It's 1924, New York City, and Carl Van Vechten is throwing a grand soiree in honor of the visiting Marchesa Louisa Casati. This is not that party. Join William Knightly, a heartbroken painter in his Harlem studio, and the friends who gather to lighten his spirits. His old art school chum, Eliza, and her husband Silas - who may or may not have a past with the glittering Casati. Their scandalously shared lover, Dominic Deitmar (known as Dodi), stolen away from Berlin. Watch them gab and shout and make terrible decisions in the name of friendship and love.