All About The Kids
All About The Kids is a new musical based on a play of the same title by Caytha Jentis. My collaborator is Erik Johnke, book and lyrics. The demo recordings here were made in my living room, and then mixed and mastered by Chip Fabrizi at PPI Recording.

Synopsis:Kathy is trapped in a affluent but deadening suburbia. When her 7-year old daughter has the chance to try out for soccer, she thinks she can finally vary her routine; instead, she spirals into homicidal madness.

Many thanks to the actors who gave their time and talent both to our first reading and to this demo: Tamra Hayden as Kathy, Jonathan Root as Coach Nick, Lance Olds as Gary, Maggie Graham as Melissa, and Larry Dagget, Kelli Maguire and Martin van Treuren as the Other Parents.

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Better Than Perfect
The opening number. Kathy is trapped in suburbia—is girls' soccer a way out?
All About The Kids
Coach Nick explains why winning is the
only thing.
How Do You Know
Kathy wonders whether she's a good mother.
Dream Team
Gary, Nick's assistant coach, swears to do better by his daughter.
Play Like A Winner
The parents coach their kids at tryouts as Nick looks on.
Snack Mom
Thanks to Melissa and the other parents, Kathy gets in deeper.
Sacrifice
Nick explains what is needed to make a winning team—and from whom.
House Arrest
Kathy explodes with frustration.
Tin Cans on a String
Kathy wonders if it ever gets better.