Painting Faye Salvez

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Rachel Covey

Painting Faye Salvez


Is a picture really worth a thousand words?

PAINTING FAYE SALVEZ is a new musical about the family and friends of Faye Salvez, a teenage girl who’s been missing for three years. Faye’s mother, in an attempt to save her crumbling marriage, has commissioned an artist to paint a family portrait. This artist insists on interviewing Faye’s loved ones in an effort to truthfully capture her in the painting. When tensions build and memories clash, the family is faced with the question: is it the responsibility of an artist to present the truth, even if it’s not what an audience wants to see?