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Playwrights’ Arena and Skylight Theatre Company present the World Premiere of a new play, APARTMENT LIVING by Boni B. Alvarez.  APARTMENT LIVING examines the subtle dynamics of who we feel beholden to during times of crisis. How do we behave in forced captivity, and do we like what we learn about the people we love?

VENUE: Skylight Theatre (East Hollywood/Los Feliz Village)

PLAYWRIGHT:  Boni B.Alvarez
DIRECTOR:  Jon Lawrence Rivera

PRODUCERS:  Gary Grossman, Jon Lawrence Rivera for Skylight Theatre Company and Playwrights’ Arena

CASTING DIRECTOR:  Raul Clayton Staggs



INTERVIEWS:  January 18 and 19
CALLBACKS:  January 21

REHEARSALS:  Begin February 1

PREVIEWS: March 5, 6 and 11
OPENS: March 12
CLOSES: April 24 (with possible 2-week extension)

PERFORMS: Friday and Saturday at 8:30 pm, Sunday at 3pm, Monday at 7:30pm; one additional performance on Thursday, March 24th at 8pm

PAY RATE:  AEA 99 Seat Plan:  Minimum hourly wage for rehearsals and performances.

NOTE:  All Covid-19 precautions will be in place for callbacks, rehearsals and performances.  All actors must be fully vaccinated.  All in attendance must be masked, except when performing.  Also note that the rehearsal schedule will be based on actor availability, but will likely include some daytime rehearsals, particularly on the weekends. 



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CASSANSDRA PERKINS – (Female, 35, Black) – Business Manager/HR (driven, passionate, aware)

ALEX SANDOVAL – (Male, early 30’s, Mexican) – Actor/Waiter (bisexual, short-fused)

EASTER ROSALES – (Female, 40’s, Filipina) – Nurse (very maternal, very Filipino)

DIXON SHANLEY – (Male, 20, Filipino) – Grocery Store Worker (FilAm, gay, finding his way)

MAYISHA HAYES – (Female, 37, Black) – Teacher (activist, bright)


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