Jeremy Fletcher, a white journalist desperate to find a good story that will save his career, thinks he's found it when he encounters Celia Watts, a homeless black woman who claims to be the daughter of a famous white actress. For her part, Celia is worn out by life on the street and thinks Jeremy may be her savior. Both characters are struggling from the lingering effects of parental betrayals and subtle forms of child abuse. But how much deception and manipulation will it take for each of them to get what they want?
LENGTH: 2 hours
CAST: 3M, 2F
SETTING: New York City
2020: FINALIST, Lance Hewitt Reading Series, Isle of Shoals, New York City.