by Gabe McKinley
Full Length Play, Drama / 5m, 1f
Jay, an up and coming reporter at The New York Times has dreams of becoming a famous journalist. But in a flash, they come crashing down when he becomes the center of a plagarism scandal...
"[McKinley] shows the newspaper world in an age of anxiety, struggling with new technology, shifting markets and conflicts between old and new media in a time of terrorism threats, wars and political upheaval." - New York Times
"Like a good journalist, Mr. McKinley lays out those facts, adds color and provides an authoritative voice..." - New York Times
"Playwright Gabe McKinley, himself a former Times employee, touches on the many issues at play — cronyism, race, journalistic integrity — with popping, Aaron Sorkin-like dialogue" - Entertainment Weekly
- Mild Adult Themes
- Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Setting: The offices of the New York Times.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
- Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)
MONICA SORIA - Reporter, 20's
HAL MARTIN - Executive Editor, 50's.
GERALD HAYNES - Editor, African American, 50's
JUNIOR - Publisher, Jewish, late 40's. Frank King - Editor, 60's.
BEN - Editor, 50's.
- Multicultural casting
- Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)