Michael owns an independent bookstore that houses the world's worst book club.
Flirting With the Deep End Script
Michael owns an independent bookstore that houses the worldes worst book club. Aside from Michael himself, only two members remain: Gail, a neurotic librarian beset by relationship woes, and Diane, a shoot-from-the-hip waitress who offers no-nonsense advice to her self-absorbed friends. In an effort to put his struggling bookstore on the map, Michael has been vying for the attention of the local newspaper, and theyere finally showing interest. As the featured club in a piece on the ebook club boom,e Michaeles hoping his bookstore (and his ego) will garner a much needed boost. Seeing this as his last, best hope, Michael enlists the help of Elliottea celebrity author in town to promote his latest best-sellereto ensure the eveninges success. Unfortunately, Elliott proves a disastrous choice. Unbeknownst to Michael, aside from being Dianees estranged brother, Elliott has just broken Gailes heart and has his sites set on Michaeles wife, Christine. Ignoring all red flags, Michael forges aheadebut his carefully choreographed evening of glory turns into a chaotic comedy of errors. This taut comedy about friendship, loyalty, and self-doubt will have you laughing even as you recognize some of the neuroses as your own! Area staging. Approximate running time: 1 hour, 40 minutes.