True to its bawdy roots, Kalliope's play features nudity, violence, and sex all of which take place in the Manhattan apartment of a vaudeville couple. Their party spins out of control as each tries to make the other jealous. By the end of the night, one of them is dead. "It's about the ultimate cast party gone wrong," says Gurgol. "This lifestyle of sex, drugs, and rock and roll can be very seductive to young people. Before you know it, you're sucked into this whirlpool and you can't get out." Still, says Gurgol, it's ultimately a hopeful piece. "We're all the same," he says. "Every human can be seduced to the dark side, but within us there's a light to change that."
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