What do a sweater vest, khaki pencil skirt, banana and ‘The Real Housewives Of New York City’ have in common? A lot more than you might think… ‘RHONY’ star Sonja Morgan is like you’ve never seen her before in the Off-Broadway show ‘Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man’ and you have to hear about her amazingly hilarious performance!
You’d think style star and Real Housewife Sonja Morgan wouldn’t be caught dead in no-brand glasses and a curve-hiding, bland sweater vest. However, in her first off-Broadway play, Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man, Sonja plays a prude librarian and wows the crowd with her acting skills. Now, you have one more chance to see Sonja on the stage in this NSFW, laugh-out-loud show this Friday, Oct. 22 at the 777 Theater at 9:30 PM!
“My favorite part about my character is that yes, she is outwardly different from me, she’s nerdy, and an academic by profession and she’s sexually repressed,” Sonja told Hollywoodlife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “I’m always overtly talking about sex and making jokes!” Now, it’s her co-star, Grant MacDermott, who plays self-proclaimed gay sex advisor Dan Anderson and takes on the bawdy role.
The show includes the rules of dressing for a date, seduction techniques and even hand-job simulations all instructed by Grant, who is a shining star throughout. The crowd had to choke back their wine and wipe their tears as the gaffs and naughty simulations erupted on the stage. Sonja, the whole time, kept a shaky, timid straight face, and stayed completely in-character!
Now, this isn’t the first time Sonja has shown her comedic edge. She is constantly cracking jokes and is known as the class clown among the other Housewives. “I feel like I’m the Housewife that survives by being the funny one and just lightening things up when it gets very dark, as it can on these shows with the drama, the drinking and the trips and close quarters, sometimes,” Sonja said to Hollywoodlife.com. Her comedy of choice, she said, is both very loud and a double-entendre. “You can take it for surface value, or if you get it, you get it.”
Sex Tips includes both of those things. From demonstrating sex moves on fruit, to plucking couples from the audience to do sexual readings, it’s seriously a night to remember. Although, the show is not just about the sex, as Sonja explained. “It’s really a romantic comedy in the end. It’s about romance and communicating,” Sonja said. The play even ends with a sweet, on-stage smooch between Sonja and her other sexy co-star, Michael Milton — a scene that had her college-aged daughter a little freaked out!
“When my daughter and her friends came to see the show, they were like, ‘OMG, are you going to kiss him?!'” Sonja laughed. “I didn’t even realize how much work goes into those on-stage kisses, you know! Because I’m sort of a just go for it kind of girl, but in theater everything is sooo exaggerated.” Well, Sonja, being the pro that she is, obviously nailed the kiss!
Needless to say, Sonja is a natural. Who knows, maybe we’ll see her gracing the Broadway stage soon enough!
Hollywoodlifers, do you want to see Sonja on the stage? Get your tickets to her last show in Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man on Oct. 22 at the 777 Theater!