Take Your Best Shot
Synopsis: A mother’s dying wish is that her adult twin daughters pose for a photo she can have by her hospital bedside. As the photographer struggles to take his/her best shot in the family home, the argumentative older twin wastes no time taking her best shot with her more docile younger sister. A revealed family secret explains their strained relationship.
Genre: Ten-minute drama with comedy
Theme: A father’s continued sexual abuse (rape) of a daughter provokes a lifetime of deleterious repercussions.
August 2022: Cicada Festival, Mt. Gretna, PA. (staged reading)