The Athena Cats present the World Premiere of Blueprint for Paradise, set in Los Angeles just before the US declares war on Japan in 1941. The play explores wealth, racial tensions, Nazis, the Mothers of America, and other pre-war political groups.
PLAYING AT: Hudson Theatre Mainstage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Fridays and Saturdays @ 8:00 pm, Sundays @ 3:00 pm
2 hours plus 15-minute intermission
check Goldstar for last-minute and discounts.
WHAT THE PRESS IS SAYING:
"GO!...Most any play that sheds light on racism and the oppression of women gets my vote, and Blueprint for Paradise does both.” — Deborah Klugman, LA Weekly
“THIS IS YOUR TICKET!... reconfirms that L.A. is a magnificent town for great theatre… a highly satisfying experience [and] a cautionary tale about what, without vigilance, could happen again in the country we live in.” — Eric A, Gordon, People’s World
“ELECTRIFYING… evoke[s] an eerie sense of familiarity to the news we see in our world today… a thrilling denouement” — Ryan Luévano, Tin Pan L.A
“RIVETING… TOP-NOTCH… imaginatively build[s] a what-if plot that combines fact and fiction… deserves to be seen not only on the boards of the Hudson Mainstage, but far beyond.” —Ed Rampell, Hollywood Progressive
“Ring[s] true today…should be required viewing for all” —Erin Fair, Discover Hollywood
“Takes the strings of legend and history, weaving a tapestry of events that highlight human drama… very high production values in many of the areas that matter most--acting especially.” — David MacDowell Blue, The World Through Night-Tinted Glasses