to Resi.
BROGAN, [LEAD] (age 40-45): Mezzo-Soprano. Female.
An intelligent, witty, bold, sarcastic, and loving mother with a relativistic mentality. Suffering in silence, she is dominated by anxiety and suicidal ideations. Married to Bossten. Mother to Resi.
DEVON, [SUPPORTING] (40-50): Mezzo/Alto. Female.
A brazen, sarcastic, confident, hilarious and likable, she doesn’t have a filter.
Sings in a character voice.
LUKE LISPEN, [SUPPORTING] (age 25-30): Tenor. Male.
Manipulative, alluring, and sure of himself. A sexy, arrogant, pompous opportunist who will exploit any circumstance to gain immediate advantage over anything that will benefit him.
YOUNG RESI, [FEATURED] (age 12-14) Soprano. Female.
Determined, inquisitive, enthusiastic, energetic, but naïve. A sweetheart, she is full of kindness and love. Ideally no taller than 5’2.
SAMANTHA, [FEATURED/ENS.] (age 40-50): Mezzo-Soprano. Female.
A sexy, self-assured, suggestive, and intelligent lawyer and lesbian.
ALSO: Physician & Employee#1
DR. NOZLOT, [FEATURED/ENS.] (age 35-75): TBD. All Genders.
The Psychiatrist who works with Brogan to address her anxiety, and depression.
ALSO: Police Officer & Employee#2.
PRELUDE STILL HERE
SCENE 1 HER STORY
SCENE 2 NO MORE PAIN
SCENE 3 PROUD
SCENE 4 UNTOLD STORY
SCENE 5 MAYBE
SCENE 6 OUT OF TIME
SCENE 7 DESTINY
SCENE 8 LISTEN
SCENE 9 UNTOUCHABLE
SCENE 10 TAKEN
SCENE 11 YESTERDAY IS MY TODAY
SCENE 12 JUST A LITTLE BIT GAY
SCENE 13 FRIENDSHIP ZONE
SCENE 14 EMBRACE
SCENE 15 I KNOW YO U WANT ME
SCENE 16 NEVER A YOU & ME
SCENE 17 TELL HER
SCENE 18 REAL
SCENE 19 SO SORRY
SCENE 20 PROUD (REPRISE)
SCENE 21 SOARING
SCENE 22 SHOW ME
SCENE 23 MOTHER F**KER
SCENE 24 THE GIFT
SCENE 25 FINALE (REPRISE)
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