BWW Preview: HOW TO SURVIVE AN APOCALYPSE is Coming to Desert Ensemble Theatre Company
UPDATE: HOW TO SURVIVE AN APOCALYPSE HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO AN UNDETERMINED DATE BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 RISK. WHEN A NEW DATE IS SET, IT WILL BE ANNOUNCED HERE.
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company's ninth season continues with HOW TO SURVIVE AN APOCALYPSE by Jordan Hall. The production opens Friday, March 13 and runs weekends through Sunday, March 22 at the Pearl McManus Theatre, Palm Springs Woman's Club, 314 S. Cahuilla Rd. Tickets are $28 and are available at www.DETCTheatre.org.
A romantic comedy for the End of Days, HOW TO SURVIVE AN APOCALYPSE follows Jen and Tim, a young and successful urban couple who become convinced that their party lifestyle is coming to an end. They become "preppers," hoarding supplies and learning to hunt. But their obsession takes its toll, and both are forced to imagine the apocalypse without the love of their life.
Jordan Hall is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter whose work focuses on climate change, the exploration of genre, and the development of the fully realized female protagonist. Keith M. Cornell directs well-known performers Sean Timothy Brown, Phylicia Mason, Jeremiah Rhoads and Susannah Vera in this winner of the 2016 Flying Start program.
HOW TO SURVIVE AN APOCALYPSE will run through March 22nd, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Performances take place at the Pearl McManus Theatre, in the Palm Springs Woman's Club, 314 S. Cahuilla Road, (two blocks south of Palm Canyon Blvd.), in Palm Springs, California. Contact the theatre by email at DETCTheatre@gmail.com, call 760-565-2476 for tickets or more information, or consult the web site, www.detctheatre.org. Tickets are $28 each.