In this play of letters, a young official in a college alumni office invites a celebrated but reclusive author to the thirty-fifth reunion of his class. When he declines, she charmingly prods him, and thereby begins a witty and revelatory correspondence that becomes part mystery, part memory, and part romance.
"Rich and revealing." - The New Yorker
"Written beautifully as a series of letters, this warm and satisfying work follows in the footsteps of A.R. Gurney's Love Letters and deserves to become just as enduringly popular... Cahn serves up something of a bona fide thriller along with the genuinely wise psychological insights that lie at the heart of Roses in December, keeping us riveted until the final word has been read." - NYTheatre.com
"You're in for a treat...a gem of a play." - Chelsea Clinton News
"The words are witty and succinct, delightfully masking as much as they communicate, slowly revealing levels of character and elements of humor...Victor L. Cahn is clearly a gifted writer." - Culture Vulture
"When a single word in a letter's closing can prove of devastating dramatic importance, the playwright has achieved his goal, and it is at things like this that Cahn succeeds time and time again...Cahn, Reilly, and the two Naughtons create beautiful music." - Talkin' Broadway
"It's not difficult to imagine that Roses in December could stay in bloom for quite some time." - Broadway.com
"A marriage of Poe's The Purloined Letter and A. R. Gurney's Love Letters, Roses in December is a witty and poignant feast of language." - Vital Source Magazine