Charles Durning, Dan Lauria and James Handy starred at Westport Country Playhouse of this portrait of up and coming Mafia soldiers: Bobby who does as he's told and never questions the legendary Boss and Max who is haunted by the screams of people they've killed. They whack the wrong guy in Grand Central Station and are seen driving to Vermont to confess their error. Short scenes chronicle the drive; settings en route are easily suggested with set pieces.
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"Hilarious...Milligan's dialogue is at turns funny, biting, and sad." - Fairfield Country Weekly
"Races by in an ever changing montage of emotional loyalty, humor, betrayal, and blood...A fascinating play." - Connecticut Post
"Should go to Broadway." - Westport News
- Intense Adult Themes
- Strong Language
- Minimum Fee: $90 per performance
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Duration: 105 Minutes
- Setting: Various locations in New York, on Long Island, and on the road to Vermont. All of these locations are suggested with a set piece or two - a bench for Grand Central Station, two stools for the car, a table and chairs for IHOP, etc. Light and sound will play an important role in establishing all of these locations.
- Additional Features: Not Applicable
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
- Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
BOBBY - Max's friend and colleague, an ex-garbage man.
THE BOSS - Max and Bobby's revered (and feared) leader.
- All Male
- Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)