An unemployed businessman in his 40s
Local tradesman between 25-35
A working housewife, attractive, 35-40
Olivia’s sister, 30-35
The delivery boy, 25-30
Paul and Olivia Bellows are struggling to pay their bills. Olivia has the
perfect solution for solving their financial, as well as her more
problem. Brenda, Olivia’s sister, is stunned when a local tradesman reveals
Olivia’s preferred method of payment. Brenda confronts Paul with her
shocking discovery, only to realize that, perhaps, even she might be willing
to pay a price.
Present day; the living room of Paul
and Olivia Bellows’ London apartment.
turned from acting to
playwriting in 2000. His first full-length play won Colonial Players
Theatre's Promising Playwright Award and was given a successful production
at their theater in Annapolis, Md. Since then, his plays have won or been
finalists in more than 60 national and international competitions and all
have been produced. A number of his full-length and one-act plays have been
published and his short plays appear in Smith and Kraus' Best Short Plays of
2005 and Best Short Plays of 2006. Gordon received the Alan Minieri Award
for Playwriting Excellence from the American Globe Theatre in New York City.
His university credits include a bachelor of science degree in theater arts
from the State University of New York and a master of fine arts degree from
Fairfield University. Gordon is a member of The Dramatists Guild.