The Acme Corporation presents...

The Lights Went Out Because of a Problem

Directed by Jarod Hanson and Lola B. Pierson
Music by Allison Clendaniel
Libretto found, arranged, and written by Lola B. Pierson

The Lights Went Out Because of a Problem

This is The Acme Corporation’s first in-person show since 2020. It is a found opera about learning to sing. It is also about goofing off, healing from trauma, hanging out, and the pandemic. It uses a lot of found text and also some original writing.

  • November 30 - December 17
Runtime is approximately 65 minutes. Masks are required for audience members. Performers will be unmasked.
Content warning: this play contains a naming of (but not a depiction of) a sexual assault (i.e. the word "rape" is used).

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