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* WellDoneSonGuy: Jeff's father was a navy hero, and Jeff has never been able to live up to him.
* YourCheatingHeart: Bill is married with kids, but at the start of the play has already slept with Dawn. Later, Dawn is told by Jeff that Bill regularly sleeps with one of the people in Jeff's building.

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* WellDoneSonGuy: Jeff's father was a navy hero, and Jeff has never been able to live up to him.
* YourCheatingHeart: Bill is married with kids, but at the start of the play has already slept with Dawn. Later, Dawn is told by Jeff that Bill regularly sleeps with one of the people in Jeff's building.
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'''Lobby Hero''' is a play written by Kenneth Lonergan. It is set in the lobby of a Middle-class apartment complex in Manhattan, and follows Jeff, a twentysomething security guards, his boss William, and two police officers for whom the building is on their normal route, veteran Bill and rookie Dawn (who Jeff has a crush on). As the story progresses the secrets and problems facing the characters gradually become exposed, and everybody's image of the other characters shifts.

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'''Lobby Hero''' is a play written by Kenneth Lonergan. It is set in the lobby of a Middle-class apartment complex in Manhattan, and follows Jeff, a twentysomething security guards, guard, his boss William, and two police officers for whom the building is on their normal route, veteran Bill and rookie Dawn (who Jeff has a crush on). As the story progresses the secrets and problems facing the characters gradually become exposed, and everybody's image of the other characters shifts.


* WellDoneSonGuy: Jeff's father was a navy hero, and Jeff has never been able to live up to him.

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* WellDoneSonGuy: Jeff's father was a navy hero, and Jeff has never been able to live up to him.him.
* YourCheatingHeart: Bill is married with kids, but at the start of the play has already slept with Dawn. Later, Dawn is told by Jeff that Bill regularly sleeps with one of the people in Jeff's building.


The play premiered off-Broadway in 2001 and was later given an acclaimed Broadway production in 2018, receiving Tony nominations for Creator/MichaelCera as Jeff and Bryan Tyree Henry as William, and also starred Creator/ChrisEvans as Bill and Bel Powley as Dawn.

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The play premiered off-Broadway in 2001 and was later given an acclaimed Broadway production in 2018, receiving Tony nominations for Creator/MichaelCera as Jeff and Bryan Tyree Henry Creator/BrianTyreeHenry as William, and also starred Creator/ChrisEvans as Bill and Bel Powley as Dawn.


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[[caption-width-right:350:The 2018 Broadway cast]]



* BitchInSheepsClothing: Bill, at first glance, appears to be a straight laced hero cop. As the play progresses, however, he's revealed to be manipulative, misogynistic, and a bully.



* OneSteveLimit: Averted with Bill and William.

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* OneSteveLimit: Averted with Bill and William.William.
* PintSizedPowerhouse: Dawn, typically played by a petite actress, is introduced soon after severely beating up a suspect.
* WellDoneSonGuy: Jeff's father was a navy hero, and Jeff has never been able to live up to him.

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'''Lobby Hero''' is a play written by Kenneth Lonergan. It is set in the lobby of a Middle-class apartment complex in Manhattan, and follows Jeff, a twentysomething security guards, his boss William, and two police officers for whom the building is on their normal route, veteran Bill and rookie Dawn (who Jeff has a crush on). As the story progresses the secrets and problems facing the characters gradually become exposed, and everybody's image of the other characters shifts.

The play premiered off-Broadway in 2001 and was later given an acclaimed Broadway production in 2018, receiving Tony nominations for Creator/MichaelCera as Jeff and Bryan Tyree Henry as William, and also starred Creator/ChrisEvans as Bill and Bel Powley as Dawn.

!!Tropes Related to Lobby Hero include:
* CantGetAwayWithNuthin: William is as by-the-book as they come and thinks nothing of firing people for violating the rules. Also in Jeff's backstory, as he was kicked out of the Navy for smoking pot.
* MinimalistCast: Only the main four characters appear on stage.
* OneSteveLimit: Averted with Bill and William.

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