"Doppleganger" by Victora Z. Daly

Vanessa, the mother of only child Shelly, has a soul-crisis when Shelly's angry teenage attacks on her force her to question her choices and the nature of unconditional love.Vanessa's own parents return from the dead, an imaginary daughter shows up, and her therapist still won't let her off the hook. Will Vanessa jump off the roof? Will she kill her daughter with a chicken? Or will her imaginary daughter kill her? This dark comedy is set in the middle of Vanessa’s troubled mind.

Julie Fitzpatrick will read Vanessa and Carole Monferdini is her mother. Norma Medina directs. Reading takes place at the Actors Studio at 5pm, January 8, 2013.