Playwright Susan Charlotte's examination of 9/11's psychic scars, directed by Antony Marsellis, comprises three loosely connected vignettes, each featuring a pair of New Yorkers whose paths intersect at an emotionally volatile moment.
In the first segment, set on the afternoon of Sept. 11, 2001, a film professor (Judith Light) barges into a Hell's Kitchen cobbler's shop and demands that the owner (Danny Aiello) fix her shoe, even as he protests that he's closed. "You can't be," she says abrasively, pulling off her worn low-heeled pump. "My sole is broken." As they bicker and spar, their damaged hearts are bared: She saw the planes that flew into the towe...