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The Last Session

The Last Session

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

The show concerns the themes of love, religion and acceptance. Gideon, an ex-gospel singer turned pop star, has scheduled a final recording session. He invites his old band to join him including profession back-up singer, Tryshia; failed rock singer turned Mary Kay Cosmetics salesperson, Vicki; studio engineer, Jim; and Texas gospel singer, Buddy. Buddy has idolized Gideon his entire lifetime and has come to Los Angeles to meet him and to follow in his footsteps to cross over from gospel to pop. He is devastated when, during the course of the session, he learns Gideon is both gay and has AIDS.


Characters

Male

Lead

Female

Lead

Female

Lead



Show Information

Book:
Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
small
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, young adult characters

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