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PlayName: Balm In Gilead
Rating: Suitable for all ages
Copyright Status: Copyrighted
Age Range: 20s - Early
Dialects: New York - Brooklyn, Standard American
AuthorName: Lanford Wilson
Eras: CONTEMPORARY, 1951-2000
Fick, a heroin addict, explains that heroin is a rough drug because you don't notice the cold until you're sick. And when you become sick, the last thing you want to do is to go to the hospital to be examined because you're all hopped up on heroin.
Fick, a heroin addict, tells Tig that he was recently mugged. He expresses his desire to have friends who would walk around with him so that people wouldn't want to mess with him.
Fick is a heroin addict and provides some background to the action in the play. He comes into the diner and starts chatting about how the weather is turning cold.