ORLANDO — At an aging hotel in Fort Lauderdale, the handsome young stud Ryan is only too eager to welcome the beautiful and exotic woman he’s met at the bar, Francesca, into his room for the afternoon. What he doesn’t quite expect is the strange tale she spins, about the rich man staying there who took advantage of her, even abused her, who also happens to be carrying plenty of cash. Just think, she tells her out-of-work hunk, how much better their lives would be if they could sneak into his room, late at night, knife in hand ….
Freeline Productions is producing “Murder Sleep,” an original play that will make its premiere at the Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival in May. The play, written by the show’s producer, Michael Freeman, will explore the dark, ominous and sexy things happening in that once majestic hotel. Continue reading