Throughout the performance actor-in-drag Rex Lee muses on Ryder’s friendships with Kevyn Aucoin and Timothy Leary, her obsession with "The Catcher in the Rye," her many famous boyfriends and a possible love-match with playboy Steve Bing, a man with both the financial means and movie business savvy needed to revive her career.
After all, according to Kearns, it’s not just the arrest that’s bringing her down. "‘Mr. Deeds!’" he cries. "I think that film and the alleged shoplifting are all part of the same fabric, don’t you?"