Two Comedies: Apartment 6 & 9 by Matt Morillo
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The last date listed for Apartment 6 & 9 was Sunday July 5, 2009 / 7:00pm.
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An African-American attorney with a successful career discovers she has an Iraqi half-sister she never knew about in award-winning playwright Wendy Graf's latest work. This hard-hitting drama about family conflict and clashing cultures stars L.A Weekly and NAACP Award-winner Diarra Kilpatrick as up-and-coming corporate attorney Julie Dolan, whose carefully constructed life begins to crumble when she meets her half-sister Neyla. Neyla, a violinist, has fled Iraq to audition for Julliard, but Julie suspects there is more to her story. Graf's fresh spin on racial relations gives each of its characters their own voice and point of view as they navigate in a world that has become interconnected and multicultural on every level. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Quotes & Highlights
- "Clever, nicely directed, and beautifully played" --LA Weekly
- "The characters are quite likable, fun, and human, and portrayed with a jaw-dropping show of emotional stamina. This was truly an exquisite piece of theatre. Well done.” --<em>LA Splash</em>
- “Tom Pilutik is excellent as Mark, Jessica Moreno is wonderfully selfish and cynical, and JessAnn Smith bares her exceptional talents as a dancer and comic actress.” --reviewplays.com
In the first one-act, "All Aboard the Marriage Hearse", Sean and Amy are a typical co-habitating, Catholic/Jewish, twenty-something couple living in Manhattan. They work hard, love each other and share common goals in life. Well, sort of. After nearly three years together, Amy wants to get married but Sean does not believe in the institution. The game is on!!! Tonight is the night when they will settle the marriage question once and for all.
"Stay Over", the second half of Apartment 6 & 9, centers around a couple, Mark and Michelle, trying to reconcile after infidelity and it teaches an important lesson: if you're trying to kiss and make up on a snowy night, don't answer the door buzzer. The play spins hilarious comedy out of Mark's attempt to have his cake and eat it too as he plots to escape with his mistress, Lily, after his reconciliation with Michelle is complete.
The playscript for “Stay Over” is actually Matt Morillo's comedic adaptation of "Sleepover" by Maria Micheles (2007), a gloomy dramatic treatment of a menage-a-trois in modern New York.