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Book, Lyrics, and Concept by Jill Sobule
Book by Liza Birkenmeier
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Music Directed by Julie Wolf

In this world premiere concert film, award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Sobule – whose 1990’s hits include “Supermodel” and the original “I Kissed a Girl” – takes audiences through a Rock’n’Roll celebration of coming of age and coming out. 

Contains mature language and situations.

Read the show program here.


Photo credit: Kristi Jan Hoover


Tickets for this digital stream will available January 25, 2021.

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Jill Sobule 
Sarah Siplak 
Kristen Henderson 
Julie Wolf 

Design Team:  
Rachel Hauck (Scenic Design) 
Madison Hack (Costume Design) 
Cat Wilson (Lighting Design) 
Zachary Beattie-Brown (Sound Design) 
Jinah Lee (Stage Manager)  
Clare Drobot (Dramaturg) 
Human Habits (Videographers) 


(Music, Lyrics, Concept, Starring as herself)

In 12 albums and nearly three decades of recording, Jill Sobule has mused on topics such as the death penalty, anorexia, shoplifting, reproduction, the French resistance movement, adolescence, and the Christian right. Early hit songs included “I Kissed a Girl”—the first song about a lesbian romance ever to crack the Billboard Top 20.  and 90s alt-rock anthem “Supermodel,” which was featured in an iconic scene in the film Clueless. Jill has shared stages with the likes of Billy Bragg, Cyndi Lauper, X, Warren Zevon, Jackson Browne  Paul McCartney and Neil Young. Her latest record, ”Nostalgia Kills” was on many critics best list
Over the years, Jill has been active in numerous social and political causes, performing at prisons as part of Wayne Kramer’s Jail Guitar Doors project, playing dates with Lady Parts Justice’s “Vagical Mystery Tour,” and curating Monster Protest Jamz Volume 1, featuring protest songs by Tom Morello, Billy Bragg, Amanda Palmer, Jackson Browne, and many other great artists—as well as Jill’s own pre-2016 election song, “When They Say We Want Our America Back, What the F#@k Do They Mean?,” which traces the history of anti-immigrant sentiment in America.
In November 2020, She was featured, singing as herself, in an episode of the Simpson’s. She felt she finally made it!



Liza is is excited to return to City Theatre. She graduated from the CMU Dramatic Writing MFA program in 2012, and in 2017, her play radio island was part of City’s Momentum Festival. She now lives in Brooklyn and was recently Tow Playwright in Residence at Ars Nova, where her play Dr. Ride’s American Beach House premiered last November. She has been a Relentless Finalist, on the Kilroys List, and is a Macdowell and Yaddo Fellow.