***WINNER! 2016 New York Innovative Theatre Award***
Outstanding Original Full-Length Script
a romantic drama
[Work in Progress]
A year after an on-campus unrequited love murder-suicide, Fletcher Driscoll, 48, returns to his hometown alma mater to direct the play selected to commemorate the tragedy... Romeo & Juliet.
As he attempts to helm a tasteful production, he begins a casual fling with Jeff Landry, 52, a recently out and divorced administrator. Meanwhile, Fletcher encounters a high school acquaintance with whom he shares a disturbing history, while Jeff attempts to maintain a friendship with his ex-wife as they mourn the loss of her brother. Long-held feelings and secrets come to light bringing Fletcher and Jeff closer while threatening to tear them asunder as opening night approaches.
Composure is a romantic drama about the resonance of loss.
1 act; 95 minutes