An opera superstar only needs to hear the tune “Longer” once in a smoky club for her keen eye and cheeky mouth to bring a jazz musician’s secret crush to light. And it only takes a bit of practice to surprise both the crush and the jazz musician with a special performance of the song. But does she really forget the words, or is she playing Cupid in a silver lamé tunic?
Three women with a shared passion for music navigate the tensions among unspoken ardor and long-standing affection, fame and obscurity, music in performance and music as obsession.
Longer reminds us of the thrill and terror of a crush – even for grown-ups.