Full Length Play
Time Period - Contemporary, New Millennium/21st Century
Settings Of Play - Washington, D.C. and New York City, early Summer 2001 and early Summer 2002.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Congressman Dan Ferris is being questioned about the disappearance of intern Ilona Waxman. Sound awkward? Imagine if he was your dad. When Congressman Ferris's response puts his children in an even more awkward position, they search for the truth by improvising a drama of loyalty, seduction, and betrayal. Until Monica Lewinsky interrupts...
"A genuine thrill ride. As dizzying as a Nabokov-written episode of The West Wing
." - The New York Sun
"Handel intelligently weaves together the threads of the story, and the characters shift voices and perspectives with little or no advanced warning...This lends much of the dialogue a witty, unpredictable texture..." - talkinbroadway.com
"A cynical black comedy that's bathed in a kind of playfulness." - Denver Post
Originally produced in New York City by 13P, January 2005.
Subsequently produced by Long Wharf Theatre, December 7, 2005.