The two plays included within this pairing were commissioned by members of The Workhouse Theatre in New York City and were later premiered at The Hartland Studio Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Although written as a pair of companion pieces for two women and two men, dramatic and then comedic, the plays are each autonomous and can be presented independently of one another.

offers a dramatic encounter between two women in a room and explores the hidden dynamics that motivate each of them.

provides a comedic look at the principles of theater from point of view of a pair of stagehands who unexpectedly find themselves in the position of having to engage an audience.