A political couple on the rise find themselves spiraling downward in The Firestorm, a drama similar in style to Netflix's House of Cards with its quick and captivating banter-like dialogue. For interracial power couple Gaby and Patrick, everything seems to be working out perfectly as their campaign trail proves to be a wild success. But when a racial incident from Patrick's past surfaces, the couple finds themselves under the harsh spotlight of a crazed media frenzy. As politics begin to bleed into their personal lives, Gaby and Patrick begin to uncover cracks within the foundation of their seemingly perfect marriage. Exploring the controversies of race and politics, this provocative 80-minute drama from resident company Stage Left makes its way to Chicago's Theater Wit.
This show’s running time is one hour and 20 minutes, with no intermission.