Straight Faced Lies

Author: Mark Jason Williams

Straight Faced Lies

Description: At the Ryans' Thanksgiving celebration, there's nothing to fear but family itself.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 5/24/2013
Content Advisory: Strong language, sexual situations
1 Act, 85 Minutes
3 Females, 3 Males

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Married/With Families · Comedy · Coming of Age · Crime · Death and the Afterlife · Drama · Dysfunctional Families · Families · Gay and Lesbian · Grief and Mourning · Naturalism/Realism · Philosophy · Romance · Sex · Social Issues

This play is in the following collections: FringeNYC 2015

Original Production Information

Straight Faced Lies will make its world premiere as part of the 2013 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, playing the Robert Moss Theater from June 2 to the 22, with the following cast and crew:

Cathy: Linda Blackstock
James: Dan Hilt
Melissa: Hannah Logan Wolfe
Marie: Ann Farthing
Kip: Josh Krebs
Joe: Thom Christensen

Director: Melissa Skirboll
Stage Manager: Sunjo Hendricks