Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this drama explores the idea of death, featuring a metaphorical figure (a woman in a white raincoat who is both an "angel of death" and a dead woman brought to temporary life). One character writes poems about suicide, another dies backstage, asleep in a chair, and others respond with tears on discovering his body (the dead man had arranged for a sexual interlude). The on-stage radio show includes bawdy jokes about sex (mostly using euphemisms) and minor quarrelling between former lovers and sisters. Characters smoke and drink liquor. A cowboy performer holds a prop gun. Mild language (one s-word, some uses of "hell" and "damn"), including sexual and body parts references.
Bawdy jokes/songs about sexual activity ("Come ride my pony all night"); reference to "naked man" arrangement for a possible romantic encounter.
Song about a dog dying; poem about suicide (written by teenager); man dies in his underwear while waiting for a sexual tryst; "Angel of Death" discusses death, touches man before he dies; "Angel" describes her own death in a car accident.
One use each of s-word and "ass," two "damns," several uses of "hell," metaphorical allusions to sex.
Sisters and former loves argue, some characters resist corporate takeover of community radio station.
Radio announcers promote fictional products.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Cigarette rolling and smoking; liquor drinking, jokes about drinking, drunkenness, and Viagra.