Inspired by real life triumphs, Frankie is the heartening story of a teen lesbian struggling with her own coming of age while she is forced to stand in for her mentally checked-out mother. When a mysterious illness strikes Frankie, it impels the revival of her dreams.
In addition to this live open forum, 6 actors will have the opportunity to read tv/film sides or monologues, or sing during the live virtual forum for immediate feedback from the casting team. Being able to present strong virtually online has never been more vital.
Leading the pack with 11 nominations was the Leigh Silverman directed Soft Power, an Off-Broadway musical by David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori that played the Public Theatre in September 2019. They were followed by MCC's musical The Wrong Man with nine nominations and Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven with eight nominations.