June 13, 2017

Trivøya Gold

Music by Scotty Arnold

Book and Lyrics by Alana Jacoby

The tiny Scandinavian island of Trivøya must win a gold medal in curling to earn its sovereignty from Norway. When Torbjørn Bjørnsen, a curling superstar turned ice sculptor, is dragged out of retirement to lead his nation’s team, he must decide between doing what’s best for his family and saving his country.

Development History

  • Winter 2010 – Original idea made into 5 minute piece for assignment as part of NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program
  • Winter 2014 – Expanded to 15 minute musical performed by NYU students
  • April 2015 – 15 minutes presented through Musical Theatre Factory’s 4×15 Round 10