Olivia, a fifteen-year-old girl living unhappily with her father, Aaron, and stepmother (who's never seen on stage and appears to be either vicious or neurotic to the point of pathology), finds herself throwing up uncontrollably for reasons we'll learn only later in the play. In a fever pitch of loneliness and misery, she calls Beatriz, the estranged mother who lost custody of her when she was six. Beatriz, volatile, bossy, sensual, smart and insecure, swoops by to pick up her daughter, and a fraught... More >>>