Three New York City immigrant teenagers take an internship organizing submissions for an essay contest on patriotism in America. Disgusted by the phoniness of the entries, they form a bet to see if they can win the contest with honest responses to the topic. As they reveal their stories, their own senses of patriotism and the world are challenged in unexpected ways.
- 70 - 80 minutes
- 4 W, 2 M, (5-6 actors possible: 3-4 W, exactly 2 M)
- Content Notes: Adult language
- Set: A cluttered file room at a corporate office and a second, flexible space for interlude scenes.