How to Fail as a Popstar is Vivek’s debut theatrical work, a one-person show about fame and personal transformation that chronicles her journey from singing in shopping malls to “not quite” pop music superstardom. A reflection on the power of pop culture, dreams, disappointments, and self-determination.

This print edition of the script includes colour photographs by Dahlia Katz from the show’s Toronto production in February 2020, a foreword by director Brendan Healy, and an afterword by Vivek.

  • Cover photo by Heather Saitz