Synopsis: Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, a muscled stripper, who picks him up on the subway. They spend the night trying to find somewhere to be alone... forced to contend with Gabriel's selfish roommate, his irritating best friend, and a vicious, jealous drag queen in a gay dance club. The sun rises on a promising new relationship.
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Director(s): Jim Fall
Production: Fine Line Features
  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
89 min


Gabe, could she use

the bathroom first?

l really gotta pee.

Yeah, sure.

She's company, Gabe.

l'll be fast.

You didn't have to stay out

all night.

l fell asleep in the hall.

l thought Judy was coming back

from Paris tonight.

That's right.

l need the apartment tonight.

No problem.

Penny, Penny, Twitty,

and Faffenburger.

Vivian Faffenburger's office,

Gabriel speaking.

-Hey, babe.


-Are you busy?

-l'm so busy.

-Good, can you talk?


So, that cute guy

we met at Footlight Records...

took me to dinner.

Oh, that's great.

Oh, my God, babe.

Dress rehearsal totally sucked,

but that's good luck, right?

No. He took me to dinner because

he wanted me to play piano...

for one of his auditions for

the national tour of ''Titanic.''

lt wasn't a date.

Men are such scum.

Can you run lines with me?

Sure, just a sec.

Oh, great.

Chapter fourteen, right?

OK. Who is he, the Son of man?

ls he as beautiful as you are?

Get thee behind me.

l hear in the palace

the beating of the wings...

of the angel of death.


-Who speaketh?

l am amorous

of your mouth, Jokanen.

lt is like a pomegranate cut

in twain with a knife of ivory.

There is nothing in the world

so red as your mouth.

Suffer me to kiss your mouth.

Don't tell me.

You better tell me.

Never, daughter of Babylon...

daughter of Sodom, never!

This needs to go out

this afternoon.


-Gotta go.

Call me later.

Can you sign my timecard?

Hard day at the office?

Did you find a rhyme

for the lyric in the second ''A''?

l'm working on it.

Uh, what's with the umbrella?

What am l supposed to sing?

Should l hum or what?

Yeah, yeah, hum.

Or maybe la la la.


-l'll wing it.

Are we in studio ''D,''

because l hate...

what the acoustics

in that room do to my voice.

OK, this is the song for

the second act of my musical.

Uh, it will be sung

by the character of--

Once again, my friend

Katherine Lamberg...

will be singing the part

of Dorkus the maid.

Oh, and she brought her picture

and rsum...

in case anyone's interested.

l will be reading

the part of Rodrigo...

and stage directions.

OK. OK, Rodrigo's just finished

his big ballad...

applause, applause, applause.

That's some story.

lt would take a miracle

for me to ever love again.

But miracles can happen.

l've never seen one.


Well, not for a very long time.

Buck up, Rodrigo.

l think you're just about due

for a miracle.

They kiss.

Rodrigo exits.

l've heard

that all the world's a stage

And we are only players

Acting out

some predetermined page

But it is lonely as can be

With nobody opposite me


Enter you

Voila, it's showtime

You brought the house down

with a dance and a dum


Enter you

ln less than no time

La la la la la

la la lum litty

Up went the curtain

My lines felt wrong

lntermission seemed so far away

The plot uncertain

The scenes too long

Life was like

an uninspiring play


Now you're here

We meet stage center

l thought my story line

was through

Then, enter you

Now you're here

We meet stage center

l thought my story line

was through


From the blue



You were great.

l really liked it.


But, do you think this is how

the maid would really behave?

Well, this isn't reality.

l mean, we're talking about

a maid who belts E-flats here.

l mean, you don't have people

walking down the street...

bursting into song

and dancing, right?

Except maybe

in the West Village.

Ha ha, just kidding.

Anyway, Gabriel,

you made your point...

but it's still important

that the writer tell the truth.

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