The Lights Went Out Because of a Problem is a found opera about learning to sing. It is also about goofing off, healing from trauma, hanging out, and the pandemic.
Produced by The Acme Corporation. Directed by Jarod Hanson and Lola B. Pierson. Music by Allison Clendaniel. Libretto found, arranged, and written by Lola B. Pierson.
"Punker than punk. And you have a chance to check it out via the glorious moment of this current production." ~ Bruiser Magazine
"A moving and unique experience... Baltimore's edgiest piece of theatre at the moment." ~ Theatre Bloom
"They continue to insist that salvation can be found among community even as the world bombards the average person with headline after headline, sledgehammer after sledgehammer, problem after problem." ~BmoreArt