COMEDY Festival Best Scene Script Reading: The Love Hex, by Mike Meier

New York in 1929, shortly before the Great Depression. Rose is unhappily married to a mobster lawyer. She suffers from early-onset arthritis. Her doctor recommends a hot spring treatment. Her friend Alice, recently widowed and a mother of three, suffers chronic fatigue. Eventually, both travel to the hot springs in Mexico and hook up with two young gigolos. The days are jolly until on the Día de los Muertos, when Rose’s jealous husband arrives out of the blue.

CAST LIST:

Narration: Allison Kampf

Miguel: Bill Poulin

Rose: Hannah Ehman

Alice: Julie Sheppard

Street Artist: Steve Rizzo

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