Danielle and Emily's 4-year-old daughter, Macie, shows a promising artistic gift. When gallery owner Rebecca convinces the couple to start displaying and selling Macie's paintings, playtime starts to get serious. Is Macie a prodigy, or just a kid who likes to paint? Can Danielle and Emily's marriage weather Macie's newfound fame? The characters grapple with these and other questions as they traverse the complicated world of old flames, private elementary schools, and modern art.
3 women, late 20s-early 40s, open to all ethnicities
DANIELLE - Macie’s mom; Married to Emily; A painter EMILY - Macie’s mom; Married to Danielle; An accountant REBECCA - Danielle’s high school friend; Unattached; A gallery owner
Anna Schutz is a proud founding member of Brown Paper Box Co. She holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is currently working towards her Masters in Nonprofit Management at DePaul University. She has worked in Chicago as an actor, singer, & arts administrator for the last decade. Her backstage work with BPBCo. includes production managing and stage managing various productions as well as creating, coordinating, and hosting "The Broad-Way: A Ladies Cabaret" and "Brown Paper Bash: 5 Year Anniversary" special events. Thank you for supporting new work!