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Bliss (or Emily Post is Dead!)
Promethean Theatre Ensemble presents
Bliss (or Emily Post is Dead!)



Athenaeum Theatre Studio One
2936 N. Southport Ave.
Lobby level
Chicago, IL 60657
Lincoln, Wellington and Southport
CTA Bus #9; Brown Line Wellington Stop

All ages. Performance lasts 2 hours plus a 10-minute intermission.

It’s 1960 in North Orange, NJ. Clytemnestra and Medea are now housewives with a pill addiction, and Antigone is the teenage girl next door who is in love with a black boy. On the surface, they’re seemingly blissful to follow the “rules” of Emily Post, the American author famous for writing on etiquette. But that’s just the surface. Then Cassandra, a black working girl, moves into their neighborhood and all routines are interrupted.

Cassandra is determined to finally break the curse of Apollo, the gorgeous and egotistical god who gave her this “gift” of prophecy but made it so no one would ever believe her. He makes it clear his curse is practically indestructible: yet all she must do is convince someone to believe her. Can Cassandra convince them they now have a choice in this modern era? That they don’t have to live a doomed existence? Can all four women escape their ongoing fate? Screen reader support enabled.
Promethean Theatre Ensemble presents
Bliss (or Emily Post is Dead!)
Saturday, July 21, 2018
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