I’ve got to say, I was blown away by “The Dropout.” This inventive musical has the potential to really go somewhere. Both its energy and its score are impressive...
-DAVID L. CODDON
An ambitious 19-year-old Stanford dropout takes a road of moral compromise after she has a brilliant but flawed idea that could change the world. After founding her startup company, Theranos, she is showered with fame and fortune. But as her lies and coverups grow, she is caught in a crossroads that causes her to question just how far she’ll go. Based on the true story of Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos.
Book, Music & Lyrics by
Victoria Matlock Fowler
Victoria is best known for playing Elphaba in the iconic musical Wicked. She starred on Broadway as Dyanne in Million Dollar Quartet and reprised her role Off-Broadway and on the Las Vegas strip. She originated the role of Cindy Lou in the Off-Broadway production of The Marvelous Wonderettes, and can be heard on the cast album. Aside from her numerous theatrical credits, Victoria has voiced seven audiobooks, toured nationally and internationally, and once ran away with the circus. She is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at Austin Peay State University. She can be seen on streaming platforms starring in the feature film Love Meet Hope, the horror short Crib, and the psychological thriller The Voices. Victoria recently produced the viral horror-comedy film Slotherhouse, available on Amazon Prime, Apple TV and Hulu's 'Huluween'.
Awarded “Outstanding Musical Ensemble” at 10th Annual San Diego International Fringe Festival 2022
San Diego Fringe Festival 2022
If there were a Fringe Genie, I would wish that this short musical gets expanded into a full-length production. I want more!
- Catherine Barnes