Anytime a playwright’s work is chosen, especially mine, it is a thrill. Murder is Served has always had a special place in my heart. I wanted to write a play for strong, viable elders, still having and enjoying romantic encounters.
I based the lead character, Rita, on my mother and wondered if people who didn’t know my mother would believe the character with all her eccentricities. Both Rita and my mother are a bit extreme.
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