Fabiola, a 25-year-old theater student, arrives home following rehearsals for a college production of Othello. Her sleep is interrupted by Georgie, who turns an ordinary night into an unforgettable battle of the wills. Armed only with her wit, Fabiola draws her attacker into a complex game of role-playing that blurs the boundaries between imagination and reality. As the two negotiate the terms of their unlikely encounter, they discover who they truly are, and where they stand. Are they really that far apart? Based on a real-life incident, The Smell of Popcorn is written by one of Puerto Rico's most renowned. playwrights.