About "First You Jump"

First You Jump is an offbeat - and unusually flexible play. Each of the five acts is a solo play, separated and connected by an overarching theme and a narrator who sings the songs with piano accompaniment. It can be:

Character list:

Sharon - A US Senator running for re-election
Dolores - A composer in her 40s (This role may be played by a male)
Pinocchio - The marionette, now middle-aged, bitter and very human
Corinne - An energetic single woman in her 30s
Esther - A widowed housewife in her 60s
Singer/narrator - a song introduces each scene and ties them together

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