For six years Tomby has pretended to be retarded while his twin brother has tried to kill him, his sister is in love with him and her finance wants him dead. Father is brain damaged from a Navy wound and it is up to hard working Mom to hold the family together. She knows everyone's secrets but keeps them to herself so the family boat won't rock. The play opens on the eve of the twins' birthday. Winner of a NEA grant when presented at Actors Studio and produced on PBS Television Theatre with Richard Dreyfuss and Geraldine Fitzgerald, this is an unusual family story.
- Mild Adult Themes
- Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
- Cast Attributes: Cross gender casting, Expandable casting, Roles for Teens
- Target Audience: Adult