Private equity fund manager Rick has just thrown a lavish engagement party – the same week that his firm forced layoffs in a supermarket chain it owns, causing a PR nightmare.
His business partner Seth jumps to the rescue with a publicity-friendly investment that will save an American company and promote job growth.
But Jenny – the firm’s third partner – has other ideas. She wants maximum returns, no matter what the critics say…
Dry Powder is a razor-sharp comedy about the people who shape – and skew – the economy. It was first performed at the Public Theater, New York, before its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre in 2018, starring Hayley Atwell, Aidan McArdle and Tom Riley.