FRANKIE DAY (script)

DRAMA | MUSIC | COMEDY

2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist

A modern-day musical about a struggling musician and a rising star who cross paths and embark on an eventful road trip, which forces them to confront their life and career decisions. ONCE meets ALMOST FAMOUS, with a dash of FABULOUS BAKER BOYS.

SYNOPSIS:
Frankie Day is a struggling musician who can barely book small clubs. Even worse, her mother constantly pressures her to get a "real job". While playing a rare gig in Phoenix, she meets Mark Curtis, a rising star who's in the middle of his tour. She agrees to drive him to Seattle in hopes of becoming his regular opening act. Thus begins a modern-day musical about two artists who cross paths and embark on an eventful road trip, which forces them to confront their life and career decisions.