Who are the victims? Who is the rat? You decide in this chilling drama of cat and mouse. "Musket and the Rat" is a compelling, unsettling, witty contemporary SUSPENSE-FILLED drama on subject material close to almost everyone's heart one way or another. Combine this with superb performances by LA ACTORS and this production is not one to be missed. A harsh, witty and shocking drama where truth and reality intersect in a world of heroin dealing and addiction. Truly a play of our times -- speaking to everyone's life, one way or another. The story: Musket Cherry is a young woman living in the basement of her deadbeat mother’s house in Chicago. She sells heroin to support them both whenever she’s not smoking pot on the couch with her best friend, Gay Stevie. The only good things in her life are her younger brother, Weso, and her man, Billy. Weso gets thrown in jail on a trumped-up charge and Billy gets jumped by a rival dealer who steals the bail money. Musket embarks on an odyssey of violence and revenge that ends in unexpected shock and tragedy for all concerned!