Four months before the first Gulf War, a prodigal son goes AWOL, returning home for the Labor Day barbecue
In this 1990’s black comedy, the Robinsons are having a barbecue and Jason is on his way home, AWOL from the Navy. He arrives with presents for his family from his tour around the world including a freshly killed pig in a garbage bag. When the next door neighbor casts doubt as to what is really in the bag, Jason takes his family hostage and forces them at gunpoint to play a life and death game of charades.
“A gut-wrenching, teeth clenching drama.” - Curtain Up
“In Tammy Ryan’s taut drama PIG...the stage is set for an emotional explosion." - The New York Times