Triplex Nervosa

Written by:

Marianne Ackerman

Cast Size:
7

Roles For:

  • Men: 4
  • Women: 3

Genre:

Comedy

Themes:

Death
Family
Grief
Money
Supernatural

Year Written:

2014

Synopsis:

Tass Navor has maxed out her credit cards and put a promising music career on hold to buy a triplex (three storey apartment building) in Mile End, Montreal. When she and her handyman Rakie conspire to make a difficult tenant’s life less comfortable, things go terribly wrong. Triplex Nervosa is a comedy about art and property, featuring ambitious young hipsters and their oppressive elders.

Characters:

Tass Nazor: young woman, building owner.

Rakie Ur: handyman, Eastern European immigrant.

Max Fishbone: 50ish, washed-up music producer; doubles as Kevin Fishbone, Chicago lawyer.

Damien-Marie de Beaufort: mid-30s, French, man about town; doubles as Lonny’s ghost.

Alisha Tate: early to mid-twenties, would-be painter.

Aaron Klein: any age, Hasidic, scholar; doubles as Alisha’s mother.

Sgt. Germaine Tremblay: detective; doubles as real estate agent.

First Produced:

2014 Centaur Theatre, Montreal

Resources:

Triplex Nervosa is available through Chapters Indigo.

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