BLISS (OR EMILY POST IS DEAD!) Extends Through December 10

BLISS (OR EMILY POST IS DEAD!) Extends Through December 10

MOVING ARTS is thrilled to announce that their critically acclaimed Los Angeles production of the Joint World Premiere, presented by Moving Arts at Atwater Village Theatre in association with Moxie Theatre of San Diego and Promethean Theatre of Chicago, of BLISS (or Emily Post is Dead!), written by Jami Brandli (Through the Eye of a Needle) and directed by Darin Anthony (Apocalypse Play) is EXTENDING through MONDAY, DECEMBER 10 at the Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave. in Los Angeles, 90039.

It's 1960 and America is in the midst of a civil upheaval. But in North Orange, NJ, an immaculate suburb with all the trappings of a prosperous, modern society: afternoon tea parties, electronic appliances, and JELL-O!, "Progress and Science" are the buzzwords of the day. In this farcical, domestic tragicomedy, the classical Greek heroines, Clytemnestra and Medea, have been recast as pill-popping housewives, and Antigone is the lovelorn, teenage girl next door. Their "blissful" lives are upended when Cassandra, a colored girl new to town and cursed with the gift of prophecy, arrives with a mind to free them from their dark destinies.

The cast of BLISS (or Emily Post is Dead!) will feature: Ann Noble, Jacqueline Misaye, Becca Gordon, Jasmine St. Clair and Andrew Carter.

BLISS (or Emily Post is Dead!) has assembled the following design and production team. Scenic Design is by Amanda Knehans. Lighting Design is by Ebony Madry. Sound Design is by Gabrieal Griego. Costume Design is by Allison Dillard. Props Design is by Jackie Hartenfels. The Technical Director/Production Manager is Beth Scorzato. The Assistant Director is Chuma Gault. The Casting Director is Raul Clayton Staggs. The Production Stage Manager is Amanda Garcia. BLISS (or Emily Post is Dead!) is produced by Cece Tio.

BLISS (or Emily Post is Dead!) is EXTENDING and will run through Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave. in Los Angeles, 90039.

Performances are Fridays, Saturdays & Mondays at 8:00pm; Sundays at 2:00pm (There will be additional performances on Tuesday, November 27 & Thursday, November 29 at 8pm).

Tickets are $30.00 for all performances. Monday nights are Pay-What-You-Want.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.movingarts.org or call 323-472-5646.

Photo Credit: Allison Dillard


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