Whisper – a new musical

When a popular singer’s voice is tragically and permanently lost, she moves to a secluded cabin in the mountains which forces her to reevaluate her career, her relationships and her own self-worth.

Whisper is an original musical written and composed by Julie Hinton.


The full script and song samples can be accessed HERE. To get the password, please contact the company.


Scenes/Songs

ACT I

Scene 1 – Los Angeles concert hall, onstage

I’m Done With You – Claire, 2 Backup Singers

Scene 2 – Artist entrance of the concert hall

Scene 3 – Hospital room

Imagine – Jack, Tony, Susan

Imagine (encore) – Jack

Scene 4 – Claire & Jack’s LA home, a month later

Scene 5 – Park

Pity Party – Claire, Songwriter, Mother, Gossip Girls, Chorus

I’ll Take Care of You – Jack

Scene 6 – Claire & Jack’s LA home

Whisper – Jack, Claire

ACT II

Scene 1 – Cabin

Writing a New Song – Jack, Claire

Welcome to Our Neighborhood – Neighbors

Scene 2 – Cabin, a week later

Learning to Be a Person – Karen, Alisi

Rising From the Ashes – Claire, 2 Backup Singers, Karen, Alisi, Tevi

To-Do List – Claire

Scene 3 – Park, a month later

My Heart – Jesse, Marcella, Jack

Scene 4 – Club

Without a Voice – Claire

Scene 5 – Cabin

I’m Done With You (reprise) – Jack, Claire

INTERMISSION

ACT III

Scene 1 – Cabin, a month later

Writing a New Song (reprise) – Tevi, Claire

Rising From the Ashes (reprise) – Claire

Scene 2 – Cabin, a week later

Snoop, Snoop – Neighbors, Karen, Alisi, Claire

Scene 3 – Tony’s office, a few days later

Mister Fixer – Tony

Mister Fixer (encore) – Tony

Scene 4 – Recording Studio

Whisper (reprise) – Tatiana

Scene 5 – LA House/Cabin

My Heart (reprise) – Jack, Claire

Scene 6 – Cabin/Club/Office

My Choice – Jack

Scene 7 – Cabin

Writing a New Song (2nd reprise) – Claire, Jack

Scene 8 – Cabin, the next day

We Are One – Neighbors, Jack, Tony, Claire

Bring On the Rain – Claire, Neighbors

Scene 9 – Dressing Room/Talk Show Set/Karen’s Living Room

Rising From the Ashes – Jack, Claire, Company


CAST OF CHARACTERS

CLAIRE, successful rock singer

JACK, Claire’s new husband, music composer/producer

Los Angeles:

TONY, Claire’s agent

SUSAN, Claire’s publicist

JESSE, keyboardist in Claire’s band

MARCELLA, Jesse’s wife

CHRISSY, Claire’s transgender assistant

ADRIENNE, Claire’s bodyguard

DOCTOR MOORE, Claire’s doctor

TATIANA, up-and-coming singer

ENGINEER, Jack’s sound technician

TALK-SHOW HOST MUGGER OFFICIANT FAN SONGWRITER, MOM, TWO GOSSIP GIRLS – random people at a park

CLAIRE’S BAND AND BACKUP SINGERS, STAGE MANAGER, ASSORTED CREW

Mountain village:

KAREN, mountain neighbor

ALISI, mountain neighbor

TEVI, 15, Alisi’s son, aspiring musician

PUKE, Alisi’s husband

MIKE, Karen’s husband

CAROL & DWAYNE, mountain neighbors

SIFA, LAMI, DAISY, Alisi and Puke’s other children

KADEN, PAISLEY, Karen and Mike’s children

OTHER MOUNTAIN NEIGHBORS

*Can be multiple-cast to perform with only 10 actors