An executive for a hedge fund is asked to vet a surrogate for his powerful employer’s barren wife, just as his own wife struggles to hold on to her high-risk pregnancy. Angela, a precocious, low-income young woman, is selected to carry the child, and turns the tables of power as her body swells with the would-be heir of billions. ANGEL FAT asks the question of just how much money can buy when money is illimitable – and at what human cost.
Staged reading of new draft as a part of Seattle Repertory Theater’s Writers Group Showcase, June 24 2017, 7:30 p.m., director Anita Montgomery.
Development History: Playwrights’ Center PlayLabs (pictured below), In Studio at the Lark New Play Development Center of NYC, directed by Daniella Topol.
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