Clare (Annie Purcell) is an aspiring chef married to Paul (David Ross), an IT manager for a New York City law firm. She loves trying out new recipes on her best friend Ezra (Kasey Mahaffy) and his boyfriend Brady (LeRoy McClain), who teaches "at risk" kids. Ezra wants to start a Tex-Mex food truck business with Clare. She, in turn, wants him to marry Brady. When Clare gets an unexpected financial windfall as a result of a long-forgotten class-action lawsuit, She, Paul, and Ezra find themselves faced with some tricky choices.
It may be trite to say that big things come in small packages, but as a description of this short (45 minute) trio of one-acts, it's also completely true.
This weekend, I was lucky enough to experience two new experiences that I thoroughly enjoyed: the Humana Festival of New American Plays, presented by the Actors Theatre of Louisville, and posting short, “in the moment” video blog reviews of the five plays I attended. I enjoyed both experiences very much, and plan to add more video reviews to my how to write an essay repertoire, watch for them over the coming months.