desperate L.A. professional couple, unable to have children, arrange to buy the unborn baby of a dirt-poor Louisiana pair. Emotions run high and relationships hang by a thread in this passionate and heartbreaking Off-Broadway drama by Mad Men writer Jane Anderson.
Award-winning playwright, screenwriter and director Jane Anderson presents four one-act plays: A Seminar For Responsible Living; The Last Time I Saw Her; Earthquake Preparedness; Lynette Has PMS. With unforgettable characters and scathing humor, the stories explore the challenges of life in Los Angeles, from gun violence to earthquakes. These short pieces ask us to consider what we need to take with us into the next hundred years, and what is best left behind.
Inspired by released American hostages, Hotel Oubliette is a darkly comedic play that explores what happens when two emotionally disconnected men are chained to a post with an endless amount of time stretching before them.
"Who Is Mitt Romney?", by John Cassidy; "Moonshine Kingdom", by Tad Friend; "The Track-Star Economy", by James Surowiecki; "Schmooze or Lose", by Jane Meyer; "The War Within", by Jon Lee Anderson; and "Creep Shows", by David Denby.
"Storm Warnings" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "High Stakes" by Jane Mayer; "Leaving Desire" by Jon Lee Anderson; "Rites" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Cowboy" by Thomas McGuane; "Come Rain or Come Shine" by John Lahr; "Unhappy Families" by Anthony Lane.
"Obamaism", by George Packer; "The Bush Six", by Jane Mayer; "Can Iran Change?", by Jon Lee Anderson; "I.O.U.", by Jill Lepore; and "Friends", by Anthony Lane.