My Perfectly Beautiful Life: A Musical

Four women in search of balance and self-discovery in a hectic, self-centered world.

SYNOPSIS

“My Perfectly Beautiful Life” is a play with music about four women and their search for balance and self-discovery in a hectic, self-centered world.

It explores the lives of four close girlfriends who change once they get married and get caught up in their responsibilities of work, motherhood, and being a wife.  Bringing their friendship back helps them to find a way back to being the beautiful woman each was truly created to be.

“My Perfectly Beautiful Life” – a celebration of friendship, marriage and womanhood.

CAST OF CHARACTERS:

ANNA LEMOUR – POTTS . . . . . Age: 35, female.  Overachiever, successful architect married to a school teacher with whom she has two sons.  Sings.
MINDY
RICE (nee WILBURN). . . Age 32, female. Once a songwriter, she ends up in marriage with four children and a secret from her past. Sings, plays guitar.
ROBERTA
MATZ – HEYWARD. . . . Age 35, female. Owner of a shoe store, married to a literature professor with whom she has two children.  Comes from an ethnic upbringing.  Sings, plays an ethnic instrument (accordion, clarinet, fiddle…)
JENNA
GOTSBILL (nee JEAGGER). Age 35, female. Raised in a free, open-minded family ends up marrying Brad Gotsbill, a successful businessman. They live in suburban subdivision and have one son.  Sings, plays guitar.

LOCATIONS
The play takes place at a College somewhere in America, and in a metropolitan American city.

TIME
1995, 2003-04, 2010

RUNNING TIME
Approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes with intermission

PLAYWRIGHT’S RATING NOTE:

This play is intended for mature audiences.