Other People's Money
By Jerry Sterner
NOVEMBER 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21
Directed by Larry Gray
Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Wall Street takeover artist Lawrence Garfinkle's computer is going tilt over the undervalued stock of New England Wire & Cable. If the stockholders back his take over, they will make a bundle but what will happen to the 1200 employees and the community when he liquidates the assets? Opposing the rapacious financier are the genial man who has run the company since the year one and his chief operations officer. They bring in a young lawyer who specializes in fending off takeovers. Should she use green mail? Find a white knight? Employ a shark repellent? This compelling drama explores whether corporate raiders are creatures from the Black Lagoon of capitalism or realists.
"Funny, serious, suspenseful, involving...expertly crafted...with both epic grandeur and intimate titillation." - N.Y. Magazine
Winner of the Outer Critics Choice Award for Best Off-Broadway Play
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