Theater Bug proudly presents Selfie, The Musical, book and lyrics by Cori Anne Laemmel and music by Cori Anne Laemmel and Eric Fritsch. The show will feature an all youth cast of Nashville's best and brightest young performers. Selfie is directed by Cori Anne Laemmel with Music Direction by Laura Matula and Choreography by Bakari Jamal King. The show also features stunning video elements brought to you by the magic of MA2LA.
Selfie runs Thursday-Sunday, July 22 - August 1, 2021. Performances will be held at Riverside Revival, located at 1600 Riverside Drive in East Nashville. General admission tickets are $15 and are available online at thetheaterbug.org. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $18, if available. For COVID safety, our audience numbers are limited, and for the safety of our young actors and audience members, masks are required for all audience members, regardless of age or vaccination status. Limited numbers of subsidized and complimentary tickets are available for those who may not be able to afford ticket price, limit two per family. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selfie is an original musical that tells the stories of three girls. Edie, a 15 year old with extreme social anxiety has always longed to fit in, so when one of the popular girls at her high school talks her into posting an embarrassing photo online of her best friend, Veda, she makes a terrible choice and does. Marla, also 15, posts a photo in her bridesmaid’s dress and becomes the target of online bullying and body shaming. Meanwhile, Sam has decided to take himself totally offline to be with his sick mother. Being a teenager in the age of social media is a brand new kind of difficult. This musical addresses cyber bullying, body positivity, and navigating relationships when your whole life is online.
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*All photos and artwork by MA2LA (from L-R) Gillian Flatt, Elle Wesley and Bella Higginbotham.