The boss is an aging legend, cantankerous but charismatic. The new assistant is young and vulnerable, but full of grit. And then the fun begins. Based on the playwright's own real-life experience, the play is a hopeful and humorous tale of friendship amidst life's most inevitable adventure -- growing old. Trying tells the story of Sarah Schorr's position as secretary to Francis Biddle, an aging legend, and the friendship that develops between them.