Beth Henley(Dramatists Play Service)

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The West. The 1920s.

Mabel’s had a hard few weeks.

A dynamite accident at a gold mine has left her wealthy but orphaned; she’s shipped off to a calculating aunt, whose nephew is charged with seducing her to control Mabel’s fortune.

This hapless courtship reveals a shared love of silent movies and a plan for greater things.

A story of mishaps and moxie, the romance of Hollywood and ultimately a Hollywood-caliber romance.

A slapstick comedy from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Crimes of the Heart.

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