PLAY: Deception

A brief encounter in a bar leads to a complicated entanglement. Dishonesty and lying are rampant, but who is doing what? One act, approx. 55 minutes.


MADDIE (Female age/race flexible) Guarded, hopeful, a film geek to the Nth degree.
RICHARD (Male age/race flexible) Charming, possibly a liar. If so, a good one.
JAN (Female, older than Richard age/race flexible) Hard working and enthusiastic HR employee. Hidden secrets. Hides her unhappiness well.
OFFICER (Male) New to the job, Careful and sensitive. Doubles as MAN in Epilogue

TIME: The present.
PLACE: New York City.