The play is set in the waiting room of a railway station where a diverse group of people are stranded having missed their train for one reason or another. A disheveled man is seated on the floor in one corner when the others start to come in. Three middle aged ladies are followed ten minutes or so later by two middle aged men and two older ladies. They discuss the disheveled man believing he maybe the man the police are looking for concerning an assault earlier in the day. Is he the man? Is he dangerous? We discover the shocking answer at the end.
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