Reality

Annie and Matt met on “Looking for Love,” a popular reality dating show. But now that the cameras have stopped rolling, their fairy tale is looking a lot less perfect than it seemed. Add into the mix producer Josh, who will do anything for ratings, and the show runner-up, Krisandra, an aspiring actress who’s desperate to make her mark in Hollywood. Will there be a happy ending, or a huge scandal? In our...
Annie and Matt met on “Looking for Love,” a popular reality dating show. But now that the cameras have stopped rolling, their fairy tale is looking a lot less perfect than it seemed. Add into the mix producer Josh, who will do anything for ratings, and the show runner-up, Krisandra, an aspiring actress who’s desperate to make her mark in Hollywood. Will there be a happy ending, or a huge scandal? In our modern society, where everything from breasts to feelings are likely to be fake, playwright Lia Romeo explores what “reality” really means.
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Reality

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  • Meron Langsner:
    23 Aug. 2014
    Engaging and original dark comedy that exposes many modern insecurities about relationships, media, and privacy, as well as a thoughtful examination of the distance between what we perform for the public and what we really are.

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    HotCity Theatre
    ,
    2013
  • Reading
    ,
    Abingdon Theatre
    ,
    2012
  • Reading
    ,
    Unicorn Theatre
    ,
    2012
  • Workshop
    ,
    New Jersey Emerging Women Playwrights Project at Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey
    ,
    2011

Production History

  • University
    ,
    Fairleigh Dickinson University
    ,
    2016
  • Professional
    ,
    HotCity Theatre
    ,
    2014

Awards

Nominee, ATCA/Steinberg Award for Best New Play
,
2014
Nominee, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
,
2014
Winner
,
HotCity Theater New Play Contest
,
2013