Episode 1. Alone
Broke and uninsured, struggling artist Ceann Mackay (John Cameron Mitchell) launches an online telethon to crowdfund his life-saving brain surgery. Ceann ushers his listeners into his "trailer home of secrets," opening up about his parents (Glenn Close and Denis O’Hare), his scholarly parrot, and his favorite jazz-singing aunt (Patti LuPone). Songs in this episode: "Homunculus," and "Second Glance."