Play Report: Our Lady of 121st Street

Topics: Family, Sibling, Parent Pages: 3 (781 words) Published: August 10, 2011
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.

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