The play, Kessler's best known, is about Harold, a shady businessman who is kidnapped by Treat and Phillip, two brothers—one a predatory and domineering thief, the other an innocent man-child—who have raised themselves without the benefit of parents. After a short time, however, the wily Harold turns the tables and begins to dictate the course of the brothers' lives.
Pineapple last mounted the play in 2002.
In this version, Harold is played by Michael Carrara, Treat by Ian Kerch and Phillip by Mark VanDerBeets.
The outfit's mission statement reads: "The Goal of the Charlie Pineapple Theatre Company is to produce the highest quality work with plays that push the boundaries of conventional theatre, while pushing the limits of the actors and audience alike." The production will take place at 248B N. 8th Street at Roebling Street, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Tickets are $15. Call (718) 907-0577.