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The Unauthorized Occupation of Patty Hearst






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Outside the Hearst home the media speculates, public opinion turns sour and the mystery deepens

The Question Remains (Reprise)

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Come Back

Mr. Hearst helplessly revisits a dream where a 4-yr-old Patty is taken away by an apocalyptic storm

Come Back

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Mother's Nature

Mrs. Hearst blames the whole situation on herself

A Mother's Nature

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Fav Red Bedspread

My Favorite Red Bedspread

In a fantasy flashback, 8-year-old Patty reinterprets her childhood to rationalize her present path

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Good Girl

Patty rescues two shoplifting comrades with zombie-like programmed reflexes and a spray of gunfire

There Are Many Ways To Be A Good Girl

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When Patty and the SLA carjack a teenager, he’s delighted to be joyriding with his famous captors

Revolutionaries Man 

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No Going Back Now

The world watches on live TV as the SLA are burned alive – Patty realizes the FBI wants her dead

No Going Back Now

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As If Never Was

As If I Never Was At All

After his death, Cinque exposes his humanity as he concedes the regrets of his unfulfilled dreams

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The Road

The Road

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Patty and the surviving SLA members travel onward in a brief interstitial vignette

Year Missing You

Mr. and Mrs. Hearst endure a year-long stretch of aching uncertainty as Patty drops off the radar

The Year of Missing You

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Monday Morning

Monday Morning Through My Eyes

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During a bank-robbery, a murder victim rebukes romanticizing outlaws and glamorizing violence             

Arrested -Take3


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The FBI arrest Patty, igniting a media frenzy and giving her parents new hope

Shrink Intake

Shrink Intake

Five  psychiatrists send Patty on a journey of self-reflection – she narrates two intertwined trains of thought

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Places Everyone

Bailey’s vainglorious rehearsal for the trial reveals his corrupt agenda that outrageously parallels the SLA's

Places Everyone

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Trial & Errors

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But Then They Made Me

Trial and Errors

In the courtroom, Patty's bank robbery defense of “mind control” is mocked by the team of Federal prosecutors…

But Then They Made Me

…and rejected by the jury – who echo Patty’s feelings of being unfairly coerced 

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Imaginary Girl

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Imaginary Girl 

While escorted to prison, Patty laments that now she has no identity at all now – except the false ones put on her

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Silence Innocence

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Prelude to The Eleventh Hour

A prelude to an instrumental “11-o’clock number” contemplates the uncertainty of last-minute cliffhangers

11th Hour

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The Silence of My Innocence

Patty refuses to betray her own innocence with a confession of guilt to reduce her sentence


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The Eleventh Hour

An instrumental “11-o’clock number” transforms everything

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The Hero of Our Own Life Story

Released from prison by President Carter, Patty has a life-changing insight into why

the jury condemned her – a compassionate awakening to the flaws and frailties of human nature



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IMAGINARY GIRL: The Occupation of Patty Hearst – book, lyrics & music  © Leonard Dolivio Cetrangolo

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