What it is That We Do

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A fetish club and its owner forever change the lives of a young couple, introducing them to the deepest, darkest, sexiest parts of themselves.

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Comments:

"I really am impressed with the flow of dialog. It clips along and is natural.....not forced. Gives the audience insight without inserting self serving tidbits by the author in order to move the plot forward."

"It seems very unrealistic. I couldn't tell if they were seeing Francie as a sex therapist or as the owner of a dungeon, which would be two different scenarios and they seemed intertwined here. I also just think it needs to be fleshed out more. It felt more like I was reading a pamphlet for a dungeon then a play. As in it didn't seem to be going anywhere. It has potential, it just didn't have anywhere it seemed to be going. I wonder where the show is going as well as putting actual BDSM on the stage would be difficult if that was a direction it was going. Finally, as more of a side note in an actual BDSM setting a professional would never use someone's last name whether or not everyone knew that person. Confidentiality is far too important."

"I felt that it was just a rehash of Fifty Shades of Grey series. Yes, it brings into light the BDSM scene, but I’m honestly tired of books and plays that continue to follow the narrative that a woman must “get over” her fears and relinquish what gets her ‘off’ for the comfort level and pleasure of the man. Violet may find she likes it, may even prefer it in the end, but as it’s a tired storyline."

"Obviously a topic that some people are going to turn away from right away, but I'm curious where it is going. Is this a dark comedy? Feels like it so far, but overall not a great deal of "humor" in these pages which makes me question what is going to happen. The discomfort of Violet seems to be a central theme and I'm just wondering what is going to happen. Would certainly like to read more."

"Feels as though this is a comedy but not sure, would need more to gauge."

"Some nice subtle stuff with the dialog that shows differing perspectives, but in 5 pages didn't see signs yet of this offering the audience a unique story line."

Comments:

"I really am impressed with the flow of dialog. It clips along and is natural.....not forced. Gives the audience insight without inserting self serving tidbits by the author in order to move the plot forward."

"It seems very unrealistic. I couldn't tell if they were seeing Francie as a sex therapist or as the owner of a dungeon, which would be two different scenarios and they seemed intertwined here. I also just think it needs to be fleshed out more. It felt more like I was reading a pamphlet for a dungeon then a play. As in it didn't seem to be going anywhere. It has potential, it just didn't have anywhere it seemed to be going. I wonder where the show is going as well as putting actual BDSM on the stage would be difficult if that was a direction it was going. Finally, as more of a side note in an actual BDSM setting a professional would never use someone's last name whether or not everyone knew that person. Confidentiality is far too important."

"I felt that it was just a rehash of Fifty Shades of Grey series. Yes, it brings into light the BDSM scene, but I’m honestly tired of books and plays that continue to follow the narrative that a woman must “get over” her fears and relinquish what gets her ‘off’ for the comfort level and pleasure of the man. Violet may find she likes it, may even prefer it in the end, but as it’s a tired storyline."

"Obviously a topic that some people are going to turn away from right away, but I'm curious where it is going. Is this a dark comedy? Feels like it so far, but overall not a great deal of "humor" in these pages which makes me question what is going to happen. The discomfort of Violet seems to be a central theme and I'm just wondering what is going to happen. Would certainly like to read more."

"Feels as though this is a comedy but not sure, would need more to gauge."

"Some nice subtle stuff with the dialog that shows differing perspectives, but in 5 pages didn't see signs yet of this offering the audience a unique story line."

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