LBJ: The Play


Thu Feb 09 2023 at 07:30 pm to 09:00 pm


The Elysian | Los Angeles, CA

A teacher hires local performer Sunny Zimmerman to give a simple historical presentation as LBJ.
About this Event

The only problem is Sunny’s gone method—they’ve been living and breathing as Lyndon Johnson, and LBJ's decided this is his once chance to salvage his legacy with an ambitious theatrical production. As his vision doesn't go according to plan, the boundaries between actor and role become increasingly blurred

Sunny Zimmerman is a comedian, performer, and writer based in Los Angeles. They first started performing improv and sketch comedy with the group Big Kid at Vassar College and have since performed at The Clubhouse, Moving Arts Theater, and The Pack. You can catch them with their improv team PB&J every Friday night at The Clubhouse. Sunny is also LA's preeminent LBJ impersonator and scholar. Their pronouns are L/B/J.

Caitlan Moore is a writer, director, and comedian from Washington, DC. Caitlan graduated from Vassar College in 2016, where she wrote and performed stand-up and sketch comedy with Indecent Exposure, an all women's & non-binary comedy group. In 2016, she co-wrote, co-directed, and acted in the 2016 play THE POUNDCAKE FAMILY BAND at the Susan Stein Shiva Theater. She has workshopped pilots at the INC. Program, an incubator for young writers, and the New York Stage and Film Filmmakers' Workshop. Caitlan is based in Los Angeles where she has performed stand-up and improv comedy at The Clubhouse, Junior High, and Moving Arts Theater.

*Tickets are $18 advance, $20 day-of

Doors at 7 PM, Show at 7:30 PM

We start shows no later than 10 MINUTES after the scheduled show time. We will aim to start the show exactly on time.

COVID-19 POLICY : Please be aware of the following COVID-19 safety protocols, including a proof of vaccination requirement. Note that guidelines are subject to change as local, state, or federal guidance may evolve prior to the event.

  • All guests must be fully vaccinated (two weeks post-second dose for Moderna or Pfizer, or two weeks after the single Johnson & Johnson dose).
  • You will be required to show proof of vaccination at event check-in. Guests without the required proof of vaccination will not be permitted at the event.
  • Acceptable forms of proof include: your physical vaccination card, an app that shows your vaccination status, or a picture of your vaccination card.
  • Please bring photo ID matching the name on your proof of vaccination.
  • Masks are not required but guests are encouraged to wear a mask when indoors, unless actively eating or drinking.
  • If you or anyone within your group has or is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, we ask you to please stay home to ensure the health and safety of our attendees and staff.

Where is it happening?

The Elysian, 1944 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, United States

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