Tag Archives: Victoria Trestrail

Songs From the Debt Collector, A Libertarian Musical

Nobody in The Debt Collector is a saint, but nobody is irredeemable. Take Lottie Lark, the welfare mother. When one of her children shoplifts, Lottie reprimands the child and explains that it is not necessary to steal, because the law already provides them with everything they need at other people’s expense. The Larks are law abiding people. Continue reading

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Can You Forgive? Another song from The Debt Collector

“Can You Forgive” is a very important song that appears in the third act of The Debt Collector, a libertarian musical composed by Daniel Carter and written by me. Victoria Trestrail, playing the role of Lottie Lark with great effect, … Continue reading

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What Makes a Welfare Mother: Another Song from The Debt Collector

The Debt Collector is a libertarian musical set in the 1980s about a family named the Larks, their landlady, Mrs. Hauser, their social worker, Siren, and, in the title role, Blood, the debt collector hired by the landlady. In the song … Continue reading

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“Law Abiding People”: A song from THE DEBT COLLECTOR

Daniel Carter and I have been collaborating on a musical.  We have nineteen songs written to go with my play The Debt Collector. He composed the music and I wrote the words. But the collaborative process continues, as we recruit … Continue reading

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The Music of Victoria Trestrail

Victoria Trestrail was born and raised on the island of Trinidad in the Caribbean. She has a warm, strong voice and a persona that comes across well in both video and audio performances. In short, she has a presence! Victoria … Continue reading

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