JOSH A young man in his early twenties who is a paraplegic due to a recent fall down a flight of stairs. He is in a wheelchair. He is afraid of his
mother and wants to move out on his own.
TRISHA His former girlfriend, a legal aide and a would-be actress. She has trouble
committing herself and avoids confrontation when at all possible.
RENEE His mother, a middle-aged woman with platinum hair, trying to hold on to
her youth. She is hard, brassy, and lies with ease.
Riverside Park, just a few blocks from 110th Street and Broadway. There are two park benches. At the end of one of them is a garbage can.
A summer afternoon. The present.