a musical set in Oakland, California by
JUDITH OFFER and JOYCE WHITELAW
Introducing the Characters
ACE TRUMPS is a casino developer extraordinaire, who is helping MAYOR J.B. develop an Indian Casino, while the Mayor’s Special Assistant JACK AZ is chasing ladies around City Hall and BARI BERRY, the City Manager, tries to keep Oakland running.
Running from Jack is LUPE GUZMAN, Administrative Assistant to NANCY TENACITY, City Council Member for the Downtown District. Lupe is rescued from Jack by SAM SAN MIGUEL. Meanwhile, Nancy joins forces with BAILEY KEYES, owner of Bailey’s Books, ALLEGRA MODERATO, Director of Quercus Chorus, and PENELOPE QUIGENBOTHEM, preservationist, to save Oakland’s FOX Theatre from becoming a casino.
Throughout the show, a trio of CITIZENS comments, capers, and copes.