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Multiplex

Hello, seat!

It is with utmost, joyous, heightened pleasure that I shall be sitting upon you this early evening. I must confess, there is something about you, something that fills me with tingles and shivers I rarely, if ever, feel.


A multiplex movie theater somewhere in America, on any given night, showing any given Hollywood film. In attendance: a solitary man holding too many snacks, an unhappily married couple, two high school "dudes," co-opting hip hop culture, a pair of cynical office co-workers and a gothically dressed girl who is also possessed by a vengeful God. As showtime approaches, lives unravel. Crises erupt all over the theater as everyone until strangely, magically, something brings them together. Multiplex is a comedy about loneliness and a morality tale showing why movies should always start on schedule.

4M 4F 1 Chair (offstage voice)

PRODUCTION HISTORY
  • First produced by Killing My Lobster at the Bruno's Island New Plays Festival, May 2003
    Directed by Tracy Ward
  • Produced at San Francisco State University, October 2003
    Directed by Rhonnie Washington
    Nominated for ACTF Regional Festival, 2004.


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