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a play in two unspeakable acts



Sexually Supercharged and,
above all, fascinating.”

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“Breathtaking Style.”

 Ft Lauderdale Sun sentinel

Nominated for Five South Florida Carbonell Awards including 'Best Regional Play'

Speed and Violet live a violent love in a 1956 Coupe de Ville, parked on his seedy and heavily mortgaged Manhattan parking lot. An ice chest is their kitchen, the back seat their bedroom. When a sexy and spacey drifter named Benny appears with a plan to rob a hotel safe in Queens, Speed ignores Violet’s objections and the robbery puts her in mortal danger as love, greed and the currents of self-hatred work their dark magic.

The Time

The Reagan Years.

The Setting

A parking lot in lower Manhattan.

Production Requirements

Single unit set with car (or portion of car). Multicultural casting encouraged.

The Characters

Violet, 33, a ”retired” waitress

Speed, 39, owner of a parking lot, a ’56 Coupe de Ville & a Smith & Wesson 45

Benny, 27, a drifter from L.A.

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