The Mad Ones

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Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy  /  3f, 1m

Samantha Brown balances on the edge of her future, car keys in hand. As she sits in the driver's seat, she faces a choice: will she follow in her mother's footsteps, or take the dare of her impetuous best friend and chart a new path?

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The Mad Ones
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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    3f, 1m
  • Duration
    Duration
    90 minutes
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
Description
Mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved...

Samantha Brown balances on the edge of her future, car keys in hand. As she sits in the driver's seat, she faces a choice: will she follow in her mother's footsteps, or take the dare of her impetuous best friend and chart a new path? This contemporary and compelling score from one of NYC's most exciting new songwriting teams immerses audiences in the complex inner life of a young woman on the brink of change. When every choice feels like life and death, how do you turn the key?
History
The Mad Ones, formerly known as The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown), opened off-Broadway (Prospect Theater Company at 59E59) on November 17, 2017.

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  • College Theatre / Student
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  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

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Details

  • Duration: 90 minutes

Casting

3f, 1m
Cast Attributes

Music

  • Musical Style: Contemporary Broadway

Violin
Guitar
Harp
Drums
Piano (Piano-Conductor)
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Materials

Scripts

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Full Package:
6 Piano-Conductor
1 Violin
1 Guitar
1 Harp
Downloadable Electronica (QLab files)

Media

Press

"Simply stated, you'll love The Mad Ones. People of all ages can relate to this touching and humorous story." - BroadwayWorld

"The Mad Ones is a fun show with great music and an honest message about being your own person." - Theatre Is Easy

"Kerrigan and Lowdermilk are good at crafting catchy theater pop." - Time Out New York

Videos

  • "Run Away with Me" - Jeremy Jordan

  • "Say the Word" - Sarah Hyland

  • "Freedom" - Sarah Hyland and Melissa Benoist

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Authors

Kait Kerrigan

Kait Kerrigan (she/her) is an award-winning lyricist, bookwriter, and playwright. Off-Broadway: THE MAD ONES (fka THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN), HENRY & MUDGE, with composer Brian Lowdermilk. She has written book and lyrics for the immersive house party THE BAD YEARS, REPUBLIC, UNBOUND, IRENA; and l ...

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Brian Lowdermilk

Brian Lowdermilk (they/them or she/her) is a queer, gender non-conforming writer and composer. Their musicals include THE BAD YEARS, HENRY & MUDGE, THE MAD ONES (fka THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN), REPUBLIC, ROSIE REVERE ENGINEER & FRIENDS and the albums OUR FIRST MISTAKE and KERRIGAN-LOWDERMILK: LIV ...

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