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The Columbia College Elysium Players present
Monday, April 17, 2006

"Dimly Perceived Threats to the System" by Jon Klein is a dark comedy about the complexities of the American family intertwined between moments of reality and fantasy.

Marlys Hauser is a management consultant who can’t seem to manage the slightest problem at home. Her husband, Josh, is developing a film about the American family in crisis while slipping into an affair with his own producer. Their comically dysfunctional daughter, Christine, torments her school therapist when she’s not channeling the spirit of her grandmother. Reality and fantasy overlap with hilarious results as this unforgettable family attempts to survive the '90s.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday April 20 in Launer Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door for $3 for students and $5 for adults.

ADVISORY: PLAY CONTAINS ADULT THEMES AND STRONG LANGUAGE. NOT INTENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 12.

For more information, please contact Dr. Lisa Ford-Brown at (573) 875-7534.