An OUTrageous comedy with foreboding!
by Tony Abatemarco
directed by Elizabeth Swain
A first mortgage, curb appeal, social respectability...
What could possibly go wrong?
A dark comedy in two acts about love, gay marriage, and the improbable, unpredictable implications of acquiring real estate.
Running time: 2 hours 5 mins with intermission
January 15 - March 13, 2016. Opening January 23.
Synopsis: What could possibly go wrong for this thirty-something gay couple?
Jack and Ben are buying their first home, a Forever House. But, from the day they close, a host of unleashed demons invade their lives testing the strength of their bond and bringing new meaning to the limits of square footage. FOREVER HOUSE is a play about the challenges of commitment.
Jane Petrov assume the roles of Gloria/Francine beginning February 12th
Not recommended for young teens or children
LAUGHTER and TEARS! What at first feels like a light-hearted comedy, skillfully begins to take hold of the audience while probing universal issues that can make or break a relationship. - LA Splash Magazine
Once again Skylight brings some of the best theatre to LA - Forever House
Click to play (0:48) The AUDIENCE talks about FOREVER HOUSE
First enjoy the play, then join the post-show conversation as a panel of diverse community leaders express their thoughts on the themes of the play and the state of opposing points of view.
Topics we can talk about:
Sex... A choice or a birthright?
Marriage... Between a man and a woman or...? Parenting... Only viable if there's a mom and a dad?
Adoption... Who has the right, the resources, the values, and the cash?
Homeownership... What does it say about any couple's commitment?
Tony Abatemarco, playwright,
Robert Oscar Lopez, author/professor Cal State Northridge
Michelle Shocked, troubadour
Samantha Curley, founder/exec. director - On Level Ground
Abdul Hamid Royal, music director/ minister
Michael Kearns, artist - activist,
Katherine Kearns, filmmaker
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