Game 6 is an American comedy scripted by author Don DeLillo. Nicky Rogan is a successful theater director known for his light-hearted comedies and also a fanatical follower of the Boston Red Sox. When the premiere of his latest play is fast approaching everything starts going down the drain. His wife wants a divorce and his mistress says that the protagonist has a virus in the brain that makes him forget his lines. Worst of all is that New York's most feared and hated critic, Steven Schwimmer, will attend the premiere. Nicky is becoming concerned, but instead chooses to obsess over his Red Sox and their chances again the Mets in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. Will the Sox and his play come crashing down on the same night?