Settle back in your seat and let the curtain come up to
reveal a story of unwilling lust coupled with darkly erotic
fantasies, and a heated attraction that can't be denied.
The chance to have her play produced off-Broadway brings
Chicago born-and-bred Genera McCanton to New York City. But
her romantic visions of being produced in the Big Apple
don't measure up to the reality; she's homesick, the
theater is a wreck, and the play's producer is a pain in
Things come to a head when Genera is forced to accept the
producer's brother, well-known photographer's model Edward
Aldin, in the role as the leading man of her play. Even
worse, despite her resentment, Genera can't explain the
sexual attraction she has to the man -- an attraction that
plagues her almost every waking and sleeping moment.
For his part, Edward is still in mourning for the fiancée
he lost in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade
Center towers, yet the grief doesn't seem to be getting in
the way of the incredibly hot dreams and visions he has of
the feisty playwright.
Can Genera and Edward overcome their emotional baggage and
hostility to find a common ground beyond a reluctant
physical hunger and the occasional game of chess? Or is
theirs a backstage affair, doomed to violently flare during
the run of a play, only to become ice-cold after the final