Play Report: Our Lady of 121st Street

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Immediate Responses:
-Easy read
-Incredibly funny
-Characters are so unlike one another
-The relationships all linked together somehow
-Very disappointed by the way they found Sister Rose
-Loved the simple flow of the dialogue
-Had to re-read several things in order to keep the sequence straight due to the jumping around of the scenes and time.

Basic Conflict:

The basic conflict of the play is the unsettling fact that somebody has stolen the corpse of their beloved nun Sister Rose.

Major Events:
-Somebody stole Sister Rose’s corpse
-Balthazar tells Vic a story about a man who didn’t care that his son had died -Rooftop goes to confession with Father Lux for the first time in 30 years. -Inez is Rooftop’s ex wife
-Gail’s and Flip’s relationship is established. Gail is an actor. -Flip denies his relationship with Gail in front of Inez
-The interrogation of Norca by Balthazar
-Edwin’s and Pinky’s relationship is established
-Edwin sends Pinky out for Yodels at 10:30 in the morning
-Marcia’s asthma attack. Edwin takes care of her. Marcia tries hooking up with Edwin. -Norca and Inez speak in the bar for the first time since Norca slept with Rooftop, Inez’s ex husband. * Balthazar takes Rooftop out of his confession.

* Pinky kisses Father Lux
* Pinky returns from getting yodels over 12 hours later. * He admits to Edwin that he spent time with Norca
* Marcia expresses her concerns that Edwin will turn into her alcoholic grandfather * Marcia wants to marry Edwin who doesn’t want to leave Pinky alone. * Flip kisses Gail in public

* Balthazar confesses that he was the guy who decided to watch a game on television over going to his son’s death sight.

Major Theme:
The major theme/lesson of the play is to always put somebody else before you. If you do than you will learn more about yourself in long run.

Environment:
The environment of our scene is a bar and grill on...
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