september, 2018

sat22sep8:00 pmMr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play8:00 pm Essex Hall Theatre

Event Details

Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play

by Anne Washburn

directed by Lezlie Wade

 September 21 – September 30, 2018

Dark Comedy with Music

A story of the way in which shared memory and collective storytelling become myth.

The time is the present. The world’s electricity has been wiped out by massive devastation. In this post-apocalyptic world, strangers become allies as they struggle to survive, using shared memories of The Simpsons to connect to one another and find solace in desolation.

Not just for fans of the long-running animated series, it is a musical tribute to the modern mythology of pop culture and a darkly funny exploration of a post-electric existence.

“You needn’t be familiar with The Simpsons to enjoy! Burns is just great fun!” – San Francisco Chronicle

“…an intellectual rush, a sense of unexplored theatrical possibility…and the massive pull of shared experience.” – The Chicago Tribune


(Saturday) 8:00 pm


Essex Hall Theatre

401 Sunset Avenue