Since childhood, I've become a bit of a Swiss Army Knife in creative pursuits, having engaged in theater, film, and video game development for the better part of the last 30 years. I never expected a musical to get added to the mix, but here we are, and I'm glad to be here. It was a welcome surprise that demanded a skill set I didn't know I had in me. If that's not what art is all about, then I don't know what art is. But if I know anything at all (still up for debate), I think I know art, and I'm just happy for any opportunity to play my part in it.
2 m, 3 w, 5 flexible and chorus
“The True Story of Jonah” follows the Biblical prophet Jonah as she washes up on shore and meets three friends: Athena, an eternal skeptic; Agnes, an indecisive fence-sitter; and Theo, a true believer in… pretty much everything. Jonah begins to tell her story to the trio, explaining that she was called by God to preach to Nineveh, the city at the center of an empire known for conquest and cruelty, but that she chose to run away instead. The trio adds quips and commentary as she tells of boarding a ship, running into a storm, being thrown overboard by the sail...