New York City, New York


In a communal household in San Francisco, one member with AIDS opts for euthanasia, and enlists the help of his four roommates, some not so willing, to throw a party and assist him in the actual act of dying.


Time: Contemporary                                

Situation: Ivy, used to being in control, is about to lose it. Ivy tries to accept friend Coco’s wish to commit euthanasia after a long bout with AIDS.

Subject Matter: Control, Friendship, Acceptance, Death, Euthanasia, AIDS

Note from Playwright: I met a person who was tangentially involved in the difficult situation which I embrace in the play, and I was fascinated by the inherent drama (and comedy) of someone wanting to die.

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    Full-Length Play
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    Adult 20-30, Adult 30-40
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    Universal, Female, Lesbian, Male
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    Universal, Latin@/x - Hispanic
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