AMERICAN FABLES

by Eric Fallen

Written by the author of the Samuel French short play collection Small Talk, AMERICAN FABLES is an evening of short tragicomic one-acts that explore the complexities of love, war and miscommunication.

PERFECT WEATHER

In Perfect Weather, a woman interrupts a man's meditative morning ritual in Central Park, and what begins with small talk about the weather soon devolves into a chilling interrogation

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PARADISE

Set in a prison cell in Tehran, Paradise explores the relationship between an interrogator and his foreign subject as suspicion and cultural differences intersect with human desire.

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FRIENDLY FIRE

Friendly Fire is the story of a grieving mother whose demands for the truth surrounding her son's death in combat result in a crushing revelation.

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THE FIXER

In The Fixer, after the FBI raids the office of a powerful lawyer, the clean up guy arrives with a uniquely American brand of Trump-era damage control.

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BASIC PLUMBING

A small town library is the setting for Basic Plumbing, where a stand-off between an uptight librarian and the town crank shifts from library policies to matters of the heart.

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