A well-meaning American diplomat in South Africa tries to pacify his ferociously combative wife and anti-apartheid activist son by being reassigned to The Hague. But peace is hard to come by and, at an elegant New Year’s Eve party, a harrowing betrayal is revealed, in this taunt drama from Jon Robin Baitz.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Judith Ivey as Patrice Burgess
David Dukes as Harry Burgess
Maddie Corman as Carly Fletcher
Kurt Deutsch as Allie Burgess
George Gaynes as Gerrit Van Eden
Chuma Hunter-Gault as Hilton
Matt McGrath as Gil Burgess
Kurtwood Smith as Ellsworth Hodges
Includes interviews with journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault and theatre director Scott Zigler.
Directed by Jace Alexander. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in April of 1998.