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Somebody Else’s Troubles

By Judy Freed

On 21, Mar 2016 | In | By Judy Freed

Somebody Else’s Troubles

A Work-in-Progress

Featuring the music of Grammy-winning songwriter Steve Goodman

Book by Judy Freed, Music and Lyrics by Steve Goodman
Additional Music and Lyrics by Maple Byrne, Bill LaBounty, John Prine and Michael Smith

Beverly Jones can’t find a job. Her friend Fred just lost a bundle at the racetrack. Together they hit the road for California, hoping to change their luck. Will these two bad luck magnets ever get a break? This musical features the songs of Chicago folk legend Steve Goodman.

Cast: 3 men, 2 women
Orchestrations: Small folk ensemble (3 actors can double as instrumentalists)

2 acts, 90 minutes


Favorites in Somebody Else’s Troubles

The City of New Orleans
Lincoln Park Pirates
Somebody Else’s Troubles
How Much Tequila Did I Drink Last Night?
California Promises

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