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Pictured: Alice Wu
Promethean Theatre Ensemble has announced the cast and production team for BLISS (OR EMILY POST IS DEAD!) by Jami Brandli, part of a rolling world premiere along with San Diego’s Moxie Theatre and Los Angeles’s Moving Arts at Atwater Village Theatre.
Directed by Anna Bahow, the production features ensemble member Jamie Bragg (Clementine), Alice Wu (Maddie), Kellen Marie (Antonia), Kaci Antkiwicz (Cassandra) and ensemble member Jared Dennis (Apollo/Dr. Smith).
The production team will include ensemble members Jeremiah Barr (Set Designer), Brendan Hutt, (Violence Designer), Nicole Hand (Assistant Director/Dramaturg) and Alexa Berkowitz (Stage Manager) along with Stefanie Sajib Johnsen (Costume Designer) and Rachel Watson (Properties Designer).
From the press release: “BLISS (OR EMILY POST IS DEAD!) is a dramedy in which four women of Greek tragedy – Clytemnestra, Medea, Antigone, and Cassandra – become New Jersey neighbors in the year 1960. The SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE called it ‘a hilarious, sharply written and fast-paced comedy-drama.'”
BLISS (OR EMILY POST IS DEAD!) will play the Atheneaum Theatre’s Studio One at 2936 N. Southport, from July 21 – August 25, 2018. For more information visit prometheantheatre.org.