In the mid 1980s, two young women-Caroline and Bernie-meet for the first time in an Upper East SideÂ church in Manhattan.Â On the same day, they are delighted to also meet Will, the new seminary intern, who happens to be a handsome, charming Princeton graduate. The twoÂ women and the intern become fast friends and unbeknownst to the women, the two younger gals each become romantically involved with the intern, who is of questionable character.Â When the possibility of a public scandal arises, the three act out as the worst of us would. Â One of them commits a crime within the walls of the church. Friendships, trust and hopes fracture as each characterâ€™s inner voice tries to steer them through this turning point in their lives. Â
The play contains strong language and is not appropriate for youngsters.
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