In SKYLINE: TALES OF MANHATTAN, award-winning playwright and author William Ivor Fowkes presents 19 stories of New Yorkers (gay, straight, and confused) making startling connections and discoveries-proving once again that Manhattan's residents are just as striking as the city's celebrated skyline.
"Park Avenue." A Park Avenue Republican gets a taste of life on the "down low" in Central Park.
"Twin Towers." A transplanted New Orleans cabaret singer deals with life and love in the aftermath of 9/11.
"Dummy Copy." A SoHo graphic designer takes drastic steps to get the attention of her editor.
"Chrysler." A man becomes obsessed with the Chrysler Building.
"A Proper Bed." A suburban family man is distracted by the men he sees on the streets of Manhattan.
"Not Here Yet." Two women fight over a very small piece of real estate.
"A Modest Proposal." Two copywriters working at the same ad agency in the 1980s discover they both have a secret life.
"The Church." A proud agnostic is drawn into a church where he is mesmerized by what he finds.
The Museum. At MOMA, a woman physically attacks a man examining a sculpture she doesn't like.
"Snap." A 42-year-old woman takes refuge on a park bench to contemplate her latest romantic disaster.
"The Dakota." Two worlds collide when a reclusive resident of New York's most fabled apartment building cruises for sex on the Internet.
"The Century." A man finally tells his therapist what's really on his mind.
"Headlines." A man's furtive sex life lands him on the front page of The New York Post.
"Lincoln Towers." An aging resident of the Upper West Side's "city within a city" finds life increasingly mystifying.
"Ashes." A man stumbles into the wrong funeral, but makes an unexpected connection with the deceased.
"The Haircut." A man approaching his 60th birthday tries a new haircut, with disastrous consequences.
"Chamber Music." A man's mind wanders during a private concert in honor of Mozart's 250th birthday.
"Wallpaper." A struggling writer in the East Village papers his kitchen wall with rejection letters.
"Metastory." A writer argues with himself as he tries to compose a short story about writing a short story.
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