Painting-What color would light in the hallway without too many coats?

My husband is standing in the hallway and behind him is the doors where the stackable washer and dryer would be so that's the utility closet but as you can see all around him the walls are that dark black chocolate. What color would light in the hallway without it taking so many coats of paint?
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Sharon Manning Livella
Sharon Manning Livella