Blood and Water

A fashion editor working in the world of appearances sets out to discover why her husband, a partner in a private equity firm, has kept everything about his upbringing and his brother Sam a secret with a Christmastime visit to Sam’s ranch in New Mexico. She learns the ugly truth about the past and an ugly reality about how both men profit by depriving others.
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Blood and Water

Character Information

  • STEFFI
    35,
    Caucasian, or, Latinx
    ,
    Female
    Art's wife, slender, fashionable, urbane. A fashion magazine editor.
  • SAM
    44,
    Latinx/o/a or Hispanic, or, White
    ,
    Male
    Tall, powerfully built but on the verge of getting fat. An aging cowboy now a witless entrepreneur.
  • ART
    38,
    Caucasian, or, Latinx
    ,
    Male
    Sam's brother, shorter, urbane, lean, a former athlete. A partner in a private equity firm.
  • CLINT
    28,
    Male
    A deputy sheriff

Development History

  • Reading
    ,
    Chicago Dramatists
    ,
    2019
  • Reading
    ,
    Nomads Art Collective, Chicago
    ,
    2019
  • Reading
    ,
    Chicago Dramatists, Scene Shop Showcase
    ,
    2019

Awards

Finalist
,
AACT PlayFest 2020
,
AACT
,
2018