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 A Relative Relationship is a ten minute musical, written as part of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop in spring, 2010.

The piece was conceived around Jennifer Blood's and Timothy's propensity for being, in their heart of hearts, big doofy juvenile delinquents. 

 

Emerson Junior High, Vice Principal's Office, 2:30PM.  When Carmen Soledad and Simon Pang are caught cheating on a test in their Bible Myth and Epic class and forced to decide which of the two of them should be expelled, tensions rise.  Simon, who maintains a straight A average can not let his Korean mother down.  Carmen, on the other hand, can not allow her father to see that she is not, in fact the princess he thinks she is. 

 

This charming and witty (and oftentimes profane) comedy is, at its heart, an examination of forgiveness, the nature of blame and beauty of redemption.

 

To hear samples of the show, right click on the song title and select "Save As"

 

Title

Featuring

My Mom is Gonna Kill Me Jennifer Blood, Timothy Huang
It Should Be You / I've Despised You For So Long Jennifer Blood, Timothy Huang
It Happens Every Day / Rain Jennifer Blood, Timothy Huang

 

The show was presented as part of the First Annual Sound Bites Short Musical festival hosted by TheatreNow featuring Jennifer Blood, Hansel Tan and Madeline Doherty.  It was directed by Laura Brandel and music directed by Mark T Evans and took the Best Musical and Best Actor prizes, in December 2013. 


An encore of that production was subsequently presented as part of the New York Theatre Barn's annual holiday concert, featuring Jennifer Blood, Hansel Tan and Sara Wordsworth, with music direction by Will Shuler.