Vivid Stage presents this reading series on the lawn outside the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey. Bring a comfy lawn chair and your favorite snack to enjoy a summer eve with us.
Hissy Fits by Jerico Bleu
Featuring Emaline Williams; Directed by Christopher Young
Hissy Fits introduces us to a mother fighting to understand her son as he blooms into his sexuality. We follow Leigha over the course of 30 years as she faces the challenges of raising a gay son in East Tennessee.
Jerico Bleu is an actor/playwright originally from East Tennessee. He obtained his Bachelor's Degree from Columbia College Chicago. While in Chicago his documentary style solo show Biscuits & Bullshit was featured in MPAACT’s Solo Jamz Festival at the Greenhouse Theatre. His written work has been seen at The Barrow Group, Naked Angels, and Prop Theatre. In 2018 his horror short Kin-Dread was screened at Chicago's Music Box Theater as a part of their 24 hour film festival. Recently Jerico was a part of the Jackalope Theatre Playwrights LAB, while his piece Christian Ethics Committee was a part of the One Act Festival at Chain Theatre. Next, Jerico’s piece The Kids Are Seeing Lavender will be featured in the RIPPED Festival with American Blues Theater.