Real is a play in two voices: Dominique is a straight upper class white woman who lives in Manhattan with her husband and no kids. After reading a play she found in her apartment, she went back to playing and a musical instrument she used to when she was younger. Dominic is a young gay immigrant who lives in Manhattan and struggles with being an artist. He began composing a fugue after he started having a recurring dream. Through the course of the play, the audience finds out Dominique is reading about a young composer who’s writing a fugue. While Dominic is dreaming about a middle aged woman who is playing one.