Perfect Union (2012)

a 10-Minute Musical for Voices and Piano

By Eileen Casterline, directed by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew

Duration: 5.5 min.

Premiere: Performed April 28, 2012 at the Staller Center for the Arts

As part of a larger devised theatre piece tackling the topic of immigration, Eileen Casterline adapted a script from online comments on a newpaper website. I distilled sections of her script into lyrics and wrote music for three satirical songs, exaggerating the posters’ professed opinions.