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Six Degrees of Separation is written over a night time New York cityscape.

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Inspired by a true story, John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation follows the trail of a young black con man who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy white New York couple. After a shocking surprise, however, their picture of the young man changes, and the couple try to piece together the connections that gave him access to their lives.

John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation
received the 1991 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play and the 1993 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play. It was a finalist for the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and received a Tony Award nomination for Best Play.