Overview: ‘The Alchemist,’ a Play in Search of Comedy Gold

Let’s face it: Some folks don’t simply ask to be conned, they virtually beg for it. Their greed, be it for cash, intercourse or energy, makes them weak to probably the most extraordinary fabrications: the extra outlandish the guarantees, the tougher they fall for them. Conveniently, their hubris and self-confidence shelter them from the truth