By: Jocelyne Poblador
Morillo’s comedy marks Lappi’s first play in Phillips Hall Theatre.
With more than two dozen plays of experience, 20-year-old Emily Lappi’s résumé ranges from comedies like Lend me a Tenor to the drama She, which Lappi co-wrote and acted in as part of Phantom Projects Theatre
Group’s annual Young Artist’s Project.
“[SAG] Eligibility is a big deal because you want to be paid for doing what you love,” she said.
At age 28 student actor Danny Gonzalez has brought to light numerous roles as a pachuco gangster, a loveable town drunk, and a waiter serving a couple on an awkward date.
Acting is not a priority for Gonzalez, despite having enough stage experience to join the Screen Actors Guild.
“I do it because I like it. If I did community theater all my life, I wouldn’t care,” said the civil engineering major.