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The Ballad of Brightwater

Music and Lyrics by Matthew McCollum

Book by Matthew McCollum and Crystal Skillman

Brightwater was a town in West Virginia, named after the untamed river that cut off its people from the rest of Appalachia. A town ruled by two households, both alike in dignity: had none. So when Rosie MacAleese fell in love with the son of her father’s nemesis…what on earth did she think would happen?

Vocals Matthew McCollum, Katie Boeck, Ashley Morgan, and Susanna Hoffs.

Musicians Matthew McCollum, Chris Price, and Ben Lecourt

Produced & Arranged by Chris Price

Engineered by Chris Price and Emeen Zarookian

The Ballad of Brightwater has been developed through the ASCAP DreamWorks Musical Theatre Workshop.