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Koi story

Koi Story is a one-act musical about a widow, her daughter, and a Japanese windsock called koinobori.

Inspired by a true event from my childhood, wherein a very large hammer fell from a very tall place and hit me square on the head,  I naturally decided this was an apt metaphor for taking responsibility when representing "the other."  It actually tracks pretty well. 

Zoe Manarel sings "At the Bottom of the Ladder" from Koi Story

Zoe Manarel sings "If I Survive" from Koi Story


Full demo featuring Jennifer Blood, Zoe Manarel and David Foley.