Kick Boom Theatre Premieres Housewife ’52 at Fringe!
April 03, 2022
Award-winning writer, director and producer John Wuchte returns to the festival with a unique theatrical experience exploring the lives of everyday housewives in 1952 through movement, dance, song, aprons and heels.
LOSANGELES – After the success of his last Fringe show Scarlett Fever, which was set in the 1930s, creative multi-hyphenate John Wuchte knew he once again wanted to develop a period piece. The idea of what and when came to him one day when he was washing his vintage starburst dishes…
And so, Wuchte’s company Kick Boom Theater presents Housewife ’52, making its world premiere this June at the Broadwater Theater as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival.
Housewife ’52 focuses on a day in the life of four women and the men in their lives as they prepare for a party in 1952. As the women wake, we learn of their dreams and fears and follow them through the day. Secrets are revealed, deceptions are confronted, Tupperware is burped, and laundry is folded.