Bad Economy, Neill Prewitt, 2012. Trailer excerpted from 20 minute video.

Bad Economy is a short epic musical about a young man's journey to become an artist during the Great Recession. Bobby is a rebel with a Liberal Arts degree, and he's on the run from the "creative economy" that's closing in around him. At every turn it instrumentalizes his critical stance, saddling him with low-wage work and student debt. The only way out may be a harrowing passage down to his own depths wherein lies the artist's heart.


Script and music written by Neill Prewitt. Starring Jon Gregory, Ginger Wagg, Robert Biggers, Bob Wall, Paul Newell & CJ Suitt. Camera: Matt Hedt & Laura Melosh. Sound: Neill Prewitt. Lighting: Joseph Amodei & Matt Hedt. Music performed by Robert Biggers, Neill Prewitt & Bob Wall. Thanks to Eleanor Blake & Lincoln Hancock. Directed and Edited by Neill Prewitt.

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