in Thelma & Louise, she would be Louise (the “organized” one). In Heavenly Creatures, she would be Juliet (Kate Winslet). Serena is the beautiful star performer in PERMANENT OBSCURITY. She has grown used to playing a role, which has led her to become a chameleon and generally insincere. Serena comes truly alive only when she is onstage, or portraying someone else. Her chosen vocation, therefore, is as “performer.” As PERMANENT OBSCURITY begins, she is in a failing rock band, her 3rd—and potentially her last.