An Elaborate System of Ropes and Pulleys
Jaded and emotionally aloof string theory physicist, Tess, finds herself mysteriously shifting through time and space as she grapples with the loss of a loved one. Faced with the dark embodiment of her fear, Tess discovers that her scientific world is not orderly, but is in fact controlled by a vague and elaborate system of ropes and pulleys, with which she must reconcile her beliefs and understanding of self.
Science focused drama with comedic Elements
Women 2 +
Men 1 +
TESS- A woman, somewhere in her early thirties. She protects herself with an absolute belief in empirical reasoning.
BREK- A man, somewhere in his early thirties. He is the type that takes great joy in living, no matter what life might throw his way.
WOMAN- Reason and logic. God.
BEAST- Immense black shadowy. Chaos. God. At must feel imposing and dangerous, (the character of the Beast can be realized with one actor or possibly many).