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The Cheats

Full Length, Drama
2 men, 2 women
Total Cast: 4, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 9780822235170


FEE: $105 per performance.
THE STORY: John and Anne have two children and a good marriage—they have sex, drive hybrids, and recently, they cut out sugar. But John has been spying on the neighbors, frankly, for a while now, and at 9 a.m, Halloween morning, the neighbors drop by for a visit. THE CHEATS is a play about your marriage, and how it can get f*cked when you forget to lock the front door.
“…[a] wry new play…quietly hilarious…squirmingly astute…” —Chicago Reader. “…an intriguing look at marriage…Linklater focuses on simple dialogue between his characters to pull the audience into their lives. …[In] a comic, almost Pinter-like manner, the nuances of his characters and their connection to one another reveal themselves…” — “[A] Hollywood-scene Rear Window…There are many twists and turns in this plot and it’s a very good ride.” — “Linklater [has] natural yet intricate storytelling capabilities…[He] pens a story that has rich depth to its simplicity.” —