Tracy Letts' drama features a family dinner held following the funeral of the family's patriarch, hosted by the drug-addled mother. She proceeds to insult everyone at the table and expose the secret separation of her daughter and son-in-law, humiliating them both. The dinner soon escalates into a confrontation resulting in actual violence between mother and daughter. And, the weekend isn't over yet!
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.