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Production History 

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January 2017

Love & Southern D!scomfort (formerly known as “The Inheritance Musical”) debuted in Chicago, at the eta Creative Arts Foundation as part of their Magic Box series and broke the box office attendance record. It placed in the second round of the NAMT and the final round of the FWD Theatre Project.

March 2018

The Inheritance Musical performed a staged reading in Los Angeles at The Ebony Repertory Theater, Starring Roz Ryan of Chicago the Musical, Michael-Leon Wooley of The Princess and the Frog, and Yvette Cason of Dreamgirls.

June 2018

The Musical, starring cast members from the Broadway National Tour of The Book Of Mormon, made its concert debut in Denver at the Clocktower Cabaret to a standing-room-only crowd.

November 2018

A concert version was presented in Chicago featuring Felicia P. Fields, Tony Award Nominee in 2006 for "Best Featured Actress in a Musical" for her work in The Color Purple.

January 2020

LASD staged its world premiere at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston, South Carolina.

 

 

Maura Hogan, theater critic from the Charleston Post and Courier, wrote: “[Bobby] Daye’s marvelous score… and singers delivered time and again with soul, strength, and skill”.

 

 

Michael Smallwood, theater critic for the Charleston City Paper wrote: "To put it plainly, these songs are incredible. A mediocre musical can be elevated to legendary heights by an unforgettable slate of songs (I’m looking at you Rent) and Bobby Daye has done wonderful work here."

May 2020

Our next production was to be six shows at the Marcus Center in Milwaukee in May 2020. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the production had to be canceled.

Summer 2020

Tamara Tunie joins the LASD family as our new director.

September 2020

LASD headed into the recording studio to record several songs from the show. Performers included Nikki M. James, Anthony Wayne, Ramona Keller, Andy Karl and Felicia P. Fields.

October 2020

LASD was featured on New York Theatre Barn’s ‘New Works Series’ web series.

January 2021

Due to a number of script improvements, including new scenes and songs, we decided to do a table read via Zoom.

October 2021

LASD presented a 10 song mini-concert in New York at Underground @ Hunt & Fish Club NYC. The concert featured Andy Karl, Orfeh, Ramona Keller, Jacqueline B. Arnold, and Alexandra Socha.