Broadway Producer Pick List: Scotland, PA

SYNOPSIS

A zippy and murderous tuner, SCOTLAND, PA is the story of Joe and Pat McBeth, low-level workers at a dingy burger joint in sleepy Scotland, Pennsylvania, circa 1975. When a midnight robbery goes south, Joe and Pat seize power, building a billion-dollar empire with the feds hot on their tails. Based on the cult classic film SCOTLAND, PA (and the bard’s MACBETH), SCOTLAND, PA is a catchy tale of the making and unmaking of the Super-Sized American dream.

BIOS

MICHAEL MITNICK (Book) Plays and musicals include Fly By Night (Drama Desk-nominated Best Musical, Playwrights Horizons), Sex Lives of Our Parents (Second Stage, The Kennedy Center), Mysterious Circumstances (The Geffen), and Spacebar: A Broadway Play by Kyle Sugarman (The Wild Project). His songs have been featured at Lincoln Center, The Guggenheim, Joe’s Pub, 54 Below, and on HBO. An alumnus of Ars Nova Playgroup, BMI, Interstate 73, and The Yale School of Drama. Michael was born and raised in Pittsburgh.

ADAM GWON (Music & Lyrics) Off-Broadway: Ordinary Days (Roundabout Theatre, Keen Company revival), Old Jews Telling Jokes (Westside Theatre); Regional: String (Village Theatre), Cake Off (Signature Theatre, Helen Hayes Award nomination, Bucks County Playhouse), Cloudlands (South Coast Rep), The Boy Detective Fails (Signature Theatre), Bernice Bobs Her Hair (Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma); West End: Ordinary Days (Trafalgar Studios). Honors include the Kleban, Ebb, Loewe, and Richard Rodgers Awards, Second Stage Theatre’s Donna Perret Rosen Award, Weston Playhouse New Musical Award, ASCAP Harold Adamson Award, MAC John Wallowitch Award. Recordings include: Ordinary Days (Ghostlight Records), Audra McDonald’s Go Back Home (Nonesuch), The Essential Liz Callaway (Working Girl Records), Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Album.

SCRIPT AND MATERIALS

To read SCOTLAND, PA or get more info on the show, contact Seth Glewen at SGlewen@gersh.com!

To sample a song from the show, click here.


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