New York City - open for business 24/7. 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.