Nothing's what it seems in The City . . . "What the city does is to bring out what's strongest in us. If at heart we're good, the good in us will win! If bad is strongest, God help us!" - Act III, The City The late George Rand, leading citizen of Middleburgh, NY, left a legacy of success and a closetful of skeletons. When ambitious George, Jr. moves his mother and sisters to New York City, he fast proves his mettle as a captain of industry, a suitor to the social elite, and a shoe-in for governor in the coming election. But then, the truth must out. First, a scandalous divorce; next, a shocking marriage; and then the stunning discovery of the true foundation of father's, son's, and family's success.