The play focuses on three separate stories of couples staying at the Plaza Hotel in New York. Each act stands on its own with a different story line and different characters. The hotel is the thread that connects the drama and serves as the observer of the human conflicts of its guests.
The three short plays that comprise Plaza Suite are sharp slices of life "that set the town laughing" says the New York Times. The dialogue is brisk and brittle. The situations, all of which take place at different times in room 719 at New York's famed Plaza Hotel, are familiar.