Synopsis

Tough Cookies

Tough Cookies $9.99

Edward Crosby Wells

Published by Samuel French Inc

0 Male 3 Female

Set in the formerly oil-rich desert Southwest, this one-act comedy drama explores the lives of two generations of women living under one roof

The story centers on Jo who, after her father dies, takes in her feisty mother

The dialogue between them and with a long-time neighbor is, at once, outrageously funny and heart-breakingly tragic

These women tear and rip into each other's psyche with reckless abandon and something barely resembling lov

The cookies in question may or may not be poisoned, but just beneath the surface these women hide a more potent poison - the deadly venom accumulated over years of unfulfilled dreams mixed with the sudden and bitter acceptance of a life unrealized

If you like your tragedies hysterically funny then take a bite of this

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