Dinner at Dario’s
Two male ex-lovers bicker over past events before a farewell dinner at Dario’s bistro in Greenwich, Connecticut Frank has been dating two men who briefly appear at different times when they are intimidated by Mark, who hopes to reunite with Frank. They lose their reservation at Dario’s and Mark attempts to seduce Frank who confesses guilt about his problem with intimacy and which is the centerpiece of their parting. Mark initiates a wrestling match and it engenders overwhelming physical and emotional reactions. It has a happy ending. No suicides. No AIDS.
One-Act: 40 min. – one set, one sound cue
4M: 20s, 30s
Rome’s most powerful woman was emperor Nero’s mother Agrippina. As he ascends to power, can he keep all the power and not share with his lovers, his “boy slaves,” and, especially, keep power from the woman with whom he also had a sexual relationship — his mother. The play blends elements of classical tragedy, contemporary satire, music, and dance.
Long time partners, Troy and Jerry, are in an experimental, open relationship. It is altered, abused, and triggers revelations with the arrival of Jerry’s ex-lover and Troy’s twink, boy-toy.
Two-Act? – 90 min.
4M: 19, 50, 58, 60