The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard

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The Real Thing
by Tom Stoppard

Starring
Steve Allyn
Stein Erickson
Brenda Hattingh
Alec Kalled
Jared Larkin
Ryeleigh McCready
Melanie Nelson
Directed by Mark Fossen

What is the “real thing”?

What is “real” love, “real” art, “real” politics?

Henry is a playwright not so happily married to Charlotte. She’s the lead actress in his play about a marriage on the verge of collapse. When Henry’s affair with their friend Annie threatens to destroy his real marriage, he discovers that life has started imitating art. After Annie leaves her husband so she and Henry can begin a new life together, he can’t help but wonder whether their love is the real thing.