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A look into the nature of romantic relationships, Harold Pinter’s Betrayal starts in 1977 when long time lovers Jerry and Emma meet after her marriage to her husband Robert dissolves, and then backtracks all the way to 1968 when their affair first began. As the years spin backwards, a complex web of secrets about the trio emerges—as friends, as partners, as spouses.
This winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for Drama uses a card game as a metaphor for life. Weller Martin is playing solitaire on the porch of a seedy nursing home. Enter Fonsia Dorsey, a prim, self-righteous lady. They discover they both dislike the home and enjoy gin rummy, so they begin to play and to reveal intimate details of their lives.
Ten years out of high school, Regan, Gena, and Katie convene in the luxurious bridal suite of their old friend, Becky, the night before her wedding in New York City. Fueled by jealousy and resentment, the girls embark on a night of debauchery that goes from playfully wasted to devastatingly destructive. A wicked black comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.
Zig Zag Woman: Pushed to amazing lengths to relieve profound loneliness, a waitress magically separates herself into three parts to facilitate her quest for a man. She encounters an old man waiting for true love, a middle aged man who has stopped looking, and a fiery young man who longs for a woman in pieces.
Patter for a Floating Lady: A magician levitates his female assistant, a former lover. He uses magic to give her the freedom he was unable to give when they were together. The trick has an unexpected result.