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“WHITE COLLAR PRISON” Debuts With a Sharp Satire on Corporate Crime

Gregory James Jenkins and Neil Garguilo, known for their incisive wit and keen social observations, have launched their latest project, “WHITE COLLAR PRISON,” a musical satire that delves into the often shielded world of corporate crime. Their debut single, “If It’s Not Too Much Trouble (You’re Going to Jail),” released on April 16th, sets the stage for an album that promises to be as enlightening as it is entertaining, scheduled for release in July 2024.

“WHITE COLLAR PRISON” comes at a time when headlines about white-collar crimes are increasingly common, from rampant crypto fraud to the misdemeanors of entertainment moguls, making it an especially timely piece. The musical tackles these themes with a blend of humor and stark reality, offering a poignant critique of the justice system’s leniency towards the affluent and powerful.

Drawing on real-life scandals, the first track introduces us to the fictional Congressman Richard Dutch, whose exploits in insider trading and political manipulation land him behind bars. The narrative is rich with irony and explores the consequences of Dutch’s actions, inviting listeners to reflect on broader societal issues.

The cast features a vibrant mix of talent from both television and Broadway, bringing each character to life with energy and precision. The songs are crafted not only to entertain but to provoke thought, challenging audiences to consider the realities of accountability—or the lack thereof—for the ultra-rich.

Neil Garguilo, an Emmy-winning showrunner, brings a diverse creative background to the project, having worked on various notable projects including the vampire comedy “Bloodsucking Bastards” with Pedro Pascal, and “Unicorn Boy” with Patton Oswalt. His contributions to the Syfy series “Hell Den” and other network productions have solidified his reputation as a versatile writer and producer.

Gregory James Jenkins, a graduate of Berklee College of Music, complements Garguilo’s narrative expertise with his musical prowess. Jenkins has an impressive portfolio that includes composing scores for “The Final Girls” and crafting original songs for “Harold & Kumar: A Very 3D Christmas.” His work in children’s programming at Disney showcases his ability to appeal to a broad audience.

"If It’s Not Too Much Trouble (You’re Going to Jail)" by White Collar Prison

Together, Jenkins and Garguilo use “WHITE COLLAR PRISON” to push the boundaries of musical satire, combining sharp social commentary with engaging performances. Their work challenges viewers to reconsider their perceptions of crime and punishment in a society where economic status often influences justice.

As “WHITE COLLAR PRISON” prepares for its full album release, it stands as a bold critique of societal complacency towards white-collar crime, blending artistry with advocacy in a musical journey that’s both reflective and revolutionary.

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